Total population


India is the top country by population in the world. As of 2023, population in India was 1,428 million persons that accounts for 17.88% of the world's population. The top 5 countries (others are China, the United States of America, Indonesia, and Pakistan) account for 46.22% of it. The world's total population was estimated at 7,991 million persons in 2023.

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What is population?

Both sexes combined, as of 1 July. De facto population as of 1 July of the year indicated and in the age group indicated and the percentage it represents with respect to the total population. Population data are presented in thousands.