World Population

Population now

7,948,667,390
Male:4,005,690,857(50.41 %)
Female:3,940,425,148(49.59 %)
Births in 2022:197,433,379
Deaths in 2022:87,836,778

Life expectancy & Rates (2022)

Male:70.57 years
Female:75.06 years
Total:72.75 years
Median Age:30.33 years
Birth Rate:17.33
Death Rate:7.71
Growth Rate:1.25 %
Fertility Rate:2.39

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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
20006114M3077M3035M1.011.53%21.658.552.7067.5565.4169.8725.3346.69%47.13
20016194M3117M3074M1.011.52%21.318.472.6767.8265.7070.1125.5247.14%47.74
20026273M3158M3112M1.011.50%21.058.432.6468.0765.9770.3425.7347.64%48.35
20036352M3198M3151M1.011.49%20.848.382.6268.3366.2470.5725.9648.14%48.96
20046432M3239M3190M1.021.51%20.698.242.6168.6566.5770.9026.1848.64%49.58
20056512M3280M3229M1.021.50%20.558.222.5968.9266.8471.1626.4149.15%50.19
20066593M3321M3269M1.021.51%20.408.142.5869.2667.1871.5126.6249.65%50.82
20076674M3363M3309M1.021.52%20.318.072.5769.5967.5071.8426.8350.14%51.45
20086757M3405M3349M1.021.52%20.208.022.5569.9067.8072.1627.0350.65%52.08
20096840M3447M3390M1.021.52%19.977.912.5370.2568.1472.5227.2451.15%52.72
20106922M3488M3431M1.021.52%19.787.852.5270.5668.4372.8427.4651.65%53.35
20117004M3530M3471M1.021.55%19.857.772.5070.8868.7473.1927.6652.10%53.99
20127089M3573M3513M1.021.59%19.957.712.4971.1769.0273.4827.8852.55%54.64
20137176M3616M3556M1.021.54%19.457.652.4771.4769.3173.7928.1053.01%55.31
20147262M3660M3599M1.021.56%19.467.592.4671.7569.5874.0728.3453.46%55.98
20157348M3703M3642M1.021.50%18.957.582.4671.9569.7874.2728.5853.92%56.64
20167434M3746M3685M1.021.53%19.077.532.4472.1970.0174.5128.8254.37%57.30
20177519M3790M3727M1.021.48%18.677.532.4372.3970.2374.7029.0854.83%57.96
20187603M3832M3768M1.021.41%18.157.532.4172.5770.4174.8829.3655.28%58.60
20197684M3873M3808M1.021.38%17.887.502.4072.7670.6075.0729.6355.72%59.23
20207764M3913M3848M1.021.25%17.337.712.3972.7570.5775.0629.8856.16%59.85
20217837M3949M3884M1.021.25%17.337.712.3972.7570.5775.0630.1056.58%60.41
20227914M3988M3923M1.021.25%17.337.712.3972.7570.5775.0630.3357.01%61.01

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
20237992M4027M3962M1.021.21%17.167.772.3773.2871.1275.5630.5557.44%61.60
20248068M4065M4000M1.021.20%17.117.792.3773.4571.3075.7330.7757.87%62.19
20258143M4103M4038M1.021.18%17.057.812.3673.6371.4875.9031.0058.29%62.77
20268218M4140M4075M1.021.15%16.917.862.3573.7771.6376.0431.2058.71%63.34
20278291M4176M4112M1.021.12%16.767.912.3473.9271.7876.1831.3959.13%63.91
20288363M4212M4148M1.021.09%16.627.972.3374.0671.9276.3231.5959.55%64.46
20298434M4247M4184M1.021.05%16.478.022.3274.2172.0776.4631.7859.96%65.01
20308504M4282M4220M1.011.02%16.338.072.3174.3572.2276.6031.9760.37%65.55
20318574M4316M4255M1.010.99%16.228.142.3074.4872.3676.7332.1460.78%66.09
20328642M4350M4289M1.010.96%16.118.212.2974.6172.5076.8632.3061.19%66.61
20338709M4383M4323M1.010.93%15.998.272.2974.7572.6376.9832.4761.60%67.13
20348775M4415M4357M1.010.90%15.888.342.2874.8872.7777.1132.6462.01%67.64
20358840M4447M4390M1.010.88%15.778.412.2775.0172.9177.2432.8162.41%68.14
20368903M4478M4422M1.010.85%15.688.492.2675.1373.0477.3632.9662.82%68.63
20378966M4509M4454M1.010.82%15.598.572.2675.2673.1677.4833.1163.22%69.11
20389028M4539M4486M1.010.79%15.498.642.2575.3873.2977.5933.2663.62%69.59
20399088M4569M4516M1.010.77%15.408.722.2575.5173.4177.7133.4264.01%70.05
20409148M4598M4547M1.010.74%15.318.802.2475.6373.5477.8333.5864.41%70.51
20419206M4627M4577M1.010.72%15.228.872.2375.7573.6677.9433.7264.80%70.96
20429264M4655M4606M1.010.69%15.148.952.2275.8773.7978.0533.8765.19%71.41
20439320M4683M4634M1.010.67%15.059.022.2275.9873.9178.1634.0265.58%71.84
20449375M4710M4662M1.010.65%14.979.102.2176.1074.0478.2734.1965.97%72.26
20459429M4737M4690M1.010.62%14.889.172.2076.2274.1678.3834.3666.35%72.68
20469482M4763M4716M1.010.60%14.799.242.1976.3374.2878.4934.5166.74%73.09
20479533M4788M4743M1.010.58%14.719.312.1976.4474.4078.5934.6667.13%73.48
20489583M4813M4768M1.010.56%14.629.372.1876.5674.5178.7034.8267.52%73.87
20499632M4837M4793M1.010.54%14.549.442.1876.6774.6378.8034.9867.91%74.25
20509680M4860M4817M1.010.52%14.459.512.1776.7874.7578.9135.1468.30%74.61

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
1Asia4650M2377M2273M1.051.18%15.066.922.0973.5271.5775.5931.6051.98%147.31
2Africa1384M692M692M13.17%32.567.804.3563.9062.1365.7018.9144.75%45.99
3Europe745M359M384M0.94-0.25%9.2712.301.4978.0474.8581.3942.0375.30%32.38
4North America504M249M255M0.970.37%12.389.051.7477.0674.3279.8935.2982.52%23.34
5South America438M215M222M0.971.30%14.996.521.9176.2072.9279.5231.8284.91%24.70
6Central America51M25M26M0.973.00%20.425.112.4075.5872.4878.6125.4662.18%97.39
7Oceania45M23M23M11.46%15.946.492.1678.0376.2179.9532.2667.05%5.31
8Caribbean44M21M22M0.980.98%16.098.112.0973.3270.9075.8131.3472.28%18.16

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
1China1416M726M690M1.050.21%8.527.071.7077.1074.9579.4138.1263.56%147.57
2India1407M731M676M1.081.39%17.447.302.1869.8968.6871.2028.0535.87%427.86
3United States334M165M169M0.980.06%10.9010.301.6477.2874.5080.2037.5883.08%34.66
4Indonesia279M141M139M1.011.66%17.456.572.2771.9169.7574.1729.2557.93%145.43
5Pakistan229M118M111M1.063.00%27.386.843.3967.4366.4768.4622.1737.73%285.46
6Nigeria217M110M107M1.032.24%37.0111.425.2555.0254.1055.9717.2253.52%234.63
7Brazil215M106M110M0.961.04%13.466.611.7176.0872.4679.7433.3287.56%25.30
8Bangladesh168M85M83M1.022.18%17.555.521.9972.8771.1374.8927.3339.71%1165.88
9Russia143M66M77M0.86-0.33%9.8014.601.5171.3466.4976.4339.1075.13%8.38
10Mexico132M64M67M0.961.77%17.016.152.0875.1372.3077.9328.8381.30%66.70
11Japan125M61M64M0.95-0.39%6.8011.101.3484.6281.6487.7448.1691.96%331.11
12Ethiopia121M60M60M14.00%31.446.294.0566.9565.0468.9118.9122.66%107.19
13Philippines113M56M56M1.012.33%19.895.982.4971.3667.3975.6225.3647.98%375.03
14Egypt106M54M53M1.023.36%25.075.753.2472.1569.8874.5323.8442.97%106.00
15Vietnam99M49M50M11.50%16.126.442.0575.4971.4179.6132.3038.77%300.26
16Democratic Republic of the Congo95M48M48M13.40%40.119.125.7260.9759.4262.5416.1546.84%40.61
17Iran86M43M43M1.022.71%17.944.842.1476.8775.7878.0931.8176.81%52.20
18Turkey86M42M43M0.971.83%15.535.482.0477.9374.9880.7731.2777.02%109.61
19Germany83M41M42M0.98-0.22%9.3011.901.5380.9478.6083.4044.8977.65%232.48
20Thailand70M34M36M0.950.26%9.997.921.5077.3473.6881.0639.8652.89%136.34
21France68M33M35M0.940.10%10.909.901.8382.1879.2085.3041.6981.51%123.68
22United Kingdom68M33M34M0.98-0.02%10.2010.401.5680.9079.0082.9039.8084.40%276.06
23Tanzania63M32M32M14.88%35.986.124.7765.8264.0167.5917.2136.68%66.98
24South Africa61M30M31M0.971.11%19.779.382.3664.3860.9767.9327.0868.34%49.80
25Italy59M29M30M0.95-0.46%6.8012.601.2482.3480.1084.7047.0471.66%195.65
26Kenya56M28M28M0.994.22%27.945.353.3766.9964.6069.3519.6929.00%96.48
27Myanmar [Burma]55M27M29M0.931.09%17.238.252.1267.3664.2870.3428.5231.77%81.40
28South Korea52M26M26M1-0.10%5.305.900.8483.4380.5086.5043.9181.43%525.42
29Colombia52M25M26M0.961.53%14.425.711.7777.4674.7280.1731.2182.05%45.23
30Uganda48M24M25M0.974.88%36.676.244.7063.7161.3266.0016.1426.16%205.19
31Spain47M23M24M0.97-0.32%7.1010.401.2382.3379.7085.1044.8481.30%93.66
32Argentina46M23M24M0.951.19%16.647.602.2376.8173.4180.1230.9892.35%16.70
33Sudan46M23M23M13.47%31.497.054.2965.5363.6767.4319.0135.96%24.71
34Algeria45M23M22M1.023.83%22.784.722.9477.0675.8678.3227.9474.77%19.04
35Ukraine44M20M23M0.86-0.51%7.8015.901.2271.1966.3976.2240.8169.92%72.10
36Iraq42M21M21M1.034.97%28.144.713.5470.7568.6972.8220.5071.35%96.47
37Afghanistan41M21M20M1.054.06%31.156.164.1865.1763.7166.7417.9826.62%62.94
38Canada39M19M19M0.990.16%9.408.101.4081.7579.7083.9040.4681.75%3.86
39Morocco38M19M19M0.992.58%18.105.062.3576.9075.6578.1229.2364.60%84.59
40Poland38M18M19M0.94-0.25%9.4012.601.3876.6072.6080.8041.4760.13%120.62
41Saudi Arabia36M21M15M1.373.74%16.813.552.2475.2874.0876.9231.3884.73%18.28
42Uzbekistan35M18M18M13.82%24.605.102.9071.8569.7073.9727.4850.47%79.07
43Angola35M17M18M0.984.10%39.797.805.3761.4958.7464.3815.8868.08%28.10
44Peru34M17M17M0.992.10%17.545.662.2176.9574.2979.7130.6178.71%26.21
45Malaysia33M17M16M1.062.13%16.445.251.9776.3174.3878.4630.0478.21%100.62
46Mozambique33M16M17M0.953.63%36.817.954.7161.3958.3064.2116.8638.19%41.28
47Ghana32M16M16M1.033.00%28.607.153.7764.3563.2465.4820.8258.62%135.28
48Yemen31M16M15M1.013.90%29.305.983.6166.1864.4967.8919.7039.19%59.01
49Nepal30M14M16M0.872.06%19.266.291.8571.0769.5272.5124.8921.45%214.67
50Venezuela29M14M15M0.971.40%17.307.222.2372.0768.3276.0029.0288.38%32.09

Highest City Populations

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RankCityCountryPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1TokyoJapan37,244,9958,336,599
2DelhiIndia32,454,92510,927,986
3ShanghaiChina28,833,85322,315,474
4DhakaBangladesh22,801,88410,356,500
5Sao PauloBrazil22,514,81610,021,295
6Mexico CityMexico22,157,95112,294,193
7CairoEgypt21,937,6519,606,916
8BeijingChina21,524,60618,960,744
9MumbaiIndia21,089,76312,691,836
10OsakaJapan19,037,5872,753,862
11New York CityUnited States18,886,336-
12ChongqingChina17,091,6557,457,599
13KarachiPakistan17,007,43511,624,219
14IstanbulTurkey15,733,12114,804,116
15KinshasaDemocratic Republic of the Congo15,917,1677,785,965
16LagosNigeria15,619,15815,388,000
17Buenos AiresArgentina15,419,22013,076,300
18CalcuttaIndia15,204,3144,631,392
19ManilaPhilippines14,514,5471,600,000
20TianjinChina14,107,80311,090,314
21GuangzhouChina14,110,02313,965,000
22Rio de JaneiroBrazil13,673,5526,023,699
23LahorePakistan13,738,4406,310,888
24BangaloreIndia13,381,0908,443,675
25ShenzhenChina12,936,03212,831,000
26MoscowRussia12,662,09410,381,222
27Los AngelesUnited States12,500,744-
28MadrasIndia11,620,7764,681,087
29BogotaColombia11,421,7857,674,366
30ParisFrance11,169,6862,138,551
31JakartaIndonesia11,145,3148,540,121
32LimaPeru11,116,1937,737,002
33BangkokThailand10,977,7855,104,476
34HyderabadIndia10,650,4586,809,970
35SeoulSouth Korea9,979,5169,976,000
36NagoyaJapan9,574,6372,191,279
37LondonUnited Kingdom9,591,5388,961,989
38ChengduChina9,555,4679,479,000
39NanjingChina9,554,2479,314,685
40TehranIran9,436,0547,153,309
41Ho Chi Minh CityVietnam9,182,0328,993,082
42LuandaAngola9,092,6282,776,168
43ChicagoUnited States8,911,547-
44WuhanChina8,644,2968,592,000
45XianChina8,653,57918,669
46AhmadabadIndia8,536,5746,357,693
47Kuala LumpurMalaysia8,511,8481,453,975
48HangzhouChina8,132,4538,045,000
49SuratIndia7,913,2024,591,246
50RiyadhSaudi Arabia7,603,9194,205,961