World Population by Country in 2002

In 2002, the world reached a total population of 6,312,407,360 and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina was the most populous country that year, with a total of 1,280,926,120 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia, with the second largest population globally of 1,098,313,038 people in total. The country with the lowest population count for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with only 644 people.

The geographic region with the largest population in 2002 was Asia with a total population of 3,835,669,459 people, closely followed by Africa with a population of 860,611,461, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a population of 537,159,484 people recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the largest populous of 1,529,397,261 people on record. Followed by Eastern Asia with a population of 1,511,449,695, and Eastern Africa with 273,243,843 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 4,748,520,250 people. While the lowest population for 2002 was found in No income group available with a population of 25,702,531 people in that segment.

Countries with the Largest Population in 2002

Country Population Overall Population Change +/-
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 1,280,926,120 8,069,881
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 1,098,313,038 19,253,663
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 288,350,252 2,779,492
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 220,115,092 2,981,915
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 180,476,686 2,215,411
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 163,262,808 3,489,421
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 145,590,136 -642,023
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 134,139,826 2,419,886
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 129,583,026 3,492,301
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 127,301,750 226,119
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 100,917,081 1,526,532
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 81,443,426 -87,909
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 81,285,572 1,658,111
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 80,642,308 836,830
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 74,393,759 1,580,896
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 71,073,214 2,079,248
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 67,327,117 172,703
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 65,988,663 853,391
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 64,222,580 569,332
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 59,372,786 358,422
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 59,355,690 273,926
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 57,107,577 199,308
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 51,662,071 1,559,513
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 47,976,538 -398,231
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 47,661,514 443,591
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 47,320,668 236,384
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 46,480,230 461,304
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 41,477,655 788,684
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 40,454,050 613,363
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 38,647,476 -20,539
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 37,885,028 403,180
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 36,353,531 959,757
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 32,779,822 969,667
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 31,624,696 422,267
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 31,322,398 307,782
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 29,301,817 368,033
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 27,570,318 616,600
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 27,334,503 302,642
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 26,255,343 893,016
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 25,579,030 330,987
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 25,545,090 826,285
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 25,332,178 361,470
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 25,330,929 457,089
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 24,142,445 601,064
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 23,638,411 113,729
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 22,623,415 535,868
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 22,469,616 130,874
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 21,653,532 -161,952
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 21,000,256 2,078,087
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 20,758,326 571,560
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 19,660,653 520,317
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 19,475,844 224,344
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 19,110,707 191,083
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 18,694,946 485,012
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 17,683,897 434,214
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 17,516,139 588,245
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 17,211,934 505,585
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 17,164,021 441,200
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 16,057,040 72,221
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 15,914,033 433,780
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 15,693,790 169,922
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 15,338,963 64,986
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 13,070,608 228,183
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 12,632,269 390,136
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 12,561,778 225,887
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 12,456,518 433,805
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 12,289,856 281,858
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 11,984,644 81,656
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 11,952,660 381,023
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 11,784,498 293,667
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 11,170,051 30,090
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 11,096,616 19,437
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 10,508,294 312,729
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 10,430,914 53,077
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 10,355,568 45,709
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 10,238,170 11,112
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 10,180,950 247,667
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 10,148,402 -33,743
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 10,135,388 -70,977
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 10,094,561 98,868
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 9,411,103 332,487
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 8,926,012 31,618
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 8,900,583 155,560
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 8,838,368 310,587
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 8,795,101 125,170
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 8,661,546 149,539
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 8,577,790 193,879
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 8,372,306 174,190
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 8,372,127 89,682
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 8,078,992 38,802
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 7,974,810 -58,830
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 7,904,268 -14,675
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 7,431,783 222,656
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 7,276,480 58,510
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 7,019,908 182,283
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 6,848,847 40,966
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 6,686,100 297,225
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 6,648,938 178,308
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 6,541,754 132,595
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 6,356,692 118,017
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 6,011,275 19,684
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 5,892,596 196,128
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 5,606,101 84,904
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 5,405,326 133,368
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 5,378,697 17,032
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 5,375,206 -1,108
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 5,286,512 69,203
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 5,281,538 136,183
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 5,275,532 115,553
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 5,259,006 64,801
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 5,200,596 11,367
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 5,140,112 217,461
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 5,026,642 45,435
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 4,698,968 63,009
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 4,538,438 28,179
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 4,482,868 -22,409
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 4,446,666 47,172
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 4,198,410 -8,926
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 4,176,794 52,844
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 4,147,642 -53,720
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 4,122,622 67,060
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 4,061,128 -56,939
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 3,948,584 73,205
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 3,930,648 106,036
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 3,894,258 64,385
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 3,830,773 -3,251
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 3,633,654 179,615
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 3,515,799 -45,794
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 3,331,158 70,976
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 3,309,486 75,508
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 3,306,441 4,404
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 3,123,551 -30,690
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 3,120,990 60,265
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 3,105,038 -23,749
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 3,060,599 65,193
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 2,821,703 61,166
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 2,638,244 12,805
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2,547,424 63,648
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2,494,617 22,027
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 2,403,658 28,243
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 2,326,144 -32,500
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 2,064,737 6,682
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 2,047,364 55,044
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 1,997,534 -3,203
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 1,983,767 4,576
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1,888,525 29,374
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 1,846,786 -7,512
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1,795,130 31,755
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 1,522,223 43,129
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1,379,240 -8,310
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1,345,964 7,859
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1,341,696 35,840
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1,285,678 29,321
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 1,233,972 8,648
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 1,050,809 8,575
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 982,194 18,017
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 909,638 16,913
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 849,891 8,381
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 805,244 9,640
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 789,128 22,545
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 760,324 393
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 754,116 35,141
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 748,324 17,615
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 713,186 35,691
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 632,737 -448
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 619,048 15,696
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 559,047 11,332
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 495,666 8,212
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 473,231 7,062
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 450,760 10,405
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 449,665 12,790
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 445,913 4,285
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 425,458 -4,031
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 417,620 -3,881
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 404,699 2,303
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 347,463 6,664
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 334,002 4,422
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 297,408 13,673
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 292,284 4,959
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 287,798 1,900
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 266,455 1,066
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 259,137 4,085
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 255,987 7,946
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 230,399 4,387
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 202,125 5,115
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 186,630 937
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 178,730 7,481
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 172,172 6,543
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 162,562 929
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 161,799 1,289
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 149,841 3,927
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 141,382 1,497
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 113,450 -221
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 111,992 -79
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 108,231 190
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 107,726 -363
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 103,804 588
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 92,400 1,911
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 91,781 960
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 87,722 1,043
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 82,433 1,177
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 77,195 904
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 77,183 759
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 77,162 -2,443
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 70,848 3,047
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 68,262 210
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 62,139 365
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 59,445 150
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 58,177 -196
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 56,565 166
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 54,496 28
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 46,813 564
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 46,264 172
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 42,456 1,401
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 33,693 316
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 32,386 -68
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 31,160 775
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 30,574 296
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 27,969 692
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 27,892 419
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 21,288 675
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 20,598 1,142
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 19,851 24
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 15,028 59
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 14,988 138
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 14,754 630
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 11,560 181
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 10,351 -9
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 9,609 -4
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 7,463 194
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 6,241 -30
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 5,851 -97
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 4,601 29
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 3,152 21
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 1,965 -38
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1,652 -63
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 644 -6

What was the world population in 2002?

In 2002, the world population was 6,312,407,360 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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