U.K. Population 1950-2023

Chart and table of U.K. population from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of U.K. in 2023 is 67,736,802, a 0.34% increase from 2022.
  • The population of U.K. in 2022 was 67,508,936, a 0.34% increase from 2021.
  • The population of U.K. in 2021 was 67,281,039, a 0.33% increase from 2020.
  • The population of U.K. in 2020 was 67,059,474, a 0.42% increase from 2019.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population
Country Name 2023 Population
United States 339,996,563
Japan 123,294,513
Germany 83,294,633
United Kingdom 67,736,802
France 64,756,584
Italy 58,870,762
South Korea 51,784,059
Spain 47,519,628
Argentina 45,773,884
Poland 41,026,067
Canada 38,781,291
Saudi Arabia 36,947,025
Australia 26,439,111
Taiwan 23,923,276
Chile 19,629,590
Netherlands 17,618,299
Belgium 11,686,140
Sweden 10,612,086
Greece 10,341,277
Portugal 10,247,605
Hungary 10,156,239
UAE 9,516,871
Israel 9,174,520
Austria 8,958,960
Switzerland 8,796,669
Hong Kong 7,491,609
Singapore 6,014,723
Denmark 5,910,913
Finland 5,545,475
Norway 5,474,360
New Zealand 5,228,100
Ireland 5,056,935
Oman 4,644,384
Panama 4,468,087
Kuwait 4,310,108
Croatia 4,008,617
Uruguay 3,423,108
Puerto Rico 3,260,314
Lithuania 2,718,352
Qatar 2,716,391
Slovenia 2,119,675
Latvia 1,830,211
Trinidad and Tobago 1,534,937
Bahrain 1,485,509
Estonia 1,322,765
Cyprus 1,260,138
Macao 704,149
Luxembourg 654,768
Malta 535,064
Bahamas 412,623
Iceland 375,318
French Polynesia 308,872
New Caledonia 292,991
Barbados 281,995
Curacao 192,077
Guam 172,952
Seychelles 107,660
Aruba 106,277
Antigua and Barbuda 94,298
Isle of Man 84,710
Andorra 80,088
Cayman Islands 69,310
Bermuda 64,069
Greenland 56,643
Faroe Islands 53,270
Northern Mariana Islands 49,796
Turks and Caicos Islands 46,062
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 44,222
Liechtenstein 39,584
Monaco 36,297
San Marino 33,642
Gibraltar 32,688
British Virgin Islands 31,538
Palau 18,058
United Kingdom - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2023 67,736,802 0.34%
2022 67,508,936 0.34%
2021 67,281,039 0.33%
2020 67,059,474 0.42%
2019 66,778,659 0.52%
2018 66,432,993 0.56%
2017 66,064,804 0.62%
2016 65,655,203 0.66%
2015 65,224,364 0.70%
2014 64,773,504 0.73%
2013 64,302,297 0.77%
2012 63,808,727 0.83%
2011 63,286,362 0.84%
2010 62,760,039 0.83%
2009 62,243,378 0.81%
2008 61,742,151 0.79%
2007 61,260,676 0.75%
2006 60,803,700 0.70%
2005 60,383,741 0.65%
2004 59,995,851 0.58%
2003 59,649,799 0.50%
2002 59,355,690 0.45%
2001 59,092,016 0.41%
2000 58,850,043 0.37%
1999 58,635,202 0.34%
1998 58,438,321 0.32%
1997 58,250,198 0.30%
1996 58,078,586 0.26%
1995 57,930,364 0.25%
1994 57,785,900 0.24%
1993 57,647,463 0.24%
1992 57,509,240 0.26%
1991 57,359,454 0.26%
1990 57,210,442 0.24%
1989 57,076,099 0.22%
1988 56,952,648 0.22%
1987 56,826,322 0.18%
1986 56,721,909 0.14%
1985 56,643,045 0.13%
1984 56,568,253 0.12%
1983 56,501,612 0.09%
1982 56,450,133 0.10%
1981 56,395,846 0.12%
1980 56,326,328 0.11%
1979 56,265,154 0.04%
1978 56,240,768 -0.01%
1977 56,244,840 -0.03%
1976 56,263,232 -0.01%
1975 56,266,842 0.06%
1974 56,233,776 0.12%
1973 56,166,630 0.20%
1972 56,057,315 0.32%
1971 55,875,903 0.41%
1970 55,650,166 0.41%
1969 55,420,519 0.46%
1968 55,169,244 0.53%
1967 54,876,365 0.58%
1966 54,560,502 0.61%
1965 54,229,565 0.68%
1964 53,861,500 0.66%
1963 53,508,514 0.61%
1962 53,183,630 0.61%
1961 52,861,251 0.61%
1960 52,543,017 0.58%
1959 52,241,647 0.54%
1958 51,960,813 0.54%
1957 51,682,399 0.51%
1956 51,421,613 0.45%
1955 51,193,266 0.44%
1954 50,969,939 0.48%
1953 50,728,620 0.48%
1952 50,484,813 0.42%
1951 50,271,904 0.43%
1950 50,055,065 0.00%