World Population

Population now

7,876,816,832
Male:3,969,548,148(50.41 %)
Female:3,904,657,773(49.59 %)
Births in 2022:81,503,398
Deaths in 2022:34,259,673

Life expectancy & Rates (2022)

Male:70.59 years
Female:75.05 years
Total:72.75 years
Median Age:30.32 years
Birth Rate:17.89
Death Rate:7.52
Growth Rate:1.38 %
Fertility Rate:2.40

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  • Population structure (mid 2022)
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World Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19603032M1516M1514M10.79%31.7517.714.9852.5850.7454.6121.6533.62%23.37
19613072M1536M1534M11.07%31.0415.005.0053.0851.2255.1021.5634.12%23.68
19623125M1563M1560M11.50%34.8913.955.0353.4951.6355.5321.4334.56%24.08
19633190M1596M1592M11.62%36.0613.745.0554.0252.1356.0821.2634.94%24.59
19643255M1629M1624M11.53%34.9513.795.0654.6952.7756.7721.1135.34%25.09
19653322M1663M1657M11.60%34.3413.215.0455.3553.4157.4520.9835.56%25.61
19663392M1698M1692M11.59%33.3112.864.9956.0854.1158.2120.8035.75%26.15
19673462M1734M1726M11.62%33.0412.604.9756.7854.8058.9320.6735.96%26.68
19683533M1770M1761M11.66%33.1812.464.9257.3955.3759.5720.5836.17%27.23
19693607M1807M1798M1.011.66%32.6712.274.8657.9955.9860.1620.5336.37%27.80
19703682M1845M1835M1.011.70%32.3811.994.7858.5856.5860.7520.5236.55%28.38
19713761M1885M1874M1.011.68%31.5711.764.6759.1157.1261.2720.5336.75%28.99
19723837M1924M1911M1.011.66%31.0711.664.5459.6057.6361.7320.5836.96%29.58
19733913M1962M1949M1.011.67%30.4511.424.4160.0558.1062.1620.6637.19%30.16
19743988M2001M1986M1.011.62%29.6111.314.2960.5458.6062.6420.7637.46%30.74
19754063M2038M2022M1.011.60%28.9811.164.1660.9959.0463.0920.8837.69%31.31
19764135M2075M2058M1.011.56%28.1511.004.0461.4159.4663.5220.9937.94%31.88
19774208M2112M2094M1.011.59%27.8210.743.9461.8359.8563.9821.1238.20%32.43
19784281M2149M2130M1.011.63%27.5510.483.8462.1960.1864.3721.2738.53%33.00
19794357M2187M2167M1.011.66%27.4110.313.7762.5660.5164.7821.4438.94%33.58
19804433M2226M2205M1.011.67%27.4210.273.7162.8460.7765.0921.6039.35%34.17
19814511M2265M2244M1.011.76%27.8910.113.6663.1861.0965.4621.7539.77%34.77
19824592M2306M2284M1.011.80%28.0910.023.6363.5161.4065.8021.8940.15%35.40
19834674M2348M2324M1.011.74%27.4910.023.5963.7661.6566.0522.0240.50%36.03
19844756M2389M2364M1.011.75%27.229.893.5664.0261.9066.3222.1640.86%36.66
19854839M2431M2405M1.011.79%27.259.783.5464.2862.1766.5622.3241.22%37.30
19864925M2475M2447M1.011.84%27.339.643.5064.5862.4966.8422.4341.58%37.96
19875013M2519M2491M1.011.87%27.289.503.4664.8362.7467.0922.5641.95%38.64
19885101M2565M2534M1.011.85%26.799.403.4065.0362.9467.3022.7042.31%39.32
19895190M2610M2578M1.011.83%26.279.273.3265.2563.1367.5322.8742.67%40.01
19905280M2655M2622M1.011.80%25.889.233.2565.4363.2967.7523.0443.03%40.70
19915368M2700M2665M1.011.75%25.219.163.1665.6263.4667.9623.2143.40%41.38
19925453M2743M2707M1.011.71%24.589.083.0765.7763.5968.1323.4243.74%42.03
19935538M2786M2749M1.011.66%24.189.102.9965.8863.6868.2823.6644.11%42.69
19945622M2829M2791M1.011.64%23.809.012.9266.0963.8468.5323.9044.47%43.34
19955707M2872M2832M1.011.61%23.378.952.8666.2764.0368.7124.1444.84%43.99
19965790M2913M2873M1.011.61%23.088.852.8266.5664.3468.9824.4145.20%44.63
19975872M2955M2914M1.011.60%22.758.742.7866.8464.6469.2324.6545.57%45.26
19985954M2996M2955M1.011.58%22.348.662.7567.0964.9169.4524.8745.94%45.89
19996034M3037M2995M1.011.54%21.918.622.7267.2965.1469.6325.0946.31%46.51
20006114M3077M3035M1.011.52%21.688.592.7067.5565.4169.8725.3346.69%47.13
20016194M3117M3074M1.011.51%21.338.512.6767.8265.7070.1125.5247.14%47.74
20026273M3158M3112M1.011.48%21.078.482.6468.0765.9770.3425.7347.64%48.35
20036352M3198M3151M1.011.47%20.868.432.6268.3366.2470.5725.9648.14%48.96
20046432M3239M3190M1.021.50%20.708.292.6168.6566.5770.9026.1848.64%49.58
20056512M3280M3229M1.021.49%20.578.272.5968.9266.8471.1626.4149.15%50.19
20066593M3321M3269M1.021.49%20.428.192.5869.2667.1871.5126.6249.65%50.82
20076674M3363M3309M1.021.50%20.348.122.5769.5967.5071.8426.8350.14%51.45
20086757M3405M3349M1.021.51%20.238.072.5569.9067.8072.1627.0350.65%52.08
20096840M3447M3390M1.021.52%20.047.962.5370.2568.1472.5227.2451.15%52.72
20106922M3488M3431M1.021.51%19.817.892.5270.5668.4372.8427.4651.65%53.35
20117004M3530M3471M1.021.52%19.637.802.5070.8868.7473.1927.6652.10%53.99
20127089M3573M3513M1.021.52%19.517.752.4971.1769.0273.4827.8852.55%54.64
20137176M3616M3556M1.021.51%19.307.682.4771.4769.3173.7928.1053.01%55.31
20147262M3660M3599M1.021.52%19.217.622.4671.7569.5874.0728.3453.46%55.98
20157348M3703M3642M1.021.49%18.967.622.4671.9569.7874.2728.5853.92%56.64
20167434M3746M3685M1.021.50%18.947.572.4472.1970.0174.5128.8254.37%57.30
20177519M3789M3727M1.021.46%18.627.572.4372.3970.2374.7029.0854.83%57.96
20187602M3832M3768M1.021.40%18.167.562.4272.5770.4174.8829.3655.28%58.60
20197683M3872M3808M1.021.38%17.897.522.4072.7570.5975.0529.6355.72%59.22
20207762M3912M3847M1.021.38%17.897.522.4072.7570.5975.0529.8856.16%59.83
20217832M3947M3882M1.021.38%17.897.522.4072.7570.5975.0530.1056.58%60.37
20227910M3986M3921M1.021.38%17.897.522.4072.7570.5975.0530.3257.01%60.97

World Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
20237987M4025M3960M1.02???????30.5457.44%61.57
20248064M4063M3998M1.02???????30.7757.87%62.16
20258139M4101M4036M1.021.18%17.057.812.3673.6271.4875.8930.9958.29%62.74
20268213M4137M4073M1.021.15%16.917.862.3573.7671.6376.0331.2058.71%63.31
20278287M4174M4110M1.021.12%16.767.912.3473.9171.7876.1731.3959.13%63.87
20288359M4210M4146M1.021.09%16.627.972.3474.0571.9276.3131.5859.54%64.43
20298430M4245M4182M1.011.05%16.478.022.3374.2072.0776.4531.7759.96%64.98
20308500M4280M4218M1.011.02%16.338.072.3274.3472.2276.5931.9760.37%65.52
20318569M4314M4253M1.010.99%16.228.142.3174.4772.3676.7232.1360.78%66.05
20328637M4347M4287M1.010.96%16.118.212.3074.6172.4976.8532.3061.19%66.58
20338704M4380M4321M1.010.93%16.008.272.2974.7472.6376.9832.4761.60%67.09
20348770M4413M4355M1.010.91%15.898.342.2874.8872.7677.1132.6462.00%67.60
20358835M4445M4388M1.010.88%15.788.412.2775.0172.9077.2432.8162.41%68.10
20368899M4476M4420M1.010.85%15.698.492.2675.1373.0377.3632.9662.81%68.59
20378961M4507M4452M1.010.82%15.598.572.2675.2673.1677.4733.1163.21%69.08
20389023M4537M4483M1.010.79%15.508.642.2575.3873.2877.5933.2663.61%69.55
20399084M4567M4514M1.010.77%15.408.722.2575.5173.4177.7033.4164.01%70.02
20409143M4596M4545M1.010.74%15.318.802.2475.6373.5477.8233.5764.40%70.48
20419202M4625M4574M1.010.72%15.228.872.2375.7573.6677.9333.7264.80%70.93
20429259M4653M4604M1.010.69%15.148.952.2275.8673.7978.0433.8665.19%71.37
20439315M4681M4632M1.010.67%15.059.022.2275.9873.9178.1634.0265.57%71.80
20449370M4708M4660M1.010.65%14.979.102.2176.0974.0478.2734.1865.96%72.23
20459424M4734M4687M1.010.62%14.889.172.2076.2174.1678.3834.3566.35%72.64
20469477M4760M4714M1.010.60%14.799.242.1976.3274.2878.4834.5066.74%73.05
20479528M4785M4740M1.010.58%14.719.312.1976.4474.4078.5934.6667.13%73.44
20489578M4810M4766M1.010.56%14.629.372.1876.5574.5178.6934.8167.52%73.83
20499627M4834M4790M1.010.54%14.549.442.1876.6774.6378.8034.9767.90%74.21
20509675M4858M4814M1.010.52%14.459.512.1776.7874.7578.9035.1468.29%74.57

Continent Populations (mid 2022)

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RankContinentTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
1Asia4644M2374M2270M1.051.30%15.876.902.1173.3271.3875.3931.5951.97%147.12
2Africa1384M692M692M13.17%33.027.924.4163.6061.8465.3818.9144.75%45.99
3Europe747M360M385M0.94-0.14%9.4911.081.5178.8275.7082.1042.0375.29%32.45
4North America503M248M255M0.970.62%12.837.931.7978.0675.5180.6935.2882.52%23.32
5South America438M215M222M0.971.36%15.236.451.9376.0372.7279.3631.8284.91%24.70
6Central America51M25M26M0.973.07%20.745.092.4375.3772.2678.4225.4662.17%97.51
7Oceania46M23M23M11.42%16.426.792.2377.7875.9779.6932.2867.14%5.34
8Caribbean43M21M22M0.981.04%16.438.052.1273.1270.7175.6231.3272.24%18.13

Highest Country Populations (mid 2022)

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RankCountryTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
1China1410M723M687M1.050.48%10.507.101.7076.9174.7679.2438.1263.56%146.97
2India1407M731M676M1.081.43%17.647.272.2069.6668.4670.9528.0535.87%427.86
3United States333M165M168M0.980.31%11.408.701.7178.7976.3081.4037.5883.08%34.60
4Indonesia279M141M139M1.011.73%17.756.512.2971.7269.5773.9729.2557.93%145.43
5Pakistan229M118M111M1.063.04%27.846.893.4567.2766.3468.2922.1737.73%285.46
6Nigeria217M110M107M1.032.22%37.4511.635.3254.6953.7955.6217.2253.52%234.63
7Brazil215M106M110M0.961.10%13.706.531.7275.8872.2479.5633.3287.56%25.30
8Bangladesh168M85M83M1.022.23%17.875.532.0172.5970.8874.6027.3339.71%1165.88
9Russia144M67M77M0.86-0.26%9.8013.301.5073.0868.2478.1739.1075.13%8.41
10Mexico132M64M67M0.961.85%17.306.082.1075.0572.2077.8828.8381.30%66.70
11Japan125M61M64M0.95-0.37%7.0011.101.3684.3681.4187.4548.1691.96%330.16
12Ethiopia121M60M60M13.97%31.906.424.1566.6064.6968.5418.9122.66%107.19
13Philippines113M56M56M1.012.41%20.175.922.5371.2367.2675.5125.3647.98%375.03
14Egypt106M54M53M1.023.45%25.715.783.2871.9969.7474.3523.8442.97%106.00
15Vietnam99M49M50M11.58%16.456.382.0575.4071.3079.5232.3038.77%300.26
16Democratic Republic of the Congo95M48M48M13.37%40.649.295.8260.6859.1562.2316.1546.84%40.61
17Iran86M43M43M1.022.81%18.424.842.1576.6875.5977.8931.8176.81%52.20
18Turkey86M42M43M0.971.90%15.785.442.0677.6974.7280.5631.2777.02%109.61
19Germany83M41M42M0.98-0.17%9.4011.301.5480.9478.6083.4044.9077.65%232.67
20Thailand70M34M36M0.950.31%10.177.791.5177.1573.4680.9039.8652.89%136.34
21United Kingdom68M34M34M0.980.19%10.709.001.6581.2079.4083.1039.8084.40%276.81
22France68M33M35M0.940.23%11.209.101.8782.5879.7085.6041.6981.51%123.78
23Tanzania63M32M32M14.81%36.346.254.8365.4663.6467.2317.2136.68%66.98
24South Africa61M30M31M0.971.14%20.139.402.3864.1360.7367.6827.0868.34%49.80
25Italy59M29M30M0.95-0.33%7.0010.501.2783.2081.1085.4047.0471.66%196.88
26Kenya56M28M28M0.994.25%28.305.393.4266.7064.3169.0519.6929.00%96.48
27Myanmar [Burma]55M27M29M0.931.12%17.408.222.1467.1364.0570.1228.5231.77%81.40
28South Korea52M26M26M10.04%5.905.700.9283.2380.3086.3043.9181.43%525.87
29Colombia52M25M26M0.961.60%14.665.631.7977.2974.5380.0231.2182.05%45.23
30Uganda48M24M25M0.974.86%37.386.384.8263.3761.0065.6216.1426.16%205.19
31Spain47M23M24M0.97-0.14%7.608.801.2483.4980.9086.2044.8481.30%93.66
32Argentina46M23M24M0.951.21%16.837.602.2576.6773.2480.0030.9892.35%16.69
33Sudan46M23M23M13.47%31.837.124.3565.3163.4767.1919.0135.96%24.71
34Algeria45M23M22M1.024.00%23.584.722.9976.8875.6878.1327.9474.77%19.04
35Ukraine44M20M23M0.86-0.45%8.1014.701.2371.8366.9276.9840.8069.92%72.18
36Iraq42M21M21M1.035.03%28.564.743.6070.6068.5772.6520.5071.35%96.47
37Afghanistan41M21M20M1.054.06%31.806.294.3264.8363.3866.3917.9826.62%62.94
38Canada39M19M19M0.990.30%9.907.601.4782.0580.0084.2040.4681.75%3.87
39Poland38M18M20M0.94-0.08%9.9010.801.4277.8674.1081.8041.4760.13%120.99
40Morocco38M19M19M0.992.66%18.505.062.3876.6875.4277.9029.2364.60%84.59
41Saudi Arabia36M21M15M1.373.93%17.303.512.2875.1373.9476.7631.3884.73%18.28
42Uzbekistan35M18M18M14.28%24.304.602.7971.7369.5973.8327.4750.47%78.60
43Angola35M17M18M0.984.04%40.237.985.4461.1558.4264.0415.8868.08%28.10
44Peru34M17M17M0.992.18%17.765.582.2376.7474.0679.5130.6178.71%26.21
45Malaysia33M17M16M1.062.21%16.615.171.9876.1674.2378.3230.0478.21%100.62
46Mozambique33M16M17M0.953.53%37.178.214.7860.8557.7863.6716.8638.19%41.28
47Ghana32M16M16M1.033.02%28.997.223.8264.0762.9965.1820.8258.62%135.28
48Yemen31M16M15M1.013.99%29.875.983.7066.1364.4467.8319.7039.19%59.01
49Nepal30M14M16M0.872.10%19.586.321.8870.7869.2672.2124.8921.45%214.67
50Venezuela29M14M15M0.971.47%17.577.122.2572.0668.3376.0029.0288.38%32.09

Highest City Populations

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RankCityCountryPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1TokyoJapan37,301,9878,336,599
2DelhiIndia31,690,72010,927,986
3ShanghaiChina28,211,26422,315,474
4DhakaBangladesh22,165,47910,356,500
5Sao PauloBrazil22,348,15910,021,295
6Mexico CityMexico22,014,60912,294,193
7CairoEgypt21,568,9337,734,614
8BeijingChina21,148,11618,960,744
9MumbaiIndia20,836,75512,691,836
10OsakaJapan19,081,6262,592,413
11New York CityUnited States18,848,342-
12ChongqingChina16,665,9467,457,599
13KarachiPakistan16,678,43911,624,219
14IstanbulTurkey15,542,28614,804,116
15KinshasaDemocratic Republic of the Congo15,348,9797,785,965
16LagosNigeria15,164,9529,000,000
17Buenos AiresArgentina15,322,50713,076,300
18CalcuttaIndia15,066,1534,631,392
19ManilaPhilippines14,301,2611,600,000
20TianjinChina13,919,55811,090,314
21GuangzhouChina13,825,06513,965,000
22Rio de JaneiroBrazil13,595,8366,023,699
23LahorePakistan13,352,4526,310,888
24BangaloreIndia13,011,5098,443,675
25ShenzhenChina12,729,65312,831,000
26MoscowRussia12,620,64610,381,222
27Los AngelesUnited States12,475,703-
28MadrasIndia11,389,3564,681,087
29BogotaColombia11,268,9447,674,366
30ParisFrance11,115,2852,138,551
31JakartaIndonesia11,007,1538,540,121
32LimaPeru10,976,3057,737,002
33BangkokThailand10,824,9445,104,476
34HyderabadIndia10,421,6286,809,970
35SeoulSouth Korea9,972,6089,976,000
36NagoyaJapan9,569,4562,191,279
37LondonUnited Kingdom9,492,2358,961,989
38ChengduChina9,405,2169,479,000
39NanjingChina9,308,1477,400,000
40TehranIran9,329,8427,153,309
41Ho Chi Minh CityVietnam8,975,6538,993,082
42LuandaAngola8,816,3062,776,168
43ChicagoUnited States8,890,823-
44WuhanChina8,541,5398,592,000
45XianChina8,426,47622,066
46AhmadabadIndia8,366,4636,357,693
47Kuala LumpurMalaysia8,331,3751,453,975
48HangzhouChina7,960,6158,045,000
49SuratIndia7,659,3314,591,246
50RiyadhSaudi Arabia7,474,3934,205,961