World Population

Population now

7,866,221,892
Male:3,964,319,306(50.41 %)
Female:3,899,385,905(49.59 %)
Births in 2021:201,450,342
Deaths in 2021:84,631,652

Life expectancy & Rates (2021)

Male:70.58 years
Female:75.04 years
Total:72.74 years
Median Age:30.10 years
Birth Rate:17.90
Death Rate:7.52
Growth Rate:1.38 %
Fertility Rate:2.40

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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
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
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
20157339M3699M3638M1.021.49%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
20197673M3867M3803M1.021.38%17.907.522.4072.7470.5875.0429.6255.71%59.15
20207753M3907M3843M1.021.38%17.907.522.4072.7470.5875.0429.8756.15%59.76
20217832M3947M3882M1.021.38%17.907.522.4072.7470.5875.0430.1056.58%60.37

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
20227910M3986M3921M1.02???????30.3257.01%60.97
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 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
1Asia4607M2356M2251M1.051.30%15.846.902.1173.3471.3975.4131.2751.39%145.95
2Africa1351M675M676M13.17%32.997.924.4163.6261.8565.4018.8144.27%44.90
3Europe747M360M385M0.93-0.14%9.4911.081.5178.8175.6982.0941.7975.06%32.47
4North America500M247M253M0.970.62%12.827.931.7978.0775.5280.7035.0882.30%23.16
5South America434M214M220M0.971.36%15.226.451.9276.0372.7379.3731.4684.70%24.51
6Central America50M25M26M0.973.06%20.735.102.4375.3772.2678.4225.1061.72%96.19
7Oceania45M22M22M11.42%16.406.792.2277.8176.0079.7232.1367.11%5.28
8Caribbean43M21M22M0.981.04%16.408.052.1273.1570.7375.6431.0471.82%18.02

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
1China1407M721M685M1.050.48%10.507.101.7076.9174.7679.2437.7862.51%146.56
2India1393M724M669M1.081.43%17.647.272.2069.6668.4670.9527.7335.39%423.84
3United States331M164M167M0.980.31%11.408.701.7178.7976.3081.4037.4482.87%34.41
4Indonesia276M139M137M1.011.73%17.756.512.2971.7269.5773.9729.0057.29%143.98
5Pakistan225M116M109M1.063.04%27.846.893.4567.2766.3468.2921.9737.44%280.12
6Brazil214M105M109M0.971.10%13.706.531.7275.8872.2479.5632.9087.32%25.14
7Nigeria211M107M104M1.032.22%37.4511.635.3254.6953.7955.6217.1352.75%228.85
8Bangladesh166M84M82M1.022.23%17.875.532.0172.5970.8874.6026.9538.95%1154.88
9Russia144M67M77M0.86-0.26%9.8013.301.5073.0868.2478.1738.8374.93%8.42
10Mexico130M64M67M0.961.85%17.306.082.1075.0572.2077.8828.4981.02%66.04
11Japan125M61M64M0.95-0.37%7.0011.101.3684.3681.4187.4547.7591.87%331.63
12Ethiopia118M59M59M13.97%31.906.424.1566.6064.6968.5418.6922.17%104.58
13Philippines111M56M55M1.012.41%20.175.922.5371.2367.2675.5125.0547.68%370.16
14Egypt104M53M52M1.023.45%25.715.783.2871.9969.7474.3523.7542.86%104.11
15Vietnam98M49M49M11.58%16.456.382.0575.4071.3079.5231.8838.05%297.88
16Democratic Republic of the Congo92M46M46M13.37%40.649.295.8260.6859.1562.2316.0646.24%39.39
17Turkey85M42M43M0.981.90%15.785.442.0677.6974.7280.5630.9276.57%108.95
18Iran85M43M42M1.022.81%18.424.842.1576.6875.5977.8931.3776.35%51.60
19Germany83M41M42M0.98-0.17%9.4011.301.5480.9478.6083.4044.8177.54%233.01
20Thailand70M34M36M0.950.31%10.177.791.5177.1573.4680.9039.4852.16%136.09
21France68M33M35M0.940.23%11.209.101.8782.5879.7085.6041.5281.24%123.48
22United Kingdom68M33M34M0.980.19%10.709.001.6581.2079.4083.1039.6484.15%275.73
23Tanzania61M31M31M14.81%36.346.254.8365.4663.6467.2317.0935.95%65.07
24South Africa60M30M30M0.971.14%20.139.402.3864.1360.7367.6826.8667.85%49.22
25Italy59M29M30M0.95-0.33%7.0010.501.2783.2081.1085.4046.6671.35%197.29
26Kenya55M27M28M0.994.25%28.305.393.4266.7064.3169.0519.4128.49%94.37
27Myanmar [Burma]55M26M28M0.931.12%17.408.222.1467.1364.0570.1228.2431.45%80.78
28South Korea52M26M26M10.04%5.905.700.9283.2380.3086.3043.3581.41%525.88
29Colombia51M25M26M0.961.60%14.665.631.7977.2974.5380.0230.7581.74%45.01
30Spain47M23M24M0.97-0.14%7.608.801.2483.4980.9086.2044.3481.06%93.75
31Uganda47M23M24M0.974.86%37.386.384.8263.3761.0065.6215.9325.55%199.64
32Argentina46M22M23M0.951.21%16.837.602.2576.6773.2480.0030.7592.23%16.55
33Sudan45M22M22M13.47%31.837.124.3565.3163.4767.1918.8335.59%24.13
34Algeria45M23M22M1.024.00%23.584.722.9976.8875.6878.1327.7174.26%18.73
35Ukraine44M20M24M0.86-0.45%8.1014.701.2371.8366.9276.9840.5069.76%72.65
36Iraq41M21M20M1.035.03%28.564.743.6070.6068.5772.6520.2971.12%94.22
37Afghanistan40M20M19M1.054.06%31.806.294.3264.8363.3866.3917.7126.31%61.52
38Canada38M19M19M0.990.30%9.907.601.4782.0580.0084.2040.2881.65%3.84
39Poland38M18M20M0.94-0.08%9.9010.801.4277.8674.1081.8041.0660.08%121.19
40Morocco37M19M19M0.992.66%18.505.062.3876.6875.4277.9028.8964.07%83.63
41Saudi Arabia35M20M15M1.373.93%17.303.512.2875.1373.9476.7631.0984.51%18.03
42Uzbekistan35M17M17M14.28%24.304.602.7971.7369.5973.8327.1350.43%77.58
43Angola34M17M17M0.984.04%40.237.985.4461.1558.4264.0415.7767.46%27.22
44Peru33M17M17M0.992.18%17.765.582.2376.7474.0679.5130.2778.50%25.96
45Malaysia33M17M16M1.062.21%16.615.171.9876.1674.2378.3229.6577.70%99.40
46Mozambique32M16M17M0.953.53%37.178.214.7860.8557.7863.6716.7437.63%40.12
47Ghana32M16M16M1.033.02%28.997.223.8264.0762.9965.1820.6757.99%132.51
48Yemen30M15M15M1.013.99%29.875.983.7066.1364.4467.8319.4638.55%57.75
49Nepal30M14M16M0.852.10%19.586.321.8870.7869.2672.2124.2421.01%210.76
50Venezuela29M14M15M0.971.47%17.577.122.2572.0668.3376.0028.8388.33%31.47

Highest City Populations

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RankCityCountryPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1TokyoJapan37,316,8398,336,599
2DelhiIndia31,569,93010,927,986
3ShanghaiChina28,118,50622,315,474
4Sao PauloBrazil22,321,77810,021,295
5Mexico CityMexico21,978,86912,294,193
6DhakaBangladesh22,062,19510,356,500
7CairoEgypt21,507,4147,734,614
8BeijingChina21,086,65811,716,620
9MumbaiIndia20,780,30912,691,836
10OsakaJapan19,087,4022,592,413
11New York CityUnited States18,831,3038,181,513
12KarachiPakistan16,618,50511,624,219
13ChongqingChina16,604,8707,457,600
14IstanbulTurkey15,513,32514,804,116
15Buenos AiresArgentina15,303,44813,076,300
16CalcuttaIndia15,028,1884,631,392
17KinshasaDemocratic Republic of the Congo15,244,4367,785,965
18LagosNigeria15,077,8789,000,000
19ManilaPhilippines14,262,1321,600,000
20TianjinChina13,883,58511,090,314
21GuangzhouChina13,780,52111,071,424
22Rio de JaneiroBrazil13,581,5826,023,699
23LahorePakistan13,292,9616,310,888
24BangaloreIndia12,956,4068,443,675
25MoscowRussia12,617,03510,381,222
26ShenzhenChina12,694,69510,358,381
27Los AngelesUnited States12,464,2443,964,759
28MadrasIndia11,350,3684,681,087
29BogotaColombia11,249,5937,674,366
30ParisFrance11,106,0942,138,551
31JakartaIndonesia10,978,3658,540,121
32LimaPeru10,954,6687,737,002
33BangkokThailand10,803,4085,104,476
34HyderabadIndia10,384,8056,809,970
35SeoulSouth Korea9,970,1859,968,000
36NagoyaJapan9,572,1182,191,279
37LondonUnited Kingdom9,479,3148,961,989
38ChengduChina9,378,8537,415,590
39TehranIran9,313,1887,153,309
40NanjingChina9,273,7897,165,292
41ChicagoUnited States8,882,2442,665,981
42Ho Chi Minh CityVietnam8,941,1323,467,331
43LuandaAngola8,763,9742,776,168
44WuhanChina8,520,1968,473,000
45XianChina8,394,73822,066
46AhmadabadIndia8,337,7786,357,693
47Kuala LumpurMalaysia8,304,5181,453,975
48HangzhouChina7,935,1486,241,971
49SuratIndia7,623,2854,591,246
50DongguanChina7,471,2287,271,322