World Population by Country in 1968

In 1968, the world reached a total population of 3,546,810,808 and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina was the most populous country that year, with a total of 780,371,956 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia, with the second largest population globally of 533,431,908 people in total. The country with the lowest population count for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with only 771 people.

The geographic region with the largest population in 1968 was Asia with a total population of 2,043,393,563 people, closely followed by Africa with a population of 346,980,009, and Europe with a population of 648,610,191 people recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Eastern Asia had the largest populous of 948,205,660 people on record. Followed by Southern Asia with a population of 714,888,762, and South-Eastern Asia with 266,254,026 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 2,510,641,796 people. While the lowest population for 1968 was found in No income group available with a population of 10,809,990 people in that segment.

Countries with the Largest Population in 1968

Country Population Overall Population Change +/-
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 780,371,956 21,405,634
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 533,431,908 11,783,389
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 195,743,427 1,981,919
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 128,822,373 653,706
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 109,138,723 2,964,837
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 102,819,279 1,271,418
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 91,659,246 2,330,024
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 77,646,126 411,416
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 63,995,652 1,900,074
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 56,124,743 1,525,551
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 55,169,244 265,846
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 53,210,119 1,133,620
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 52,661,070 342,628
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 49,647,278 453,541
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 47,170,337 1,528,702
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 46,635,196 380,670
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 40,145,287 840,395
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 35,544,973 932,819
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 33,884,075 855,065
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 33,807,357 970,542
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 33,204,629 795,876
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 33,157,581 330,388
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 32,016,870 251,508
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 31,229,630 675,085
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 26,875,302 745,121
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 26,778,653 737,690
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 26,044,111 611,767
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 23,112,971 356,176
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 21,050,540 646,897
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 20,731,929 308,823
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 19,872,503 524,148
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 19,515,298 187,253
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 19,022,799 556,968
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 14,490,078 382,775
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 14,271,112 349,169
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 14,216,305 387,292
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 13,190,975 297,506
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 12,843,249 364,304
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 12,739,964 416,619
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 12,727,200 148,715
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 12,027,262 231,039
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 11,970,411 258,414
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 11,846,815 275,030
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 11,777,848 281,273
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 11,261,600 381,206
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 10,672,654 336,649
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 10,638,900 323,175
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 10,613,876 418,421
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 10,247,780 241,631
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 10,244,338 36,704
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 9,821,308 239,000
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 9,770,098 12,285
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 9,696,370 310,186
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 9,556,254 35,238
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 9,491,502 165,798
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 9,156,132 313,338
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 9,047,802 60,771
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 8,821,528 -42,471
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 8,550,286 159,072
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 8,518,837 2,996
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 8,438,288 77,906
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 8,418,152 204,104
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 8,035,528 178,235
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 7,937,776 49,435
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 7,413,808 22,942
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 7,084,574 56,869
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 6,553,109 126,027
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 6,515,904 151,997
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 6,270,528 175,261
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 6,127,192 155,497
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 6,068,204 72,628
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 5,973,762 86,722
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 5,912,714 193,637
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 5,868,203 43,735
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 5,825,663 169,347
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 5,604,582 231,207
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 5,422,119 92,804
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 5,207,417 113,385
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 5,164,908 143,013
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 5,050,106 197,703
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 4,886,348 154,635
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 4,867,734 30,112
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 4,785,004 129,501
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 4,658,098 83,297
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 4,627,785 12,960
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 4,514,006 81,906
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 4,463,936 27,906
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 4,454,141 22,442
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 4,417,954 124,239
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 4,403,430 108,716
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 4,389,250 95,429
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 4,230,877 121,845
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 4,117,660 121,509
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 4,067,333 77,966
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 4,029,173 130,133
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 3,834,043 68,500
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 3,816,298 31,406
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 3,723,067 48,386
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 3,662,010 114,566
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 3,625,655 45,100
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 3,532,420 91,616
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 3,526,770 66,520
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 3,443,251 88,396
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 3,352,397 80,902
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 3,261,725 41,214
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 3,146,348 31,428
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 2,901,218 58,829
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 2,899,643 16,142
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 2,859,536 80,686
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 2,806,566 92,842
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 2,756,420 26,455
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 2,754,417 21,356
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 2,684,849 110,283
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 2,672,370 52,147
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 2,670,526 32,783
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 2,622,982 76,984
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 2,551,070 60,093
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 2,416,461 60,568
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2,375,356 54,267
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 2,355,479 21,790
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 2,301,887 53,068
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 2,291,300 73,941
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 2,262,290 63,307
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 2,195,466 63,661
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 2,078,581 60,611
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2,038,765 83,164
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 1,990,676 38,709
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 1,975,257 45,647
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 1,819,393 41,995
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 1,812,209 21,623
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 1,756,333 49,392
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 1,714,458 14,088
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 1,610,537 22,505
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 1,432,255 41,456
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 1,389,453 35,649
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 1,366,644 102,822
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1,334,226 14,731
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 1,316,130 38,731
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1,230,406 31,855
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1,209,602 30,448
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 1,184,645 25,430
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 1,123,463 -13,156
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 1,056,393 31,928
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 967,699 11,489
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 952,992 34,585
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 803,759 13,722
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 712,427 19,702
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 685,887 10,398
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 681,117 61,778
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 637,379 15,776
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 632,452 4,568
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 583,474 10,999
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 582,655 3,982
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 573,611 9,440
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 534,648 9,485
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 519,966 5,401
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 505,979 11,104
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 499,151 14,272
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 454,762 9,702
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 420,373 10,743
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 355,468 12,020
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 337,046 1,401
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 323,842 1,877
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 318,056 -1,759
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 315,324 6,877
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 313,986 2,597
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 280,102 8,964
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 269,408 8,939
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 239,905 635
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 232,929 7,672
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 229,971 5,881
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 213,582 35,391
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 210,801 5,886
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 201,471 2,382
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 165,456 7,443
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 163,973 4,388
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 146,851 1,867
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 138,154 2,289
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 127,668 6,612
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 122,764 5,193
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 116,049 3,444
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 114,825 3,432
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 109,832 3,911
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 103,162 3,137
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 100,400 1,143
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 99,056 -25
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 95,758 1,375
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 93,022 11,018
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 85,046 1,543
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 83,430 1,602
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 81,782 2,516
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 74,738 1,261
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 67,425 520
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 66,865 1,146
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 65,786 5,308
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 62,658 1,060
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 59,471 -101
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 56,612 3,445
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 55,553 1,652
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 55,510 509
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 52,910 1,195
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 51,808 1,302
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 51,282 712
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 50,148 1,016
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 47,772 -1,539
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 43,961 1,291
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 42,748 1,367
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 37,630 395
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 33,191 1,072
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 25,610 551
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 25,608 785
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 23,481 364
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 21,001 1,584
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 20,011 546
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 19,677 369
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 18,291 421
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 17,080 1,355
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 11,523 -64
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 11,079 72
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 10,440 -489
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 9,981 212
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 9,177 250
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 9,148 127
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 8,649 382
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 6,288 254
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 6,178 48
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 5,729 70
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 5,668 -1
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 5,609 71
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 5,497 142
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 5,383 80
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 5,359 -69
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 5,354 428
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 2,405 8
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 2,289 1
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1,818 -49
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 771 -30

What was the world population in 1968?

In 1968, the world population was 3,546,810,808 according to data collected by individual countries and compiled by The United Nations.

Data Information

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

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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