World Population by Country in 2005

In 2005, the world reached a total population of 6,558,176,119 and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina was the most populous country that year, with a total of 1,304,887,562 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia, with the second largest population globally of 1,154,638,713 people in total. The country with the lowest population count for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with only 627 people.

The geographic region with the largest population in 2005 was Asia with a total population of 3,980,365,939 people, closely followed by Africa with a population of 927,898,100, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a population of 557,964,020 people recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the largest populous of 1,611,446,502 people on record. Followed by Eastern Asia with a population of 1,537,457,543, and Eastern Africa with 297,412,725 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 4,932,367,171 people. While the lowest population for 2005 was found in No income group available with a population of 27,083,865 people in that segment.

Countries with the Largest Population in 2005

Country Population Overall Population Change +/-
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 1,304,887,562 8,079,623
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 1,154,638,713 17,999,848
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 296,842,670 2,853,084
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 228,805,144 2,964,295
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 186,797,334 2,054,824
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 174,372,098 3,641,402
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 143,800,050 -565,807
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 140,912,590 1,979,563
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 140,490,722 3,774,904
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 127,798,373 91,382
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 105,442,402 1,458,221
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 86,261,250 1,634,587
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 83,142,095 821,135
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 81,212,168 -54,062
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 79,075,310 1,545,789
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 77,469,940 2,185,455
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 70,182,594 1,110,349
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 68,704,714 907,721
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 65,821,360 491,391
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 60,510,080 395,459
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 60,383,741 397,971
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 58,199,876 243,348
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 56,550,246 1,776,967
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 49,017,148 459,585
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 47,889,573 151,237
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 47,724,472 370,567
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 46,912,610 -354,892
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 43,685,374 709,172
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 42,220,940 558,090
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 39,439,506 1,104,347
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 39,070,501 405,233
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 38,575,911 -20,636
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 35,843,010 1,057,850
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 32,956,690 424,513
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 32,215,916 310,380
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 30,431,902 404,720
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 29,540,577 753,629
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 28,698,684 833,167
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 28,147,267 240,606
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 27,946,588 811,321
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 26,668,785 439,029
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 26,573,423 341,726
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 26,285,110 260,166
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 25,923,536 585,776
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 24,411,191 1,110,099
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 24,397,644 968,748
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 24,100,982 142,520
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 22,796,306 84,834
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 22,496,951 597,970
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 21,320,671 621,291
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 21,092,264 -192,447
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 20,211,114 516,701
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 20,171,731 263,201
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 19,673,866 186,232
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 19,450,959 694,265
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 18,970,215 424,616
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 18,792,171 549,031
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 18,583,557 507,267
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 17,275,171 468,171
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 16,261,831 63,534
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 16,175,311 157,704
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 15,656,248 148,743
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 13,876,127 436,036
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 13,855,222 499,223
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 13,770,012 236,991
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 13,246,583 229,082
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 13,180,551 435,440
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 13,132,814 276,326
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 12,755,648 355,125
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 12,224,752 58,349
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 11,564,870 400,153
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 11,246,114 17,726
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 11,113,448 -4,191
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 10,974,057 281,800
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 10,523,314 19,011
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 10,516,978 62,662
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 10,467,292 343,596
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 10,388,344 94,993
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 10,280,113 20,928
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 10,073,526 -21,731
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 10,005,012 354,152
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 9,935,163 -64,810
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 9,377,388 162,446
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 9,164,768 121,064
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 9,140,114 175,633
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 9,111,900 154,193
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 9,051,738 48,810
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 9,026,299 238,353
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 8,656,237 103,167
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 8,227,034 52,833
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 8,149,419 271,230
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 7,830,944 -35,700
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 7,815,222 -50,655
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 7,662,654 356,883
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 7,564,613 181,024
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 7,428,434 43,711
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 7,388,874 262,965
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 6,936,874 16,921
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 6,929,144 127,335
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 6,714,124 116,554
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 6,498,818 207,572
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 6,037,817 -1,828
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 5,852,970 92,422
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 5,837,986 152,264
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 5,711,598 147,065
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 5,683,334 139,294
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 5,678,534 145,227
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 5,476,878 59,250
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 5,454,678 73,900
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 5,436,312 21,275
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 5,376,242 959
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 5,246,071 18,976
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 5,193,114 52,455
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 4,885,775 67,386
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 4,643,044 65,625
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 4,623,689 33,886
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 4,429,682 -12,811
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 4,344,638 106,891
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 4,315,887 62,712
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 4,280,993 395,479
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 4,208,834 97,151
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 4,132,781 49,320
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 4,121,216 96,533
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 4,094,297 -35,712
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 4,001,382 -50,854
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 3,961,182 -27,093
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 3,805,559 -12,812
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 3,672,839 138,950
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 3,541,192 84,165
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 3,373,533 -50,402
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 3,317,665 3,650
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 3,305,868 62,678
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 3,266,318 197,148
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 3,047,246 -18,406
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 3,032,634 -29,670
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 3,012,360 67,151
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2,831,732 65,972
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 2,676,863 12,444
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2,559,255 21,266
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 2,515,192 45,804
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 2,235,403 113,135
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 2,233,156 -29,879
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 2,078,661 2,241
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 2,004,778 8,207
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 1,977,424 -6,432
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1,962,865 23,384
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1,892,807 34,712
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 1,825,050 -7,219
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 1,660,368 49,290
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1,458,353 42,626
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1,379,713 33,327
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1,369,075 7,867
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1,354,662 -8,126
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 1,258,048 7,344
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 1,071,886 5,714
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1,037,061 18,379
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 969,314 25,369
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 901,921 68,800
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 874,924 8,127
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 864,726 39,385
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 848,710 117,686
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 833,656 9,074
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 830,862 13,073
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 759,709 -1,074
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 663,323 11,398
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 632,876 -51
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 592,683 11,846
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 516,220 5,727
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 492,828 6,155
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 488,619 13,132
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 482,486 10,772
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 464,860 7,861
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 410,208 1,198
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 403,234 -5,617
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 400,370 -10,130
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 366,717 6,181
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 347,804 4,786
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 339,187 14,125
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 307,018 4,874
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 297,028 6,323
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 280,375 8,308
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 271,060 3,921
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 269,477 954
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 242,141 3,237
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 217,632 5,247
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 201,259 7,630
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 188,626 520
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 187,142 3,618
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 165,386 1,113
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 164,430 331
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 161,680 4,009
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 147,263 2,364
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 112,042 -591
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 110,940 -554
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 110,254 749
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 106,481 54
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 105,634 569
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 98,164 1,928
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 94,483 1,090
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 90,902 1,069
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 85,883 1,232
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 79,869 978
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 79,826 2,803
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 79,415 756
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 69,025 -2,933
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 68,674 87
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 62,958 181
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 59,862 147
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 57,254 -390
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 56,887 -72
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 54,336 -117
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 48,292 5
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 46,727 1,443
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 46,725 155
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 34,603 305
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 33,452 738
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 32,141 -103
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 31,494 317
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 29,508 420
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 29,156 447
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 23,995 1,136
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 23,497 809
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 19,831 -176
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 16,724 673
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 15,146 33
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 14,552 -295
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 12,128 194
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 10,318 -21
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 9,912 119
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 8,044 198
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 6,115 -56
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 5,532 -105
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 4,693 40
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 3,204 15
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 1,856 -30
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1,429 -78
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 627 -5

What was the world population in 2005?

In 2005, the world population was 6,558,176,119 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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