London, UK Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the London, UK metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of London in 2019 is 9,177,000, a 1.45% increase from 2018.
  • The population of London in 2018 was 9,046,000, a 1.46% increase from 2017.
  • The population of London in 2017 was 8,916,000, a 1.46% increase from 2016.
  • The population of London in 2016 was 8,788,000, a 1.47% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in UK
City Name Population
London 9,177,000
Manchester 2,710,000
West Midlands 2,589,000
West Yorkshire 1,876,000
Glasgow 1,667,000
South Hampshire 920,000
Liverpool 897,000
Newcastle upon Tyne 805,000
Nottingham 781,000
Sheffield 725,000
Bristol 679,000
Belfast 627,000
Brighton-Worthing-Littlehampton 602,000
Leicester 547,000
Edinburgh 531,000
Bournemouth/Poole 501,000
Cardiff 474,000
Coventry-Bedworth 418,000
Middlesbrough 386,000
The Potteries 384,000
Sunderland 340,000
Reading-Wokingham 339,000
Birkenhead 328,000
Preston 326,000
Kingston upon Hull 320,000
Newport 315,000
Southend-On-Sea 310,000
Swansea 310,000
London - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 9,177,000 1.45%
2018 9,046,000 1.46%
2017 8,916,000 1.46%
2016 8,788,000 1.47%
2015 8,661,000 1.45%
2014 8,537,000 1.46%
2013 8,414,000 1.46%
2012 8,293,000 1.46%
2011 8,174,000 1.62%
2010 8,044,000 1.60%
2009 7,917,000 1.60%
2008 7,792,000 1.62%
2007 7,668,000 1.60%
2006 7,547,000 0.61%
2005 7,501,000 0.60%
2004 7,456,000 0.61%
2003 7,411,000 0.60%
2002 7,367,000 0.61%
2001 7,322,000 0.67%
2000 7,273,000 0.69%
1999 7,223,000 0.68%
1998 7,174,000 0.67%
1997 7,126,000 0.68%
1996 7,078,000 0.68%
1995 7,030,000 0.69%
1994 6,982,000 0.68%
1993 6,935,000 0.68%
1992 6,888,000 0.69%
1991 6,841,000 0.69%
1990 6,794,000 0.15%
1989 6,784,000 0.16%
1988 6,773,000 0.16%
1987 6,762,000 0.15%
1986 6,752,000 0.16%
1985 6,741,000 0.16%
1984 6,730,000 0.15%
1983 6,720,000 0.16%
1982 6,709,000 0.15%
1981 6,699,000 -0.77%
1980 6,751,000 -1.07%
1979 6,824,000 -1.07%
1978 6,898,000 -1.08%
1977 6,973,000 -1.06%
1976 7,048,000 -1.07%
1975 7,124,000 -1.07%
1974 7,201,000 -1.07%
1973 7,279,000 -1.07%
1972 7,358,000 -1.08%
1971 7,438,000 -0.95%
1970 7,509,000 -0.94%
1969 7,580,000 -0.93%
1968 7,651,000 -0.93%
1967 7,723,000 -0.92%
1966 7,795,000 -0.94%
1965 7,869,000 -0.92%
1964 7,942,000 -0.94%
1963 8,017,000 -0.93%
1962 8,092,000 -0.93%
1961 8,168,000 -0.34%
1960 8,196,000 -0.19%
1959 8,212,000 -0.21%
1958 8,229,000 -0.19%
1957 8,245,000 -0.19%
1956 8,261,000 -0.21%
1955 8,278,000 -0.19%
1954 8,294,000 -0.20%
1953 8,311,000 -0.20%
1952 8,328,000 -0.19%
1951 8,344,000 -0.20%
1950 8,361,000 0.00%