United Kingdom population mid-year estimate



Release date:
23 June 2016

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Population Estimates for UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland: mid-2015

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  • The population of the United Kingdom at 30 June 2015 is estimated to be 65,110,000
  • Over the year to mid-2015 the number of people resident in the UK increased by 513,300 (up 0.8%), similar to the average annual increase seen over the last decade
  • The older population continues to grow, with over 11.6 million (17.83% of the population) aged 65 and over and 1.53 million (2.3% of the population) aged 85 and over in mid-2015
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