World Population by Country in 2006

In 2006, the world reached a total population of 6,641,416,218 and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina was the most populous country that year, with a total of 1,313,086,567 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia, with the second largest population globally of 1,172,373,788 people in total. The country with the lowest population count for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with only 622 people.

The geographic region with the largest population in 2006 was Asia with a total population of 4,028,347,034 people, closely followed by Africa with a population of 951,740,272, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a population of 564,664,743 people recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the largest populous of 1,637,168,644 people on record. Followed by Eastern Asia with a population of 1,546,192,516, and Eastern Africa with 305,920,805 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 4,992,670,634 people. While the lowest population for 2006 was found in No income group available with a population of 27,532,120 people in that segment.

Countries with the Largest Population in 2006

Country Population Overall Population Change +/-
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 1,313,086,567 8,318,388
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 1,172,373,788 17,470,302
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 299,753,098 2,967,772
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 231,797,427 3,020,272
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 188,820,682 1,991,872
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 178,069,984 3,754,371
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 144,329,764 3,903,181
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 143,338,669 -356,954
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 142,628,831 1,452,920
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 127,902,167 116,206
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 106,886,790 1,430,556
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 87,901,835 1,646,582
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 83,951,800 798,277
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 81,177,816 -14,641
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 80,629,670 1,562,931
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 79,691,050 2,256,764
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 71,275,760 1,075,983
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 69,601,333 885,516
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 66,319,524 504,938
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 60,919,150 422,682
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 60,803,700 441,946
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 58,429,903 216,706
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 58,381,630 1,885,801
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 49,491,756 489,632
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 48,088,274 357,039
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 48,049,347 168,312
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 46,592,556 -285,216
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 44,422,831 765,742
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 42,772,910 545,849
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 40,562,052 1,140,746
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 39,476,850 407,467
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 38,547,180 -36,827
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 36,925,254 1,106,637
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 33,435,080 532,267
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 32,531,867 321,522
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 30,833,022 397,521
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 30,332,968 831,153
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 28,905,607 -419,322
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 28,773,227 841,957
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 28,381,078 227,017
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 27,102,080 427,563
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 26,926,819 365,066
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 26,518,971 207,556
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 26,509,413 585,978
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 25,442,944 953,408
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 25,382,870 1,001,703
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 24,235,761 127,038
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 23,098,586 605,300
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 22,874,975 72,503
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 21,966,298 669,963
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 20,909,402 -173,277
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 20,735,982 533,035
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 20,467,030 327,398
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 20,162,340 728,499
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 19,870,706 207,448
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 19,432,009 1,189,636
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 19,394,057 423,069
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 19,350,299 567,225
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 17,751,333 484,153
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 16,334,574 160,823
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 16,325,677 64,158
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 15,822,748 184,256
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 14,365,168 520,671
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 14,316,242 444,193
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 14,009,062 241,109
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 13,623,542 450,541
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 13,477,779 233,310
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 13,412,406 282,857
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 13,118,306 370,191
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 12,330,490 153,126
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 11,971,568 413,243
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 11,263,386 296,859
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 11,260,630 11,306
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 11,106,093 -10,518
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 10,784,973 291,766
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 10,582,975 69,332
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 10,543,946 22,253
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 10,483,558 95,434
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 10,365,614 367,052
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 10,304,815 28,476
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 10,057,062 -11,195
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 9,874,700 -56,117
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 9,542,662 168,103
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 9,330,625 205,388
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 9,284,168 117,736
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 9,270,066 249,179
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 9,266,288 154,582
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 9,104,720 57,153
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 8,763,354 111,067
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 8,402,631 235,194
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 8,267,763 28,625
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 8,029,517 376,842
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 7,794,792 -36,605
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 7,766,036 -47,716
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 7,745,200 180,150
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 7,658,190 275,665
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 7,475,010 49,440
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 7,057,417 129,210
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 6,960,594 30,519
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 6,832,077 119,352
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 6,708,218 211,227
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 6,075,548 648,801
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 6,034,436 -4,934
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 5,973,370 118,503
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 5,946,593 94,824
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 5,874,240 178,221
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 5,809,774 113,586
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 5,534,675 56,344
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 5,529,812 76,367
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 5,457,864 21,829
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 5,377,236 1,029
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 5,266,250 21,383
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 5,246,785 54,888
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 4,954,029 69,122
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 4,898,954 840,443
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 4,719,864 88,015
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 4,661,087 40,911
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 4,486,583 177,000
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 4,417,560 -11,433
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 4,378,172 61,857
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 4,294,352 73,885
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 4,234,806 130,649
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 4,179,978 45,074
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 4,058,086 -36,711
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 3,942,748 -66,414
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 3,933,867 -27,535
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 3,813,323 142,017
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 3,791,559 -15,188
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 3,627,668 88,786
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 3,455,397 181,010
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 3,368,574 62,733
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 3,322,932 -50,801
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 3,322,282 5,584
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 3,081,230 70,587
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 3,026,486 -23,113
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 3,003,387 -28,824
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 2,880,093 30,750
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 2,689,660 13,151
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2,581,242 22,708
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 2,560,650 45,111
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 2,363,409 142,878
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 2,203,913 -28,608
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 2,081,076 2,585
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 2,013,570 9,375
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 1,986,558 24,002
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 1,976,780 5,144
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 1,928,704 37,081
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 1,817,659 -7,562
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 1,711,294 52,562
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 1,502,534 45,737
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1,414,092 35,431
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1,376,919 7,821
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1,346,709 -7,779
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 1,264,767 6,094
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 1,077,735 5,983
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1,055,438 18,374
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 1,015,060 215,014
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 994,564 25,133
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 970,980 69,319
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 905,418 41,997
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 883,083 8,192
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 846,946 19,097
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 845,366 14,345
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 758,367 -1,609
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 673,260 8,475
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 632,545 -610
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 604,658 12,103
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 522,022 5,879
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 501,862 13,355
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 498,884 5,958
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 493,430 11,115
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 472,404 7,227
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 411,198 781
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 400,926 1,002
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 395,551 492
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 372,808 6,000
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 353,658 14,818
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 352,664 4,935
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 314,401 9,891
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 304,070 7,761
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 288,729 8,401
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 274,901 3,762
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 270,426 943
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 245,635 3,751
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 222,923 5,333
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 207,869 5,591
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 190,911 3,919
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 189,379 985
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 166,470 1,055
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 165,725 4,078
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 164,675 158
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 149,664 2,438
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 111,426 -641
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 110,988 720
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 110,301 -724
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 106,514 13
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 106,190 544
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 100,083 1,910
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 95,606 1,157
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 91,963 1,053
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 87,093 1,188
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 80,896 1,075
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 80,228 869
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 80,220 -2,013
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 68,742 50
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 66,060 -2,998
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 63,080 63
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 60,022 171
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 56,837 -443
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 56,811 -80
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 54,208 -141
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 48,313 38
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 48,177 1,458
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 46,874 142
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 34,889 267
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 34,183 724
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 32,011 -156
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 31,812 319
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 29,959 482
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 29,587 416
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 25,128 1,130
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 24,323 841
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 19,619 -249
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 17,405 688
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 15,199 72
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 14,260 -290
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 12,325 200
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 10,294 -25
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 10,030 117
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 8,237 188
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 6,077 -19
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 5,426 -107
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 4,731 37
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 3,216 7
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 1,832 -17
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1,365 -50
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 622 -7

What was the world population in 2006?

In 2006, the world population was 6,641,416,218 according to data collected by individual countries and compiled by The United Nations.

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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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