UK Population Aug 2019

28th September 2019 / NewsBits

The United Kingdom‘s 2019 population is 67,622,643 million (Aug 2019) according to the most recent UN estimates. Each year in June, the Office for National Statistics releases an updated estimate based on migration and fertility statistics. The last full UK census was carried out in 2011, showing a population of 63,181,775, up from 2001’s census figure of 58,789,194. The UK is the world’s 21st largest country by population. The United Kingdom is currently growing at a rate of 0.61% per year.

255 people living in every square kilometer of land (660 per square mile) which ranks the territory twelfth in the world overall.

92.1% of the population claimed to be of White British descent.

The United Kingdom has a diverse set of overseas-born populations, with the largest 5 contributing countries being:

  1. Poland (831,000)
  2. India (795,000)
  3. Pakistan (503,000)
  4. Ireland (382,000)
  5. Germany (286,000)

The total fertility rate of the United Kingdom is 1.92 children per woman, according to data from 2012.

Source: World Population Review 2019



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