Bournemouth/Poole, UK Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bournemouth/Poole, UK metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bournemouth/Poole in 2020 is 506,000, a 1% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bournemouth/Poole in 2019 was 501,000, a 0.8% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bournemouth/Poole in 2018 was 497,000, a 0.81% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Bournemouth/Poole in 2017 was 493,000, a 1.02% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in UK
City Name Population
London 9,304,000
Manchester 2,730,000
West Midlands 2,607,000
West Yorkshire 1,889,000
Glasgow 1,673,000
South Hampshire 928,000
Liverpool 902,000
Newcastle upon Tyne 809,000
Nottingham 788,000
Sheffield 730,000
Bristol 686,000
Belfast 631,000
Brighton-Worthing-Littlehampton 607,000
Leicester 552,000
Edinburgh 537,000
Bournemouth/Poole 506,000
Cardiff 478,000
Coventry-Bedworth 426,000
Middlesbrough 387,000
The Potteries 386,000
Reading-Wokingham 342,000
Sunderland 341,000
Birkenhead 329,000
Preston 328,000
Kingston upon Hull 321,000
Newport 316,000
Southend-On-Sea 312,000
Swansea 311,000
Bournemouth/Poole - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 506,000 1.00%
2019 501,000 0.80%
2018 497,000 0.81%
2017 493,000 1.02%
2016 488,000 0.83%
2015 484,000 0.83%
2014 480,000 0.84%
2013 476,000 1.06%
2012 471,000 0.86%
2011 467,000 0.86%
2010 463,000 0.65%
2009 460,000 0.88%
2008 456,000 0.88%
2007 452,000 0.67%
2006 449,000 0.90%
2005 445,000 0.91%
2004 441,000 0.68%
2003 438,000 0.92%
2002 434,000 0.70%
2001 431,000 0.70%
2000 428,000 0.71%
1999 425,000 0.47%
1998 423,000 0.71%
1997 420,000 0.48%
1996 418,000 0.72%
1995 415,000 0.73%
1994 412,000 0.49%
1993 410,000 0.49%
1992 408,000 0.74%
1991 405,000 0.75%
1990 402,000 0.75%
1989 399,000 0.76%
1988 396,000 0.76%
1987 393,000 0.77%
1986 390,000 0.78%
1985 387,000 0.78%
1984 384,000 0.52%
1983 382,000 0.79%
1982 379,000 0.80%
1981 376,000 0.80%
1980 373,000 0.81%
1979 370,000 0.54%
1978 368,000 0.82%
1977 365,000 0.83%
1976 362,000 0.84%
1975 359,000 0.56%
1974 357,000 0.85%
1973 354,000 0.85%
1972 351,000 0.57%
1971 349,000 0.29%
1970 348,000 -0.29%
1969 349,000 0.00%
1968 349,000 0.00%
1967 349,000 0.00%
1966 349,000 0.00%
1965 349,000 0.00%
1964 349,000 0.00%
1963 349,000 0.00%
1962 349,000 0.00%
1961 349,000 0.58%
1960 347,000 0.87%
1959 344,000 0.88%
1958 341,000 1.19%
1957 337,000 0.90%
1956 334,000 0.91%
1955 331,000 0.91%
1954 328,000 0.61%
1953 326,000 0.93%
1952 323,000 0.94%
1951 320,000 0.95%
1950 317,000 0.00%