World Population

Population now

7,737,196,861
Male:3,901,791,569(50.45 %)
Female:3,832,716,706(49.55 %)
Births in 2020:9,772,010
Deaths in 2020:4,177,182

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:70.67 years
Female:74.97 years
Total:72.77 years
Median Age:29.92 years
Birth Rate:18.06
Death Rate:7.72
Growth Rate:1.34 %
Fertility Rate:2.41

Population Data Graphs

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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
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
20207771M3919M3850M1.021.34%18.067.722.4172.7770.6774.9729.9256.15%59.90

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
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 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
1Asia4562M2334M2229M1.051.19%15.877.252.0873.1871.3275.1631.0150.79%144.53
2Africa1329M664M665M13.07%32.507.984.3363.8962.1765.6218.7843.65%44.17
3Europe738M357M381M0.94-0.09%10.2611.271.6578.9675.6782.2041.7375.14%32.07
4North America504M250M254M0.980.83%13.627.451.9179.6677.4581.8634.8082.07%23.37
5South America435M215M221M0.971.32%14.946.441.9176.1872.7979.5731.0184.56%24.58
6Central America50M25M26M0.972.92%20.125.132.3675.6172.4878.6824.9161.07%95.95
7Oceania44M22M22M11.47%16.606.722.3378.7976.8680.7831.9767.10%5.13
8Caribbean43M21M22M0.981.10%16.367.802.1474.0071.4776.5830.6071.53%17.94

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
1China1399M721M678M1.060.41%10.957.761.6576.8875.4078.4837.6961.43%145.78
2India1383M716M667M1.071.44%18.107.422.2469.4967.9571.1727.2534.93%420.73
3United States333M165M168M0.980.51%12.708.421.8980.0077.7982.1937.2782.66%34.58
4Indonesia272M137M135M1.011.42%17.647.302.2669.8367.6972.1128.3156.64%141.82
5Brazil214M105M109M0.961.04%13.206.481.6776.3672.8079.9032.4687.07%25.12
6Pakistan208M107M101M1.062.68%26.047.083.2367.0665.9968.2222.4937.17%259.18
7Nigeria206M105M102M1.032.27%37.0311.335.2555.2154.3656.0917.0751.96%223.17
8Bangladesh170M86M84M1.012.35%17.605.252.0073.7172.0575.5426.5038.18%1178.99
9Russia144M67M77M0.87-0.13%11.9213.671.7771.6366.0677.1538.5974.75%8.41
10Mexico134M67M67M0.992.38%16.834.982.0777.8675.5280.2128.2880.73%67.87
11Japan126M61M64M0.95-0.29%7.9411.261.5184.3381.0987.5447.2191.78%332.43
12Ethiopia113M56M56M13.74%29.706.263.7667.0165.0768.9818.8321.70%100.04
13Philippines110M55M55M1.012.36%22.246.622.8169.6666.3273.2824.2447.41%365.68
14Egypt103M52M51M1.023.07%23.475.763.0672.1769.8974.5724.3042.78%102.79
15Vietnam98M49M50M0.981.66%15.755.911.9477.0572.4781.5231.5637.34%298.46
16Democratic Republic of the Congo90M45M45M13.46%40.118.995.7261.2459.6862.8215.9945.64%38.16
17Turkey84M41M42M0.971.57%15.175.901.9876.7573.5379.9030.5576.11%107.40
18Iran84M42M42M1.012.10%13.964.501.5776.7475.5977.9831.4175.87%50.72
19Germany82M41M42M0.97-0.22%8.9911.521.4981.6879.4783.9045.5977.45%230.82
20Thailand69M34M36M0.950.14%9.548.401.4376.0872.4579.7939.1551.43%135.04
21France68M33M34M0.970.26%11.519.131.9783.1880.3386.0240.9880.98%124.03
22United Kingdom67M33M34M0.980.32%11.939.031.8782.1880.5183.8039.7783.90%274.20
23Tanzania63M31M32M0.985.09%36.546.004.7767.5965.9269.2316.6835.23%66.42
24Italy60M30M31M0.95-0.26%8.0310.831.5283.6781.5485.7146.8871.04%200.54
25South Africa59M29M30M0.961.11%19.709.332.3564.5961.1068.0526.3367.35%48.14
26Myanmar [Burma]55M27M28M0.951.05%17.158.382.1367.1364.7069.5228.0831.14%80.78
27Kenya53M27M27M0.994.38%29.675.513.6367.9265.6470.2118.9628.00%91.81
28South Korea52M26M26M10.37%8.846.441.3682.9479.9085.8042.3581.41%527.86
29Colombia50M25M26M0.971.24%14.146.321.7875.1071.6078.6831.1881.43%44.09
30Uganda47M23M24M0.994.01%40.258.035.2461.0858.8963.2415.4424.95%199.92
31Spain47M23M24M0.96-0.13%8.159.371.4283.7380.9986.3944.5380.81%92.29
32Argentina46M22M23M0.961.17%16.407.552.2377.2373.5380.8430.8792.11%16.45
33Ukraine44M20M24M0.86-0.32%10.1614.861.5972.5567.5577.3740.3569.61%73.03
34Sudan44M22M22M13.41%31.557.164.2965.3163.6367.0218.6735.25%23.39
35Algeria43M22M21M1.023.18%19.894.762.5476.9275.6878.2228.0573.73%18.19
36Iraq42M21M20M1.035.59%31.514.784.1470.5468.1972.9418.9970.89%94.96
37Afghanistan38M20M18M1.063.92%30.536.204.0465.0863.7366.5417.6326.03%58.77
38Poland38M18M20M0.93-0.20%8.6110.741.2978.2474.4381.9840.7660.04%120.90
39Canada38M19M19M0.990.36%10.387.641.5683.0581.2884.7640.3981.56%3.77
40Morocco37M18M19M0.982.54%18.155.132.3576.7475.5077.9628.5963.53%83.02
41Saudi Arabia35M20M15M1.353.81%17.853.712.3875.1973.8877.0430.9584.29%17.70
42Uzbekistan34M17M17M0.992.17%18.895.952.1871.7468.8974.6327.1750.42%74.99
43Peru33M17M17M12.14%17.925.702.2975.9173.3078.5628.1278.30%25.92
44Venezuela33M16M17M0.992.08%17.875.802.2375.2671.3379.3827.9688.28%36.37
45Malaysia33M17M16M1.062.20%16.695.221.9775.9173.7678.3128.8877.16%99.68
46Angola33M16M17M0.964.01%40.067.995.4162.5859.7265.4815.8166.83%26.33
47Mozambique32M16M16M0.963.09%37.449.154.9960.2658.0562.3716.7337.07%40.31
48Ghana31M15M15M12.83%29.017.573.7663.8862.7564.9820.1057.35%128.35
49Nepal30M15M16M0.952.05%18.806.162.0071.5669.8573.2723.9720.58%214.91
50Yemen30M15M15M1.023.73%29.206.173.6165.7564.2267.3119.2637.91%57.29

Highest City Populations

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RankCityCountryPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1TokyoJapan37,410,9618,336,599
2DelhiIndia29,909,54510,927,986
3ShanghaiChina26,741,11822,315,474
4Sao PauloBrazil21,959,18210,021,295
5Mexico CityMexico21,734,96012,294,193
6DhakaBangladesh20,697,24310,356,500
7CairoEgypt20,723,1017,734,614
8BeijingChina20,279,97011,716,620
9MumbaiIndia20,314,35312,691,836
10OsakaJapan19,189,8032,592,413
11New York CityUnited States18,804,428-
12KarachiPakistan15,943,04311,624,219
13ChongqingChina15,650,4827,457,600
14IstanbulTurkey15,095,06414,804,116
15Buenos AiresArgentina15,112,51913,076,300
16CalcuttaIndia14,809,3744,631,392
17LagosNigeria14,169,5759,000,000
18KinshasaDemocratic Republic of the Congo14,085,8437,785,965
19ManilaPhilippines13,827,2081,600,000
20TianjinChina13,506,46511,090,314
21Rio de JaneiroBrazil13,422,0786,023,699
22GuangzhouChina13,159,16811,071,424
23LahorePakistan12,447,8516,310,888
24MoscowRussia12,511,48610,381,222
25Los AngelesUnited States12,447,428-
26ShenzhenChina12,259,49810,358,381
27BangaloreIndia12,137,1285,104,047
28ParisFrance10,991,7692,138,551
29BogotaColombia10,892,9007,674,366
30MadrasIndia10,859,8134,328,063
31JakartaIndonesia10,713,9798,540,121
32LimaPeru10,648,8677,737,002
33BangkokThailand10,458,1765,104,476
34HyderabadIndia9,891,5303,597,816
35SeoulSouth Korea9,962,5729,963,000
36NagoyaJapan9,543,4472,191,279
37LondonUnited Kingdom9,249,6907,556,900
38ChengduChina9,065,8677,415,590
39TehranIran9,083,2557,153,309
40ChicagoUnited States8,863,717-
41NanjingChina8,718,2807,165,292
42Ho Chi Minh CityVietnam8,503,2153,467,331
43WuhanChina8,322,6648,365,000
44LuandaAngola8,208,1222,776,168
45AhmadabadIndia7,977,7483,719,710
46XianChina7,881,688360,000
47Kuala LumpurMalaysia7,904,2021,453,975
48HangzhouChina7,554,7616,241,971
49Hong KongHong Kong7,523,6247,012,738
50DongguanChina7,395,1717,408,000