World Population by Country in 1975

In 1975, the world reached a total population of 4,069,437,230 and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina was the most populous country that year, with a total of 915,124,661 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia, with the second largest population globally of 623,524,219 people in total. The country with the lowest population count for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with only 740 people.

The geographic region with the largest population in 1975 was Asia with a total population of 2,396,020,826 people, closely followed by Africa with a population of 417,556,630, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a population of 323,032,374 people recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the largest populous of 839,449,733 people on record. Followed by Eastern Asia with a population of 1,102,925,852, and South-Eastern Asia with 316,180,803 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 2,934,331,868 people. While the lowest population for 1975 was found in No income group available with a population of 13,315,516 people in that segment.

Countries with the Largest Population in 1975

Country Population Overall Population Change +/-
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 915,124,661 14,603,726
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 623,524,219 13,841,652
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 211,274,536 2,029,545
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 133,841,842 908,673
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 131,213,214 3,294,965
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 112,411,640 1,247,853
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 108,700,515 2,560,244
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 78,513,511 -145,937
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 74,700,345 1,715,539
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 68,126,998 2,045,373
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 62,851,312 1,759,885
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 58,691,882 1,760,986
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 56,266,842 16,529
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 55,093,989 311,378
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 52,450,030 249,248
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 48,892,187 270,214
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 46,969,616 1,169,086
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 42,394,433 1,041,143
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 40,908,471 997,956
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 39,673,590 794,915
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 38,775,584 864,323
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 35,930,694 578,101
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 35,760,431 373,700
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 33,899,770 321,433
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 32,856,976 988,039
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 32,252,783 755,012
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 30,344,276 595,722
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 25,875,558 411,573
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 25,777,964 705,307
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 23,403,731 509,566
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 23,136,252 321,494
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 23,052,715 608,557
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 21,167,265 279,762
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 17,325,325 429,973
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 16,723,252 278,540
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 16,551,774 307,988
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 16,243,826 584,295
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 15,724,692 763,889
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 15,441,498 386,231
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 13,925,541 303,446
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 13,894,348 405,783
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 13,886,854 155,227
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 13,663,969 97,371
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 13,662,874 245,461
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 13,651,908 451,539
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 13,497,544 559,029
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 13,176,387 384,806
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 13,158,942 188,919
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 12,157,386 281,776
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 11,730,959 309,042
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 11,617,947 288,642
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 11,617,622 377,627
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 10,639,530 168,375
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 10,520,237 63,349
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 10,209,848 295,704
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 10,025,714 65,019
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 9,763,430 10,059
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 9,703,732 310,192
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 9,514,304 93,991
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 9,500,738 62,994
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 9,202,708 125,347
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 8,860,971 43,018
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 8,805,415 79,739
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 8,224,407 26,719
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 7,897,544 419,933
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 7,855,657 232,634
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 7,720,858 231,665
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 7,576,926 -26,792
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 7,497,126 256,625
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 7,479,833 64,010
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 7,397,417 206,227
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 7,105,786 196,726
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 7,032,713 232,234
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 6,853,981 311,622
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 6,727,922 -415,723
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 6,687,293 119,866
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 6,338,268 -35,415
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 6,201,734 153,487
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 6,138,444 124,611
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 6,097,083 190,865
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 5,925,012 97,845
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 5,769,074 159,380
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 5,339,496 146,193
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 5,280,964 151,403
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 5,127,776 115,032
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 5,124,560 95,982
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 5,106,453 128,203
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 5,058,202 25,269
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 5,047,922 134,602
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 4,970,320 34,720
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 4,931,250 145,725
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 4,737,059 48,368
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 4,711,368 18,040
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 4,588,006 70,699
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 4,579,428 17,627
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 4,515,756 130,729
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 4,451,220 108,125
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 4,228,290 104,039
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 4,084,110 81,108
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 4,076,751 92,041
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 4,022,090 38,664
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 4,007,466 19,599
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 3,913,586 41,478
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 3,749,232 76,322
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 3,718,279 89,624
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 3,482,125 106,534
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 3,388,086 81,602
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 3,378,703 79,336
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 3,368,287 30,241
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 3,353,850 63,330
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 3,231,631 101,450
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 3,157,920 47,887
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 3,095,428 44,064
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 3,055,916 57,286
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 3,012,720 63,006
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 2,972,267 48,059
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 2,871,946 19,041
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 2,857,461 89,193
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 2,830,798 64,352
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 2,794,462 61,178
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 2,714,664 67,214
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 2,691,586 55,939
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 2,650,122 64,424
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 2,525,760 66,485
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 2,509,712 59,469
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 2,492,528 16,451
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 2,291,842 118,821
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 2,283,927 45,184
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 2,232,425 28,590
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 2,111,850 54,528
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 2,003,094 27,382
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 1,886,636 58,824
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 1,817,044 16,285
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 1,774,013 24,970
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 1,734,876 44,210
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 1,671,632 46,281
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 1,624,935 40,413
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 1,485,691 43,241
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 1,450,867 38,106
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1,424,044 11,335
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 1,406,891 35,834
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 1,302,436 38,656
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 1,263,706 37,783
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 1,216,180 41,098
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 1,095,998 69,215
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1,054,017 13,640
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 888,292 11,684
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 876,572 27,093
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 787,194 34,177
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 745,590 7,939
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 727,930 37,400
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 663,340 14,842
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 659,636 38,907
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 644,982 211
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 612,909 18,448
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 600,126 9,146
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 575,804 9,943
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 559,279 6,028
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 543,394 51,878
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 515,586 7,506
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 509,535 15,362
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 392,138 -2,647
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 353,666 2,347
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 352,270 11,639
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 328,795 1,375
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 324,878 2,669
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 319,619 2,298
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 304,376 2,831
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 285,116 14,721
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 283,262 -7,113
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 280,036 8,410
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 247,090 1,257
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 246,920 -285
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 218,070 2,583
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 208,582 18,971
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 201,881 4,074
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 197,853 5,830
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 195,043 15,836
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 159,653 5,386
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 155,263 2,992
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 155,152 421
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 143,126 4,304
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 139,833 4,480
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 136,601 4,829
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 130,800 2,648
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 111,497 1,900
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 103,879 853
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 102,010 3,283
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 99,478 2,099
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 97,165 -360
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 93,477 1,472
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 86,037 1,939
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 81,368 3,377
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 73,111 846
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 71,300 465
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 67,122 1,453
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 66,865 -17,520
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 64,035 -132
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 60,943 1,363
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 60,715 681
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 60,675 -338
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 59,949 720
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 54,347 2,231
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 53,282 -9
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 53,256 142
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 49,150 495
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 43,888 -147
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 42,097 1,576
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 40,626 436
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 29,573 619
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 27,973 182
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 27,640 1,641
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 27,048 899
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 25,524 383
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 23,030 394
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 19,803 376
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 18,863 -681
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 15,269 336
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 13,791 658
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 12,607 -57
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 11,533 26
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 10,646 173
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 10,282 142
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 9,723 37
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 8,906 609
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 7,198 103
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 6,656 243
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 6,463 39
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 6,451 218
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 6,382 287
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 6,125 55
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 5,948 27
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 4,270 -234
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 2,575 61
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 2,280 7
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1,621 -3
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 740 -3

What was the world population in 1975?

In 1975, the world population was 4,069,437,230 according to data collected by individual countries and compiled by The United Nations.

Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

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

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

Data Disclaimer

People at database.earth has not verified data entry and collection processes in person. We take all open data provided by governmental and non-governmental organization at face value.

This data is the foundation for most content and visualization found on this page. If you find errors in the representation of the data, please contact us and we will correct it.

All data from sources are archived for future reference.