The population of the World

8,031,800.34 thousands in 2023

Population of World increased from 4 million thousands in 1974 to 8.03 million thousands in 2023 growing at an average annual rate of 1.43%.

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Alternate Sources
World Development Indicators (WDI) 7.95B Number in 2022 WB
The population of the World
% 53.93 % in 2015 WHO
People in Thousands 8,046,564.35 People in Thousands in 2023 EIA
Macro Region
Africa 1,439,145.91 thousands in 2023 UNCTAD
Asia 4,752,269.84 thousands in 2023 UNCTAD
Central America and the Caribbean 2517 timeseries
Europe 750,313.58 thousands in 2023 UNCTAD
Middle East 2098 timeseries
North America 372,280,991 Number in 2022 WB
Oceania 116 timeseries
South America 440,732.36 thousands in 2023 UNCTAD
Southeast Asia 1822 timeseries
Country (thousands in 2023)

China is the top country by population in the world. As of 2023, population in China was 1.45 million thousands that accounts for 18.15% of the world's population. The top 5 countries (others are India, the United States of America, Indonesia, and Pakistan) account for 46.57% of it. The world's total population was estimated at 8 million thousands in 2023.

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China 1,452,127.67 UNCTAD + 3 others
India 1,419,655.8 UNCTAD + 3 others
United States of America 339,637.07 UNCTAD + 4 others
Indonesia 281,844.35 UNCTAD + 3 others
Pakistan 233,757.26 UNCTAD + 2 others
Nigeria 222,182.4 UNCTAD + 2 others
Brazil 216,641.84 UNCTAD + 3 others
Bangladesh 169,431.8 UNCTAD + 2 others
Russian Federation 145,628.57 UNCTAD + 3 others
Mexico 132,833.77 UNCTAD + 3 others
Japan 125,081.32 UNCTAD + 3 others
Ethiopia 123,771.39 UNCTAD + 2 others
Philippines 113,964.1 UNCTAD + 2 others
Egypt 108,031.56 UNCTAD + 2 others
Viet Nam 99,698.63 UNCTAD + 2 others
Democratic Republic of the Congo 98,151.95 UNCTAD + 2 others
Iran 86,975.82 UNCTAD + 2 others
Turkey 85,957.26 UNCTAD + 3 others
Germany 83,774.54 UNCTAD + 3 others
Thailand 70,182.83 UNCTAD + 2 others
United Kingdom 69,029.52 UNCTAD + 3 others
France 68,087.43 UNCTAD + 3 others
United Republic of Tanzania 65,136.24 UNCTAD + 2 others
South Africa 61,452.7 UNCTAD + 3 others
Italy 60,147.52 UNCTAD + 3 others
Kenya 57,458.89 UNCTAD + 2 others
Myanmar 55,663.66 UNCTAD + 2 others
Colombia 51,672.85 UNCTAD + 3 others
Republic of Korea 51,343.97 UNCTAD + 3 others
Uganda 49,700.76 UNCTAD + 2 others
Sudan 47,095.26 UNCTAD + 2 others
Spain 46,679.28 UNCTAD + 3 others
Argentina 46,409.17 UNCTAD + 3 others
Algeria 46,053.48 UNCTAD + 2 others
Iraq 43,170.81 UNCTAD + 2 others
Ukraine 42,911.31 UNCTAD + 2 others
Afghanistan 41,681.23 UNCTAD + 2 others
Canada 38,704.48 UNCTAD + 3 others
Morocco 38,193.55 UNCTAD + 2 others
Poland 37,674.03 UNCTAD + 3 others
Saudi Arabia 36,329.42 UNCTAD + 2 others
Angola 36,148.64 UNCTAD + 2 others
Uzbekistan 34,809.38 UNCTAD + 2 others
Mozambique 34,034.81 UNCTAD + 2 others
Peru 33,966.05 UNCTAD + 2 others
Malaysia 33,579.26 UNCTAD + 2 others
Ghana 33,062.74 UNCTAD + 2 others
Yemen 31,818.24 UNCTAD + 2 others
Nepal 30,769.71 UNCTAD + 2 others
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 30,016.61 UNCTAD + 2 others
Madagascar 29,942.59 UNCTAD + 2 others
Cameroon 28,608.13 UNCTAD + 2 others
Côte d'Ivoire 28,444.21 UNCTAD + 2 others
Niger 27,066.23 UNCTAD + 2 others
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 26,089.81 UNCTAD + 1 other
Taiwan Province of China 23,917.88 UNCTAD + 1 other
Burkina Faso 22,720.84 UNCTAD + 2 others
Mali 22,105.73 UNCTAD + 2 others
Sri Lanka 21,648.99 UNCTAD + 2 others
Malawi 20,728.16 UNCTAD + 2 others
Syrian Arab Republic 20,638.28 UNCTAD + 2 others
Zambia 20,032.8 UNCTAD + 2 others
Kazakhstan 19,407.01 UNCTAD + 2 others
Chile 19,249.35 UNCTAD + 3 others
Romania 18,944.13 UNCTAD + 3 others
Guatemala 18,917.71 UNCTAD + 2 others
Ecuador 18,324.15 UNCTAD + 2 others
Senegal 18,116.53 UNCTAD + 2 others
Chad 17,921.18 UNCTAD + 2 others
Cambodia 17,385.67 UNCTAD + 2 others
Somalia 17,339.39 UNCTAD + 2 others
Netherlands 17,249.27 UNCTAD + 3 others
Zimbabwe 15,581.02 UNCTAD + 2 others
Guinea 14,238.72 UNCTAD + 2 others
Rwanda 13,924.5 UNCTAD + 2 others
Benin 13,124.35 UNCTAD + 2 others
Burundi 12,999.14 UNCTAD + 2 others
Bolivia 12,151.99 UNCTAD + 2 others
Tunisia 12,151.57 UNCTAD + 2 others
South Sudan 11,891.02 UNCTAD + 2 others
Haiti 11,817.96 UNCTAD + 2 others
Belgium 11,699.4 UNCTAD + 3 others
Cuba 11,291.38 UNCTAD + 2 others
Dominican Republic 11,155.92 UNCTAD + 2 others
Czech Republic 10,745.89 UNCTAD + 3 others
Honduras 10,379.1 UNCTAD + 2 others
Azerbaijan 10,370.49 UNCTAD + 2 others
Jordan 10,312.32 UNCTAD + 2 others
Sweden 10,275.85 UNCTAD + 3 others
Greece 10,261.73 UNCTAD + 3 others
United Arab Emirates 10,165.15 UNCTAD + 2 others
Tajikistan 10,161.63 UNCTAD + 2 others
Portugal 10,114.02 UNCTAD + 3 others
Hungary 9,576.77 UNCTAD + 3 others
Papua New Guinea 9,466.43 UNCTAD + 2 others
Belarus 9,419.49 UNCTAD + 2 others
Austria 9,081.18 UNCTAD + 3 others
Israel 9,055.15 UNCTAD + 3 others
Togo 8,886.64 UNCTAD + 2 others
Switzerland 8,868.09 UNCTAD + 3 others
Serbia 8,605 UNCTAD + 2 others
Sierra Leone 8,472.21 UNCTAD + 2 others
Hong Kong 7,653.42 UNCTAD + 2 others
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 7,580.61 UNCTAD + 2 others
Paraguay 7,391.01 UNCTAD + 2 others
Libya 7,118.66 UNCTAD + 2 others
Nicaragua 6,855.18 UNCTAD + 2 others
Kyrgyzstan 6,824.52 UNCTAD + 2 others
Bulgaria 6,792.23 UNCTAD + 3 others
Lebanon 6,585.12 UNCTAD + 2 others
El Salvador 6,581.79 UNCTAD + 2 others
Turkmenistan 6,283.19 UNCTAD + 2 others
Singapore 5,990.29 UNCTAD + 2 others
Congo 5,940.75 UNCTAD + 2 others
Denmark 5,856.94 UNCTAD + 3 others
Finland 5,560.63 UNCTAD + 3 others
Norway 5,558.03 UNCTAD + 3 others
Palestine 5,469.36 UNCTAD + 2 others
Slovakia 5,458.1 UNCTAD + 3 others
Liberia 5,432.27 UNCTAD + 2 others
Oman 5,412.49 UNCTAD + 2 others
Costa Rica 5,223.97 UNCTAD + 3 others
Central African Republic 5,119.14 UNCTAD + 2 others
Ireland 5,051.61 UNCTAD + 3 others
Mauritania 5,030.23 UNCTAD + 2 others
New Zealand 4,934.98 UNCTAD + 3 others
Panama 4,510.97 UNCTAD + 2 others
Kuwait 4,427.85 UNCTAD + 2 others
Croatia 4,037.69 UNCTAD + 2 others
Republic of Moldova 4,001.35 UNCTAD + 2 others
Georgia 3,956.34 UNCTAD + 2 others
Eritrea 3,727.66 UNCTAD + 2 others
Uruguay 3,506.37 UNCTAD + 2 others
Mongolia 3,424.88 UNCTAD + 2 others
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,237.05 UNCTAD + 2 others
Qatar 3,028.94 UNCTAD + 2 others
Jamaica 2,996 UNCTAD + 2 others
Armenia 2,974.77 UNCTAD + 3 others
Albania 2,858.42 UNCTAD + 2 others
Namibia 2,680.5 UNCTAD + 2 others
Lithuania 2,636.85 UNCTAD + 3 others
Gambia 2,631.25 UNCTAD + 2 others
Botswana 2,483.75 UNCTAD + 2 others
Gabon 2,383.91 UNCTAD + 2 others
Lesotho 2,192.4 UNCTAD + 2 others
Guinea Bissau 2,111.61 UNCTAD + 2 others
North Macedonia 2,079.34 UNCTAD + 2 others
Slovenia 2,076.87 UNCTAD + 3 others
Latvia 1,831.65 UNCTAD + 3 others
Bahrain 1,812 UNCTAD + 2 others
Equatorial Guinea 1,543.39 UNCTAD + 2 others
Trinidad and Tobago 1,409.18 UNCTAD + 2 others
Timor-Leste 1,395.06 UNCTAD + 2 others
Estonia 1,317.22 UNCTAD + 3 others
Mauritius 1,275.66 UNCTAD + 2 others
Eswatini 1,197.51 UNCTAD + 2 others
Djibouti 1,029.7 UNCTAD + 2 others
Comoros 926.49 UNCTAD + 2 others
Cyprus 921.58 UNCTAD + 2 others
Fiji 916.13 UNCTAD + 2 others
Guyana 797.71 UNCTAD + 2 others
Bhutan 795.73 UNCTAD + 2 others
Solomon Islands 738.42 UNCTAD + 2 others
Macau 676.54 UNCTAD + 2 others
Luxembourg 648.97 UNCTAD + 3 others
Montenegro 627.77 UNCTAD + 2 others
Suriname 601.75 UNCTAD + 2 others
Cabo Verde 573.32 UNCTAD + 2 others
Maldives 534.67 UNCTAD + 2 others
Brunei Darussalam 449.17 UNCTAD + 2 others
Malta 445.23 UNCTAD + 2 others
Belize 419.43 UNCTAD + 2 others
Bahamas 404.05 UNCTAD + 2 others
Iceland 347.38 UNCTAD + 3 others
Vanuatu 329.25 UNCTAD + 2 others
Barbados 288.31 UNCTAD + 2 others
Sao Tome and Principe 232.13 UNCTAD + 2 others
Samoa 204.57 UNCTAD + 2 others
Saint Lucia 185.77 UNCTAD + 2 others
Kiribati 125.5 UNCTAD + 2 others
Micronesia (Federated States of) 118.71 UNCTAD + 2 others
Grenada 113.9 UNCTAD + 2 others
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 111.81 UNCTAD + 2 others
Tonga 108.66 UNCTAD + 2 others
Antigua and Barbuda 100.27 UNCTAD + 2 others
Seychelles 99.91 UNCTAD + 2 others
Andorra 77.58 UNCTAD + 2 others
Dominica 72.51 UNCTAD + 2 others
Marshall Islands 60.52 UNCTAD + 2 others
Saint Kitts and Nevis 54.18 UNCTAD + 2 others
San Marino 34.15 UNCTAD + 2 others
Palau 18.28 UNCTAD + 2 others
Tuvalu 12.21 UNCTAD + 2 others
Nauru 10.92 UNCTAD + 2 others
Falkland Islands 3.52 UNCTAD
Liechtenstein 39,327 Number in 2022 WB
Monaco 36,469 Number in 2022 WB
Puerto Rico 3,221,789 Number in 2022 WB + 1 other
Australia 140 timeseries