How Many People Live in England Today?
As of June of 2014, England’s population is 53.9 million, and the United Kingdom’s total population is 64.1 million. England contains 84 percent of the U.K.’s total population.
The population grows 0.7 percent each year on average, and more than half of that growth comes from births. As of 2014, approximately 30 percent of the U.K. population is age 24 and younger, 41 percent is age 25 to 54, and the remaining 29 percent is age 55 and older. More than 9 million people live in London, and another 4.5 million live in Birmingham and Manchester. More than 87 percent of the U.K. population is white, 3 percent is black and 2.3 percent is Asian.