World Population by Country in 1962

In 1962, the world reached a total population of 3,126,686,743 and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina was the most populous country that year, with a total of 664,614,650 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia, with the second largest population globally of 467,024,193 people in total. The country with the lowest population count for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with only 916 people.

The geographic region with the largest population in 1962 was Asia with a total population of 1,761,233,738 people, closely followed by Africa with a population of 298,334,053, and Europe with a population of 617,672,206 people recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Eastern Asia had the largest populous of 816,639,102 people on record. Followed by Southern Asia with a population of 621,389,324, and South-Eastern Asia with 227,630,132 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 2,172,123,514 people. While the lowest population for 1962 was found in No income group available with a population of 8,861,632 people in that segment.

Countries with the Largest Population in 1962

Country Population Overall Population Change +/-
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 664,614,650 16,287,841
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 467,024,193 10,803,621
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 181,917,809 2,768,410
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 122,914,604 1,387,249
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 96,267,883 925,330
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 93,345,489 2,576,325
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 77,599,218 2,295,150
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 74,194,417 591,451
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 53,461,661 1,621,598
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 53,183,630 329,866
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 50,162,244 384,307
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 48,161,841 1,130,234
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 46,821,845 983,374
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 46,635,189 474,296
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 43,924,756 532,115
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 38,683,282 1,272,491
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 34,533,888 994,013
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 31,052,630 329,487
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 30,271,920 336,559
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 30,185,979 849,856
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 29,033,647 792,810
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 28,485,022 748,727
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 28,242,174 857,111
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 27,234,470 674,083
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 22,852,158 583,025
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 22,699,703 504,422
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 22,605,050 632,968
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 21,020,359 341,869
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 18,770,327 132,863
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 18,622,345 345,484
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 17,503,134 528,421
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 16,691,282 514,856
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 16,086,084 422,245
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 12,404,758 335,369
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 12,180,505 277,748
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 11,803,458 153,629
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 11,779,052 416,203
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 11,778,260 180,374
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 10,792,094 315,937
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 10,711,940 199,207
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 10,644,622 309,695
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 10,570,716 209,081
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 10,267,068 247,083
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 10,057,458 20,108
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 9,959,414 319,380
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 9,594,140 20,355
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 9,230,330 57,897
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 9,038,222 353,963
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 8,969,046 183,901
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 8,905,437 7,718
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 8,841,338 271,373
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 8,754,082 302,864
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 8,599,858 100,441
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 8,540,805 6,086
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 8,486,120 172,616
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 8,363,577 325,440
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 8,324,218 253,092
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 8,068,828 235,802
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 8,040,772 65,550
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 7,582,635 46,744
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 7,574,265 158,892
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 7,481,832 250,739
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 7,281,192 174,226
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 7,128,967 43,676
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 7,060,376 147,027
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 6,711,536 64,497
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 5,788,854 125,200
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 5,753,386 106,517
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 5,574,218 130,717
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 5,521,400 79,200
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 5,494,845 75,070
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 5,343,116 138,975
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 5,303,840 121,009
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 4,924,497 72,788
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 4,894,996 146,833
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 4,890,424 141,523
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 4,645,994 32,497
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 4,492,172 31,640
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 4,458,516 157,955
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 4,412,316 143,709
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 4,346,322 127,560
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 4,281,744 48,364
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 4,280,072 31,639
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 4,235,336 40,003
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 4,201,151 75,806
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 4,049,778 126,041
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 4,049,504 74,988
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 3,998,287 154,786
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 3,864,140 80,533
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 3,799,154 92,995
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 3,711,068 110,177
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 3,642,324 64,608
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 3,639,134 28,153
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 3,521,164 113,857
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 3,463,524 97,611
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 3,387,512 61,669
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 3,331,188 94,565
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 3,323,427 105,936
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 3,289,324 71,983
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3,148,242 61,357
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 3,122,124 73,267
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 3,022,827 78,353
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 2,992,270 44,472
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 2,952,462 34,215
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 2,937,821 75,836
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 2,887,398 57,951
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 2,813,067 9,906
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2,593,302 43,405
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 2,592,441 30,861
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 2,486,310 55,137
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 2,446,290 41,269
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2,382,914 42,774
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 2,368,626 80,859
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 2,287,181 80,540
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 2,221,615 51,635
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 2,210,147 26,254
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2,202,854 63,930
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2,082,562 47,024
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 2,069,091 88,546
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 2,039,346 67,612
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 1,989,376 49,067
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 1,911,959 59,089
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 1,901,451 57,673
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 1,828,232 59,592
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1,742,502 32,928
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 1,716,868 59,025
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 1,711,053 52,350
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 1,706,841 28,537
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 1,683,761 19,446
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 1,627,384 13,697
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 1,535,157 58,790
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 1,497,338 11,836
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 1,447,037 51,307
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1,248,160 14,525
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 1,196,289 36,256
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 1,194,085 29,614
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 1,112,348 29,532
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 1,110,229 18,734
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1,045,315 33,989
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1,041,551 25,269
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 1,038,617 24,407
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 934,615 42,480
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 885,938 24,773
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 881,520 16,261
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 784,681 24,136
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 709,822 16,616
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 613,808 12,971
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 604,834 16,062
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 601,095 6,302
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 590,400 7,105
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 557,140 11,099
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 536,428 12,256
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 525,754 6,650
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 485,542 6,088
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 483,324 7,680
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 427,695 13,575
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 422,310 11,685
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 392,308 12,302
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 378,190 40,625
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 361,070 8,220
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 335,452 -1,950
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 319,852 3,066
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 300,743 4,731
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 289,955 5,491
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 288,292 10,859
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 277,490 5,378
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 234,829 1,084
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 233,417 6,713
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 221,484 7,228
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 202,527 3,970
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 186,039 7,476
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 182,415 3,311
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 173,359 6,417
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 148,878 8,041
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 140,254 3,543
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 135,095 1,979
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 126,305 6,232
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 120,164 3,255
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 96,332 2,420
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 96,188 2,513
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 96,052 878
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 93,836 4,351
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 93,824 1,067
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 93,122 4,194
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 89,208 2,468
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 87,182 1,509
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 86,878 2,833
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 75,412 1,555
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 71,388 2,021
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 69,520 772
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 68,390 1,969
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 63,679 642
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 61,224 825
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 57,008 762
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 56,682 833
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 55,404 -947
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 49,508 1,249
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 48,669 452
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 47,602 459
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 46,200 1,667
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 45,123 5,437
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 44,969 962
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 43,926 1,018
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 39,593 3,504
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 37,551 2,687
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 34,963 408
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 34,670 1,234
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 33,945 1,518
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 27,652 781
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 22,249 548
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 22,106 316
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 21,272 664
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 18,264 134
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 17,221 383
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 16,387 545
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 16,242 349
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 11,927 -68
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 11,014 811
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 9,850 213
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 9,252 298
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 8,799 182
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 8,472 135
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 7,937 152
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 7,902 18
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 5,855 60
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 5,633 3
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 5,471 40
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 5,416 29
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 4,987 98
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 4,950 223
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 4,932 53
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 4,388 133
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 3,171 298
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 2,308 11
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 2,241 32
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1,873 5
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 916 -1

What was the world population in 1962?

In 1962, the world population was 3,126,686,743 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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