The population of the UK at 30 June 2016 is estimated to be 65,648,000 people.
Over the year to mid-2016, the number of people resident in the UK increased by 0.8% (538,000), this growth rate is similar to the average annual growth rate since 2005.
The population increase of the UK reflected increases of 193,000 people through natural growth (35.8% of the total increase), 336,000 through net international migration (62.4% of the total increase) and an increase of 9,500 people in the armed forces population based in the UK.
2011 Census internal migration statistics for the UK give estimates that classify people and households in areas within the UK and those having moved from each area to elsewhere within the UK in the year preceding the Census.
Estimates of the usual resident population as at 30 June 2016. This release includes national and subnational population estimates for England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Presented as available by administrative area, single year of age, sex and components of population change. This statistical bulletin covers both the UK mid-year population estimates for 2016 and the mid-2016 internal migration estimates for England and Wales.