World Population by Country in 1957

In 1957, the world reached a total population of 2,857,866,857 and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina was the most populous country that year, with a total of 630,003,025 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia, with the second largest population globally of 416,935,400 people in total. The country with the lowest population count for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with only 918 people.

The geographic region with the largest population in 1957 was Asia with a total population of 1,603,627,326 people, closely followed by Africa with a population of 265,515,232, and Europe with a population of 587,711,635 people recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Eastern Asia had the largest populous of 769,852,920 people on record. Followed by Southern Asia with a population of 553,367,610, and South-Eastern Asia with 197,835,387 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 1,969,075,826 people. While the lowest population for 1957 was found in No income group available with a population of 7,386,616 people in that segment.

Countries with the Largest Population in 1957

Country Population Overall Population Change +/-
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 630,003,025 15,026,203
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 416,935,400 9,366,417
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 166,949,120 2,864,135
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 114,590,996 1,751,681
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 91,837,665 753,874
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 81,690,984 2,080,775
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 71,771,634 321,608
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 66,660,892 2,051,952
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 51,682,400 276,325
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 48,660,254 262,757
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 46,560,522 1,186,631
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 44,338,091 396,116
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 42,808,511 955,086
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 42,413,359 807,022
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 40,977,534 588,351
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 33,239,529 932,622
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 29,884,089 906,103
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 29,577,444 263,508
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 28,076,084 505,276
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 25,238,751 779,057
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 25,175,946 1,117,348
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 25,078,378 631,921
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 24,462,194 669,120
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 23,494,049 750,993
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 20,499,416 312,020
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 20,363,510 434,827
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 19,805,912 479,126
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 19,363,786 330,952
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 17,884,928 208,035
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 16,650,052 495,725
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 15,320,138 379,164
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 14,329,356 428,933
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 14,252,672 320,093
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 11,046,130 143,971
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 10,831,987 305,634
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 10,802,104 297,575
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 10,703,250 229,803
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 9,909,453 344,942
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 9,837,654 21,747
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 9,644,190 208,977
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 9,633,242 174,405
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 9,418,154 54,379
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 9,336,910 264,077
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 9,224,220 259,406
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 9,122,978 198,523
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 8,931,970 52,969
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 8,748,070 47,247
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 8,405,660 289,483
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 8,313,971 75,678
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 8,210,201 125,553
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 8,109,540 77,653
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 7,672,058 75,883
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 7,641,931 160,996
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 7,638,680 226,797
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 7,582,900 233,161
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 7,358,120 44,500
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 7,294,502 278,085
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 7,178,108 206,023
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 6,987,580 233,238
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 6,985,794 199,481
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 6,965,319 20,855
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 6,833,757 139,705
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 6,683,798 109,853
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 6,492,820 90,192
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 6,445,392 38,449
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 6,275,801 202,167
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 5,260,779 86,629
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 5,175,949 125,726
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 5,144,686 65,567
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 5,130,575 65,568
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 5,104,328 81,963
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 4,840,930 87,905
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 4,698,038 119,175
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 4,591,018 61,127
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 4,491,050 30,117
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 4,324,580 38,275
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 4,248,156 116,965
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 4,216,848 121,023
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 4,119,357 32,634
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 4,091,649 32,140
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 3,936,315 66,008
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 3,849,921 60,513
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 3,802,027 113,998
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 3,764,479 105,637
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 3,758,020 112,403
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 3,683,628 70,091
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 3,492,504 32,085
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 3,488,300 68,209
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 3,470,494 106,599
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 3,381,112 74,417
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 3,353,893 105,856
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 3,342,372 55,571
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3,202,649 93,838
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 3,078,137 59,601
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 3,008,862 83,634
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 2,983,694 99,975
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 2,879,651 84,853
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 2,860,901 53,608
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 2,854,323 -14,998
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 2,842,808 86,367
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 2,790,016 46,595
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 2,762,994 34,961
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 2,728,466 125,096
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 2,706,054 86,806
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 2,662,084 67,293
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2,593,840 49,832
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 2,572,504 64,691
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 2,429,787 32,756
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2,413,054 28,997
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 2,329,614 7,898
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 2,235,321 51,330
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2,197,810 32,238
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 2,077,356 23,478
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 2,038,787 50,908
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 1,982,575 45,458
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 1,924,945 62,645
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 1,904,009 55,529
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 1,831,047 49,757
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 1,765,319 41,027
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 1,714,534 58,815
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 1,688,678 63,759
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 1,649,151 48,093
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 1,634,509 49,197
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1,596,022 26,097
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 1,586,411 16,475
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 1,570,541 26,419
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 1,554,148 15,855
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 1,549,571 50,022
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 1,448,678 46,307
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 1,411,818 15,897
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 1,400,696 69,164
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 1,295,600 38,239
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 1,207,056 43,518
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1,190,792 10,635
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 1,060,604 24,359
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 1,034,739 28,646
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 1,024,867 14,886
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 979,064 23,847
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 930,920 19,140
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 921,548 22,206
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 888,960 25,381
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 784,574 21,011
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 775,698 19,402
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 709,849 45,612
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 674,062 19,775
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 626,896 15,666
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 569,506 2,825
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 562,452 8,026
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 552,883 9,922
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 517,277 17,883
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 508,853 8,626
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 497,905 4,542
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 481,225 9,902
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 453,960 6,277
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 448,960 6,070
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 368,414 9,846
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 365,288 11,507
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 332,598 3,214
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 326,067 12,835
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 321,926 7,543
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 308,843 1,596
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 272,943 5,555
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 255,532 6,739
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 254,060 4,215
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 242,316 8,012
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 229,458 853
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 223,274 17,330
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 205,426 4,957
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 199,860 2,602
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 189,199 -3,744
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 184,065 3,473
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 164,732 4,124
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 143,897 4,957
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 123,372 3,167
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 121,196 3,462
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 113,430 5,930
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 103,086 3,101
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 100,006 4,207
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 89,435 564
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 86,774 2,300
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 85,417 1,914
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 84,451 2,284
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 78,983 1,866
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 77,848 2,517
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 76,652 2,545
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 73,665 2,316
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 72,376 4,277
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 68,304 1,235
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 66,464 513
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 61,818 1,780
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 60,803 535
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 59,529 1,573
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 54,316 1,533
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 54,254 1,000
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 52,245 1,004
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 50,969 -695
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 49,747 1,664
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 45,432 346
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 43,906 984
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 40,943 652
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 40,198 588
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 39,095 1,174
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 32,738 444
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 30,880 1,239
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 30,348 577
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 28,307 1,126
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 27,523 1,090
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 24,966 2,330
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 24,128 628
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 21,712 61
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 21,063 352
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 19,937 -18
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 16,675 246
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 15,508 324
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 14,568 331
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 14,329 128
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 12,938 -284
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 9,361 -166
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 8,791 281
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 8,275 70
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 8,003 206
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 7,590 60
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 7,523 14
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 7,330 641
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 5,793 -1
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 5,348 91
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 5,308 21
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 5,289 38
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 4,772 22
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 4,752 59
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 4,112 146
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 3,762 110
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 2,209 20
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 2,207 131
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 2,126 7
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1,673 32
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 918 2

What was the world population in 1957?

In 1957, the world population was 2,857,866,857 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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