The total population of the United Kingdom on 1 January 2016 stood at 65,341,200. Its population grew by 574,100 in 2015, of which 399,700 was due to inward migration.
As of 1 January 2016, the core Jewish population of the United Kingdom was estimated to be 290,000 (0.44% of the wider population), and the enlarged Jewish population was estimated at 370,000 (0.57% of the wider population).
The core Jewish population was estimated to be 315,000 in 1990 (0.55% of the wider population), and has therefore declined by approximately 8% over 25 years during which the wider population grew by approximately 13%.
Between 1990 and 2015, 12,648 British citizens emigrated to Israel.
An estimated 410,000 British citizens qualify for Israeli citizenship under the Law of Return.
The majorty of the UK Jewish population lives in London and south Hertfordshire, with substantial communities in Manchester, Leeds and a number of other cities.