U.K. Birth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the U.K. birth rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for U.K. in 2021 is 11.377 births per 1000 people, a 0.49% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for U.K. in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2021 Birth Rate
Israel 19.539
Panama 18.362
Oman 17.332
Saudi Arabia 16.631
Argentina 16.548
Guam 16.299
Seychelles 15.741
Antigua and Barbuda 14.741
French Polynesia 14.079
New Caledonia 13.837
Bahamas 13.738
Uruguay 13.533
Bahrain 13.163
Kuwait 12.557
Australia 12.403
New Zealand 12.377
Trinidad and Tobago 12.127
Ireland 12.013
United States 12.001
Chile 11.978
Aruba 11.847
Sweden 11.795
Iceland 11.766
United Kingdom 11.377
Norway 11.116
France 11.042
Denmark 10.960
Hong Kong 10.912
Curacao 10.709
Belgium 10.704
Barbados 10.612
Macao 10.511
Luxembourg 10.407
Canada 10.224
Switzerland 10.177
Latvia 10.177
Netherlands 10.142
UAE 10.110
Estonia 10.081
Lithuania 10.035
Austria 9.940
Cyprus 9.892
Channel Islands 9.818
Malta 9.755
Poland 9.442
Germany 9.389
Hungary 9.364
Slovenia 9.248
Qatar 9.163
Finland 8.890
Croatia 8.563
Singapore 8.502
Taiwan 8.402
Spain 8.140
Portugal 7.733
Greece 7.294
Italy 7.272
Japan 7.205
South Korea 7.036
Puerto Rico 6.883
United Kingdom - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2021 11.377 -0.490%
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%