U.K. Population Growth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of U.K. population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of U.K. in 2020 is 67,886,011, a 0.53% increase from 2019.
  • The population of U.K. in 2019 was 67,530,172, a 0.58% increase from 2018.
  • The population of U.K. in 2018 was 67,141,684, a 0.62% increase from 2017.
  • The population of U.K. in 2017 was 66,727,461, a 0.65% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2020 Population Growth Rate
United States 331,002,651
Japan 126,476,461
Germany 83,783,942
United Kingdom 67,886,011
France 65,273,511
Italy 60,461,826
South Korea 51,269,185
Spain 46,754,778
Argentina 45,195,774
Poland 37,846,611
Canada 37,742,154
Saudi Arabia 34,813,871
Australia 25,499,884
Taiwan 23,816,775
Chile 19,116,201
Netherlands 17,134,872
Belgium 11,589,623
Greece 10,423,054
Portugal 10,196,709
Sweden 10,099,265
UAE 9,890,402
Hungary 9,660,351
Austria 9,006,398
Israel 8,655,535
Switzerland 8,654,622
Hong Kong 7,496,981
Singapore 5,850,342
Denmark 5,792,202
Finland 5,540,720
Norway 5,421,241
Oman 5,106,626
Ireland 4,937,786
New Zealand 4,822,233
Panama 4,314,767
Kuwait 4,270,571
Croatia 4,105,267
Uruguay 3,473,730
Qatar 2,881,053
Puerto Rico 2,860,853
Lithuania 2,722,289
Slovenia 2,078,938
Latvia 1,886,198
Bahrain 1,701,575
Trinidad and Tobago 1,399,488
Estonia 1,326,535
Cyprus 1,207,359
Macao 649,335
Luxembourg 625,978
Malta 441,543
Bahamas 393,244
Iceland 341,243
Barbados 287,375
New Caledonia 285,498
French Polynesia 280,908
Channel Islands 173,863
Guam 168,775
Curacao 164,093
Aruba 106,766
Seychelles 98,347
Antigua and Barbuda 97,929
Isle of Man 85,033
Andorra 77,265
Cayman Islands 65,722
Bermuda 62,278
Northern Mariana Islands 57,559
Greenland 56,770
Faroe Islands 48,863
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,876
Monaco 39,242
Turks and Caicos Islands 38,717
Liechtenstein 38,128
San Marino 33,931
Gibraltar 33,691
British Virgin Islands 30,231
Palau 18,094
United Kingdom - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2020 67,886,011 0.53%
2019 67,530,172 0.58%
2018 67,141,684 0.62%
2017 66,727,461 0.65%
2016 66,297,944 0.66%
2015 65,860,146 0.67%
2014 65,423,047 0.68%
2013 64,984,018 0.71%
2012 64,525,312 0.79%
2011 64,021,919 0.89%
2010 63,459,808 1.00%
2009 62,828,616 1.10%
2008 62,145,097 1.12%
2007 61,455,162 1.04%
2006 60,821,356 0.88%
2005 60,287,954 0.69%
2004 59,872,753 0.52%
2003 59,561,432 0.40%
2002 59,326,294 0.34%
2001 59,124,288 0.34%
2000 58,923,309 0.35%
1999 58,715,854 0.35%
1998 58,509,974 0.35%
1997 58,307,313 0.33%
1996 58,113,557 0.31%
1995 57,932,453 0.29%
1994 57,763,378 0.28%
1993 57,602,284 0.27%
1992 57,446,037 0.27%
1991 57,290,785 0.27%
1990 57,134,391 0.28%
1989 56,974,297 0.28%
1988 56,812,757 0.27%
1987 56,658,270 0.24%
1986 56,522,503 0.19%
1985 56,413,553 0.14%
1984 56,332,901 0.10%
1983 56,276,798 0.06%
1982 56,241,412 0.04%
1981 56,220,735 0.02%
1980 56,209,171 0.01%
1979 56,205,083 0.00%
1978 56,205,913 0.00%
1977 56,203,595 0.03%
1976 56,188,348 0.06%
1975 56,152,333 0.11%
1974 56,092,066 0.15%
1973 56,006,296 0.20%
1972 55,892,418 0.26%
1971 55,748,531 0.32%
1970 55,573,453 0.37%
1969 55,367,947 0.43%
1968 55,132,596 0.48%
1967 54,866,534 0.55%
1966 54,568,868 0.60%
1965 54,240,850 0.66%
1964 53,882,751 0.71%
1963 53,500,716 0.74%
1962 53,109,399 0.72%
1961 52,727,768 0.68%
1960 52,370,602 0.62%
1959 52,045,662 0.56%
1958 51,754,673 0.50%
1957 51,495,702 0.45%
1956 51,265,880 0.40%
1955 51,063,902 0.34%
1954 50,890,915 0.28%
1953 50,750,976 0.20%
1952 50,651,280 0.10%
1951 50,601,935 -0.03%
1950 50,616,014 0.00%