World Population by Country in 1953

In 1953, the world reached a total population of 2,640,278,797 and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina was the most populous country that year, with a total of 577,378,682 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia, with the second largest population globally of 381,227,705 people in total. The country with the lowest population count for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with only 898 people.

The geographic region with the largest population in 1953 was Asia with a total population of 1,466,384,318 people, closely followed by Europe with a population of 565,058,634, and Africa with a population of 242,837,448 people recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Eastern Asia had the largest populous of 708,310,473 people on record. Followed by Southern Asia with a population of 506,436,835, and South-Eastern Asia with 177,424,983 people in the sub-region.

If we devide the global population into income groups we can see that Middle-income countries had the largest population with a total of 1,799,300,525 people. While the lowest population for 1953 was found in No income group available with a population of 6,315,862 people in that segment.

Countries with the Largest Population in 1953

Country Population Overall Population Change +/-
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 577,378,682 11,858,305
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 381,227,705 8,280,250
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 155,451,199 2,594,836
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 107,493,129 1,713,612
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 88,057,140 1,061,454
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 74,207,986 1,665,473
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 70,879,443 104,943
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 59,025,679 1,764,597
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 50,728,620 247,429
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 47,412,139 543,887
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 42,883,297 317,394
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 42,329,279 903,632
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 39,488,228 705,432
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 39,347,719 724,175
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 38,768,511 497,418
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 29,822,095 772,172
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 28,633,539 228,662
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 26,820,851 616,636
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 26,168,161 469,501
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 22,690,585 601,453
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 22,659,254 568,712
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 21,994,681 560,011
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 21,073,747 925,118
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 20,862,396 523,438
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 18,891,916 394,767
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 18,749,629 365,147
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 18,032,740 336,914
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 18,017,545 405,940
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 17,041,122 210,866
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 14,901,525 417,872
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 13,933,246 315,122
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 13,074,604 267,031
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 12,767,237 353,527
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 10,497,290 132,419
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 10,147,600 -9,213
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 9,771,686 249,616
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 9,696,704 260,834
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 9,594,223 99,264
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 9,151,638 70,909
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 8,936,482 174,066
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 8,819,164 175,609
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 8,740,410 45,026
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 8,573,396 47,537
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 8,572,131 323,226
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 8,406,910 164,919
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 8,349,466 229,524
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 8,263,709 222,557
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 7,959,592 93,172
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 7,893,237 26,822
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 7,764,546 96,385
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 7,362,708 77,442
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 7,362,290 239,133
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 7,169,975 49,708
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 7,024,138 144,316
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 6,931,794 7,116
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 6,773,611 201,238
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 6,754,272 182,703
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 6,435,027 165,114
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 6,296,738 127,966
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 6,243,884 173,095
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 6,233,183 254,976
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 6,222,775 71,122
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 6,201,950 159,225
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 6,159,684 74,991
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 6,089,258 160,363
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 5,535,165 165,820
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 4,931,833 77,601
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 4,888,110 62,238
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 4,875,717 62,941
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 4,758,724 93,654
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 4,702,061 109,686
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 4,519,183 70,690
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 4,364,030 51,642
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 4,362,483 32,531
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 4,252,319 104,007
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 4,139,772 46,495
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 3,973,455 38,400
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 3,818,148 74,947
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 3,811,220 102,224
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 3,791,081 91,095
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 3,659,422 68,190
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 3,643,528 45,431
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 3,418,644 61,308
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 3,377,020 98,515
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 3,374,174 80,166
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 3,368,486 92,987
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 3,361,500 33,682
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 3,240,440 55,479
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 3,131,200 50,201
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 3,114,930 60,286
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 3,067,899 95,288
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 2,976,271 84,467
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 2,917,038 -13,475
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 2,841,474 55,967
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 2,838,983 89,222
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 2,698,414 71,309
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 2,656,088 49,048
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 2,641,911 27,380
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 2,614,566 83,995
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 2,604,566 42,643
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 2,563,596 71,105
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 2,525,024 72,997
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2,402,348 62,562
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2,399,099 47,243
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2,378,936 77,045
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 2,335,942 53,423
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2,316,684 19,815
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 2,307,491 27,840
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 2,284,810 14,222
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 2,275,010 103,256
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2,079,380 26,221
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 2,048,964 49,577
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 1,988,465 20,650
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 1,863,141 38,492
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 1,807,910 42,026
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 1,695,870 48,602
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 1,692,876 55,233
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 1,647,998 41,065
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 1,610,541 36,572
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 1,509,993 25,197
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 1,508,559 44,876
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1,499,680 22,181
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 1,488,604 16,567
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 1,469,430 42,092
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 1,468,982 24,548
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 1,451,493 42,361
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1,450,457 57,974
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 1,366,744 40,986
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 1,339,581 26,398
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 1,293,173 31,514
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 1,175,860 20,077
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 1,148,751 55,020
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1,143,305 12,335
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 1,048,055 36,011
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 973,331 10,898
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 971,360 19,867
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 929,508 24,407
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 891,707 20,050
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 863,003 15,050
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 834,860 22,317
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 817,516 12,764
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 704,642 16,231
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 701,362 19,155
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 613,822 12,788
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 569,936 12,823
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 557,278 3,485
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 541,616 38,109
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 533,747 6,637
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 517,020 8,220
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 482,182 3,419
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 477,401 7,190
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 453,470 13,742
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 442,484 9,881
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 427,822 7,777
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 427,161 4,794
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 331,377 8,719
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 325,965 7,716
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 311,417 6,724
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 301,760 1,399
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 292,637 7,106
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 278,658 10,039
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 249,577 6,345
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 237,853 3,902
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 230,398 6,034
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 222,730 2,895
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 213,482 6,515
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 199,998 -1,358
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 191,523 1,983
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 187,481 4,070
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 171,607 3,264
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 166,439 4,560
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 150,738 3,530
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 127,186 3,593
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 111,760 2,586
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 108,782 2,786
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 93,972 2,037
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 90,559 5,532
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 87,774 279
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 86,738 2,365
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 79,552 1,315
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 78,659 1,479
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 75,642 2,166
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 70,138 2,039
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 68,494 2,193
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 67,414 2,106
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 67,315 1,264
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 63,893 1,004
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 63,864 791
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 58,640 606
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 57,177 3,282
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 54,474 1,677
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 54,411 1,087
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 53,422 -525
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 50,810 361
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 50,569 1,087
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 48,317 946
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 44,337 176
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 43,305 1,558
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 40,250 850
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 38,918 368
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 38,298 401
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 34,737 989
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 32,014 58
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 28,440 404
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 26,798 878
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 24,868 663
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 24,359 382
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 21,883 484
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 21,317 125
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 20,016 308
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 19,670 100
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 17,164 1,617
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 15,573 265
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 14,476 244
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 13,747 194
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 13,537 211
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 13,052 271
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 9,528 382
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 7,798 191
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 7,686 180
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 7,411 60
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 7,335 140
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 7,168 119
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 5,529 133
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 5,316 11
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 5,308 -13
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 5,063 82
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 4,989 -5
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 4,636 3
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 4,625 67
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 3,606 89
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 3,309 117
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 2,211 -27
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 2,103 20
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 1,765 94
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1,602 7
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 898 6

What was the world population in 1953?

In 1953, the world population was 2,640,278,797 according to data collected by individual countries and compiled by The United Nations.

Data Information

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Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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