2021 World Population Data
For more than 50 years, PRB’s World Population Data Sheet has been one of the most trusted sources for vital demographic data used by government leaders, policymakers, researchers, academics, and decisionmakers around the world. It offers the latest population, health, and environment indicators for more than 200 countries and territories, each carefully researched and vetted by PRB’s expert team of demographers and analysts.
Featured World Indicators
INTERNATIONAL: TOTAL FERTILITY RATE
The average number of children a woman would have assuming that current age-specific birth rates remain constant throughout her childbearing years (usually considered to be ages 15 to 49).
INTERNATIONAL: Infant Mortality Rate
The annual number of deaths of infants under age 1 per 1,000 live births. Some rates are based on fewer than 50 annual infant deaths and, as a result, are subject to considerable yearly variability; rates shown for such countries are from an average of the previous three years.
Life Expectancy at Birth, Males
The average number of years a newborn male infant can expect to live under current mortality rates.
Life Expectancy at Birth in Years, Females
The average number of years a newborn female infant can expect to live under current mortality rates.