European Union Population: The timeline of total, male, female populations and growth rates

The population of European Union is 447,512,041 and the population growth amounts 0.16% (2019). The male and female population are 218,723,034 (48.88%) and 228,789,007 (51.12%) respectively. The average of growth rate over 10 years is 0.15% (positive growth).

The below table shows the European Union population history (1960-). Growth(%) is the Y/Y ratio of total population and the percent values below the male and female populations mean the ratios of those by the total population.

Year Total Growth(%) Male Female
2019 447,512,041 0.16% 218,723,034
48.88%
228,789,007
51.12%
2018 446,777,673 0.14% 218,264,502
48.85%
228,513,171
51.15%
2017 446,131,273 0.14% 217,846,597
48.83%
228,284,676
51.17%
2016 445,487,728 0.21% 217,436,569
48.81%
228,051,159
51.19%
2015 444,543,759 0.22% 216,893,200
48.79%
227,650,559
51.21%
2014 443,576,663 0.25% 216,356,166
48.78%
227,220,497
51.22%
2013 442,469,471 0.24% 215,769,562
48.76%
226,699,909
51.24%
2012 441,395,932 0.15% 215,213,757
48.76%
226,182,175
51.24%
2011 440,746,976 -0.18% 214,871,756
48.75%
225,875,220
51.25%
2010 441,532,412 0.14% 215,238,646
48.75%
226,293,766
51.25%
2009 440,917,800 0.24% 214,926,892
48.75%
225,990,908
51.25%
2008 439,876,674 0.32% 214,415,679
48.74%
225,460,995
51.26%
2007 438,468,400 0.34% 213,725,127
48.74%
224,743,273
51.26%
2006 436,998,049 0.32% 212,997,057
48.74%
224,000,992
51.26%
2005 435,581,949 0.35% 212,284,361
48.74%
223,297,588
51.26%
2004 434,040,236 0.37% 211,496,121
48.73%
222,544,115
51.27%
2003 432,415,939 0.35% 210,655,637
48.72%
221,760,302
51.28%
2002 430,881,944 0.23% 209,853,676
48.70%
221,028,268
51.30%
2001 429,895,628 0.13% 209,324,245
48.69%
220,571,383
51.31%
2000 429,328,624 0.12% 209,011,922
48.68%
220,316,702
51.32%
1999 428,815,493 0.16% 208,741,827
48.68%
220,073,666
51.32%
1998 428,109,863 0.13% 208,390,927
48.68%
219,718,936
51.32%
1997 427,538,058 0.15% 208,113,394
48.68%
219,424,664
51.32%
1996 426,896,863 0.16% 207,805,705
48.68%
219,091,158
51.32%
1995 426,203,343 0.19% 207,471,604
48.68%
218,731,739
51.32%
1994 425,399,124 0.25% 207,082,494
48.68%
218,316,630
51.32%
1993 424,341,130 0.32% 206,569,097
48.68%
217,772,033
51.32%
1992 422,963,892 0.29% 205,896,554
48.68%
217,067,338
51.32%
1991 421,730,525 0.30% 205,287,261
48.68%
216,443,264
51.32%
1990 420,477,979 0.33% 204,658,114
48.67%
215,819,865
51.33%
1989 419,073,156 0.34% 203,941,588
48.66%
215,131,568
51.34%
1988 417,653,043 0.32% 203,206,785
48.65%
214,446,258
51.35%
1987 416,301,856 0.29% 202,498,727
48.64%
213,803,129
51.36%
1986 415,076,369 0.28% 201,853,639
48.63%
213,222,730
51.37%
1985 413,924,483 0.24% 201,253,358
48.62%
212,671,125
51.38%
1984 412,931,311 0.23% 200,739,760
48.61%
212,191,551
51.39%
1983 411,974,420 0.26% 200,251,795
48.61%
211,722,625
51.39%
1982 410,895,587 0.33% 199,711,957
48.60%
211,183,630
51.40%
1981 409,551,932 0.41% 199,047,618
48.60%
210,504,314
51.40%
1980 407,875,852 0.45% 198,223,200
48.60%
209,652,652
51.40%
1979 406,051,885 0.44% 197,327,486
48.60%
208,724,399
51.40%
1978 404,271,768 0.46% 196,452,171
48.59%
207,819,597
51.41%
1977 402,425,490 0.49% 195,540,045
48.59%
206,885,445
51.41%
1976 400,473,489 0.54% 194,566,502
48.58%
205,906,987
51.42%
1975 398,316,577 0.59% 193,479,906
48.57%
204,836,671
51.43%
1974 395,949,389 0.61% 192,278,249
48.56%
203,671,140
51.44%
1973 393,524,737 0.64% 191,038,277
48.55%
202,486,460
51.45%
1972 390,994,983 0.67% 189,738,808
48.53%
201,256,175
51.47%
1971 388,391,969 0.53% 188,399,133
48.51%
199,992,836
51.49%
1970 386,322,908 0.55% 187,312,815
48.49%
199,010,093
51.51%
1969 384,216,975 0.68% 186,208,584
48.46%
198,008,391
51.54%
1968 381,605,443 0.70% 184,862,378
48.44%
196,743,065
51.56%
1967 378,917,977 0.76% 183,471,017
48.42%
195,446,960
51.58%
1966 376,039,119 0.80% 181,974,492
48.39%
194,064,627
51.61%
1965 373,032,732 0.85% 180,405,350
48.36%
192,627,382
51.64%
1964 369,850,244 0.90% 178,735,073
48.33%
191,115,171
51.67%
1963 366,516,491 0.90% 176,978,329
48.29%
189,538,162
51.71%
1962 363,200,473 0.88% 175,227,173
48.25%
187,973,300
51.75%
1961 359,998,418 0.86% 173,537,053
48.20%
186,461,365
51.80%
1960 356,906,076 N/A% 171,912,584
48.17%
184,993,492
51.83%

Growth rates of European Union population (1961-)

The below chart is the timeline of European Union population growth rates for 60 years.

European Union population and growth rate by ages

The European Union population ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over are 67,714,108, 288,221,453, 91,576,481 respectively in 2019.

The percentages below population values ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over in each year represent the ratios of them by the total population.

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2019 447,512,041 67,714,108
15.13%
288,221,453
64.41%
91,576,481
20.46%
2018 446,777,673 67,677,619
15.15%
289,015,834
64.69%
90,084,217
20.16%
2017 446,131,273 67,572,835
15.15%
289,920,032
64.99%
88,638,407
19.87%
2016 445,487,728 67,542,265
15.16%
290,792,499
65.28%
87,152,962
19.56%
2015 444,543,759 67,636,573
15.21%
291,368,526
65.54%
85,538,662
19.24%
2014 443,576,663 67,638,708
15.25%
292,101,100
65.85%
83,836,853
18.90%
2013 442,469,471 67,703,125
15.30%
292,687,731
66.15%
82,078,616
18.55%
2012 441,395,932 67,804,934
15.36%
293,216,813
66.43%
80,374,178
18.21%
2011 440,746,976 67,886,842
15.40%
293,942,620
66.69%
78,917,515
17.91%
2010 441,532,412 68,003,865
15.40%
295,564,975
66.94%
77,963,571
17.66%
2009 440,917,800 68,205,703
15.47%
295,802,677
67.09%
76,909,417
17.44%
2008 439,876,674 68,319,523
15.53%
295,551,560
67.19%
76,005,592
17.28%
2007 438,468,400 68,398,708
15.60%
294,924,755
67.26%
75,144,939
17.14%
2006 436,998,049 68,546,087
15.69%
294,228,323
67.33%
74,223,643
16.98%
2005 435,581,949 68,804,626
15.80%
293,620,893
67.41%
73,156,433
16.80%
2004 434,040,236 69,330,853
15.97%
292,581,249
67.41%
72,128,136
16.62%
2003 432,415,939 69,955,653
16.18%
291,505,694
67.41%
70,954,595
16.41%
2002 430,881,944 70,685,008
16.40%
290,496,921
67.42%
69,700,019
16.18%
2001 429,895,628 71,551,630
16.64%
289,835,272
67.42%
68,508,730
15.94%
2000 429,328,624 72,508,771
16.89%
289,419,527
67.41%
67,400,323
15.70%
1999 428,815,493 73,498,187
17.14%
288,950,044
67.38%
66,367,266
15.48%
1998 428,109,863 74,444,817
17.39%
288,317,892
67.35%
65,347,153
15.26%
1997 427,538,058 75,411,818
17.64%
287,776,871
67.31%
64,349,371
15.05%
1996 426,896,863 76,399,861
17.90%
287,202,561
67.28%
63,294,441
14.83%
1995 426,203,343 77,443,855
18.17%
286,611,114
67.25%
62,148,372
14.58%
1994 425,399,124 78,365,511
18.42%
285,822,783
67.19%
61,210,834
14.39%
1993 424,341,130 79,259,837
18.68%
284,868,175
67.13%
60,213,116
14.19%
1992 422,963,892 80,105,118
18.94%
283,733,590
67.08%
59,125,179
13.98%
1991 421,730,525 80,940,363
19.19%
282,805,020
67.06%
57,985,143
13.75%
1990 420,477,979 81,688,104
19.43%
282,023,346
67.07%
56,766,527
13.50%
1989 419,073,156 82,553,804
19.70%
280,857,338
67.02%
55,662,018
13.28%
1988 417,653,043 83,365,086
19.96%
279,819,035
67.00%
54,468,923
13.04%
1987 416,301,856 84,160,890
20.22%
278,831,263
66.98%
53,309,703
12.81%
1986 415,076,369 85,024,520
20.48%
277,675,265
66.90%
52,376,584
12.62%
1985 413,924,483 85,982,602
20.77%
276,162,812
66.72%
51,779,075
12.51%
1984 412,931,311 87,022,827
21.07%
274,090,771
66.38%
51,817,715
12.55%
1983 411,974,420 88,150,840
21.40%
271,562,038
65.92%
52,261,541
12.69%
1982 410,895,587 89,288,342
21.73%
268,724,178
65.40%
52,883,065
12.87%
1981 409,551,932 90,305,539
22.05%
265,935,903
64.93%
53,310,492
13.02%
1980 407,875,852 91,128,373
22.34%
263,460,325
64.59%
53,287,152
13.06%
1979 406,051,885 92,038,880
22.67%
260,984,430
64.27%
53,028,575
13.06%
1978 404,271,768 92,819,501
22.96%
259,075,218
64.08%
52,377,054
12.96%
1977 402,425,490 93,470,488
23.23%
257,546,929
64.00%
51,408,078
12.77%
1976 400,473,489 94,068,244
23.49%
256,108,924
63.95%
50,296,320
12.56%
1975 398,316,577 94,642,935
23.76%
254,527,292
63.90%
49,146,349
12.34%
1974 395,949,389 95,090,413
24.02%
252,673,973
63.81%
48,185,003
12.17%
1973 393,524,737 95,522,781
24.27%
250,825,374
63.74%
47,176,582
11.99%
1972 390,994,983 95,883,492
24.52%
248,991,439
63.68%
46,120,051
11.80%
1971 388,391,969 96,098,081
24.74%
247,281,656
63.67%
45,012,233
11.59%
1970 386,322,908 96,263,187
24.92%
246,143,603
63.71%
43,916,118
11.37%
1969 384,216,975 96,419,350
25.10%
244,902,831
63.74%
42,894,793
11.16%
1968 381,605,443 96,321,687
25.24%
243,460,025
63.80%
41,823,729
10.96%
1967 378,917,977 96,095,454
25.36%
242,057,878
63.88%
40,764,646
10.76%
1966 376,039,119 95,795,428
25.47%
240,556,912
63.97%
39,686,777
10.55%
1965 373,032,732 95,479,249
25.60%
238,973,806
64.06%
38,579,674
10.34%
1964 369,850,244 95,173,701
25.73%
237,066,008
64.10%
37,610,536
10.17%
1963 366,516,491 94,848,111
25.88%
235,002,804
64.12%
36,665,577
10.00%
1962 363,200,473 94,467,811
26.01%
232,984,272
64.15%
35,748,392
9.84%
1961 359,998,418 93,881,298
26.08%
231,246,548
64.24%
34,870,571
9.69%
1960 356,906,076 93,003,476
26.06%
229,873,297
64.41%
34,029,300
9.53%

The below chart and table represents European Union population growth rates (Y/Y, %) by ages 0-14 (children), ages 15-64, ages 65 and above (elderly people).

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2019 0.16% 0.05% -0.27% 1.66%
2018 0.14% 0.16% -0.31% 1.63%
2017 0.14% 0.05% -0.30% 1.70%
2016 0.21% -0.14% -0.20% 1.89%
2015 0.22% -0.00% -0.25% 2.03%
2014 0.25% -0.10% -0.20% 2.14%
2013 0.24% -0.15% -0.18% 2.12%
2012 0.15% -0.12% -0.25% 1.85%
2011 -0.18% -0.17% -0.55% 1.22%
2010 0.14% -0.30% -0.08% 1.37%
2009 0.24% -0.17% 0.08% 1.19%
2008 0.32% -0.12% 0.21% 1.15%
2007 0.34% -0.22% 0.24% 1.24%
2006 0.33% -0.38% 0.21% 1.46%
2005 0.36% -0.76% 0.36% 1.43%
2004 0.38% -0.89% 0.37% 1.65%
2003 0.36% -1.03% 0.35% 1.80%
2002 0.23% -1.21% 0.23% 1.74%
2001 0.13% -1.32% 0.14% 1.64%
2000 0.12% -1.35% 0.16% 1.56%
1999 0.16% -1.27% 0.22% 1.56%
1998 0.13% -1.28% 0.19% 1.55%
1997 0.15% -1.29% 0.20% 1.67%
1996 0.16% -1.35% 0.21% 1.84%
1995 0.19% -1.18% 0.28% 1.53%
1994 0.25% -1.13% 0.34% 1.66%
1993 0.33% -1.06% 0.40% 1.84%
1992 0.29% -1.03% 0.33% 1.97%
1991 0.30% -0.92% 0.28% 2.15%
1990 0.34% -1.05% 0.42% 1.98%
1989 0.34% -0.97% 0.37% 2.19%
1988 0.32% -0.95% 0.35% 2.17%
1987 0.30% -1.02% 0.42% 1.78%
1986 0.28% -1.11% 0.55% 1.15%
1985 0.24% -1.20% 0.76% -0.07%
1984 0.23% -1.28% 0.93% -0.85%
1983 0.26% -1.27% 1.06% -1.18%
1982 0.33% -1.13% 1.05% -0.80%
1981 0.41% -0.90% 0.94% 0.04%
1980 0.45% -0.99% 0.95% 0.49%
1979 0.44% -0.84% 0.74% 1.24%
1978 0.46% -0.70% 0.59% 1.88%
1977 0.49% -0.64% 0.56% 2.21%
1976 0.54% -0.61% 0.62% 2.34%
1975 0.60% -0.47% 0.73% 2.00%
1974 0.62% -0.45% 0.74% 2.14%
1973 0.65% -0.38% 0.74% 2.29%
1972 0.67% -0.22% 0.69% 2.46%
1971 0.54% -0.17% 0.46% 2.50%
1970 0.55% -0.16% 0.51% 2.38%
1969 0.68% 0.10% 0.59% 2.56%
1968 0.71% 0.24% 0.58% 2.60%
1967 0.77% 0.31% 0.62% 2.72%
1966 0.81% 0.33% 0.66% 2.87%
1965 0.86% 0.32% 0.80% 2.58%
1964 0.91% 0.34% 0.88% 2.58%
1963 0.91% 0.40% 0.87% 2.57%
1962 0.89% 0.62% 0.75% 2.52%
1961 0.87% 0.94% 0.60% 2.47%

Data Source

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