U.K. Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the U.K. birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for U.K. in 2020 is 11.433 births per 1000 people, a 0.48% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for U.K. in 2019 was 11.488 births per 1000 people, a 0.48% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for U.K. in 2018 was 11.543 births per 1000 people, a 1.54% decline from 2017.
  • The birth rate for U.K. in 2017 was 11.724 births per 1000 people, a 1.52% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2020 Birth Rate
Israel 19.830
Panama 18.601
Oman 18.090
Saudi Arabia 17.097
Argentina 16.736
Guam 16.405
Seychelles 16.101
Antigua and Barbuda 14.979
French Polynesia 14.328
New Caledonia 13.988
Bahamas 13.838
Uruguay 13.663
Bahrain 13.505
Kuwait 13.164
Australia 12.561
New Zealand 12.463
Trinidad and Tobago 12.453
Ireland 12.352
Chile 12.140
United States 11.990
Iceland 11.885
Sweden 11.827
Aruba 11.783
United Kingdom 11.433
France 11.107
Norway 11.099
Hong Kong 10.969
Denmark 10.865
Belgium 10.760
Curacao 10.751
Macao 10.684
Barbados 10.639
Luxembourg 10.494
Latvia 10.370
Canada 10.300
Switzerland 10.225
UAE 10.200
Estonia 10.172
Lithuania 10.134
Cyprus 10.128
Netherlands 10.121
Austria 9.939
Channel Islands 9.824
Malta 9.781
Poland 9.587
Slovenia 9.406
Hungary 9.406
Germany 9.397
Qatar 9.329
Finland 9.043
Croatia 8.685
Singapore 8.584
Taiwan 8.409
Spain 8.265
Portugal 7.768
Greece 7.475
Italy 7.391
Japan 7.301
South Korea 7.169
Puerto Rico 7.048
United Kingdom - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2020 11.433 -0.480%
2019 11.488 -0.480%
2018 11.543 -1.540%
2017 11.724 -1.520%
2016 11.905 -1.490%
2015 12.085 -1.480%
2014 12.266 -1.450%
2013 12.447 -0.150%
2012 12.466 -0.150%
2011 12.485 -0.160%
2010 12.505 -0.150%
2009 12.524 -0.150%
2008 12.543 1.800%
2007 12.321 1.830%
2006 12.100 1.870%
2005 11.878 1.900%
2004 11.657 1.940%
2003 11.435 -1.800%
2002 11.645 -1.780%
2001 11.856 -1.740%
2000 12.066 -1.720%
1999 12.277 -1.680%
1998 12.487 -1.200%
1997 12.639 -1.190%
1996 12.791 -1.170%
1995 12.942 -1.160%
1994 13.094 -1.150%
1993 13.246 -0.730%
1992 13.344 -0.730%
1991 13.442 -0.730%
1990 13.541 -0.720%
1989 13.639 -0.710%
1988 13.737 1.380%
1987 13.550 1.400%
1986 13.363 1.420%
1985 13.176 1.440%
1984 12.989 1.460%
1983 12.802 1.300%
1982 12.638 1.310%
1981 12.474 1.320%
1980 12.311 1.350%
1979 12.147 1.370%
1978 11.983 -2.520%
1977 12.293 -2.460%
1976 12.603 -2.400%
1975 12.913 -2.340%
1974 13.223 -2.290%
1973 13.533 -4.760%
1972 14.210 -4.550%
1971 14.887 -4.340%
1970 15.563 -4.170%
1969 16.240 -4.000%
1968 16.917 -1.610%
1967 17.194 -1.580%
1966 17.470 -1.560%
1965 17.747 -1.530%
1964 18.023 -1.510%
1963 18.300 2.120%
1962 17.920 2.170%
1961 17.539 2.210%
1960 17.159 2.270%
1959 16.778 2.320%
1958 16.398 1.550%
1957 16.147 1.580%
1956 15.896 1.600%
1955 15.645 1.630%
1954 15.394 1.660%
1953 15.143 1.690%
1952 14.892 1.710%
1951 14.641 1.740%
1950 14.390 0.000%