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World Population

As per United Nations, In 1950 the world population was estimated at around 2.6 billion people. It reached 5 billion in 1987 and 6 billion in 1999. In October 2011, the world population was estimated to be 7 billion.

The world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion persons in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, and could peak at nearly 11 billion around 2100. As per UN estimated world population in 2020 is 7,794,798,729 ( 7.8 Billion or 780 Crores)

World population in 2021: 7.86 billion (786 Crores)

Source: UN estimates & Worldometers

Number of Countries in the World

There are 195 countries (sovereign nations) in the world today. Plus we have some 60 dependent areas, and several disputed territories, like Kosovo & Western Sahara. 193 Countries are members of the United Nations.

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Countries by Population 2022

Sixty-one percent of the world population lives in Asia (4.7 billion), 17 percent in Africa (1.3 billion), 10 percent in Europe (750 million), 8 percent in Latin America and the Caribbean (650 million), and the remaining 5 percent in Northern America (370 million) and Oceania (43 million).

China (1.44 billion) and India (1.39 billion) remain the two most populous countries in the world. Let’s have a look at the Country-wise (Independent  + Dependent Territories) population.

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Top 100 Countries by Population

#CountriesPopulation 2022
UN Estimates
Countries Population 
in million
1China 1,448,471,4041.44 billion
2India 1,406,631,7811.40 billion
3United States of America 334,805,268334.81 million
4Indonesia 279,134,505279.13 million
5Pakistan229,488,996229.49 million
6Nigeria 216,746,933216.75 million
7Brazil215,353,588215.35 million
8Bangladesh167,885,680167.89 million
9Russian Federation 145,805,944145.81 million
10Mexico131,562,775131.56 million
11Japan125,584,839125.58 million
12Ethiopia120,812,698120.81 million
13Philippines112,508,991112.51 million
14Egypt106,156,692106.16 million
15Viet Nam 98,953,53598.95 million
16Democratic Republic of the Congo 95,240,78295.24 million
17Iran (Islamic Republic of) 86,022,84386.02 million
18Turkey85,561,97685.56 million
19Germany 83,883,58783.88 million
20Thailand70,078,19870.08 million
21United Kingdom 68,497,91368.50 million
22France 65,584,51465.58 million
23United Republic of Tanzania 63,298,54263.30 million
24South Africa 60,756,13460.76 million
25Italy60,262,77960.26 million
26Kenya56,215,22456.22 million
27Myanmar55,227,15255.23 million
28Colombia51,512,76651.51 million
29Republic of Korea 51,329,90551.33 million
30Uganda48,432,87348.43 million
31Spain46,719,14746.72 million
32Argentina46,010,23446.01 million
33Sudan45,992,01845.99 million
34Algeria45,350,14145.35 million
35Ukraine43,192,12043.19 million
36Iraq42,164,96342.16 million
37Afghanistan40,754,38540.75 million
38Canada 38,388,41638.39 million
39Morocco37,772,75737.77 million
40Poland37,739,77937.74 million
41Saudi Arabia 35,844,91335.84 million
42Angola35,027,34035.03 million
43Uzbekistan34,382,07734.38 million
44Peru33,684,21833.68 million
45Malaysia33,181,07933.18 million
46Mozambique33,089,46333.09 million
47Ghana32,395,45432.40 million
48Yemen31,154,86631.15 million
49Nepal 30,225,58130.23 million
50Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 29,266,98929.27 million
51Madagascar 29,178,07529.18 million
52Cameroon 27,911,54427.91 million
53Côte d’Ivoire 27,742,30127.74 million
54Niger26,083,66026.08 million
55Australia26,068,79326.07 million
56Dem. People’s Republic of Korea 25,990,67525.99 million
57China, Taiwan Province of China  23,888,60023.89 million
58Burkina Faso 22,102,83822.10 million
59Sri Lanka 21,575,84421.58 million
60Mali21,473,77621.47 million
61Malawi 20,180,83820.18 million
62Zambia19,470,23819.47 million
63Syrian Arab Republic 19,364,80719.36 million
64Chile19,250,19219.25 million
65Kazakhstan19,205,03819.21 million
66Romania19,031,33019.03 million
67Guatemala18,584,04318.58 million
68Ecuador18,113,36518.11 million
69Senegal17,653,66917.65 million
70Chad17,413,57417.41 million
71Netherlands 17,211,44917.21 million
72Cambodia 17,168,63517.17 million
73Somalia 16,841,80516.84 million
74Zimbabwe 15,331,42615.33 million
75Guinea 13,865,69213.87 million
76Rwanda13,600,46613.60 million
77Benin12,784,72812.78 million
78Burundi12,624,84512.62 million
79Tunisia12,046,65612.05 million
80Bolivia 11,992,64711.99 million
81Haiti11,680,28811.68 million
82Belgium11,668,27611.67 million
83South Sudan 11,618,51711.62 million
84Cuba11,305,64811.31 million
85Dominican Republic 11,056,37411.06 million
86Czechia 10,736,78210.74 million
87Greece 10,316,64110.32 million
88Jordan10,300,86210.30 million
89Azerbaijan 10,300,19610.30 million
90Honduras10,221,25610.22 million
91Sweden 10,218,97210.22 million
92Portugal 10,140,56810.14 million
93United Arab Emirates 10,081,78210.08 million
94Tajikistan 9,957,4689.96 million
95Hungary 9,606,2529.61 million
96Belarus 9,432,8049.43 million
97Papua New Guinea 9,292,1729.29 million
98Austria 9,066,7129.07 million
99Israel 8,922,8938.92 million
100Switzerland 8,773,6408.77 million

Top Countries by Population (101 – 235)

#CountriesPopulation 2022 (UN Estimates)Population in million
101Togo8,680,8328.68 million
102Serbia8,653,0178.65 million
103Sierra Leone8,306,4428.31 million
104Hong Kong*7,604,3067.60 million
105Laos7,481,0267.48 million
106Paraguay7,305,8427.31 million
107Libya7,040,7497.04 million
108Bulgaria6,844,5916.84 million
109Nicaragua6,779,0966.78 million
110Kyrgyzstan6,728,2706.73 million
111Lebanon6,684,8476.68 million
112El Salvador6,550,3966.55 million
113Turkmenistan6,201,9476.20 million
114Singapore5,943,5515.94 million
115Denmark5,834,9525.83 million
116Congo5,797,8015.80 million
117Finland5,554,9565.55 million
118Norway5,511,3725.51 million
119Slovakia5,460,1935.46 million
120State of Palestine5,345,5455.35 million
121Oman5,324,0005.32 million
122Liberia5,305,1195.31 million
123Costa Rica5,182,3525.18 million
124Ireland5,020,2035.02 million
125Central African Republic5,016,6785.02 million
126Mauritania4,901,9794.90 million
127New Zealand4,898,2014.90 million
128Panama4,446,9574.45 million
129Kuwait4,380,3304.38 million
130Croatia4,059,2854.06 million
131Moldova4,013,1784.01 million
132Georgia3,968,7283.97 million
133Eritrea3,662,2483.66 million
134Uruguay3,496,0153.50 million
135Mongolia3,378,0783.38 million
136Bosnia and Herzegovina3,249,3133.25 million
137Jamaica2,985,0872.99 million
138Qatar2,979,9152.98 million
139Armenia2,971,9692.97 million
140Albania2,866,3782.87 million
141Puerto Rico*2,829,8072.83 million
142Lithuania2,661,7042.66 million
143Namibia2,633,8742.63 million
144Gambia2,558,4932.56 million
145Botswana2,441,1542.44 million
146Gabon2,331,5322.33 million
147Lesotho2,175,6952.18 million
148North Macedonia2,081,3052.08 million
149Slovenia2,078,0312.08 million
150Guinea-Bissau2,063,3612.06 million
151Latvia1,848,8341.85 million
152Bahrain1,783,9851.78 million
153Equatorial Guinea1,496,6731.50 million
154Trinidad and Tobago1,406,5871.41 million
155Timor-Leste1,369,4311.37 million
156Estonia1,321,9051.32 million
157Mauritius1,274,7201.27 million
158Cyprus1,223,3901.22 million
159Eswatini1,184,8211.18 million
160Djibouti1,016,0981.02 million
161Fiji909,4570.91 million
162Réunion*908,0630.91 million
163Comoros907,4110.91 million
164Guyana794,0390.79 million
165Bhutan787,9440.79 million
166Solomon Islands721,1640.72 million
167Macao*667,4920.67 million
168Luxembourg642,3670.64 million
169Montenegro627,9510.63 million
170Western Sahara*626,1680.63 million
171Suriname596,8380.60 million
172Cabo Verde567,6760.57 million
173Maldives540,9850.54 million
174Brunei445,4290.45 million
175Malta444,0300.44 million
176Belize412,2010.41 million
177Bahamas400,5150.40 million
178Guadeloupe*399,8020.40 million
179Martinique*374,0830.37 million
180Iceland345,4000.35 million
181Vanuatu321,8340.32 million
182French Guiana*314,1690.31 million
183New Caledonia*290,9240.29 million
184Barbados288,0230.29 million
185Mayotte*286,2540.29 million
186French Polynesia*284,1600.28 million
187Sao Tome & Principe227,6790.23 million
188Samoa202,2410.20 million
189Saint Lucia185,1120.19 million
190Channel Islands176,4610.18 million
191Guam*171,5280.17 million
192Curaçao165,5310.17 million
193Kiribati123,4160.12 million
194Micronesia (Fed. States)117,4860.12 million
195Grenada113,4770.11 million
196Saint Vincent & Grenadines111,5520.11 million
197Tonga107,7480.11 million
198Aruba*107,6120.11 million
199U.S. Virgin Islands*103,9690.10 million
200Antigua and Barbuda99,5050.10 million
201Seychelles99,4330.10 million
202Isle of Man*85,7370.09 million
203Andorra77,4600.08 million
204Dominica72,3370.07 million
205Cayman Islands*67,2800.07 million
206Bermuda*61,9420.06 million
207Marshall Islands60,0510.06 million
208Northern Mariana Islands*58,2710.06 million
209Greenland*56,9750.06 million
210American Samoa*55,0320.06 million
211Saint Kitts & Nevis53,8640.05 million
212Faeroe Islands*49,2300.05 million
213Sint Maarten43,9700.04 million
214Monaco39,7780.04 million
215Turks and Caicos*39,7440.04 million
216Saint Martin39,7320.04 million
217Liechtenstein38,3890.04 million
218San Marino34,0760.03 million
219Gibraltar*33,7140.03 million
220British Virgin Islands*30,6060.03 million
221Caribbean Netherlands*26,6430.03 million
222Palau18,22718.3 thousand
223Cook Islands17,564 17.5 thousand
224Anguilla*15,22515 thousand
225Tuvalu12,06012 thousand
226Wallis & Futuna*10,97911 thousand
227Nauru10,89411 thousand
228Saint Barthelemy*9,94610 thousand
229Saint Helena*6,1086 thousand
230Saint Pierre & Miquelon*5,7575.7 thousand
231Montserrat*4,9685 thousand
232Falkland Islands*3,5343.5 thousand
233Niue*1,6161,616
234Tokelau*1,3781,378
235Holy See808808

* Dependencies or overseas territories

Top Countries by Land Area

Top Countries by Land Area 

# Country Land in sq.km (Sq. mi) 
1  Russia 16,377,742 (6,323,482)
2  China 9,326,410 (3,600,950)
3  United States 9,147,593 (3,531,905) 
4  Canada  9,093,507 (3,511,023)
5  Brazil 8,460,415 (3,266,584)
6  Australia 7,633,565 (2,947,336)
7  India 2,973,190 (1,147,960)
8  Argentina 2,736,690 (1,056,640)
9  Kazakhstan 2,699,700 (1,042,400)
10  Algeria 2,381,741 (919,595)
11  DR Congo 2,267,048 (875,312)
12  Saudi Arabia 2,149,690 (830,000)
13  Mexico 1,943,945 (750,561)
14  Indonesia 1,811,569 (699,451)
15  Sudan 1,731,671 (668,602)
16  Libya 1,759,540 (679,360)
17  Iran 1,531,595 (591,352)
18  Mongolia 1,553,556 (599,831)
19  Peru 1,279,996 (494,209)
20  Chad 1,259,200 (486,200)
21  Niger 1,266,700 (489,100)
22  Angola 1,246,700 (481,400)
23  Mali 1,220,190 (471,120)
24  South Africa 1,214,470 (468,910)
25  Colombia 1,038,700 (401,000)
26  Ethiopia 1,000,000 (390,000)
27  Bolivia 1,083,301 (418,265)
28  Mauritania 1,025,520 (395,960)
29  Egypt 995,450 (384,350)
30  Tanzania 885,800 (342,000)
31  Nigeria 910,768 (351,649)
32  Venezuela 882,050 (340,560)
33  Pakistan 882,623 (340,783)
34  Namibia 823,290 (317,870)
35  Mozambique 786,380 (303,620)
36  Turkey 769,632 (297,157)
37  Chile 743,812 (287,187)
38  Zambia 743,398 (287,028)
39  Myanmar 653,508 (252,321)
40  Afghanistan 652,230 (251,830)
41  South Sudan 644,329 (248,777)
42  France 640,427 (247,270)
43  Somalia 627,337 (242,216)
44  Central African Republic 622,984 (240,535)
45  Ukraine 579,300 (223,700)
46  Madagascar 581,540 (224,530)
47  Botswana 566,730 (218,820)
48  Kenya 569,140 (219,750)
49  Yemen 555,000 (214,000)
50  Thailand 510,890 (197,260)
51  Spain 498,980 (192,660)
52  Turkmenistan 469,930 (181,440)
53  Cameroon 472,710 (182,510)
54  Papua New Guinea 452,860 (174,850)
55  Sweden 410,335 (158,431)
56  Uzbekistan 425,400 (164,200)
57  Morocco 446,300 (172,300)
58  Iraq 437,367 (168,868)
59  Paraguay 397,302 (153,399)
60  Zimbabwe 386,847 (149,362)
61  Norway 365,957 (141,297)
62  Japan 364,546 (140,752)
63  Germany 348,672 (134,623)
64  Congo 341,500 (131,900)
65  Finland 303,816 (117,304)
66  Vietnam 310,070 (119,720)
67  Malaysia 329,613 (127,264)
68  Ivory Coast 318,003 (122,782)
69  Poland 311,888 (120,421)
70  Oman 309,500 (119,500)
71  Italy 294,140 (113,570)
72  Philippines 298,170 (115,120)
73  Ecuador 256,369 (98,985)
74  Burkina Faso 273,602 (105,638)
75  New Zealand 262,443 (101,330)
76  Gabon 257,667 (99,486)
77  Guinea 245,717 (94,872)
78  United Kingdom 241,930 (93,410)
79  Uganda 197,100 (76,100)
80  Ghana 227,533 (87,851)
81  Romania 231,291 (89,302)
82  Laos 230,800 (89,100)
83  Guyana 196,849 (76,004)
84  Belarus 202,900 (78,300)
85  Kyrgyzstan 191,801 (74,055)
86  Senegal 192,530 (74,340)
87  Syria 183,630 (70,900)
88  Cambodia 176,515 (68,153)
89  Uruguay 175,015 (67,574)
90  Suriname 156,000 (60,000)
91  Tunisia 155,360 (59,980)
92  Bangladesh 130,168 (50,258)
93  Nepal 143,351 (55,348)
94  Tajikistan 141,510 (54,640)
95  Greece 130,647 (50,443)
96  Nicaragua 119,990 (46,330)
97  North Korea 120,538 (46,540)
98  Malawi 94,080 (36,320)
99  Eritrea 101,000 (39,000)
100  Benin 114,305 (44,133)
101  Honduras 111,890 (43,200)
102  Liberia 96,320 (37,190)
103  Bulgaria 108,612 (41,935)
104  Cuba 109,884 (42,426)
105  Guatemala 107,159 (41,374)
106  Iceland 100,250 (38,710)
107  South Korea 99,909 (38,575)
108  Hungary 89,608 (34,598)
109  Portugal 91,119 (35,181)
110  Jordan 88,802 (34,287)
111  Serbia 88,246 (34,072)
112  Azerbaijan 86,100 (33,200)
113  Austria 82,445 (31,832)
114  United Arab Emirates 83,600 (32,300)
115  Czech Republic 77,247 (29,825)
116  Panama 74,340 (28,700)
117  Sierra Leone 71,620 (27,650)
118  Ireland 68,883 (26,596)
119  Georgia 69,700 (26,900)
120  Sri Lanka 62,732 (24,221)
121  Lithuania 62,680 (24,200)
122  Latvia 62,249 (24,034)
123  Togo 54,385 (20,998)
124  Croatia 55,974 (21,612)
125  Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,187 (19,763)
126  Costa Rica 51,060 (19,710)
127  Slovakia 48,105 (18,573)
128  Dominican Republic 48,320 (18,660)
129  Estonia 42,388 (16,366)
130  Denmark 42,434 (16,384)
131  Netherlands 33,893 (13,086)
132  Switzerland 39,997 (15,443)
133  Bhutan 38,394 (14,824)
134  Guinea-Bissau 28,120 (10,860)
135  Moldova 32,891 (12,699)
136  Belgium 30,278 (11,690)
137  Lesotho 30,355 (11,720)
138  Armenia 28,342 (10,943)
139  Solomon Islands 27,986 (10,805)
140  Albania 27,398 (10,578)
141  Equatorial Guinea 28,051 (10,831)
142  Burundi 25,680 (9,920)
143  Haiti 27,560 (10,640)
144  Rwanda 24,668 (9,524)
145  North Macedonia 25,433 (9,820)
146  Djibouti 23,180 (8,950)
147  Belize 22,806 (8,805)
148  El Salvador 20,721 (8,000)
149  Israel 20,330 (7,850)
150  Slovenia 20,151 (7,780)
151  Fiji 18,274 (7,056)
152  Kuwait 17,818 (6,880)
153  Eswatini 17,204 (6,643)
154  East Timor 14,919 (5,760)
155  Bahamas 10,010 (3,860)
156  Montenegro 13,452 (5,194)
157  Vanuatu 12,189 (4,706)
158  Qatar 11,586 (4,473)
159  Gambia 10,000 (3,900)
160  Jamaica 10,831 (4,182)
161  Lebanon 10,230 (3,950)
162  Cyprus 9,241 (3,568)
163  Palestine 6,000 (2,300)
164  Brunei 5,265 (2,033)
165  Trinidad and Tobago 5,128 (1,980)
166  Cape Verde 4,033 (1,557)
167  Samoa 2,821 (1,089)
168  Luxembourg 2,586 (998)
169  Mauritius 2,030 (780)
170  Comoros 1,862 (719)
171  São Tomé and Príncipe 964 (372)
172  Kiribati 811 (313)
173  Bahrain 778 (300)
174  Dominica 751 (290)
175  Tonga 717 (277)
176  Singapore 716 (276)
177  F.S. Micronesia 702 (271)
178  Saint Lucia 606 (234)
179  Andorra 468 (181)
180  Palau 459 (177)
181  Seychelles 455 (176)
182  Antigua and Barbuda 442.6 (170.9)
183  Barbados 431 (166)
184  Saint Vincent & Grenadines 389 (150)
185  Grenada 344 (133)
186  Malta 316 (122)
187  Maldives 298 (115)
188  Saint Kitts and Nevis 261 (101)
189  Marshall Islands 181 (70)
190  Liechtenstein 160 (62)
191  San Marino 61 (24)
192  Tuvalu 26 (10)
193  Nauru 21 (8.1)
194  Monaco 2.02 (0.78)
195  Vatican City 0.49 (0.19)

Top Countries by Population Density

Top 20 Countries by Density 

#CountryDensity
1Monaco26,337
2Macao21,645
3Singapore8,358
4Hong Kong7,140
5Gibraltar3,369
6Bahrain2,239
7Holy See2,003
8Maldives1,802
9Malta1,380
10Bangladesh1,265
11Sint Maarten1,261
12Bermuda1,246
13Channel Islands915
14State of Palestine847
15Micronesia784
16Saint Martin730
17Mayotte728
18Taiwan673
19Barbados668
20Lebanon667

Top Countries by Fertility Rate

Top 20 Countries by Fertility Rate

World Average 2.1

#CountryFertility Rate
1Niger7
2Somalia6.1
3DR Congo6
4Mali5.9
5Chad5.8
6Angola5.6
7Burundi5.5
8Nigeria5.4
9Gambia5.3
10Burkina Faso5.2
11Uganda5
12Benin4.9
13Tanzania4.9
14Mozambique4.9
15Central African Republic4.8
16Senegal4.7
17Côte d’Ivoire4.7
18Guinea4.7
19Zambia4.7
20South Sudan4.7
21Afghanistan4.6

List of Overseas / Dependent Territories

#Overseas / Dependent territoriesCountriesRegion
1Western SaharadisputedAfrica
2MayotteFranceAfrica
3RéunionFranceAfrica
4Saint HelenaU.K.Africa
    
5Hong KongChinaAsia
6MacaoChinaAsia
7TaiwanChinaAsia
    
8GuadeloupeFranceCaribbean
9MartiniqueFranceCaribbean
10Saint BarthelemyFranceCaribbean
11ArubaNetherlandsCaribbean
12Caribbean NetherlandsNetherlandsCaribbean
13CuraçaoNetherlandsCaribbean
14Sint MaartenNetherlandsCaribbean
15AnguillaU.K.Caribbean
16British Virgin IslandsU.K.Caribbean
17Cayman IslandsU.K.Caribbean
18MontserratU.K.Caribbean
19Turks and CaicosU.K.Caribbean
20Puerto RicoU.S.A.Caribbean
21U.S. Virgin IslandsU.S.A.Caribbean
    
22Faeroe IslandsDenmarkEurope
23Channel IslandsU.K.Europe
24GibraltarU.K.Europe
25Isle of ManU.K.Europe
26GreenlandDenmarkNorth America
27Saint Pierre & MiquelonFranceNorth America
28BermudaU.K.North America
    
29French PolynesiaFranceOceania
30New CaledoniaFranceOceania
31Wallis & FutunaFranceOceania
32Cook IslandsNew ZealandOceania
33NiueNew ZealandOceania
34TokelauNew ZealandOceania
35American SamoaU.S.A.Oceania
36GuamU.S.A.Oceania
37Northern Mariana IslandsU.S.A.Oceania
    
38French GuianaFranceSouth America
39Falkland IslandsU.K.South America