United Kingdom Population  1960-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The total population in the United Kingdom was estimated at 66.2 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, the United Kingdom had a population of 52.2 million people.

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United Kingdom Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.00 4.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 32394.00 32397.00 32399.00 23630.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 942.90 924.30 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8499.00 8538.00 8636.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23895.00 23859.00 23895.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.50 75.50 75.70 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 18.50 14.20 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.80 78.80 79.00 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.10 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.00 11.00 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Productivity 101.60 101.10 101.70 43.10 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.90 103.80 103.90 20.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 832.00 833.00 833.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 523.00 520.00 523.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.70 2.60 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 602.00 603.00 603.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 7.83 7.50 7.83 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 66.19 65.81 66.19 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 64.17 65.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1280.00 1220.00 1280.00 1170.00 GBP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 970.00 920.00 970.00 840.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1330.00 1280.00 1330.00 1220.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2210.00 2110.00 2210.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.10 31.90 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change -5.00 3.00 307.00 -279.00 Thousand [+]


United Kingdom Population

The population of the United Kingdom represents 0.91 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 111 people on the planet is a resident of United Kingdom. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Population - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
66.19 65.81 66.19 52.20 1960 - 2018 Million Yearly




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Singapore 5.61 Dec/17


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