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UK population hits 66.4m, with growth rate stalling

File photo dated 24/12/17 of people on Oxford Street in London. The estimated population of the UK has hit 66.4 million, a year-on-year increase of 0.6%, the Office for National Statistics said. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday February 28, 2019. See PA story POLITICS Population. Photo credit should read: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

By Flora Thompson and Ian Jones, Press Association The population of the UK has risen to 66.4 million but the growth rate has stalled, official estimates show. The latest calculations reveal there was an estimated 66,436,000 people living in the country at the end of June last year, according to data from the Office for...

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