World Population

Population now

7,748,143,364
Male:3,904,856,858(50.41 %)
Female:3,840,584,491(49.59 %)
Births in 2020:58,796,456
Deaths in 2020:24,838,970

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:70.74 years
Female:75.20 years
Total:72.92 years
Median Age:29.87 years
Birth Rate:17.99
Death Rate:7.60
Growth Rate:1.37 %
Fertility Rate:2.41

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

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%31.7517.714.9852.5850.7354.6021.6533.61%23.37
19613073M1537M1535M11.07%31.0315.005.0053.0851.2355.1121.5734.12%23.69
19623126M1564M1561M11.50%34.8813.955.0253.5051.6355.5421.4334.56%24.10
19633191M1597M1593M11.62%36.0513.745.0454.0252.1456.0821.2634.95%24.60
19643257M1630M1625M11.53%34.9513.795.0554.6952.7856.7821.1135.34%25.10
19653324M1664M1658M11.60%34.3313.215.0455.3553.4157.4620.9835.56%25.62
19663394M1699M1693M11.59%33.3012.864.9956.0854.1258.2220.8035.76%26.16
19673463M1734M1727M11.62%33.0312.604.9756.7954.8058.9420.6735.97%26.69
19683534M1770M1762M11.66%33.1812.464.9257.3955.3759.5720.5836.17%27.24
19693608M1808M1799M1.011.66%32.6712.274.8558.0055.9960.1720.5436.37%27.81
19703684M1846M1836M1.011.70%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
19723838M1924M1912M1.011.66%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
19743989M2001M1986M1.011.62%29.6111.314.2960.5458.6062.6420.7637.46%30.75
19754064M2039M2023M1.011.60%28.9811.164.1660.9959.0463.0920.8837.69%31.32
19764136M2076M2059M1.011.56%28.1511.004.0461.4159.4663.5220.9937.94%31.88
19774209M2112M2094M1.011.59%27.8210.743.9461.8359.8563.9821.1238.20%32.44
19784282M2150M2131M1.011.63%27.5510.483.8462.1960.1864.3721.2738.53%33.01
19794358M2188M2168M1.011.66%27.4110.313.7762.5660.5164.7821.4438.94%33.59
19804434M2226M2205M1.011.67%27.4210.273.7162.8460.7765.0921.6039.35%34.18
19814512M2266M2244M1.011.76%27.8910.113.6663.1861.0965.4621.7539.77%34.78
19824593M2307M2284M1.011.80%28.0910.023.6363.5161.4065.8021.8940.15%35.41
19834675M2348M2325M1.011.74%27.4910.023.5963.7661.6566.0522.0240.50%36.04
19844757M2390M2365M1.011.75%27.229.893.5664.0261.9066.3222.1640.86%36.67
19854840M2432M2406M1.011.79%27.259.783.5464.2862.1766.5622.3241.22%37.31
19864926M2475M2448M1.011.84%27.339.643.5064.5862.4966.8422.4341.58%37.97
19875014M2520M2491M1.011.87%27.289.503.4664.8362.7467.0922.5641.95%38.65
19885102M2565M2535M1.011.85%26.799.403.4065.0462.9467.3022.7042.31%39.33
19895191M2610M2578M1.011.83%26.279.273.3265.2563.1367.5322.8742.67%40.01
19905281M2656M2623M1.011.80%25.889.233.2565.4363.2967.7523.0543.03%40.71
19915369M2701M2666M1.011.75%25.219.163.1665.6263.4667.9623.2143.40%41.39
19925453M2743M2707M1.011.71%24.589.083.0765.7763.6068.1323.4243.74%42.04
19935538M2786M2749M1.011.66%24.189.102.9965.8963.6868.2923.6644.10%42.69
19945623M2829M2791M1.011.64%23.809.012.9266.0963.8468.5323.9044.47%43.34
19955708M2872M2833M1.011.61%23.378.952.8666.2864.0468.7224.1444.84%43.99
19965790M2914M2874M1.011.61%23.088.852.8266.5664.3468.9824.4145.20%44.63
19975873M2955M2915M1.011.60%22.758.742.7866.8464.6469.2324.6545.57%45.27
19985955M2996M2955M1.011.58%22.348.662.7567.0964.9169.4524.8745.94%45.90
19996035M3037M2995M1.011.54%21.918.622.7267.2965.1469.6325.0946.31%46.52
20006115M3078M3035M1.011.53%21.658.552.7067.5565.4169.8725.3346.69%47.14
20016194M3118M3074M1.011.52%21.318.472.6767.8265.7070.1125.5247.14%47.75
20026274M3158M3113M1.011.50%21.058.422.6468.0765.9770.3425.7347.64%48.36
20036353M3199M3152M1.011.49%20.848.382.6268.3366.2470.5725.9648.14%48.97
20046432M3239M3191M1.021.51%20.688.242.6168.6566.5770.8926.1848.64%49.58
20056513M3280M3230M1.021.50%20.558.222.5968.9266.8471.1626.4149.15%50.20
20066594M3322M3269M1.021.51%20.408.142.5869.2667.1871.5126.6249.65%50.82
20076675M3363M3309M1.021.52%20.318.072.5769.5967.5071.8426.8350.14%51.45
20086758M3405M3350M1.021.52%20.198.022.5569.9067.8072.1627.0350.65%52.09
20096841M3447M3391M1.021.53%20.007.912.5370.2568.1472.5227.2451.15%52.73
20106923M3489M3431M1.021.52%19.787.852.5270.5668.4372.8427.4651.65%53.36
20117004M3530M3471M1.021.52%19.607.772.5070.8868.7473.1927.6652.10%53.99
20127087M3572M3512M1.021.52%19.497.722.4971.1769.0273.4827.8852.55%54.63
20137171M3614M3554M1.021.52%19.287.652.4771.4669.3073.7828.1053.00%55.27
20147256M3657M3596M1.021.53%19.207.602.4771.7469.5774.0728.3353.46%55.93
20157341M3699M3638M1.021.50%18.987.592.4671.9569.7874.2728.5753.91%56.58
20167426M3742M3681M1.021.51%18.967.542.4572.1870.0174.5128.8154.37%57.24
20177511M3785M3723M1.021.47%18.667.542.4372.3870.2174.7029.0754.82%57.90
20187594M3827M3764M1.021.42%18.397.602.4372.5370.3674.8329.3555.27%58.54
20197675M3868M3804M1.021.39%18.197.602.4272.7370.5575.0129.6255.71%59.16
20207754M3908M3844M1.021.37%17.997.602.4172.9270.7475.2029.8756.15%59.77

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
20217833M3948M3883M1.021.33%17.807.642.4073.0670.8975.3430.1056.59%60.38
20227911M3987M3922M1.021.29%17.617.682.3973.2171.0475.4830.3257.02%60.98
20237989M4025M3960M1.021.25%17.437.732.3873.3571.1875.6230.5457.45%61.58
20248065M4063M3999M1.021.22%17.247.772.3773.5071.3375.7630.7757.88%62.17
20258140M4101M4037M1.021.18%17.057.812.3673.6471.4875.9030.9958.30%62.75
20268215M4138M4074M1.021.15%16.917.862.3573.7971.6376.0431.2058.72%63.32
20278288M4174M4111M1.021.12%16.767.912.3473.9371.7876.1831.3959.14%63.88
20288360M4210M4147M1.021.09%16.627.972.3374.0871.9276.3231.5859.56%64.44
20298431M4245M4183M1.011.05%16.478.022.3274.2272.0776.4631.7759.98%64.99
20308501M4280M4218M1.011.02%16.338.072.3174.3772.2276.6031.9760.39%65.53
20318570M4314M4253M1.010.99%16.228.142.3074.5072.3676.7332.1360.80%66.06
20328637M4347M4288M1.010.96%16.118.212.2974.6372.5076.8632.3061.21%66.58
20338704M4380M4321M1.010.93%16.008.272.2974.7772.6376.9832.4761.62%67.09
20348770M4412M4355M1.010.91%15.898.342.2874.9072.7777.1132.6462.03%67.60
20358834M4444M4387M1.010.88%15.788.412.2775.0372.9177.2432.8162.43%68.09
20368897M4475M4420M1.010.85%15.698.492.2675.1573.0477.3632.9662.83%68.58
20378960M4505M4451M1.010.82%15.598.572.2675.2873.1777.4833.1163.23%69.06
20389021M4536M4483M1.010.79%15.508.642.2575.4073.2977.5933.2663.63%69.54
20399081M4565M4513M1.010.77%15.408.722.2575.5373.4277.7133.4164.03%70.00
20409141M4594M4543M1.010.74%15.318.802.2475.6573.5577.8333.5864.43%70.46
20419199M4623M4573M1.010.72%15.228.872.2375.7773.6777.9433.7264.82%70.91
20429256M4651M4602M1.010.69%15.148.952.2275.8973.7978.0533.8765.21%71.35
20439313M4679M4631M1.010.67%15.059.022.2276.0073.9278.1734.0265.60%71.78
20449368M4706M4659M1.010.65%14.979.102.2176.1274.0478.2834.1965.99%72.21
20459422M4732M4686M1.010.62%14.889.172.2076.2474.1678.3934.3666.38%72.62
20469474M4758M4713M1.010.60%14.799.242.1976.3574.2878.5034.5166.77%73.03
20479526M4784M4739M1.010.58%14.719.312.1976.4674.4078.6034.6667.16%73.43
20489576M4809M4765M1.010.56%14.629.372.1876.5874.5278.7134.8267.55%73.81
20499625M4833M4789M1.010.54%14.549.442.1876.6974.6478.8134.9867.94%74.19
20509673M4856M4814M1.010.52%14.459.512.1776.8074.7678.9235.1468.32%74.56

Continent Populations (mid 2020)

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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
1Asia4568M2336M2232M1.051.26%15.867.032.0973.5771.6175.6330.9550.80%144.71
2Africa1319M659M660M13.17%32.497.794.3363.9462.1665.7318.7143.78%43.83
3Europe738M357M382M0.93-0.09%10.1311.131.6279.0975.8182.2741.5575.15%32.08
4North America499M246M253M0.970.61%13.148.141.8378.2075.6580.7734.8982.08%23.09
5South America431M212M219M0.971.30%14.986.521.9176.2172.9379.5331.1084.49%24.30
6Central America51M25M26M0.973.01%20.475.112.4175.5572.4678.5924.6861.08%96.87
7Oceania44M22M22M11.45%16.586.772.3178.3876.6280.1931.9566.92%5.16
8Caribbean43M21M22M0.980.99%16.168.142.1173.3470.9275.8130.7271.31%17.73

Highest Country Populations (mid 2020)

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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
1China1401M719M683M1.050.52%11.297.411.7077.1074.9579.4137.4261.43%146.02
2India1380M717M663M1.081.39%17.447.302.1869.8968.6871.2027.4334.93%419.76
3United States332M164M168M0.980.34%11.968.951.7778.9076.3881.4537.3182.66%34.47
4Indonesia274M138M136M1.011.66%17.456.572.2771.9169.7574.1728.7456.64%142.50
5Pakistan221M114M107M1.063.00%27.386.843.3967.4366.4768.4621.7837.17%274.76
6Brazil213M104M108M0.971.04%13.466.611.7176.0872.4679.7432.4887.07%24.97
7Nigeria206M104M102M1.032.24%37.0111.425.2555.0254.1055.9717.0651.96%223.15
8Bangladesh165M83M81M1.022.18%17.555.521.9972.8771.1374.8926.5738.18%1143.67
9Russia144M67M77M0.86-0.05%12.1212.811.8372.7467.3377.9238.5974.75%8.43
10Mexico129M63M66M0.961.77%17.016.152.0875.1372.3077.9328.1780.73%65.36
11Japan126M61M64M0.95-0.34%7.1910.941.3684.7781.6487.8147.3691.78%332.58
12Ethiopia115M58M57M14.00%31.446.294.0566.9565.0468.9118.4721.70%102.00
13Philippines110M55M55M1.012.33%19.895.982.4971.3667.3975.6224.6947.41%365.27
14Egypt102M52M51M1.023.36%25.075.753.2472.1569.8874.5323.6142.78%102.19
15Vietnam97M49M49M11.50%16.126.442.0575.4971.4179.6131.4937.34%295.36
16Democratic Republic of the Congo90M45M45M13.40%40.119.125.7260.9759.4262.5415.9945.64%38.19
17Turkey84M42M43M0.981.83%15.535.482.0477.9374.9880.7730.5576.11%108.05
18Iran84M42M42M1.022.71%17.944.842.1476.8775.7878.0930.9775.87%50.97
19Germany83M41M42M0.98-0.17%9.4811.461.6181.4879.1383.8544.7477.45%231.58
20Thailand70M34M36M0.950.26%9.997.921.5077.3473.6881.0639.1051.43%135.80
21France67M33M35M0.940.17%11.019.421.8482.7879.8985.5741.3480.98%123.29
22United Kingdom67M33M34M0.980.21%11.389.441.7481.4379.7683.0639.4783.90%274.59
23Italy60M29M31M0.95-0.32%7.2410.701.3083.6681.5185.6746.2971.04%200.01
24Tanzania60M30M30M14.88%35.986.124.7765.8264.0167.5916.9935.23%63.20
25South Africa59M29M30M0.971.11%19.779.382.3664.3860.9767.9326.6267.35%48.62
26Myanmar [Burma]54M26M28M0.931.09%17.238.252.1267.3664.2870.3427.9831.14%80.19
27Kenya54M27M27M0.994.22%27.945.353.3766.9964.6069.3519.1228.00%92.29
28South Korea52M26M26M10.10%7.006.351.0883.1980.1286.1142.7381.41%527.23
29Colombia51M25M26M0.961.53%14.425.711.7777.4674.7280.1730.3081.43%44.68
30Spain47M23M24M0.97-0.12%8.149.271.3683.6980.9686.3743.8680.81%92.54
31Uganda46M23M23M0.974.88%36.676.244.7063.7161.3266.0015.7324.95%193.78
32Argentina45M22M23M0.951.19%16.647.602.2376.8173.4180.1230.5392.11%16.37
33Ukraine44M20M24M0.86-0.40%9.0515.181.4372.1867.2276.9740.1869.61%73.15
34Algeria44M22M22M1.023.83%22.784.722.9477.0675.8678.3227.5273.73%18.41
35Sudan44M22M22M13.47%31.497.054.2965.5363.6767.4318.6635.25%23.56
36Iraq40M20M20M1.024.97%28.144.713.5470.7568.6972.8220.0470.89%92.03
37Afghanistan39M20M19M1.054.06%31.156.164.1865.1763.7166.7417.4426.03%60.12
38Poland38M18M19M0.94-0.08%9.5610.351.4578.9075.0382.7240.6860.04%120.91
39Canada38M19M19M0.990.31%10.257.831.5082.5780.6384.4840.1281.56%3.77
40Morocco37M18M19M0.992.58%18.105.062.3576.9075.6578.1228.5463.53%82.66
41Saudi Arabia35M20M15M1.373.74%16.813.552.2475.2874.0876.9230.8084.29%17.76
42Uzbekistan34M17M17M12.52%20.295.772.3871.8569.7073.9726.8050.42%75.43
43Peru33M16M17M0.992.10%17.545.662.2176.9574.2979.7129.9978.30%25.65
44Angola33M16M17M0.984.10%39.797.805.3761.4958.7464.3815.6866.83%26.36
45Malaysia32M17M16M1.062.13%16.445.251.9776.3174.3878.4629.2677.16%98.15
46Mozambique31M15M16M0.953.63%36.817.954.7161.3958.3064.2116.6237.07%38.99
47Ghana31M16M15M1.033.00%28.607.153.7764.3563.2465.4820.5157.35%129.76
48Yemen30M15M15M1.023.90%29.305.983.6166.1864.4967.8919.2237.91%56.49
49Nepal29M13M16M0.852.06%19.266.291.8571.0769.5272.5123.6320.58%206.94
50Venezuela28M14M14M0.971.40%17.307.222.2372.0768.3276.0028.5988.28%31.18

Highest City Populations

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RankCityCountryPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1TokyoJapan37,396,1838,336,599
2DelhiIndia30,223,40410,927,986
3ShanghaiChina27,001,84622,315,474
4Sao PauloBrazil22,028,14710,021,295
5Mexico CityMexico21,773,66412,294,193
6DhakaBangladesh20,951,28610,356,500
7CairoEgypt20,869,4757,734,614
8BeijingChina20,430,56611,716,620
9MumbaiIndia20,393,87412,691,836
10OsakaJapan19,169,3952,592,413
11New York CityUnited States18,804,0768,321,520
12KarachiPakistan16,067,24911,624,219
13ChongqingChina15,832,7467,457,600
14IstanbulTurkey15,173,17714,804,116
15Buenos AiresArgentina15,146,64913,076,300
16CalcuttaIndia14,842,8014,631,392
17LagosNigeria14,332,8389,000,000
18KinshasaDemocratic Republic of the Congo14,296,6077,785,965
19ManilaPhilippines13,906,0251,600,000
20TianjinChina13,574,37411,090,314
21Rio de JaneiroBrazil13,451,6346,023,699
22GuangzhouChina13,276,68911,071,424
23LahorePakistan12,607,5966,310,888
24MoscowRussia12,533,30210,381,222
25Los AngelesUnited States12,447,0764,011,650
26ShenzhenChina12,339,72210,358,381
27BangaloreIndia12,293,3535,104,047
28ParisFrance11,012,5292,138,551
29BogotaColombia10,962,9207,674,366
30MadrasIndia10,951,2974,328,063
31JakartaIndonesia10,760,0738,540,121
32LimaPeru10,706,5727,737,002
33BangkokThailand10,524,6775,104,476
34HyderabadIndia9,984,0703,597,816
35SeoulSouth Korea9,962,9249,963,000
36NagoyaJapan9,550,4842,191,279
37LondonUnited Kingdom9,294,3767,556,900
38ChengduChina9,123,5727,415,590
39TehranIran9,125,8317,153,309
40ChicagoUnited States8,864,7732,693,042
41NanjingChina8,824,1907,165,292
42Ho Chi Minh CityVietnam8,584,4953,467,331
43WuhanChina8,357,4988,365,000
44LuandaAngola8,308,4022,776,168
45AhmadabadIndia8,044,6023,719,710
46XianChina7,979,857360,000
47Kuala LumpurMalaysia7,980,5561,453,975
48HangzhouChina7,626,5416,241,971
49Hong KongHong Kong7,543,6807,012,738
50DongguanChina7,405,7277,408,000