Past and and future population of 

population mid-year x1,000

country 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 2040 2050
World 2,525,779 3,026,003 3,691,173 4,449,049 5,320,817 6,127,700 6,916,183 7,716,749 8,424,937 9,038,687 9,550,945
Afghanistan 7,451 8,774 11,016 13,180 11,731 20,595 28,398 35,667 43,500 50,834 56,551
Albania 1,214 1,619 2,139 2,735 3,447 3,305 3,150 3,243 3,311 3,255 3,094
Algeria 8,872 11,278 14,691 19,475 26,240 31,719 37,063 43,830 48,561 51,810 54,522
American Samoa 19 20 27 32 47 58 56 57 61 62 62
Andorra 6 13 24 36 55 65 78 84 89 93 95
Angola 4,148 4,966 5,928 7,637 10,334 13,925 19,549 26,475 34,783 44,245 54,324
Anguilla 5 6 6 7 8 11 14 15 16 16 15
Antigua and Barbuda 46 55 65 70 62 78 87 96 105 111 115
Argentina 17,150 20,624 23,979 28,120 32,625 36,903 40,374 43,835 46,859 49,275 51,024
Armenia 1,354 1,867 2,518 3,096 3,545 3,076 2,963 2,991 2,970 2,901 2,782
Aruba 38 54 59 60 62 91 102 106 108 107 103
Australia 8,177 10,292 12,905 14,708 17,097 19,259 22,404 25,440 28,336 31,045 33,735
Austria 6,938 7,056 7,489 7,555 7,670 8,020 8,402 8,716 9,005 9,202 9,354
Azerbaijan 2,896 3,898 5,178 6,164 7,217 8,118 9,095 10,030 10,474 10,614 10,492
Bahamas 79 110 169 211 256 298 360 410 447 475 494
Bahrain 116 163 213 360 496 668 1,252 1,480 1,642 1,760 1,835
Bangladesh 37,895 49,537 66,309 82,498 107,386 132,383 151,125 169,566 185,064 195,861 201,948
Barbados 211 231 239 249 259 267 280 294 306 312 314
Belarus 7,745 8,190 9,040 9,659 10,260 9,981 9,491 9,027 8,488 7,905 7,359
Belgium 8,628 9,141 9,664 9,856 9,978 10,268 10,941 11,364 11,664 11,890 12,055
Belize 69 92 122 144 188 239 309 386 461 530 590
Benin 2,255 2,432 2,908 3,718 5,001 6,949 9,510 12,344 15,507 18,838 22,137
Bermuda 37 45 52 56 60 63 65 66 67 66 64
Bhutan 177 224 292 413 536 564 717 822 898 950 980
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 2,714 3,353 4,217 5,369 6,794 8,495 10,157 11,913 13,665 15,257 16,621
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,661 3,306 3,719 4,100 4,527 3,834 3,846 3,789 3,700 3,537 3,332
Botswana 413 524 693 998 1,384 1,755 1,969 2,150 2,348 2,564 2,780
Brazil 53,975 72,776 96,060 121,740 149,648 174,505 195,210 211,102 222,748 229,403 231,120
British Virgin Islands 7 8 10 11 16 21 27 30 32 34 34
Brunei Darussalam 48 82 130 193 257 332 401 454 499 532 546
Bulgaria 7,251 7,866 8,495 8,865 8,821 8,001 7,389 6,827 6,213 5,611 5,077
Burkina Faso 4,284 4,829 5,625 6,823 8,811 11,608 15,540 20,542 26,564 33,472 40,932
Burundi 2,309 2,787 3,457 4,127 5,606 6,674 9,233 12,579 16,392 21,082 26,691
Cambodia 4,433 5,720 7,022 6,699 9,057 12,223 14,365 16,947 19,144 21,023 22,569
Cameroon 4,466 5,361 6,771 8,932 12,070 15,928 20,624 26,405 33,074 40,584 48,599
Canada 13,737 17,909 21,434 24,511 27,658 30,697 34,126 37,612 40,617 43,042 45,228
Cape Verde 178 212 275 302 352 442 488 531 577 613 636
Caribbean Netherlands 7 8 10 11 13 14 18 21 23 23 23
Cayman Islands 6 8 9 16 25 42 56 63 67 68 67
CAR 1,327 1,504 1,829 2,274 2,913 3,638 4,350 5,286 6,318 7,399 8,491
Chad 2,502 3,003 3,645 4,513 5,952 8,301 11,721 15,733 20,878 26,888 33,516
Channel Islands 102 109 121 128 141 149 160 167 174 178 179
Chile 6,082 7,649 9,579 11,192 13,214 15,454 17,151 18,645 19,815 20,532 20,839
China 543,776 650,680 814,378 984,016 1,165,429 1,280,429 1,359,821 1,432,868 1,453,297 1,435,499 1,384,977
China, Hong Kong SAR 1,974 3,076 3,958 5,054 5,794 6,835 7,050 7,550 7,885 8,004 8,004
China, Macao SAR 196 171 251 246 360 432 535 626 702 755 797
Colombia 12,000 16,006 21,345 26,935 33,307 39,898 46,445 52,379 57,219 60,757 62,942
Comoros 156 190 232 314 413 528 683 860 1,057 1,281 1,508
Congo 808 1,014 1,335 1,796 2,383 3,126 4,112 5,268 6,754 8,556 10,577
Congo, DR 12,184 15,248 20,010 26,357 34,911 46,949 62,191 81,252 103,743 128,755 155,291
Cook Islands 15 18 21 18 18 18 20 21 22 23 24
Costa Rica 966 1,334 1,822 2,348 3,079 3,930 4,670 5,295 5,760 6,055 6,189
Côte d'Ivoire 2,630 3,475 5,242 8,266 12,116 16,131 18,977 23,770 29,227 35,426 42,339
Croatia 3,850 4,059 4,171 4,401 4,794 4,475 4,338 4,183 4,015 3,821 3,606
Cuba 5,920 7,141 8,715 9,835 10,601 11,138 11,282 11,162 10,847 10,267 9,392
Curaçao 100 127 144 148 147 132 148 171 179 180 179
Cyprus 494 573 614 685 767 943 1,104 1,219 1,306 1,351 1,356
Czech Republic 8,876 9,578 9,828 10,313 10,326 10,250 10,554 10,924 11,053 11,101 11,218
Denmark 4,268 4,581 4,930 5,123 5,140 5,338 5,551 5,775 6,009 6,197 6,361
Djibouti 62 84 160 359 590 723 834 965 1,075 1,168 1,244
Dominica 51 60 71 75 71 70 71 74 77 77 76
Dominican Republic 2,380 3,312 4,524 5,826 7,245 8,663 10,017 11,235 12,219 12,924 13,320
Ecuador 3,452 4,515 6,025 7,909 10,124 12,533 15,001 17,416 19,649 21,571 23,061
Egypt 21,514 27,998 36,342 44,932 56,337 66,137 78,076 91,062 102,553 113,001 121,798
El Salvador 2,200 2,773 3,736 4,661 5,344 5,959 6,218 6,614 6,875 6,971 6,912
Equatorial Guinea 226 252 291 221 374 518 696 909 1,139 1,378 1,623
Eritrea 1,141 1,405 1,797 2,415 3,273 3,939 5,741 7,727 9,782 12,040 14,314
Estonia 1,101 1,217 1,360 1,474 1,565 1,366 1,299 1,261 1,212 1,163 1,121
Ethiopia 18,128 22,151 28,415 35,241 48,043 66,024 87,095 111,521 137,670 163,553 187,573
Faeroe Islands 32 34 39 43 48 46 50 50 52 53 53
Falkland Islands 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3
Fiji 289 393 521 635 728 812 861 916 939 940 918
Finland 4,008 4,430 4,607 4,779 4,987 5,176 5,368 5,542 5,650 5,673 5,693
France 41,832 45,699 50,704 53,941 56,846 59,213 63,231 66,570 69,286 71,523 73,212
French Guiana 25 32 49 68 117 165 231 294 362 430 495
French Polynesia 60 78 110 152 198 237 268 296 318 331 337
Gabon 473 499 589 726 947 1,226 1,556 1,955 2,382 2,840 3,302
Gambia 271 368 447 604 917 1,229 1,681 2,297 3,056 3,933 4,866
Georgia 3,527 4,160 4,707 5,073 5,460 4,744 4,389 4,202 3,953 3,738 3,563
Germany 70,094 73,336 79,287 79,169 80,487 83,512 83,017 81,881 79,552 76,354 72,566
Ghana 4,981 6,653 8,597 10,802 14,629 18,825 24,263 29,746 35,264 40,715 45,670
Gibraltar 20 22 25 27 27 27 29 29 29 28 27
Greece 7,566 8,333 8,793 9,643 10,161 10,987 11,110 11,079 10,976 10,858 10,668
Greenland 23 31 46 50 56 56 57 57 55 53 50
Grenada 77 90 94 89 96 102 105 108 107 103 95
Guadeloupe 210 275 319 326 385 425 459 480 496 500 493
Guam 60 67 84 104 130 155 159 180 200 215 227
Guatemala 3,146 4,141 5,416 7,001 8,890 11,204 14,342 18,281 22,566 27,002 31,426
Guinea 3,094 3,577 4,209 4,495 6,020 8,746 10,876 13,927 17,322 20,898 24,466
Guinea-Bissau 518 636 683 818 1,017 1,273 1,587 2,004 2,473 2,981 3,504
Guyana 407 560 721 777 725 744 786 825 853 851 815
Haiti 3,221 3,869 4,713 5,692 7,110 8,578 9,896 11,288 12,537 13,581 14,353
Holy See 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Honduras 1,487 2,002 2,691 3,636 4,904 6,236 7,621 9,235 10,811 12,248 13,484
Hungary 9,338 10,001 10,346 10,759 10,385 10,224 10,015 9,799 9,525 9,213 8,954
Iceland 143 176 204 228 255 281 318 354 384 404 415
India 376,325 449,595 555,200 698,966 868,891 1,042,262 1,205,625 1,353,305 1,476,378 1,565,509 1,620,051
Indonesia 72,592 88,693 114,067 145,494 178,633 208,939 240,676 269,413 293,482 311,334 321,377
Iran 17,119 21,958 28,607 38,890 56,362 65,911 74,462 84,149 91,336 96,772 100,598
Iraq 5,719 7,290 9,918 13,653 17,518 23,801 30,962 40,699 50,967 61,249 71,336
Ireland 2,913 2,829 2,963 3,418 3,531 3,804 4,468 4,963 5,347 5,688 5,994
Israel 1,258 2,090 2,850 3,745 4,499 6,014 7,420 8,507 9,632 10,776 11,843
Italy 46,367 49,519 53,324 56,221 56,832 56,986 60,509 61,386 61,212 60,812 60,015
Jamaica 1,403 1,629 1,869 2,132 2,365 2,582 2,741 2,877 2,950 2,922 2,808
Japan 82,199 92,501 103,708 115,912 122,249 125,715 127,353 125,382 120,625 114,517 108,329
Jordan 449 889 1,655 2,281 3,358 4,767 6,455 8,087 9,355 10,528 11,510
Kazakhstan 6,703 9,714 12,757 14,519 16,172 14,576 15,921 17,519 18,573 19,441 20,186
Kenya 6,077 8,105 11,252 16,268 23,446 31,285 40,909 52,906 66,306 81,354 97,173
Kiribati 26 33 44 55 71 83 98 114 131 144 156
Korea, DPR 10,549 11,424 14,410 17,372 20,194 22,840 24,501 25,766 26,719 27,086 27,076
Korea, Rep. 19,211 25,074 31,437 37,451 42,972 45,977 48,454 50,769 52,190 52,270 51,034
Kuwait 152 262 750 1,371 2,060 1,906 2,992 4,015 4,833 5,610 6,342
Kyrgyzstan 1,740 2,173 2,964 3,627 4,395 4,955 5,334 6,162 6,871 7,429 7,976
Laos 1,683 2,120 2,685 3,251 4,245 5,388 6,396 7,651 8,806 9,791 10,579
Latvia 1,949 2,132 2,366 2,513 2,664 2,371 2,091 1,973 1,856 1,749 1,674
Lebanon 1,335 1,805 2,297 2,605 2,703 3,235 4,341 4,877 5,172 5,304 5,316
Lesotho 734 851 1,032 1,307 1,598 1,856 2,009 2,226 2,419 2,612 2,818
Liberia 930 1,120 1,420 1,893 2,103 2,892 3,958 5,086 6,395 7,861 9,392
Libya 1,113 1,428 2,076 3,078 4,260 5,176 6,041 6,767 7,459 7,978 8,350
Liechtenstein 14 17 21 26 29 33 36 39 41 43 44
Lithuania 2,567 2,771 3,137 3,432 3,697 3,498 3,068 2,940 2,817 2,677 2,557
Luxembourg 296 315 340 364 382 436 508 577 637 682 706
Macedonia 1,254 1,471 1,692 1,896 2,010 2,052 2,102 2,107 2,069 1,986 1,881
Madagascar 4,084 5,099 6,576 8,747 11,546 15,745 21,080 27,798 36,000 45,289 55,498
Malawi 2,881 3,525 4,530 6,237 9,447 11,321 15,014 19,895 25,960 33,115 41,203
Malaysia 6,110 8,161 10,909 13,834 18,211 23,421 28,276 32,858 36,846 39,850 42,113
Maldives 74 89 114 154 216 273 326 388 436 473 504
Mali 4,638 5,099 5,716 6,735 7,964 10,261 13,986 19,060 26,034 34,838 45,168
Malta 312 314 305 330 375 408 425 436 437 428 417
Man, Isle of 55 48 57 65 70 77 84 90 94 97 99
Marshall Islands 13 15 20 31 47 52 52 55 58 64 67
Martinique 222 282 325 325 358 384 401 410 416 413 400
Mauritania 660 858 1,149 1,534 2,024 2,708 3,609 4,577 5,640 6,776 7,921
Mauritius 493 660 826 966 1,056 1,185 1,231 1,271 1,288 1,271 1,231
Mayotte 15 24 37 55 92 149 204 264 331 401 466
Mexico 28,296 38,677 52,988 70,353 86,077 103,874 117,886 131,955 143,663 151,821 156,102
Micronesia, FS 32 45 61 73 96 107 104 110 121 127 130
Moldova 2,341 3,004 3,595 4,010 4,364 4,107 3,573 3,323 3,066 2,773 2,484
Monaco 20 22 23 27 29 32 37 40 44 48 53
Mongolia 780 956 1,279 1,690 2,184 2,397 2,713 3,114 3,388 3,587 3,753
Montenegro 395 479 532 579 615 611 620 620 608 586 557
Montserrat 14 12 12 12 11 5 5 5 6 6 6
Morocco 8,986 12,329 15,916 19,799 24,675 28,710 31,642 35,936 39,190 41,404 42,884
Mozambique 6,442 7,647 9,453 12,142 13,568 18,276 23,967 30,553 38,876 48,861 59,929
Myanmar 17,527 21,486 27,166 34,475 42,123 48,453 51,931 56,125 58,698 59,410 58,645
Namibia 485 603 780 1,013 1,415 1,898 2,179 2,609 3,042 3,420 3,744
Nauru 3 4 6 7 9 10 10 10 11 11 11
Nepal 8,140 9,545 11,559 14,385 18,111 23,184 26,846 30,001 32,853 35,053 36,479
Netherlands 10,027 11,419 12,958 14,087 14,890 15,860 16,615 17,033 17,269 17,215 16,919
New Caledonia 65 78 105 142 169 210 246 280 312 340 364
New Zealand 1,908 2,372 2,820 3,147 3,398 3,858 4,368 4,814 5,208 5,521 5,778
Nicaragua 1,295 1,775 2,400 3,250 4,138 5,101 5,822 6,665 7,391 7,972 8,355
Niger 2,560 3,337 4,413 5,834 7,754 10,990 15,894 23,422 34,513 49,756 69,410
Nigeria 37,860 45,212 56,132 73,698 95,617 122,877 159,708 210,159 273,120 350,720 440,355
Niue 5 5 5 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Northern Mariana Islands 7 10 13 17 44 68 54 56 57 55 52
Norway 3,265 3,582 3,876 4,083 4,240 4,492 4,891 5,407 5,838 6,210 6,556
Oman 456 552 724 1,154 1,810 2,193 2,803 4,514 4,920 5,007 5,065
Pakistan 37,542 45,541 59,204 79,984 111,091 143,832 173,149 203,351 231,744 254,769 271,082
Palau 7 10 11 12 15 19 20 22 25 27 28
Palestine, State of 932 1,069 1,124 1,510 2,081 3,205 4,013 5,140 6,410 7,681 8,906
Panama 860 1,136 1,526 1,990 2,487 3,055 3,678 4,296 4,882 5,383 5,774
Papua New Guinea 1,708 1,967 2,435 3,215 4,158 5,379 6,859 8,422 10,044 11,634 13,092
Paraguay 1,473 1,907 2,485 3,199 4,250 5,350 6,460 7,607 8,693 9,644 10,445
Peru 7,632 9,932 13,195 17,329 21,772 26,000 29,263 33,079 36,514 39,220 41,084
Philippines 18,580 26,272 35,805 47,398 61,949 77,652 93,444 110,404 127,797 143,516 157,118
Poland 24,824 29,646 32,632 35,641 38,150 38,351 38,199 38,158 37,448 35,840 34,079
Portugal 8,417 8,875 8,670 9,765 9,899 10,306 10,590 10,579 10,433 10,213 9,843
Puerto Rico 2,218 2,356 2,710 3,188 3,518 3,797 3,710 3,679 3,704 3,684 3,611
Qatar 25 47 109 224 477 594 1,750 2,543 2,760 2,912 2,985
Réunion 248 336 462 509 611 736 845 941 1,021 1,084 1,125
Romania 16,236 18,458 20,332 22,400 23,372 22,388 21,861 21,226 20,232 19,056 17,809
Russia 102,799 120,057 130,358 138,536 148,149 146,763 143,618 140,011 133,556 127,005 120,896
Rwanda 2,186 2,933 3,755 5,141 7,215 8,396 10,837 14,123 17,771 21,601 25,378
Saint Helena 5 5 5 5 6 5 4 4 5 5 5
Saint Kitts and Nevis 46 51 45 43 41 46 52 58 63 66 67
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 6 6 6
Saint Vincent 67 81 90 101 108 108 109 110 110 111 111
Samoa 82 109 143 156 163 175 186 199 211 229 242
San Marino 13 15 19 21 24 27 31 32 33 33 33
Sao Tome & Principe 60 64 74 95 117 139 178 227 278 335 388
Saudi Arabia 3,121 4,072 5,803 9,843 16,206 20,145 27,258 32,341 35,634 38,193 40,388
Senegal 2,477 3,178 4,218 5,569 7,514 9,862 12,951 17,123 21,856 27,209 32,933
Serbia 6,732 7,658 8,236 9,057 9,735 10,272 9,647 9,169 8,582 7,863 7,074
Seychelles 36 41 52 66 69 80 91 96 98 100 100
Sierra Leone 1,944 2,160 2,532 3,180 4,043 4,140 5,752 6,894 8,058 9,218 10,296
Singapore 1,022 1,634 2,074 2,415 3,016 3,918 5,079 6,057 6,578 6,904 7,065
Sint Maarten (Neth.) 1 3 7 13 29 31 43 51 57 60 61
Slovakia 3,437 4,137 4,532 4,989 5,278 5,388 5,433 5,469 5,396 5,204 4,990
Slovenia 1,473 1,580 1,670 1,832 2,004 1,990 2,054 2,093 2,086 2,060 2,023
Solomon Islands 90 118 160 231 312 412 526 643 764 891 1,010
Somalia 2,264 2,756 3,445 6,090 6,322 7,385 9,636 12,820 16,880 21,691 27,076
South Africa 13,683 17,396 22,503 29,077 36,793 44,846 51,452 55,131 58,096 60,938 63,405
South Sudan 2,583 2,955 3,647 4,702 5,764 6,653 9,941 13,853 17,297 20,940 24,760
Spain 28,070 30,419 33,796 37,493 38,883 40,283 46,182 47,789 48,235 48,504 48,224
Sri Lanka 8,076 9,895 12,485 15,033 17,324 18,846 20,759 22,338 23,271 23,759 23,834
Sudan 5,734 7,527 10,233 14,418 20,009 27,730 35,652 44,499 55,078 66,169 77,138
Suriname 215 290 372 366 407 467 525 570 604 621 621
Swaziland 273 349 446 603 863 1,064 1,193 1,368 1,516 1,664 1,815
Sweden 7,010 7,480 8,049 8,311 8,559 8,872 9,382 10,033 10,691 11,267 11,934
Switzerland 4,668 5,296 6,169 6,304 6,674 7,166 7,831 8,648 9,477 10,235 10,977
Syria 3,413 4,593 6,379 8,956 12,452 16,371 21,533 25,736 29,934 33,662 36,706
Taiwan 7,562 10,493 14,559 17,810 20,232 21,935 23,146 23,572 23,504 22,762 21,371
Tajikistan 1,532 2,064 2,920 3,918 5,297 6,186 7,627 9,602 11,407 13,214 15,093
Tanzania 7,650 10,074 13,605 18,687 25,485 34,021 44,973 60,385 79,354 102,686 129,417
Thailand 20,607 27,362 36,879 47,369 56,583 62,343 66,402 67,858 67,554 65,520 61,740
Timor-Leste 433 500 604 581 751 854 1,079 1,286 1,555 1,820 2,087
Togo 1,395 1,581 2,116 2,721 3,788 4,865 6,306 8,076 10,015 12,195 14,521
Tokelau 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
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 1,349 1,308 1,244 1,155
Tunisia 3,099 3,915 4,983 6,308 8,135 9,553 10,632 11,783 12,561 12,969 13,192
Turkey 21,238 27,553 34,772 43,906 53,995 63,174 72,138 80,309 86,825 91,778 94,606
Turkmenistan 1,211 1,594 2,188 2,861 3,668 4,501 5,042 5,685 6,160 6,438 6,570
Turks and Caicos Islands 5 6 6 8 12 19 31 37 41 43 43
Tuvalu 5 6 7 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 12
Uganda 5,158 6,788 9,446 12,550 17,535 24,276 33,987 47,088 63,388 82,659 104,078
Ukraine 37,298 42,662 47,087 49,974 51,659 49,057 46,050 43,164 39,842 36,554 33,658
United Arab Emirates 70 90 232 1,015 1,806 3,026 8,442 10,602 12,330 14,064 15,479
United Kingdom 50,616 52,544 55,645 56,303 57,214 58,951 62,066 65,600 68,631 71,001 73,131
USA 157,813 186,362 209,891 230,176 254,507 284,594 312,247 337,983 362,629 383,165 400,853
United States Virgin Islands 27 33 64 98 103 109 106 107 105 103 103
Uruguay 2,239 2,539 2,810 2,916 3,110 3,321 3,372 3,482 3,581 3,636 3,641
Uzbekistan 6,314 8,559 11,973 16,027 20,555 24,829 27,769 31,495 34,147 35,687 36,330
Vanuatu 48 64 85 116 147 185 236 292 352 414 473
Venezuela 5,094 7,580 10,724 15,096 19,741 24,408 29,043 33,417 37,172 40,179 42,376
Viet Nam 24,949 32,912 43,783 54,897 68,910 80,888 89,047 97,057 101,830 104,155 103,697
Wallis & Futuna 7 9 9 11 14 14 14 13 13 13 13
Western Sahara 14 33 77 151 217 306 515 694 771 819 844
Yemen 4,661 5,100 6,097 7,907 11,790 17,523 22,763 28,423 33,991 38,769 42,497
Zambia 2,372 3,083 4,191 5,847 7,845 10,101 13,217 18,252 24,957 33,552 44,206
Zimbabwe 2,747 3,752 5,206 7,289 10,462 12,504 13,077 17,118 20,292 23,313 26,254
United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2013). World Population Prospects: The 2012 Revision.projected populations based on the medium-fertility variant.