- Total is the total number of people with that surname.
- Frequency is the percentage of people with that surname.
- Per million people is the number of people with that surname per million of the population.
There are approximately 85,712 people named Foster in the UK. That makes it the 83rd most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 1,357 are named Foster.
|Total||Rank||Frequency %||Per million people|
|United Kingdom (current)||85712||83||N/A||1357|
|United Kingdom (1881 census)||40041||75||0.134||1337|
|Change since 1881||+45671||-8||+0.002||+20|
People with the surname Foster are slightly less likely to be politicians than the average member of the population. When they do become politicians, they are most likely to be elected as Conservative.
As of the most recent set of elections, the political parties represented by politicians called Foster are: