United Kingdom Population  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The total population in the United Kingdom was estimated at 65.81 million people on January 1st 2017, 0.7 percent more than 65.38 million on January 1st 2016. 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 4.30 4.30 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 30877.00 30923.00 30974.00 23187.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 806.10 804.10 3090.00 422.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 8541.00 8547.00 8583.00 5995.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 23517.00 23557.00 23596.00 19136.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 75.00 75.10 75.30 65.60 percent [+]
Claimant Count Change 1.10 2.60 142.80 -98.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 78.40 78.60 78.80 74.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.20 4.30 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.80 11.80 22.30 9.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 104.90 104.20 104.90 20.80 Index Points [+]
Productivity 100.80 99.90 100.80 43.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 780.00 783.00 783.00 432.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 509.00 507.00 509.00 300.00 GBP/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.20 2.30 6.60 -2.60 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 590.00 589.00 590.00 356.00 GBP/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 7.50 7.20 7.50 5.05 GBP/Hour [+]
Population 65.81 65.38 65.81 52.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.50 63.00 63.50 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 High Skilled 2210.00 2110.00 2210.00 2110.00 GBP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1330.00 1280.00 1330.00 1220.00 GBP/Month [+]
Average Weekly Hours 32.10 32.20 33.50 31.30 Hours [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.40 0.80 -0.90 percent [+]


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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.81 65.38 65.81 52.20 1960 - 2017 Million Yearly




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