World Population

Population now

7,821,617,220
Male:3,941,851,024(50.41 %)
Female:3,877,133,898(49.59 %)
Births in 2021:121,141,458
Deaths in 2021:51,177,047

Life expectancy & Rates (2021)

Male:70.74 years
Female:75.20 years
Total:72.91 years
Median Age:30.10 years
Birth Rate:17.99
Death Rate:7.60
Growth Rate:1.37 %
Fertility Rate:2.41

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  • Population structure (mid 2021)
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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
19603031M1516M1514M10.79%31.7517.714.9852.5850.7354.6021.6533.61%23.37
19613072M1537M1535M11.07%31.0315.005.0053.0851.2355.1121.5734.12%23.68
19623125M1563M1561M11.50%34.8813.955.0253.5051.6355.5321.4334.57%24.09
19633191M1596M1593M11.62%36.0613.745.0454.0252.1456.0821.2634.95%24.59
19643256M1630M1625M11.53%34.9513.795.0654.6952.7856.7721.1135.35%25.10
19653323M1663M1658M11.60%34.3313.215.0455.3553.4157.4620.9835.57%25.61
19663393M1699M1692M11.59%33.3012.864.9956.0854.1258.2120.8035.76%26.15
19673462M1734M1727M11.62%33.0412.604.9756.7954.8058.9420.6735.97%26.69
19683533M1770M1761M11.66%33.1812.464.9257.3955.3759.5720.5836.17%27.23
19693608M1807M1798M1.011.66%32.6712.274.8658.0055.9960.1720.5436.37%27.81
19703683M1846M1835M1.011.70%32.3711.994.7858.5856.5860.7520.5336.56%28.39
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
19733912M1962M1948M1.011.67%30.4511.424.4160.0558.1062.1520.6637.19%30.16
19743988M2001M1986M1.011.62%29.6111.314.2960.5458.6062.6420.7637.46%30.74
19754063M2038M2023M1.011.60%28.9811.164.1660.9959.0463.0920.8837.69%31.32
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%27.259.783.5464.2862.1766.5622.3141.22%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%25.889.233.2565.4363.2967.7523.0543.03%40.70
19915368M2700M2665M1.011.75%25.219.163.1665.6263.4667.9623.2143.40%41.38
19925452M2743M2707M1.011.71%24.589.083.0765.7763.5968.1323.4243.74%42.03
19935538M2786M2749M1.011.66%24.189.102.9965.8863.6768.2823.6644.10%42.68
19945622M2829M2791M1.011.64%23.809.012.9266.0963.8468.5323.9044.47%43.33
19955707M2871M2832M1.011.61%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
20117003M3529M3471M1.021.52%19.637.802.5070.8868.7473.1927.6652.10%53.98
20127086M3571M3512M1.021.52%19.517.752.4971.1769.0273.4827.8852.56%54.62
20137170M3613M3554M1.021.51%19.307.682.4771.4669.3073.7828.1053.01%55.26
20147254M3656M3596M1.021.52%19.227.622.4771.7469.5774.0728.3353.46%55.92
20157339M3698M3638M1.021.49%18.977.622.4671.9569.7874.2728.5753.91%56.57
20167424M3742M3680M1.021.50%18.957.572.4572.1870.0174.5028.8154.37%57.23
20177509M3784M3722M1.021.46%18.637.572.4372.3970.2274.7029.0754.82%57.88
20187592M3826M3763M1.021.40%18.177.562.4272.5770.4074.8829.3555.27%58.52
20197674M3867M3804M1.021.38%17.907.522.4072.7470.5875.0529.6255.71%59.15
20207754M3908M3843M1.021.37%17.997.602.4172.9170.7475.2029.8756.15%59.77
20217833M3947M3883M1.021.37%17.997.602.4172.9170.7475.2030.1056.58%60.38

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
20227911M3987M3922M1.021.29%17.617.682.3973.1971.0475.4830.3257.02%60.98
20237988M4025M3960M1.021.25%17.437.732.3873.3471.1875.6230.5557.44%61.57
20248065M4063M3999M1.021.22%17.247.772.3773.4871.3375.7630.7757.87%62.16
20258140M4101M4036M1.021.18%17.057.812.3673.6271.4875.9030.9958.29%62.74
20268214M4138M4074M1.021.15%16.917.862.3573.7771.6376.0431.2058.71%63.32
20278288M4174M4111M1.021.12%16.767.912.3473.9171.7876.1831.3959.13%63.88
20288360M4210M4147M1.021.09%16.627.972.3374.0671.9276.3131.5859.55%64.44
20298431M4246M4183M1.011.05%16.478.022.3274.2072.0776.4531.7759.96%64.99
20308501M4280M4219M1.011.02%16.338.072.3174.3572.2276.5931.9760.37%65.53
20318571M4314M4254M1.010.99%16.228.142.3074.4872.3676.7232.1360.78%66.06
20328639M4348M4288M1.010.96%16.118.212.2974.6172.4976.8532.3061.19%66.59
20338706M4381M4322M1.010.93%16.008.272.2974.7572.6376.9832.4761.60%67.10
20348772M4413M4356M1.010.91%15.898.342.2874.8872.7677.1132.6462.01%67.61
20358836M4445M4389M1.010.88%15.788.412.2775.0172.9077.2432.8162.41%68.11
20368900M4477M4421M1.010.85%15.698.492.2675.1373.0377.3632.9662.81%68.60
20378963M4507M4453M1.010.82%15.598.572.2675.2673.1677.4733.1163.22%69.09
20389025M4538M4484M1.010.79%15.508.642.2575.3873.2877.5933.2663.61%69.56
20399085M4568M4515M1.010.77%15.408.722.2575.5173.4177.7033.4164.01%70.03
20409145M4597M4545M1.010.74%15.318.802.2475.6373.5477.8233.5864.41%70.49
20419203M4626M4575M1.010.72%15.228.872.2375.7573.6677.9333.7264.80%70.94
20429261M4654M4604M1.010.69%15.148.952.2275.8773.7978.0433.8765.19%71.38
20439317M4681M4633M1.010.67%15.059.022.2275.9873.9178.1634.0265.58%71.82
20449372M4708M4661M1.010.65%14.979.102.2176.1074.0478.2734.1965.96%72.24
20459426M4735M4688M1.010.62%14.889.172.2076.2274.1678.3834.3666.35%72.66
20469478M4761M4715M1.010.60%14.799.242.1976.3374.2878.4934.5166.74%73.06
20479530M4786M4741M1.010.58%14.719.312.1976.4474.4078.5934.6667.13%73.46
20489580M4811M4766M1.010.56%14.629.372.1876.5674.5178.7034.8267.52%73.84
20499629M4835M4791M1.010.54%14.549.442.1876.6774.6378.8034.9867.91%74.22
20509676M4859M4815M1.010.52%14.459.512.1776.7874.7578.9135.1468.29%74.59

Continent Populations (mid 2021)

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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
1Asia4608M2356M2252M1.051.26%15.887.022.0973.5571.5975.6231.2751.39%145.96
2Africa1351M675M676M13.17%32.537.804.3463.9262.1465.7218.8144.27%44.90
3Europe747M360M385M0.93-0.09%10.1311.131.6278.9475.8082.2441.7975.05%32.47
4North America501M247M254M0.970.61%13.148.141.8378.1675.6480.7735.0882.30%23.19
5South America434M214M220M0.971.30%14.996.521.9176.2072.9279.5231.4684.70%24.50
6Central America50M25M26M0.972.99%20.415.112.4075.5472.4878.6125.1061.71%96.30
7Oceania45M22M22M11.45%16.606.772.3178.3276.5880.1532.1167.08%5.27
8Caribbean43M21M22M0.980.99%16.178.132.1173.3370.9275.8231.0371.80%18.00

Highest Country Populations (mid 2021)

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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
1China1407M722M686M1.050.52%11.297.411.7077.1374.9579.4137.7862.51%146.62
2India1393M724M669M1.081.39%17.447.302.1869.8968.6871.2027.7335.39%423.84
3United States332M164M168M0.980.34%11.968.951.7778.8576.3881.4537.4482.87%34.48
4Indonesia276M139M137M1.011.66%17.456.572.2771.9169.7574.1729.0057.29%143.98
5Pakistan225M116M109M1.063.00%27.386.843.3967.4366.4768.4621.9737.44%280.12
6Brazil214M105M109M0.971.04%13.466.611.7176.0872.4679.7432.9087.32%25.14
7Nigeria211M107M104M1.032.24%37.0111.425.2555.0254.1055.9717.1352.75%228.85
8Bangladesh166M84M82M1.022.18%17.555.521.9972.8771.1374.8926.9538.95%1154.88
9Russia144M67M77M0.86-0.05%12.1212.811.8372.5067.3377.9238.8374.93%8.44
10Mexico130M64M67M0.961.77%17.016.152.0875.1372.3077.9328.4981.02%66.04
11Japan125M61M64M0.95-0.34%7.1910.941.3684.6581.6487.8147.7491.87%331.52
12Ethiopia118M59M59M14.00%31.446.294.0566.9565.0468.9118.6922.17%104.58
13Philippines111M56M55M1.012.33%19.895.982.4971.3667.3975.6225.0547.68%370.16
14Egypt104M53M52M1.023.36%25.075.753.2472.1569.8874.5323.7542.86%104.11
15Vietnam98M49M49M11.50%16.126.442.0575.4971.4179.6131.8838.05%297.88
16Democratic Republic of the Congo92M46M46M13.40%40.119.125.7260.9759.4262.5416.0646.24%39.39
17Turkey85M42M43M0.981.83%15.535.482.0477.9374.9880.7730.9276.57%108.95
18Iran85M43M42M1.022.71%17.944.842.1476.8775.7878.0931.3776.35%51.60
19Germany83M41M42M0.98-0.17%9.4811.461.6181.4379.1383.8544.8177.54%232.76
20Thailand70M34M36M0.950.26%9.997.921.5077.3473.6881.0639.4852.16%136.09
21United Kingdom67M33M34M0.980.21%11.389.441.7481.3779.7683.0639.6484.15%275.50
22France67M33M35M0.940.17%11.019.421.8482.6679.8985.5741.5281.24%123.15
23Tanzania61M31M31M14.88%35.986.124.7765.8264.0167.5917.0935.95%65.07
24Italy60M29M31M0.95-0.32%7.2410.701.3083.5381.5185.6746.6771.35%199.37
25South Africa60M30M30M0.971.11%19.779.382.3664.3860.9767.9326.8667.85%49.22
26Kenya55M27M28M0.994.22%27.945.353.3766.9964.6069.3519.4128.49%94.37
27Myanmar [Burma]55M26M28M0.931.09%17.238.252.1267.3664.2870.3428.2431.45%80.78
28South Korea52M26M26M10.10%7.006.351.0883.0480.1286.1143.3581.41%525.36
29Colombia51M25M26M0.961.53%14.425.711.7777.4674.7280.1730.7581.74%45.01
30Uganda47M23M24M0.974.88%36.676.244.7063.7161.3266.0015.9325.55%199.64
31Spain47M23M24M0.97-0.12%8.149.271.3683.6080.9686.3744.3481.06%93.32
32Argentina46M22M23M0.951.19%16.647.602.2376.6873.4180.1230.7592.23%16.54
33Sudan45M22M22M13.47%31.497.054.2965.5363.6767.4318.8335.59%24.13
34Algeria45M23M22M1.023.83%22.784.722.9477.0675.8678.3227.7174.26%18.73
35Ukraine44M20M24M0.86-0.40%9.0515.181.4371.9767.2276.9740.5069.76%72.62
36Iraq41M21M20M1.034.97%28.144.713.5470.7568.6972.8220.2971.12%94.22
37Afghanistan40M20M19M1.054.06%31.156.164.1865.1763.7166.7417.7126.31%61.52
38Canada38M19M19M0.990.31%10.257.831.5082.5180.6384.4840.2881.65%3.83
39Poland38M18M20M0.94-0.08%9.5610.351.4578.7875.0382.7241.0660.08%121.08
40Morocco37M19M19M0.992.58%18.105.062.3576.9075.6578.1228.8964.07%83.63
41Saudi Arabia35M20M15M1.373.74%16.813.552.2475.2874.0876.9231.0984.51%18.03
42Uzbekistan35M17M17M12.52%20.295.772.3871.7869.7073.9727.1350.43%77.22
43Angola34M17M17M0.984.10%39.797.805.3761.4958.7464.3815.7767.46%27.22
44Peru33M17M17M0.992.10%17.545.662.2176.9574.2979.7130.2778.50%25.96
45Malaysia33M17M16M1.062.13%16.445.251.9776.3174.3878.4629.6577.70%99.40
46Mozambique32M16M17M0.953.63%36.817.954.7161.3958.3064.2116.7437.63%40.12
47Ghana32M16M16M1.033.00%28.607.153.7764.3563.2465.4820.6757.99%132.51
48Yemen30M15M15M1.013.90%29.305.983.6166.1864.4967.8919.4638.55%57.75
49Nepal30M14M16M0.852.06%19.266.291.8571.0769.5272.5124.2421.01%210.76
50Venezuela29M14M15M0.971.40%17.307.222.2372.0768.3276.0028.8388.33%31.47

Highest City Populations

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RankCityCountryPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1TokyoJapan37,347,4368,336,599
2DelhiIndia31,056,13610,927,986
3ShanghaiChina27,692,46122,315,474
4Sao PauloBrazil22,209,78210,021,295
5Mexico CityMexico21,899,77912,294,193
6DhakaBangladesh21,637,88210,356,500
7CairoEgypt21,263,7957,734,614
8BeijingChina20,836,11111,716,620
9MumbaiIndia20,631,94412,691,836
10OsakaJapan19,118,5762,592,413
11New York CityUnited States18,820,334-
12KarachiPakistan16,407,79211,624,219
13ChongqingChina16,310,4497,457,600
14IstanbulTurkey15,383,43314,804,116
15Buenos AiresArgentina15,243,40913,076,300
16CalcuttaIndia14,956,6034,631,392
17KinshasaDemocratic Republic of the Congo14,881,8947,785,965
18LagosNigeria14,792,6939,000,000
19ManilaPhilippines14,125,8901,600,000
20TianjinChina13,765,23911,090,314
21GuangzhouChina13,588,28111,071,424
22Rio de JaneiroBrazil13,531,9346,023,699
23LahorePakistan13,031,4456,310,888
24BangaloreIndia12,703,5505,104,047
25MoscowRussia12,585,28410,381,222
26ShenzhenChina12,559,03010,358,381
27Los AngelesUnited States12,457,316-
28MadrasIndia11,197,9624,328,063
29BogotaColombia11,140,4847,674,366
30ParisFrance11,070,3022,138,551
31JakartaIndonesia10,894,6578,540,121
32LimaPeru10,859,9917,737,002
33BangkokThailand10,697,1855,104,476
34HyderabadIndia10,231,8213,597,816
35SeoulSouth Korea9,967,2999,968,000
36NagoyaJapan9,564,0362,191,279
37LondonUnited Kingdom9,408,8847,556,900
38ChengduChina9,281,2907,415,590
39TehranIran9,241,6037,153,309
40NanjingChina9,102,3327,165,292
41ChicagoUnited States8,875,316-
42Ho Chi Minh CityVietnam8,804,8903,467,331
43LuandaAngola8,589,6302,776,168
44WuhanChina8,457,8488,473,000
45XianChina8,236,559360,000
46AhmadabadIndia8,225,7823,719,710
47Kuala LumpurMalaysia8,180,9761,453,975
48HangzhouChina7,817,3796,241,971
49SuratIndia7,447,2092,894,504
50DongguanChina7,445,8277,452,000