Liverpool, UK Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Liverpool, UK metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Liverpool in 2021 is 906,000, a 0.44% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Liverpool in 2020 was 902,000, a 0.56% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Liverpool in 2019 was 897,000, a 0.45% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Liverpool in 2018 was 893,000, a 0.45% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in UK
City Name Population
London 9,426,000
Manchester 2,750,000
West Midlands 2,626,000
West Yorkshire 1,902,000
Glasgow 1,681,000
South Hampshire 936,000
Liverpool 906,000
Newcastle upon Tyne 814,000
Nottingham 794,000
Sheffield 735,000
Bristol 694,000
Belfast 635,000
Brighton-Worthing-Littlehampton 612,000
Leicester 557,000
Edinburgh 543,000
Bournemouth/Poole 510,000
Cardiff 481,000
Coventry-Bedworth 432,000
Middlesbrough 389,000
The Potteries 388,000
Reading-Wokingham 345,000
Sunderland 342,000
Birkenhead 330,000
Preston 330,000
Kingston upon Hull 322,000
Newport 318,000
Southend-On-Sea 314,000
Swansea 313,000
Liverpool - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 906,000 0.44%
2020 902,000 0.56%
2019 897,000 0.45%
2018 893,000 0.45%
2017 889,000 0.45%
2016 885,000 0.45%
2015 881,000 0.46%
2014 877,000 0.46%
2013 873,000 0.46%
2012 869,000 0.46%
2011 865,000 0.23%
2010 863,000 0.12%
2009 862,000 0.23%
2008 860,000 0.12%
2007 859,000 0.12%
2006 858,000 0.23%
2005 856,000 0.12%
2004 855,000 0.12%
2003 854,000 0.23%
2002 852,000 0.12%
2001 851,000 -0.23%
2000 853,000 -0.23%
1999 855,000 -0.23%
1998 857,000 -0.23%
1997 859,000 -0.23%
1996 861,000 -0.23%
1995 863,000 -0.23%
1994 865,000 -0.35%
1993 868,000 -0.23%
1992 870,000 -0.23%
1991 872,000 -1.47%
1990 885,000 -1.88%
1989 902,000 -1.85%
1988 919,000 -1.82%
1987 936,000 -1.89%
1986 954,000 -1.85%
1985 972,000 -1.82%
1984 990,000 -1.88%
1983 1,009,000 -1.85%
1982 1,028,000 -1.81%
1981 1,047,000 -1.87%
1980 1,067,000 -1.84%
1979 1,087,000 -1.90%
1978 1,108,000 -1.77%
1977 1,128,000 -1.91%
1976 1,150,000 -1.79%
1975 1,171,000 -1.93%
1974 1,194,000 -1.81%
1973 1,216,000 -1.86%
1972 1,239,000 -1.82%
1971 1,262,000 -1.10%
1970 1,276,000 -0.85%
1969 1,287,000 -0.92%
1968 1,299,000 -0.84%
1967 1,310,000 -0.91%
1966 1,322,000 -0.90%
1965 1,334,000 -0.89%
1964 1,346,000 -0.88%
1963 1,358,000 -0.88%
1962 1,370,000 -0.87%
1961 1,382,000 -0.14%
1960 1,384,000 0.00%
1959 1,384,000 0.00%
1958 1,384,000 0.00%
1957 1,384,000 0.07%
1956 1,383,000 0.00%
1955 1,383,000 0.00%
1954 1,383,000 0.00%
1953 1,383,000 0.00%
1952 1,383,000 0.07%
1951 1,382,000 0.00%
1950 1,382,000 0.00%