World Population by Country in 2015

In 2015, the world reached a total population of 7,426,597,537 and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina was the most populous country that year, with a total of 1,393,715,448 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia, with the second largest population globally of 1,322,866,505 people in total. The country with the lowest population count for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with only 564 people.

The geographic region with the largest population in 2015 was Asia with a total population of 4,459,437,458 people, closely followed by Africa with a population of 1,201,107,938, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a population of 623,076,488 people recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the largest populous of 1,857,336,021 people on record. Followed by Eastern Asia with a population of 1,631,710,759, and Eastern Africa with 393,349,057 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 5,569,542,446 people. While the lowest population for 2015 was found in No income group available with a population of 31,106,935 people in that segment.

Countries with the Largest Population in 2015

Country Population Overall Population Change +/-
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 1,393,715,448 7,841,787
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 1,322,866,505 15,527,429
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 324,607,776 2,518,261
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 259,091,970 2,808,933
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 210,969,298 2,620,662
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 205,188,205 1,706,790
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 183,995,784 4,586,247
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 157,830,000 1,827,351
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 144,668,389 453,053
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 127,250,933 -234,026
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 120,149,897 1,355,188
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 103,031,365 1,811,702
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 102,471,896 2,749,423
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 97,723,799 2,096,795
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 92,191,398 948,773
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 82,073,226 211,270
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 81,790,841 1,816,699
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 79,646,178 1,359,759
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 78,656,904 2,662,765
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 70,294,397 305,448
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 65,224,364 432,552
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 63,809,769 189,106
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 60,232,906 -129,664
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 55,876,504 1,313,854
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 52,542,824 1,868,819
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 51,483,949 407,282
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 50,994,401 413,118
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 47,119,728 449,960
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 46,851,488 1,010,993
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 46,431,342 -3,510
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 44,982,564 -135,056
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 43,257,065 429,557
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 39,543,154 793,349
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 38,553,146 -41,736
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 38,171,178 1,171,008
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 37,757,812 986,119
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 37,477,356 1,167,130
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 35,732,126 339,628
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 34,680,458 425,780
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 33,753,499 785,358
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 32,749,848 615,924
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 31,068,833 453,067
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 30,949,417 510,173
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 30,711,863 382,338
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 30,529,716 326,228
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 28,870,939 678,180
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 28,516,545 754,910
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 28,127,721 1,006,802
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 27,610,325 185,711
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 26,843,246 816,353
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 25,258,015 134,430
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 24,850,912 639,659
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 23,820,236 357,597
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 23,596,741 609,840
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 23,512,136 89,101
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 23,012,646 700,381
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 21,336,697 91,839
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 20,128,124 777,076
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 19,906,079 -106,542
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 19,205,178 -573,907
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 18,718,019 550,641
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 18,112,907 570,251
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 17,870,124 182,198
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 17,835,909 240,615
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 17,041,107 82,691
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 16,938,942 463,893
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 16,248,230 513,870
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 16,195,902 240,810
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 16,001,107 284,604
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 15,417,523 203,064
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 14,356,180 389,337
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 14,154,937 297,298
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 14,140,274 414,002
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 13,763,906 451,585
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 11,642,959 278,104
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 11,625,998 301,265
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 11,557,778 128,755
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 11,339,894 7,300
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 11,248,304 67,435
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 11,194,299 124,455
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 11,090,086 172,811
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 10,932,784 322,253
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 10,806,641 -59,550
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 10,727,148 118,973
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 10,563,757 150,654
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 10,523,798 4,257
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 10,405,832 123,012
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 10,365,436 -33,533
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 9,863,480 117,894
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 9,849,348 102,145
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 9,844,246 -25,350
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 9,700,609 8,216
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 9,494,246 687,485
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 9,294,506 166,475
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 8,916,899 79,222
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 8,682,174 217,748
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 8,642,421 115,624
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 8,524,062 201,201
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 8,281,732 89,624
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 8,007,778 148,894
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 7,519,496 -26,184
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 7,473,228 186,587
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 7,399,838 43,505
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 7,314,773 174,072
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 7,309,254 -64,259
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 6,787,419 102,060
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 6,398,940 -135,633
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 6,298,598 90,262
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 6,231,066 19,636
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 6,192,235 90,144
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 6,177,950 88,230
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 5,914,980 102,259
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 5,766,432 103,167
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 5,677,796 27,486
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 5,650,018 69,312
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 5,479,461 15,524
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 5,424,444 4,649
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 5,190,356 48,151
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 5,064,386 121,058
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 4,895,242 50,498
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 4,819,333 76,954
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 4,665,760 48,316
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 4,612,329 97,998
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 4,590,590 77,098
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 4,484,614 109,437
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 4,254,815 -32,280
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 4,191,776 213,137
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 3,957,098 68,869
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 3,946,220 104,383
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 3,908,743 316,302
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 3,771,132 -1,000
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 3,524,324 -45,194
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 3,497,335 -63,374
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 3,402,818 11,703
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 3,340,006 26,938
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 3,277,388 -56,876
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 2,964,749 63,775
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 2,963,765 -30,657
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 2,882,480 -1,351
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 2,878,595 -12,727
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 2,794,444 9,585
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 2,414,573 199,749
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 2,305,172 45,869
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 2,282,704 40,164
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2,253,134 64,055
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 2,118,520 24,449
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 2,107,962 2,254
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 2,080,862 9,382
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2,028,517 59,820
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 1,991,955 -18,667
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1,788,919 45,660
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 1,759,122 674
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1,460,177 9,353
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 1,362,142 47,694
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 1,346,973 51,974
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1,314,657 2,803
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 1,293,153 706
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1,205,813 18,822
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1,187,280 10,408
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 1,133,936 8,364
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 1,006,259 17,102
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 922,494 4,669
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 917,200 1,318
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 755,031 4,006
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 743,274 6,570
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 730,216 15,803
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 633,966 -617
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 615,239 11,232
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 612,660 15,370
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 575,475 5,890
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 569,408 13,377
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 552,166 5,980
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 491,824 13,741
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 456,579 10,671
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 435,582 18,858
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 421,437 4,687
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 399,088 -1,543
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 392,698 3,387
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 383,515 -3,170
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 359,871 7,470
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 331,060 3,417
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 291,787 1,826
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 283,032 794
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 278,083 572
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 276,438 6,557
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 257,026 5,706
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 249,545 10,344
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 203,571 1,817
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 201,124 3,561
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 175,623 816
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 169,572 1,386
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 167,978 374
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 118,980 999
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 116,707 1,783
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 109,462 437
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 106,482 -456
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 106,122 -528
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 104,257 641
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 102,804 -511
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 100,561 1,618
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 99,240 1,238
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 89,940 691
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 83,593 -342
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 71,746 47
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 70,006 -219
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 63,144 -224
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 61,629 38
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 60,911 1,356
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 55,894 35
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 51,514 -368
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 51,368 -874
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 49,410 -1,045
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 48,816 637
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 47,790 -12
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,205 1,165
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 37,355 228
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 36,760 630
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 36,538 1,873
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 35,020 -162
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 33,570 268
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 32,520 69
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 29,366 405
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 23,164 612
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 17,794 16
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 17,695 -137
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 14,525 339
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 12,182 -127
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 11,185 247
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 10,877 -24
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 9,643 202
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 5,978 -10
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 5,497 40
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 5,059 -47
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 3,408 79
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 1,846 23
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1,454 -39
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 564 -6

What was the world population in 2015?

In 2015, the world population was 7,426,597,537 according to data collected by individual countries and compiled by The United Nations.

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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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