Population mid-2020 (millions)

Current estimates are based on a recent census, official national data, or analyses conducted by national statistical offices, regional organizations, PRB, UN Population Division, or International Programs of the U.S. Census Bureau. The effects of refugee movements, large numbers of foreign workers, and population shifts due to current events are taken into account to the extent possible. Projected populations based on reasonable assumptions on the future course of fertility, mortality, and migration.

Population mid-2020 (millions)

Population mid-2020 (millions)

Geography Population mid-2020 (millions)
WORLD 7837.5
AFRICA 1372.6
NORTHERN AFRICA 248.0
Algeria 45.1
Egypt 102.3
Libya 7.0
Morocco 36.3
Sudan 44.9
Tunisia 11.8
Western Sahara 0.6
WESTERN AFRICA 413.0
Benin 12.6
Burkina Faso 21.5
Cape Verde 0.6
Cote d'Ivoire 27.1
Gambia 2.5
Ghana 32.4
Guinea 13.5
Guinea-Bissau 2.0
Liberia 5.2
Mali 20.9
Mauritania 4.8
Niger 25.1
Nigeria 211.4
Senegal 17.2
Sierra Leone 8.1
Togo 8.3
EASTERN AFRICA 457.9
Burundi 12.2
Comoros 0.9
Djibouti 1.0
Eritrea 3.6
Ethiopia 117.8
Kenya 54.7
Madagascar 28.4
Malawi 20.3
Mauritius 1.3
Mayotte 0.3
Mozambique 32.0
Reunion 0.9
Rwanda 13.3
Seychelles 0.1
Somalia 16.4
South Sudan 11.4
Tanzania 62.1
Uganda 47.1
Zambia 19.1
Zimbabwe 15.1
MIDDLE AFRICA 185.4
Angola 33.6
Cameroon 27.3
Central African Republic 4.9
Chad 17.4
Congo 5.7
Congo, Dem. Rep. 92.5
Equatorial Guinea 1.5
Gabon 2.3
Sao Tome and Principe 0.2
SOUTHERN AFRICA 68.4
Botswana 2.4
eSwatini 1.1
Lesotho 2.2
Namibia 2.6
South Africa 60.1
NORTHERN AMERICA 370.6
Canada 38.2
United States 332.3
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 656.0
CENTRAL AMERICA 179.8
Belize 0.4
Costa Rica 5.2
El Salvador 6.5
Guatemala 18.4
Honduras 9.4
Mexico 128.8
Nicaragua 6.7
Panama 4.4
CARIBBEAN 43.0
Antigua and Barbuda 0.1
Bahamas 0.4
Barbados 0.3
Cuba 11.2
Curacao 0.2
Dominica 0.1
Dominican Republic 10.6
Grenada 0.1
Guadeloupe 0.4
Haiti 11.5
Jamaica 2.8
Martinique 0.4
Puerto Rico 2.8
St. Kitts-Nevis 0.1
Saint Lucia 0.2
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0.1
Trinidad and Tobago 1.4
SOUTH AMERICA 433.2
Argentina 45.7
Bolivia 11.8
Brazil 212.8
Chile 19.6
Colombia 50.9
Ecuador 17.7
French Guiana 0.3
Guyana 0.8
Paraguay 7.3
Peru 32.8
Suriname 0.6
Uruguay 3.5
Venezuela 29.1
ASIA 4650.6
WESTERN ASIA 284.1
Armenia 3.0
Azerbaijan 10.2
Bahrain 1.5
Cyprus 1.2
Georgia 3.7
Iraq 40.1
Israel 9.4
Jordan 10.9
Kuwait 4.5
Lebanon 6.8
Oman 4.5
Palestinian Territory 5.2
Qatar 2.9
Saudi Arabia 35.9
Syria 20.4
Turkey 83.8
United Arab Emirates 9.8
Yemen 30.5
CENTRAL ASIA 76.4
Kazakhstan 19.0
Kyrgyzstan 6.7
Tajikistan 9.8
Turkmenistan 6.1
Uzbekistan 34.9
SOUTH ASIA 1968.6
Afghanistan 39.8
Bangladesh 171.7
Bhutan 0.8
India 1393.0
Iran 85.0
Maldives 0.5
Nepal 30.4
Pakistan 225.4
Sri Lanka 22.1
SOUTHEAST ASIA 671.1
Brunei 0.5
Cambodia 15.7
Indonesia 275.1
Laos 7.5
Malaysia 32.8
Myanmar 55.5
Philippines 110.2
Singapore 5.7
Thailand 66.7
Timor-Leste 1.3
Vietnam 100.2
EAST ASIA 1650.4
China 1412.3
China, Hong Kong SAR 7.5
China, Macao SAR 0.7
Japan 125.4
Korea, North 25.9
Korea, South 51.8
Mongolia 3.4
Taiwan 23.5
EUROPE 744.1
NORTHERN EUROPE 106.5
Denmark 5.8
Estonia 1.3
Finland 5.5
Iceland 0.4
Ireland 5.0
Latvia 1.9
Lithuania 2.8
Norway 5.4
Sweden 10.4
United Kingdom 67.5
WESTERN EUROPE 195.8
Austria 8.9
Belgium 11.5
France 65.3
Germany 83.1
Liechtenstein 0.0
Luxembourg 0.6
Monaco 0.0
Netherlands 17.5
Switzerland 8.7
EASTERN EUROPE 290.1
Belarus 9.3
Bulgaria 6.9
Czechia 10.7
Hungary 9.7
Moldova 3.5
Poland 38.2
Romania 19.2
Russia 145.8
Slovakia 5.5
Ukraine 41.4
SOUTHERN EUROPE 151.8
Albania 2.8
Andorra 0.1
Bosnia-Herzegovina 3.5
Croatia 4.0
Greece 10.7
Italy 59.0
Kosovo 1.8
Malta 0.5
Montenegro 0.6
North Macedonia 2.1
Portugal 10.3
San Marino 0.0
Serbia 6.8
Slovenia 2.1
Spain 47.4
OCEANIA 0.3
Australia 25.8
Federated States of Micronesia 0.1
Fiji 0.9
French Polynesia 0.3
Guam 0.2
Kiribati 0.1
Marshall Islands 0.1
Nauru 0.0
New Caledonia 0.3
New Zealand 5.1
Palau 0.0
Papua New Guinea 9.1
Samoa 0.2
Solomon Islands 0.7
Tonga 0.1
Tuvalu 0.0
Vanuatu 0.3
Geography Population mid-2020 (millions)
WORLD 7837.5
AFRICA 1372.6
NORTHERN AFRICA 248.0
Algeria 45.1
Egypt 102.3
Libya 7.0
Morocco 36.3
Sudan 44.9
Tunisia 11.8
Western Sahara 0.6
WESTERN AFRICA 413.0
Benin 12.6
Burkina Faso 21.5
Cape Verde 0.6
Cote d'Ivoire 27.1
Gambia 2.5
Ghana 32.4
Guinea 13.5
Guinea-Bissau 2.0
Liberia 5.2
Mali 20.9
Mauritania 4.8
Niger 25.1
Nigeria 211.4
Senegal 17.2
Sierra Leone 8.1
Togo 8.3
EASTERN AFRICA 457.9
Burundi 12.2
Comoros 0.9
Djibouti 1.0
Eritrea 3.6
Ethiopia 117.8
Kenya 54.7
Madagascar 28.4
Malawi 20.3
Mauritius 1.3
Mayotte 0.3
Mozambique 32.0
Reunion 0.9
Rwanda 13.3
Seychelles 0.1
Somalia 16.4
South Sudan 11.4
Tanzania 62.1
Uganda 47.1
Zambia 19.1
Zimbabwe 15.1
MIDDLE AFRICA 185.4
Angola 33.6
Cameroon 27.3
Central African Republic 4.9
Chad 17.4
Congo 5.7
Congo, Dem. Rep. 92.5
Equatorial Guinea 1.5
Gabon 2.3
Sao Tome and Principe 0.2
SOUTHERN AFRICA 68.4
Botswana 2.4
eSwatini 1.1
Lesotho 2.2
Namibia 2.6
South Africa 60.1
NORTHERN AMERICA 370.6
Canada 38.2
United States 332.3
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 656.0
CENTRAL AMERICA 179.8
Belize 0.4
Costa Rica 5.2
El Salvador 6.5
Guatemala 18.4
Honduras 9.4
Mexico 128.8
Nicaragua 6.7
Panama 4.4
CARIBBEAN 43.0
Antigua and Barbuda 0.1
Bahamas 0.4
Barbados 0.3
Cuba 11.2
Curacao 0.2
Dominica 0.1
Dominican Republic 10.6
Grenada 0.1
Guadeloupe 0.4
Haiti 11.5
Jamaica 2.8
Martinique 0.4
Puerto Rico 2.8
St. Kitts-Nevis 0.1
Saint Lucia 0.2
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0.1
Trinidad and Tobago 1.4
SOUTH AMERICA 433.2
Argentina 45.7
Bolivia 11.8
Brazil 212.8
Chile 19.6
Colombia 50.9
Ecuador 17.7
French Guiana 0.3
Guyana 0.8
Paraguay 7.3
Peru 32.8
Suriname 0.6
Uruguay 3.5
Venezuela 29.1
ASIA 4650.6
WESTERN ASIA 284.1
Armenia 3.0
Azerbaijan 10.2
Bahrain 1.5
Cyprus 1.2
Georgia 3.7
Iraq 40.1
Israel 9.4
Jordan 10.9
Kuwait 4.5
Lebanon 6.8
Oman 4.5
Palestinian Territory 5.2
Qatar 2.9
Saudi Arabia 35.9
Syria 20.4
Turkey 83.8
United Arab Emirates 9.8
Yemen 30.5
CENTRAL ASIA 76.4
Kazakhstan 19.0
Kyrgyzstan 6.7
Tajikistan 9.8
Turkmenistan 6.1
Uzbekistan 34.9
SOUTH ASIA 1968.6
Afghanistan 39.8
Bangladesh 171.7
Bhutan 0.8
India 1393.0
Iran 85.0
Maldives 0.5
Nepal 30.4
Pakistan 225.4
Sri Lanka 22.1
SOUTHEAST ASIA 671.1
Brunei 0.5
Cambodia 15.7
Indonesia 275.1
Laos 7.5
Malaysia 32.8
Myanmar 55.5
Philippines 110.2
Singapore 5.7
Thailand 66.7
Timor-Leste 1.3
Vietnam 100.2
EAST ASIA 1650.4
China 1412.3
China, Hong Kong SAR 7.5
China, Macao SAR 0.7
Japan 125.4
Korea, North 25.9
Korea, South 51.8
Mongolia 3.4
Taiwan 23.5
EUROPE 744.1
NORTHERN EUROPE 106.5
Denmark 5.8
Estonia 1.3
Finland 5.5
Iceland 0.4
Ireland 5.0
Latvia 1.9
Lithuania 2.8
Norway 5.4
Sweden 10.4
United Kingdom 67.5
WESTERN EUROPE 195.8
Austria 8.9
Belgium 11.5
France 65.3
Germany 83.1
Liechtenstein 0.0
Luxembourg 0.6
Monaco 0.0
Netherlands 17.5
Switzerland 8.7
EASTERN EUROPE 290.1
Belarus 9.3
Bulgaria 6.9
Czechia 10.7
Hungary 9.7
Moldova 3.5
Poland 38.2
Romania 19.2
Russia 145.8
Slovakia 5.5
Ukraine 41.4
SOUTHERN EUROPE 151.8
Albania 2.8
Andorra 0.1
Bosnia-Herzegovina 3.5
Croatia 4.0
Greece 10.7
Italy 59.0
Kosovo 1.8
Malta 0.5
Montenegro 0.6
North Macedonia 2.1
Portugal 10.3
San Marino 0.0
Serbia 6.8
Slovenia 2.1
Spain 47.4
OCEANIA 0.3
Australia 25.8
Federated States of Micronesia 0.1
Fiji 0.9
French Polynesia 0.3
Guam 0.2
Kiribati 0.1
Marshall Islands 0.1
Nauru 0.0
New Caledonia 0.3
New Zealand 5.1
Palau 0.0
Papua New Guinea 9.1
Samoa 0.2
Solomon Islands 0.7
Tonga 0.1
Tuvalu 0.0
Vanuatu 0.3

Endnotes

Sources

2021 World Population Data Sheet