Past and and future population of 

population mid-year x1,000

country 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 2040 2050
World 2,525,149 3,018,344 3,682,488 4,439,632 5,309,668 6,126,622 6,929,725 7,758,157 8,500,766 9,157,234 9,725,148
Afghanistan 7,752 8,995 11,121 13,211 12,068 19,702 27,962 36,443 43,852 50,602 55,955
Albania 1,263 1,636 2,151 2,681 3,281 3,122 2,902 2,935 2,954 2,855 2,710
Algeria 8,872 11,125 14,550 19,338 25,912 31,184 36,036 43,008 48,274 52,496 56,461
American Samoa 19 20 27 32 47 58 56 56 57 58 57
Andorra 6 13 24 36 55 65 84 70 71 73 72
Angola 4,355 5,271 6,301 8,212 11,128 15,059 21,220 29,245 39,351 51,581 65,473
Anguilla 5 6 6 7 8 11 14 15 16 16 15
Antigua and Barbuda 46 55 65 70 62 78 87 96 105 111 114
Argentina 17,150 20,619 23,973 28,106 32,730 37,057 41,223 45,517 49,365 52,699 55,445
Armenia 1,354 1,867 2,518 3,096 3,545 3,076 2,963 3,038 2,993 2,879 2,729
Aruba 38 54 59 60 62 91 102 105 107 106 102
Australia 8,177 10,292 12,905 14,708 17,097 19,107 22,163 25,598 28,482 31,032 33,496
Austria 6,936 7,066 7,510 7,597 7,707 8,051 8,392 8,656 8,844 8,894 8,846
Azerbaijan 2,896 3,898 5,178 6,164 7,217 8,118 9,100 10,241 10,727 10,961 10,963
Bahamas 79 110 169 211 256 298 361 410 446 471 489
Bahrain 116 163 213 360 496 667 1,261 1,486 1,642 1,759 1,822
Bangladesh 37,895 48,201 65,049 81,364 105,983 131,281 151,617 170,467 186,460 197,134 202,209
Barbados 211 231 239 252 260 270 280 288 290 288 282
Belarus 7,745 8,190 9,039 9,654 10,232 9,952 9,492 9,365 8,977 8,513 8,125
Belgium 8,628 9,141 9,664 9,856 9,978 10,268 10,930 11,634 12,019 12,315 12,527
Belize 69 92 122 144 188 247 322 398 472 535 588
Benin 2,255 2,432 2,908 3,718 5,001 6,949 9,510 12,361 15,593 19,050 22,549
Bermuda 37 45 52 57 61 64 64 61 59 57 54
Bhutan 177 224 291 413 536 564 720 817 886 929 950
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 3,090 3,693 4,506 5,590 6,856 8,340 9,918 11,548 13,177 14,679 15,963
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,661 3,215 3,746 4,145 4,527 3,793 3,835 3,758 3,584 3,340 3,069
Botswana 413 524 693 996 1,380 1,737 2,048 2,460 2,817 3,126 3,389
Brazil 53,975 72,494 95,982 122,200 150,393 175,786 198,614 215,997 228,663 236,015 238,270
British Virgin Islands 7 8 10 11 16 21 27 33 35 37 38
Brunei Darussalam 48 82 130 193 257 331 393 450 496 528 546
Bulgaria 7,251 7,866 8,495 8,865 8,821 8,001 7,407 6,884 6,300 5,691 5,154
Burkina Faso 4,284 4,829 5,625 6,823 8,811 11,608 15,632 20,861 27,244 34,695 42,789
Burundi 2,309 2,787 3,457 4,127 5,613 6,767 9,461 13,126 17,357 22,505 28,668
Cambodia 4,433 5,722 7,022 6,718 9,009 12,198 14,364 16,809 18,991 20,939 22,545
Cameroon 4,466 5,361 6,771 8,932 12,070 15,928 20,591 26,333 32,947 40,398 48,362
Canada 13,737 17,909 21,439 24,516 27,662 30,702 34,126 37,600 40,390 42,479 44,136
Cape Verde 178 202 270 286 341 439 490 553 614 667 707
Caribbean Netherlands 7 8 10 11 13 14 21 26 28 29 30
Cayman Islands 6 8 9 16 25 42 56 64 71 77 82
CAR 1,327 1,504 1,829 2,274 2,938 3,726 4,445 5,409 6,490 7,623 8,782
Chad 2,502 3,003 3,645 4,513 5,958 8,343 11,896 16,431 21,946 28,247 35,131
Channel Islands 102 109 121 128 141 149 160 167 174 179 181
Chile 6,143 7,696 9,562 11,234 13,141 15,170 17,015 18,842 20,250 21,142 21,601
China 544,113 644,450 808,511 977,837 1,154,606 1,269,975 1,340,969 1,402,848 1,415,545 1,394,715 1,348,056
China, Hong Kong SAR 1,974 3,076 3,958 5,054 5,794 6,784 6,994 7,557 7,951 8,107 8,148
China, Macao SAR 196 171 251 246 360 432 535 634 720 784 838
Colombia 12,341 16,480 22,061 27,738 34,272 40,404 45,918 50,229 53,175 54,723 54,927
Comoros 156 189 228 309 415 548 699 883 1,081 1,290 1,502
Congo 808 1,014 1,335 1,802 2,386 3,109 4,066 5,263 6,790 8,647 10,732
Congo, DR 12,184 15,248 20,010 26,357 34,963 48,049 65,939 90,169 120,304 155,794 195,277
Cook Islands 15 18 21 18 18 18 20 21 23 23 24
Costa Rica 959 1,333 1,849 2,389 3,096 3,925 4,545 5,044 5,413 5,650 5,759
Côte d'Ivoire 2,630 3,475 5,242 8,266 12,166 16,518 20,132 25,566 32,143 39,882 48,797
Croatia 3,850 4,193 4,423 4,598 4,776 4,428 4,316 4,162 3,977 3,771 3,554
Cuba 5,920 7,141 8,715 9,835 10,582 11,117 11,308 11,366 11,237 10,909 10,339
Curaçao 100 127 144 148 147 132 148 164 175 183 189
Cyprus 494 573 614 685 767 943 1,104 1,218 1,300 1,359 1,402
Czech Republic 8,903 9,579 9,811 10,338 10,324 10,263 10,507 10,573 10,461 10,194 9,965
Denmark 4,268 4,581 4,930 5,123 5,140 5,338 5,551 5,776 6,003 6,173 6,299
Djibouti 62 84 160 359 588 723 831 947 1,054 1,133 1,186
Dominica 51 60 71 75 71 70 71 74 76 76 74
Dominican Republic 2,365 3,294 4,503 5,809 7,184 8,563 9,898 11,107 12,087 12,819 13,238
Ecuador 3,470 4,546 6,073 7,976 10,218 12,629 14,935 17,338 19,563 21,484 23,013
Egypt 20,897 27,072 34,809 43,370 56,397 68,335 82,041 100,518 117,102 134,428 151,111
El Salvador 2,200 2,763 3,669 4,578 5,252 5,812 6,038 6,231 6,408 6,476 6,390
Equatorial Guinea 226 252 291 221 377 531 729 971 1,238 1,521 1,816
Eritrea 1,142 1,408 1,805 2,384 3,139 3,535 4,690 5,892 7,311 8,870 10,421
Estonia 1,101 1,217 1,360 1,474 1,565 1,399 1,332 1,295 1,243 1,183 1,129
Ethiopia 18,128 22,151 28,415 35,240 48,057 66,444 87,562 111,971 138,297 164,270 188,455
Faeroe Islands 32 34 39 43 48 46 49 49 50 52 52
Falkland Islands 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3
Fiji 289 393 521 635 729 811 860 915 940 943 924
Finland 4,008 4,430 4,607 4,779 4,987 5,176 5,368 5,585 5,706 5,739 5,752
France 41,880 45,866 50,844 54,053 56,943 59,387 62,961 65,720 68,007 69,931 71,137
French Guiana 25 32 48 67 116 163 234 304 381 463 546
French Polynesia 60 78 110 152 198 237 268 296 313 325 330
Gabon 473 499 590 729 952 1,232 1,542 1,917 2,321 2,743 3,164
Gambia 271 368 447 604 917 1,229 1,693 2,326 3,105 4,010 4,981
Georgia 3,527 4,160 4,707 5,073 5,460 4,744 4,250 3,977 3,868 3,680 3,483
Germany 69,786 73,180 78,367 78,160 78,958 81,896 80,435 80,392 79,294 77,300 74,513
Ghana 4,981 6,652 8,597 10,802 14,628 18,825 24,318 30,530 36,865 43,454 50,071
Gibraltar 20 22 25 27 27 27 31 33 33 33 32
Greece 7,566 8,311 8,779 9,620 10,132 10,954 11,178 10,825 10,480 10,124 9,705
Greenland 23 31 46 50 56 56 57 56 57 55 52
Grenada 77 90 94 89 96 102 105 109 112 112 110
Guadeloupe 210 275 319 331 390 431 457 478 491 500 498
Guam 60 67 84 104 130 155 159 180 200 216 228
Guatemala 3,146 4,128 5,423 7,119 9,159 11,689 14,732 18,015 21,424 24,730 27,754
Guinea 3,094 3,577 4,215 4,507 6,034 8,799 11,012 14,355 18,276 22,700 27,486
Guinea-Bissau 535 616 712 850 1,056 1,315 1,634 2,068 2,541 3,045 3,564
Guyana 407 564 696 787 720 742 753 787 821 824 806
Haiti 3,221 3,866 4,709 5,689 7,100 8,549 10,000 11,378 12,578 13,534 14,189
Holy See 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Honduras 1,487 2,002 2,691 3,636 4,903 6,243 7,504 8,651 9,737 10,607 11,217
Hungary 9,338 10,001 10,346 10,759 10,385 10,224 10,015 9,685 9,275 8,784 8,318
Iceland 143 176 204 228 255 281 318 342 364 380 389
India 376,325 449,662 553,943 697,230 870,602 1,053,481 1,230,985 1,388,859 1,527,658 1,633,728 1,705,333
Indonesia 69,543 87,793 114,835 147,490 181,437 211,540 241,613 271,857 295,482 312,439 322,237
Iran 17,119 21,907 28,514 38,668 56,169 65,850 74,253 83,403 88,529 91,205 92,219
Iraq 5,719 7,290 9,918 13,653 17,478 23,575 30,868 41,972 54,071 68,127 83,652
Ireland 2,913 2,819 2,947 3,431 3,563 3,842 4,617 4,874 5,204 5,519 5,789
Israel 1,258 2,090 2,850 3,745 4,499 6,014 7,420 8,718 9,998 11,301 12,610
Italy 46,599 49,715 53,523 56,336 57,008 57,147 59,588 59,741 59,100 58,078 56,513
Jamaica 1,403 1,631 1,873 2,142 2,386 2,600 2,741 2,840 2,867 2,811 2,710
Japan 82,199 92,501 103,708 115,912 122,249 125,715 127,320 125,039 120,127 113,788 107,411
Jordan 449 889 1,655 2,281 3,358 4,767 6,518 8,167 9,109 10,492 11,717
Kazakhstan 6,703 9,996 13,110 14,919 16,530 14,957 16,311 18,616 20,072 21,265 22,447
Kenya 6,077 8,105 11,252 16,268 23,446 31,066 40,328 52,187 65,412 80,091 95,505
Kiribati 33 41 51 59 72 84 103 122 142 159 178
Korea, DPR 10,549 11,424 14,410 17,372 20,194 22,840 24,501 25,763 26,701 27,030 26,907
Korea, Rep. 19,211 25,074 31,437 37,451 42,972 46,206 49,090 51,251 52,519 52,398 50,593
Kuwait 152 262 750 1,384 2,059 1,929 3,059 4,317 4,987 5,499 5,924
Kyrgyzstan 1,740 2,173 2,964 3,627 4,395 4,955 5,465 6,384 7,097 7,713 8,248
Laos 1,683 2,120 2,686 3,253 4,248 5,343 6,261 7,398 8,489 9,421 10,172
Latvia 1,949 2,132 2,366 2,513 2,664 2,371 2,091 1,919 1,806 1,692 1,593
Lebanon 1,335 1,805 2,297 2,605 2,703 3,235 4,337 5,891 5,292 5,517 5,610
Lesotho 734 851 1,032 1,307 1,598 1,856 2,011 2,258 2,486 2,728 2,987
Liberia 930 1,120 1,420 1,893 2,103 2,892 3,958 5,091 6,414 7,892 9,436
Libya 1,113 1,435 2,114 3,191 4,398 5,337 6,266 6,700 7,418 7,980 8,375
Liechtenstein 14 17 21 26 29 33 36 39 41 42 43
Lithuania 2,567 2,771 3,137 3,432 3,697 3,486 3,123 2,795 2,655 2,505 2,375
Luxembourg 296 315 340 364 382 436 508 605 678 743 803
Macedonia 1,254 1,489 1,721 1,924 1,996 2,012 2,062 2,088 2,078 2,021 1,938
Madagascar 4,084 5,099 6,576 8,747 11,546 15,745 21,080 27,799 35,960 45,177 55,294
Malawi 2,954 3,619 4,604 6,163 9,409 11,193 14,770 20,022 26,584 34,360 43,155
Malaysia 6,110 8,161 10,909 13,834 18,211 23,421 28,120 32,374 36,107 38,853 40,725
Maldives 74 90 116 158 223 280 333 393 437 469 494
Mali 4,708 5,264 5,949 7,090 8,482 11,047 15,167 20,457 27,370 35,854 45,404
Malta 312 313 304 320 356 387 412 423 428 423 411
Man, Isle of 55 48 57 65 70 77 84 91 96 101 104
Marshall Islands 13 15 20 31 47 52 52 53 56 62 67
Martinique 222 282 325 325 358 387 395 395 391 380 358
Mauritania 660 858 1,149 1,534 2,024 2,711 3,591 4,573 5,666 6,844 8,049
Mauritius 493 660 826 966 1,056 1,185 1,248 1,291 1,310 1,295 1,249
Mayotte 15 24 37 55 95 150 209 273 344 421 497
Mexico 28,013 38,174 52,030 69,331 85,609 102,809 118,618 134,837 148,133 157,762 163,754
Micronesia, FS 32 45 61 73 96 107 104 108 118 125 129
Moldova 2,341 3,004 3,595 4,010 4,364 4,201 4,084 4,021 3,839 3,557 3,243
Monaco 20 22 23 27 29 32 37 38 40 42 44
Mongolia 780 956 1,279 1,690 2,184 2,397 2,713 3,179 3,519 3,785 4,028
Montenegro 395 487 520 581 615 614 622 626 618 600 574
Montserrat 14 12 12 12 11 5 5 5 5 5 5
Morocco 8,986 12,329 16,040 20,072 24,950 28,951 32,108 36,444 39,787 42,148 43,696
Mozambique 6,313 7,493 9,262 11,936 13,372 18,265 24,321 31,993 41,437 52,777 65,544
Myanmar 17,527 21,486 27,166 34,471 42,007 47,670 51,733 56,242 60,242 62,804 63,575
Namibia 485 603 780 1,013 1,415 1,898 2,194 2,731 3,272 3,805 4,322
Nauru 3 4 6 7 9 10 10 10 11 11 11
Nepal 8,483 10,057 11,987 14,890 18,742 23,740 26,876 30,184 33,104 35,027 36,159
Netherlands 10,027 11,419 12,965 14,103 14,915 15,894 16,632 17,185 17,605 17,738 17,602
New Caledonia 65 78 105 142 169 210 246 280 311 339 363
New Zealand 1,908 2,372 2,820 3,147 3,398 3,858 4,369 4,730 5,103 5,395 5,607
Nicaragua 1,295 1,775 2,398 3,250 4,145 5,027 5,738 6,418 7,033 7,537 7,863
Niger 2,560 3,395 4,497 5,963 7,912 11,225 16,292 24,315 35,966 51,878 72,238
Nigeria 37,860 45,212 56,132 73,698 95,617 122,877 159,425 206,831 262,599 327,406 398,508
Niue 5 5 5 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Northern Mariana Islands 7 10 13 17 44 68 54 56 56 55 51
Norway 3,265 3,582 3,876 4,083 4,240 4,492 4,891 5,494 5,945 6,321 6,658
Oman 456 552 724 1,154 1,812 2,239 2,944 4,816 5,238 5,507 5,844
Pakistan 37,542 44,912 58,094 78,072 107,608 138,250 170,044 208,437 244,916 278,987 309,640
Palau 7 10 11 12 15 19 20 22 25 27 28
Palestine, State of 932 1,069 1,125 1,509 2,101 3,224 4,069 5,333 6,765 8,259 9,791
Panama 860 1,133 1,519 1,979 2,471 3,029 3,621 4,231 4,781 5,238 5,599
Papua New Guinea 1,708 1,967 2,435 3,215 4,158 5,374 6,848 8,413 10,057 11,699 13,240
Paraguay 1,473 1,903 2,474 3,181 4,214 5,303 6,210 7,067 7,845 8,458 8,895
Peru 7,728 10,062 13,341 17,359 21,827 25,915 29,374 33,317 36,855 39,754 41,899
Philippines 18,580 26,273 35,805 47,397 61,947 77,932 93,039 108,436 123,575 137,020 148,260
Poland 24,824 29,716 32,817 35,783 38,195 38,486 38,575 38,407 37,207 35,286 33,136
Portugal 8,417 8,875 8,670 9,756 9,890 10,279 10,585 10,161 9,845 9,576 9,216
Puerto Rico 2,218 2,356 2,710 3,188 3,518 3,797 3,710 3,675 3,638 3,536 3,367
Qatar 25 47 109 224 476 593 1,766 2,452 2,781 3,013 3,205
Réunion 248 336 462 509 611 737 831 892 947 981 989
Romania 16,236 18,614 20,549 22,612 23,489 22,128 20,299 18,848 17,639 16,449 15,207
Russia 102,799 119,860 130,126 138,063 147,569 146,401 143,158 142,898 138,652 132,892 128,599
Rwanda 2,186 2,933 3,755 5,141 7,260 8,022 10,294 12,997 15,785 18,644 21,187
Saint Helena 5 5 5 5 6 5 4 4 4 4 4
Saint Kitts and Nevis 46 51 45 43 41 46 52 58 63 66 68
Saint Lucia 83 90 104 118 138 157 177 192 202 207 207
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7
Saint Vincent 67 81 90 101 108 108 109 111 112 112 109
Samoa 82 109 143 156 163 175 186 199 210 228 241
San Marino 13 15 19 21 24 27 31 32 33 33 33
Sao Tome & Principe 60 64 74 95 114 137 171 211 256 305 353
Saudi Arabia 3,121 4,087 5,836 9,913 16,361 21,392 28,091 34,366 39,132 43,136 46,059
Senegal 2,477 3,178 4,218 5,569 7,514 9,861 12,957 17,487 22,802 29,086 36,223
Serbia 6,732 7,557 8,120 8,908 9,518 9,463 9,059 8,674 8,281 7,817 7,331
Seychelles 36 42 52 66 71 81 93 99 101 101 100
Sierra Leone 1,944 2,182 2,514 3,086 3,931 4,061 5,776 7,160 8,598 10,041 11,392
Singapore 1,022 1,634 2,074 2,415 3,016 3,918 5,079 6,007 6,418 6,647 6,681
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 1 3 7 13 29 32 33 41 46 49 52
Slovakia 3,437 4,137 4,532 4,989 5,278 5,386 5,407 5,435 5,353 5,136 4,892
Slovenia 1,473 1,587 1,670 1,836 2,007 1,989 2,052 2,075 2,054 2,003 1,942
Solomon Islands 90 118 160 231 312 412 526 640 757 878 992
Somalia 2,264 2,756 3,445 6,090 6,322 7,385 9,582 12,423 16,493 21,388 27,030
South Africa 13,683 17,396 22,503 29,077 36,793 44,897 51,622 56,669 60,034 63,001 65,540
South Sudan 2,583 2,955 3,647 4,701 5,762 6,693 10,056 14,122 17,810 21,744 25,855
Spain 28,070 30,451 33,923 37,705 39,192 40,750 46,601 46,194 45,920 45,647 44,840
Sri Lanka 8,076 9,896 12,487 15,037 17,331 18,784 20,201 21,157 21,536 21,446 20,836
Sudan 5,734 7,527 10,233 14,418 20,009 28,080 36,115 45,308 56,443 68,311 80,284
Suriname 215 290 371 363 408 481 518 565 599 619 624
Swaziland 273 349 446 603 863 1,064 1,193 1,366 1,507 1,648 1,792
Sweden 7,010 7,480 8,049 8,311 8,559 8,872 9,382 10,120 10,766 11,290 11,881
Switzerland 4,668 5,296 6,169 6,304 6,674 7,166 7,831 8,654 9,223 9,660 10,019
Syria 3,413 4,593 6,379 8,956 12,452 16,354 20,721 20,994 28,647 32,070 34,902
Taiwan 7,562 10,493 14,559 17,810 20,232 21,935 23,200 23,402 23,116 22,320 20,778
Tajikistan 1,532 2,064 2,920 3,918 5,297 6,186 7,582 9,419 11,102 12,685 14,288
Tanzania 7,650 10,074 13,606 18,685 25,458 33,992 45,649 62,267 82,927 108,174 137,136
Thailand 20,710 27,397 36,885 47,385 56,583 62,693 66,692 68,581 68,250 66,190 62,452
Timor-Leste 433 500 603 578 740 847 1,057 1,315 1,577 1,856 2,162
Togo 1,395 1,581 2,116 2,721 3,787 4,875 6,391 8,294 10,489 12,991 15,681
Tokelau 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2
Tonga 47 62 84 93 95 98 104 111 121 132 140
Trinidad and Tobago 646 848 946 1,085 1,222 1,268 1,328 1,378 1,372 1,341 1,291
Tunisia 3,605 4,176 5,060 6,368 8,233 9,699 10,639 11,835 12,686 13,166 13,476
Turkey 21,238 27,553 34,772 43,906 53,995 63,240 72,310 82,256 87,717 92,744 95,819
Turkmenistan 1,211 1,594 2,188 2,861 3,668 4,501 5,042 5,685 6,160 6,432 6,555
Turks and Caicos Islands 5 6 6 8 12 19 31 37 42 45 48
Tuvalu 5 6 7 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 11
Uganda 5,158 6,788 9,446 12,548 17,384 23,758 33,149 45,856 61,929 80,904 101,873
Ukraine 37,298 42,662 47,087 49,969 51,370 48,746 45,647 43,679 40,892 37,818 35,117
United Arab Emirates 70 93 235 1,017 1,811 3,050 8,329 9,822 10,977 11,995 12,789
United Kingdom 50,616 52,410 55,611 56,222 57,110 58,867 62,717 66,700 70,113 72,840 75,361
USA 157,813 186,177 209,486 229,588 252,848 282,896 309,876 333,546 355,765 373,767 388,865
United States Virgin Islands 27 33 64 98 103 109 106 107 106 103 97
Uruguay 2,239 2,539 2,810 2,916 3,110 3,321 3,374 3,495 3,596 3,653 3,667
Uzbekistan 6,945 8,789 11,973 15,952 20,515 24,518 27,740 31,767 34,397 36,168 37,126
Vanuatu 48 64 85 116 147 185 236 294 354 416 476
Venezuela 5,482 8,147 11,588 15,344 19,862 24,481 28,996 33,116 36,673 39,513 41,562
Viet Nam 24,810 32,671 43,407 54,373 68,210 80,286 88,358 98,157 105,220 109,925 112,783
Wallis & Futuna 7 9 9 11 14 14 14 13 13 13 13
Western Sahara 14 33 77 151 217 306 512 631 738 828 901
Yemen 4,402 5,166 6,156 8,059 11,961 17,795 23,592 30,030 36,335 42,211 47,170
Zambia 2,317 3,050 4,185 5,929 8,143 10,585 13,917 18,882 25,313 33,371 42,975
Zimbabwe 2,747 3,752 5,206 7,289 10,485 12,500 13,974 17,471 21,353 25,510 29,615
United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2015). World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision.projected populations based on the medium-fertility variant.