World Population 2023

According to the 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 the UN estimated world population in 2022 is 7,975,105,156 ( 7.97 Billion or 797 Crores)

Estimated World population in 2023: 8 billion (800 Crores)

World Population Milestones

MilestoneYear Archived
1 Billion 1804
2 Billion 1927
3 Billion 1960
4 Billion 1974
5 Billion 1987
6 Billion 1999
7 Billion 2011
8 Billion 2023
9 Billion 2037
10 Billion 2057
11 Billion 2100

Source: UN World Population Prospects 2022

World Population by regions

Read about Population by Country

RankCountryPopulation 2022 (UN Estimates)
1China 1,425,887,337
2India 1,417,173,172
3United States of America 338,289,857
4Indonesia 275,501,339
5Pakistan235,824,862
6Nigeria 218,541,212
7Brazil215,313,498
8Bangladesh171,186,372
9Russian Federation 144,713,314
10Mexico127,504,125
11Japan123,951,692
12Ethiopia123,379,924
13Philippines115,559,009
14Egypt110,990,103
15Democratic Republic of the Congo 99,010,212
16Viet Nam 98,186,856
17Iran (Islamic Republic of) 88,550,570
18Turkey85,341,241
19Germany 83,369,843
20Thailand71,697,030
21United Kingdom 67,508,935
22United Republic of Tanzania 65,497,748
23France 64,626,628
24South Africa 59,893,886
25Italy59,037,474
26Myanmar54,179,306
27Kenya54,027,487
28Colombia51,874,024
29Republic of Korea 51,815,810
30Spain47,558,629
31Uganda47,249,585
32Sudan46,874,204
33Argentina45,510,318
34Algeria44,903,225
35Iraq44,496,122
36Afghanistan41,128,771
37Poland39,857,146
38Ukraine39,701,739
39Canada 38,454,327
40Morocco37,457,970
41Saudi Arabia 36,408,820
42Angola35,588,987
43Uzbekistan34,627,652
44Peru34,049,588
45Malaysia33,938,222
46Yemen33,696,614
47Ghana33,475,871
48Mozambique32,969,518
49Nepal 30,547,580
50Madagascar 29,611,714
51Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 28,301,696
52Côte d’Ivoire 28,160,543
53Cameroon 27,914,537
54Niger26,207,977
55Australia26,177,414
56Dem. People’s Republic of Korea 26,069,416
57China, Taiwan Province of China  23,893,395
58Burkina Faso 22,673,762
59Mali22,593,590
60Syrian Arab Republic 22,125,249
61Sri Lanka 21,832,143
62Malawi 20,405,317
63Zambia20,017,675
64Romania19,659,266
65Chile19,603,733
66Kazakhstan19,397,998
67Ecuador18,001,000
68Guatemala17,843,908
69Chad17,723,315
70Somalia 17,597,511
71Netherlands 17,564,014
72Senegal17,316,449
73Cambodia 16,767,842
74Zimbabwe 16,320,537
75Guinea 13,859,340
76Rwanda13,776,698
77Benin13,352,864
78Burundi12,889,576
79Tunisia12,356,117
80Bolivia 12,224,110
81Belgium11,655,930
82Haiti11,584,996
83Jordan11,285,868
84Dominican Republic 11,228,821
85Cuba11,212,191
86South Sudan 10,913,163
87Sweden 10,549,347
88Czechia 10,493,986
89Honduras10,432,859
90Greece 10,384,971
91Azerbaijan 10,358,074
92Portugal 10,270,865
93Papua New Guinea 10,142,618
94Hungary 9,967,307
95Tajikistan 9,952,787
96Belarus 9,534,954
97United Arab Emirates 9,441,128
98Israel 9,038,309
99Austria 8,939,617
100Togo8,848,698

 

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