Liverpool, 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 Liverpool, UK metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Liverpool in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Liverpool in 2017 was 889,000, a 0.45% 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
Liverpool - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%