World Population

Population now

7,716,962,422
Male:3,891,628,752(50.45 %)
Female:3,822,648,323(49.55 %)
Births in 2019:113,823,264
Deaths in 2019:48,060,096

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:70.49 years
Female:74.79 years
Total:72.59 years
Median Age:29.67 years
Birth Rate:18.26
Death Rate:7.71
Growth Rate:1.37 %
Fertility Rate:2.42

Population Data Graphs

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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • 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
19603032M1516M1515M10.79%31.8017.744.9852.5750.7454.5821.6933.62%23.37
19613073M1537M1535M11.07%31.0915.025.0153.0851.2455.0921.6034.13%23.69
19623127M1563M1562M11.50%34.9413.975.0453.5051.6555.5221.4634.57%24.10
19633192M1597M1594M11.63%36.1113.755.0654.0452.1656.0721.2934.96%24.60
19643257M1630M1626M11.54%35.0013.805.0754.7252.8156.7821.1335.35%25.11
19653325M1664M1659M11.60%34.3913.215.0555.3853.4657.4721.0035.57%25.63
19663395M1699M1694M11.59%33.3612.865.0056.1354.1758.2420.8235.77%26.17
19673465M1735M1728M11.63%33.0912.594.9756.8454.8658.9720.6935.98%26.71
19683535M1771M1763M11.67%33.2412.444.9257.4555.4459.6120.6036.18%27.25
19693610M1808M1800M11.67%32.7212.254.8558.0656.0660.2220.5636.38%27.83
19703686M1847M1837M1.011.71%32.4311.974.7758.6556.6560.8220.5536.57%28.41
19713763M1886M1876M1.011.70%31.6311.734.6659.1857.1961.3320.5536.75%29.01
19723840M1925M1913M1.011.67%31.1311.644.5359.6757.7061.7920.6036.96%29.60
19733916M1963M1951M1.011.68%30.5111.404.4160.1158.1662.2220.6837.20%30.19
19743993M2002M1989M1.011.63%29.6611.294.2960.6058.6662.7120.7837.47%30.78
19754068M2040M2025M1.011.61%29.0411.144.1661.0559.1063.1520.9037.71%31.35
19764141M2077M2061M1.011.57%28.2010.994.0461.4659.5163.5821.0137.96%31.92
19774213M2114M2097M1.011.60%27.8710.723.9461.8859.8964.0321.1338.22%32.48
19784287M2151M2134M1.011.64%27.5910.473.8562.2360.2264.4221.2838.55%33.05
19794363M2190M2171M1.011.66%27.4510.313.7862.5960.5464.8121.4438.96%33.63
19804439M2228M2209M1.011.67%27.4510.273.7262.8760.7965.1221.6139.37%34.22
19814518M2268M2248M1.011.76%27.9210.113.6763.2061.1065.4821.7539.79%34.82
19824599M2309M2288M1.011.80%28.1210.033.6463.5261.4065.8121.8940.17%35.45
19834681M2351M2328M1.011.74%27.5110.033.6063.7661.6466.0622.0240.52%36.08
19844763M2392M2369M1.011.75%27.249.903.5764.0261.8966.3222.1540.87%36.71
19854846M2434M2410M1.011.79%27.279.793.5464.2762.1566.5622.3041.23%37.36
19864932M2478M2452M1.011.83%27.359.653.5164.5662.4766.8322.4241.60%38.02
19875020M2522M2495M1.011.87%27.299.523.4664.8262.7267.0722.5541.96%38.69
19885109M2567M2539M1.011.85%26.809.413.4165.0262.9367.2822.7042.33%39.38
19895198M2612M2583M1.011.83%26.289.293.3365.2463.1467.5122.8642.68%40.06
19905288M2658M2627M1.011.80%25.889.243.2665.4463.3167.7323.0443.05%40.76
19915375M2702M2670M1.011.75%25.219.183.1765.6263.4967.9323.2043.41%41.43
19925460M2745M2712M1.011.70%24.589.093.0865.7963.6668.0923.4043.75%42.08
19935545M2788M2754M1.011.66%24.179.102.9965.9263.7668.2623.6344.12%42.74
19945629M2831M2795M1.011.64%23.799.012.9266.1363.9368.5023.8744.48%43.39
19955714M2874M2837M1.011.61%23.368.952.8666.3264.1468.6924.1044.85%44.04
19965797M2915M2878M1.011.61%23.068.842.8066.6164.4568.9624.3745.21%44.68
19975879M2957M2919M1.011.60%22.738.732.7666.9164.7769.2324.6245.58%45.32
19985961M2998M2960M1.011.58%22.328.642.7267.1765.0569.4724.8545.95%45.95
19996042M3039M3000M1.011.55%21.898.602.6967.4165.3169.6725.0846.32%46.57
20006122M3080M3039M1.011.54%21.638.532.6767.6865.6069.9325.3346.70%47.19
20016201M3120M3078M1.011.52%21.298.452.6467.9865.9270.2125.5447.15%47.80
20026281M3161M3117M1.011.50%21.048.402.6268.2566.2070.4525.7547.65%48.41
20036360M3202M3156M1.011.49%20.828.372.6068.5266.5070.7025.9748.15%49.02
20046440M3242M3195M1.011.51%20.688.232.5968.8666.8471.0426.2048.65%49.64
20056520M3284M3234M1.021.50%20.558.212.5769.1467.1271.3126.4349.16%50.26
20066601M3325M3274M1.021.51%20.418.142.5669.4767.4671.6426.6449.66%50.89
20076683M3367M3314M1.021.52%20.338.082.5569.7967.7771.9726.8550.15%51.52
20086766M3409M3354M1.021.52%20.248.042.5470.0868.0672.2627.0750.66%52.16
20096850M3452M3395M1.021.53%20.067.932.5270.4168.3772.5927.2851.16%52.80
20106933M3494M3436M1.021.52%19.857.882.5170.6868.6472.8827.5051.66%53.44
20117015M3536M3476M1.021.52%19.697.802.4970.9768.9173.1827.7152.12%54.07
20127100M3579M3518M1.021.52%19.587.762.4871.2269.1573.4327.9252.57%54.72
20137185M3622M3560M1.021.51%19.387.712.4771.4669.3973.6828.1553.01%55.38
20147271M3666M3603M1.021.52%19.307.662.4671.6969.6173.9228.3753.46%56.05
20157358M3710M3645M1.021.49%19.087.662.4571.8669.7774.0928.6153.92%56.71
20167444M3754M3688M1.021.47%18.897.652.4472.0469.9574.2628.8554.37%57.38
20177530M3797M3730M1.021.43%18.677.682.4372.2270.1374.4429.1254.83%58.04
20187611M3838M3770M1.021.40%18.477.702.4372.4170.3174.6229.4055.27%58.67
20197692M3879M3810M1.021.37%18.267.712.4272.5970.4974.7929.6755.71%59.29

World Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
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Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
20207771M3919M3850M1.021.34%18.067.722.4172.7770.6774.9729.9256.15%59.90
20217850M3958M3889M1.021.31%17.877.752.4072.9370.8375.1330.1556.59%60.51
20227928M3997M3928M1.021.27%17.697.782.3973.0970.9975.2930.3857.02%61.11
20238005M4036M3966M1.021.24%17.507.812.3973.2571.1675.4430.6057.44%61.70
20248081M4074M4004M1.021.21%17.327.842.3873.4171.3275.6030.8257.87%62.29
20258156M4111M4042M1.021.18%17.137.872.3773.5771.4875.7631.0458.29%62.87
20268230M4148M4079M1.021.14%16.987.922.3673.7271.6375.9131.2458.71%63.44
20278303M4184M4116M1.021.11%16.847.972.3573.8871.7976.0631.4359.13%64.00
20288375M4220M4152M1.021.08%16.698.012.3574.0371.9476.2231.6259.55%64.56
20298447M4255M4188M1.021.05%16.558.062.3474.1972.1076.3731.8059.96%65.11
20308517M4290M4224M1.021.02%16.408.112.3374.3472.2576.5231.9960.38%65.65
20318586M4325M4259M1.020.99%16.298.172.3274.4872.3976.6632.1560.79%66.18
20328655M4358M4293M1.020.96%16.198.242.3174.6372.5476.8032.3061.20%66.71
20338722M4392M4328M1.010.94%16.088.302.3174.7772.6876.9532.4661.60%67.23
20348789M4424M4361M1.010.91%15.988.372.3074.9272.8377.0932.6262.01%67.75
20358855M4457M4395M1.010.88%15.878.432.2975.0672.9777.2332.7862.42%68.25
20368920M4489M4428M1.010.86%15.798.502.2875.2073.1177.3632.9262.82%68.75
20378984M4520M4460M1.010.83%15.718.572.2875.3373.2577.5033.0663.22%69.25
20389047M4552M4492M1.010.81%15.628.642.2775.4773.3977.6333.2063.62%69.73
20399109M4582M4524M1.010.78%15.548.712.2775.6073.5377.7733.3564.02%70.22
20409171M4613M4555M1.010.76%15.468.782.2675.7473.6777.9033.5164.41%70.69
20419232M4642M4586M1.010.74%15.388.852.2575.8773.8078.0333.6564.81%71.16
20429292M4672M4617M1.010.72%15.308.912.2576.0073.9478.1633.7965.20%71.62
20439351M4701M4647M1.010.69%15.228.982.2476.1474.0778.2833.9465.58%72.08
20449409M4729M4676M1.010.67%15.149.042.2476.2774.2178.4134.0965.97%72.52
20459465M4757M4705M1.010.65%15.069.112.2376.4074.3478.5434.2666.36%72.96
20469521M4785M4733M1.010.63%14.979.172.2276.5374.4778.6634.4166.75%73.39
20479576M4812M4761M1.010.61%14.899.232.2276.6674.6078.7934.5667.14%73.81
20489629M4838M4788M1.010.59%14.809.282.2176.7874.7478.9134.7167.53%74.22
20499682M4864M4814M1.010.58%14.729.342.2176.9174.8779.0434.8767.91%74.63
20509732M4889M4840M1.010.56%14.639.402.2077.0475.0079.1635.0268.30%75.02

Continent Populations (mid 2019)

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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
1Asia4525M2315M2210M1.051.24%16.117.202.1073.0171.1674.9830.6850.19%143.35
2Africa1297M648M649M13.05%32.948.144.4063.5461.8365.2618.6943.17%43.11
3Europe738M357M381M0.94-0.08%10.3611.231.6478.7875.4982.0641.5074.92%32.07
4North America500M248M252M0.980.84%13.687.441.9279.4377.1881.6734.5681.85%23.17
5South America432M213M219M0.971.38%15.186.381.9275.9772.5779.3930.6384.35%24.37
6Central America50M24M25M0.972.98%20.425.132.3975.3972.2678.4724.5360.63%94.62
7Oceania43M22M22M11.49%16.716.712.3578.6076.6480.6231.8167.07%5.06
8Caribbean43M21M22M0.981.13%16.557.772.1673.8371.3076.4230.2871.07%17.83

Highest Country Populations (mid 2019)

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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
1China1395M719M676M1.060.46%11.177.631.6476.7275.2578.3237.3260.31%145.40
2India1369M709M660M1.071.48%18.337.402.2669.2567.7370.9126.9234.47%416.33
3United States331M164M167M0.980.50%12.648.421.8879.7477.4981.9937.1282.46%34.33
4Indonesia270M136M134M1.011.48%17.987.262.2969.6767.5571.9228.0555.99%140.42
5Brazil212M104M108M0.971.10%13.446.401.6876.1472.5779.7132.0186.82%24.95
6Pakistan205M105M100M1.062.73%26.587.133.2966.9165.8768.0422.2836.91%254.49
7Nigeria201M102M99M1.032.23%37.5011.625.3254.7753.9455.6217.0051.16%217.55
8Bangladesh168M85M83M1.022.41%17.945.262.0373.4071.7675.2226.1237.41%1167.13
9Russia144M67M77M0.87-0.10%12.2013.541.7771.5466.0377.0638.3974.59%8.43
10Mexico132M66M66M0.992.47%17.174.952.1077.6775.3280.0427.9280.44%67.08
11Japan126M62M65M0.95-0.28%7.9511.071.5084.2281.0287.4346.8591.70%333.51
12Ethiopia110M55M55M13.71%30.226.413.8766.6264.7068.5718.5621.23%97.71
13Philippines108M54M54M1.012.41%22.486.602.8469.5266.1973.1223.9947.15%360.35
14Egypt101M51M50M1.023.18%24.225.803.1172.0069.7474.3724.2142.73%101.02
15Vietnam97M48M49M0.981.71%15.985.891.9476.8572.2481.3631.1336.63%295.63
16Democratic Republic of the Congo87M43M43M13.40%40.659.235.8260.8359.2962.3915.9145.05%36.98
17Turkey83M41M42M0.971.63%15.445.882.0076.5073.2779.6730.2075.63%106.28
18Iran83M42M41M1.012.24%14.594.511.5976.5475.4177.7630.8575.39%50.26
19Germany83M41M42M0.97-0.22%8.9911.481.4981.4779.2483.7445.4977.38%231.08
20Thailand69M34M36M0.950.18%9.758.271.4475.8872.2379.6238.6950.69%134.84
21France68M33M34M0.970.28%11.619.081.9783.0080.1085.9240.8280.71%123.59
22United Kingdom67M33M34M0.980.32%11.929.061.8681.9480.2583.6039.6483.65%272.71
23Tanzania61M30M31M0.984.96%36.966.204.8367.0665.3568.7516.5834.50%64.45
24Italy60M30M31M0.95-0.26%8.0210.801.4983.4481.2985.5546.4970.74%200.72
25South Africa58M28M30M0.961.11%20.029.482.3864.0760.5767.5626.0966.86%47.60
26Myanmar [Burma]54M27M28M0.951.08%17.328.322.1567.0064.5869.3727.7930.85%80.08
27Kenya52M26M26M0.994.39%30.095.583.6967.6865.3769.9918.7427.51%89.62
28South Korea52M26M26M10.41%8.796.231.3482.7679.7285.6841.8281.43%526.20
29Colombia50M25M25M0.971.31%14.416.241.8074.9271.4178.5130.7581.10%43.77
30Spain47M23M24M0.96-0.11%8.329.321.4083.5580.8186.2544.0380.57%92.31
31Uganda46M23M23M0.993.97%40.738.205.3360.7858.5862.9515.2924.36%193.66
32Argentina45M22M23M0.961.20%16.597.552.2577.0773.3480.7130.6691.99%16.30
33Ukraine44M21M24M0.86-0.31%10.2714.871.5772.2867.3177.1540.1269.47%73.45
34Algeria43M22M21M1.023.35%20.694.762.6076.7175.4878.0027.7573.19%17.92
35Sudan43M21M21M13.41%31.907.234.3565.1063.4566.7818.5034.94%22.84
36Iraq40M20M20M1.035.60%31.934.844.2070.3768.0572.7318.8870.68%92.46
37Poland38M18M20M0.93-0.17%8.8310.671.3078.0874.2481.9040.3360.04%121.11
38Canada37M19M19M0.990.37%10.467.611.5782.8781.0784.6340.1981.48%3.74
39Afghanistan37M19M18M1.063.92%31.226.344.1964.7263.3966.1517.3525.75%57.47
40Morocco37M18M18M0.982.63%18.605.132.3976.5175.2877.7128.2562.99%82.04
41Saudi Arabia34M20M15M1.353.96%18.263.682.4275.0373.7376.8530.4484.07%17.41
42Uzbekistan33M17M17M0.992.45%19.815.742.2471.6368.8174.4926.8050.43%74.16
43Peru33M16M16M12.21%18.265.692.3275.6873.0778.3327.7978.10%25.63
44Venezuela33M16M16M0.992.16%18.165.752.2575.0871.1479.2327.6488.24%35.94
45Malaysia32M17M16M1.062.26%16.775.151.9975.7673.6178.1628.4376.61%98.42
46Angola32M16M16M0.963.98%40.518.135.4862.3159.4665.2015.6966.18%25.50
47Mozambique31M15M16M0.963.02%37.829.405.0559.7557.5561.8516.6136.53%39.18
48Ghana30M15M15M0.992.82%29.527.723.8263.5962.4964.6719.9656.71%125.69
49Nepal30M15M15M0.952.07%19.036.192.0371.2369.5472.9123.6020.15%212.66
50Yemen30M15M15M1.023.78%29.806.243.7165.5564.0467.0919.0337.27%56.03

Highest City Populations

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RankCityCountryPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1TokyoJapan37,424,6218,336,599
2DelhiIndia29,677,35610,927,986
3ShanghaiChina26,548,17722,315,474
4Sao PauloBrazil21,908,96210,021,295
5Mexico CityMexico21,700,62212,294,193
6CairoEgypt20,613,6417,734,614
7DhakaBangladesh20,506,05610,356,500
8BombayIndia20,249,47812,691,836
9BeijingChina20,166,15811,716,620
10OsakaJapan19,204,7572,592,413
11New York CityUnited States18,800,5978,360,134
12KarachiPakistan15,848,25411,624,219
13ChongqingChina15,516,2967,457,600
14Buenos AiresArgentina15,085,30713,076,300
15IstanbulTurkey15,036,25214,804,116
16CalcuttaIndia14,778,2754,631,392
17LagosNigeria14,042,7069,000,000
18KinshasaDemocratic Republic of the Congo13,922,9097,785,965
19ManilaPhilippines13,767,2521,600,000
20TianjinChina13,452,92911,090,314
21Rio de JaneiroBrazil13,399,4776,023,699
22GuangzhouChina13,071,79411,071,424
23MoscowRussia12,496,75910,381,222
24Los AngelesUnited States12,444,8554,001,053
25LahorePakistan12,329,5376,310,888
26ShenzhenChina12,198,51010,358,381
27BangaloreIndia12,022,3355,104,047
28ParisFrance10,975,9282,138,551
29BogotaColombia10,843,4787,674,366
30MadrasIndia10,791,2044,328,063
31JakartaIndonesia10,677,3728,540,121
32LimaPeru10,606,5827,737,002
33BangkokThailand10,411,0185,104,476
34SeoulSouth Korea9,961,6859,962,000
35HyderabadIndia9,822,4623,597,816
36NagoyaJapan9,539,8632,191,279
37LondonUnited Kingdom9,218,2037,556,900
38TehranIran9,051,1147,153,309
39ChengduChina9,022,0107,415,590
40ChicagoUnited States8,861,3712,699,518
41NanjingChina8,640,6737,165,292
42Ho Chi Minh CityVietnam8,442,0833,467,331
43WuhanChina8,294,3078,266,000
44LuandaAngola8,130,2372,776,168
45AhmadabadIndia7,928,1313,719,710
46Kuala LumpurMalaysia7,847,9381,453,975
47XianChina7,809,438360,000
48Hong KongHong Kong7,510,5017,012,738
49HangzhouChina7,501,5346,241,971
50DongguanChina7,383,6617,378,000