U.K. Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of U.K. population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of U.K. in 2022 is 68,497,907, a 0.43% increase from 2021.
  • The population of U.K. in 2021 was 68,207,116, a 0.47% increase from 2020.
  • The population of U.K. in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population
Country Name 2022 Population
United States 334,805,269
Japan 125,584,838
Germany 83,883,596
United Kingdom 68,497,907
France 65,584,518
Italy 60,262,770
South Korea 51,329,899
Spain 46,719,142
Argentina 46,010,234
Canada 38,388,419
Poland 37,739,785
Saudi Arabia 35,844,909
Australia 26,068,792
Taiwan 23,888,595
Chile 19,250,195
Netherlands 17,211,447
Belgium 11,668,278
Greece 10,316,637
Sweden 10,218,971
Portugal 10,140,570
UAE 10,081,785
Hungary 9,606,259
Austria 9,066,710
Israel 8,922,892
Switzerland 8,773,637
Hong Kong 7,604,299
Singapore 5,943,546
Denmark 5,834,950
Finland 5,554,960
Norway 5,511,370
Oman 5,323,993
Ireland 5,020,199
New Zealand 4,898,203
Panama 4,446,964
Kuwait 4,380,326
Croatia 4,059,286
Uruguay 3,496,016
Qatar 2,979,915
Puerto Rico 2,829,812
Lithuania 2,661,708
Slovenia 2,078,034
Latvia 1,848,837
Bahrain 1,783,983
Trinidad and Tobago 1,406,585
Estonia 1,321,910
Cyprus 1,223,387
Macao 667,490
Luxembourg 642,371
Malta 444,033
Bahamas 400,516
Iceland 345,393
New Caledonia 290,915
Barbados 288,023
French Polynesia 284,164
Channel Islands 176,463
Guam 171,519
Curacao 165,529
Aruba 107,609
Antigua and Barbuda 99,509
Seychelles 99,426
Isle of Man 85,732
Andorra 77,463
Cayman Islands 67,277
Bermuda 61,939
Northern Mariana Islands 58,269
Greenland 56,973
Faroe Islands 49,233
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,966
Monaco 39,783
Turks and Caicos Islands 39,741
Liechtenstein 38,387
San Marino 34,085
Gibraltar 33,704
British Virgin Islands 30,596
Palau 18,233
United Kingdom - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 68,497,907 0.43%
2021 68,207,116 0.47%
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%