World Population by Country in 2017

In 2017, the world reached a total population of 7,599,822,404 and ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina was the most populous country that year, with a total of 1,410,275,957 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia, with the second largest population globally of 1,354,195,680 people in total. The country with the lowest population count for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with only 546 people.

The geographic region with the largest population in 2017 was Asia with a total population of 4,548,303,446 people, closely followed by Africa with a population of 1,263,333,733, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a population of 635,448,200 people recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the largest populous of 1,903,436,593 people on record. Followed by Eastern Asia with a population of 1,648,827,570, and Eastern Africa with 414,917,571 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 5,696,295,801 people. While the lowest population for 2017 was found in No income group available with a population of 31,168,697 people in that segment.

Countries with the Largest Population in 2017

Country Population Overall Population Change +/-
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 1,410,275,957 8,265,875
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 1,354,195,680 15,106,439
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 329,791,230 2,475,483
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 264,498,852 2,589,849
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 216,379,655 3,219,210
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 208,504,960 1,654,808
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 193,495,907 4,901,905
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 161,793,964 1,937,003
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 145,452,536 258,278
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 126,662,472 -382,646
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 122,839,258 1,256,611
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 108,197,950 2,916,199
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 106,738,502 1,850,369
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 101,789,386 1,987,045
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 94,033,048 891,550
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 84,505,076 1,183,611
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 84,283,273 2,819,212
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 82,624,374 280,780
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 82,089,826 754,191
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 70,898,202 262,499
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 66,064,804 390,077
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 64,144,086 139,543
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 60,004,032 -130,295
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 56,641,209 660,187
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 56,267,032 1,881,324
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 52,288,341 382,468
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 51,511,638 185,261
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 48,948,137 1,031,564
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 48,351,670 888,935
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 46,584,170 134,253
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 44,657,257 -189,691
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 44,054,616 379,954
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 41,136,546 795,436
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 40,679,828 1,364,344
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 40,127,085 1,382,816
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 39,621,162 952,295
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 38,532,812 1,730
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 36,554,348 458,447
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 35,643,418 1,034,361
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 35,528,115 413,871
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 34,193,122 836,785
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 31,975,806 436,672
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 31,945,682 486,074
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 31,605,486 485,923
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 30,563,433 -453,327
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 30,222,262 647,371
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 30,208,628 1,060,518
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 30,034,389 760,767
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 28,569,441 855,756
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 28,183,426 328,469
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 26,169,542 672,806
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 25,516,321 124,659
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 24,848,016 644,867
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 24,590,334 395,931
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 24,393,181 665,517
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 23,665,024 65,536
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 21,737,922 822,196
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 21,506,812 76,883
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 19,835,858 556,405
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 19,698,853 -87,958
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 19,311,355 618,349
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 18,983,373 -53,814
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 18,368,577 324,082
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 18,314,814 227,850
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 17,881,167 481,616
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 17,298,054 535,395
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 17,207,198 81,282
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 16,696,944 268,162
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 16,578,723 280,250
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 15,830,688 201,153
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 15,157,793 411,858
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 15,085,884 495,978
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 14,864,221 536,452
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 14,751,101 298,556
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 12,240,788 310,899
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 12,230,339 301,102
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 11,811,443 124,528
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 11,596,778 341,039
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 11,435,534 171,987
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 11,384,490 65,677
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 11,336,405 -8,148
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 11,155,593 271,146
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 10,863,544 149,861
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 10,692,228 -60,779
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 10,658,226 -434,915
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 10,647,244 118,798
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 10,531,305 4,100
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 10,307,530 -18,614
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 10,215,382 248,119
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 10,071,567 82,996
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 10,058,190 103,954
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 9,788,941 -19,394
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 9,707,876 -7,254
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 9,626,842 165,980
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 9,114,796 215,010
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 9,068,296 72,559
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 8,925,525 199,102
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 8,797,496 49,512
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 8,451,687 64,870
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 8,309,257 146,928
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 7,852,795 193,220
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 7,677,566 183,097
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 7,464,880 -30,584
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 7,461,518 22,511
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 7,182,428 -64,794
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 6,997,917 107,282
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 6,480,532 91,581
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 6,378,261 102,353
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 6,355,404 88,476
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 6,266,654 13,037
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 6,121,260 101,545
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 6,109,252 -153,729
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 5,968,383 98,550
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 5,764,487 50,590
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 5,737,284 30,219
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 5,508,140 9,849
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 5,439,416 7,557
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 5,312,340 127,215
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 5,277,392 37,291
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 4,996,741 92,392
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 4,993,842 47,845
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 4,796,631 91,528
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 4,771,854 60,393
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 4,746,252 78,457
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 4,700,946 105,165
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 4,541,854 88,118
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 4,192,466 -32,721
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 4,160,014 109,289
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 4,124,904 191,257
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 4,096,063 69,846
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 3,771,900 624
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 3,440,027 -40,436
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 3,422,200 6,675
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 3,396,933 39,666
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 3,366,408 -66,850
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 3,180,506 -41,580
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 3,096,030 67,113
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 2,904,450 -28,922
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 2,879,355 -1,932
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 2,851,923 -15,032
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 2,808,376 4,443
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 2,711,754 71,739
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 2,401,840 50,230
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2,381,182 63,863
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 2,364,534 41,231
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 2,170,617 27,236
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2,140,215 52,463
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 2,111,979 1,351
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 2,098,392 7,810
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 1,954,862 -18,937
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1,879,826 44,945
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 1,731,666 -20,643
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1,478,607 9,602
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 1,456,834 47,002
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 1,450,694 51,602
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1,317,549 3,511
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 1,294,741 849
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1,243,235 18,670
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1,208,523 10,488
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 1,151,390 8,921
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 1,040,233 17,039
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 932,739 8,626
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 919,018 271
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 763,252 4,224
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 761,664 14,634
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 756,122 6,315
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 643,634 15,550
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 638,609 12,174
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 632,438 -862
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 596,282 11,353
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 587,560 6,147
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 564,954 6,642
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 518,859 13,283
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 479,497 12,002
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 472,442 17,896
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 430,276 4,137
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 399,020 2,916
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 397,022 -738
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 377,452 -2,617
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 374,693 7,349
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 343,632 10,102
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 295,450 2,135
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 290,239 7,040
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 284,348 565
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 279,187 516
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 271,565 11,432
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 269,353 7,210
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 208,036 3,351
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 207,630 2,041
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 177,164 735
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 171,524 621
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 168,606 156
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 120,920 935
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 120,362 1,869
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 110,430 519
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 105,548 -245
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 105,439 535
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 105,415 -284
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 103,615 1,427
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 101,851 -464
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 101,810 1,305
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 91,119 552
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 83,580 206
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 73,836 1,049
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 70,403 300
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 63,581 1,322
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 63,275 342
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 61,600 153
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 55,928 15
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 50,729 -414
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 50,230 731
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 49,463 -1,004
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 47,786 -11
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 47,187 -1,169
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 41,882 -45
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 39,844 1,650
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 37,888 277
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 37,044 -43
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 34,496 -373
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 34,056 185
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 32,601 52
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 30,060 300
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 24,366 593
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 17,837 13
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 17,395 -139
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 15,015 166
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 11,936 -132
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 11,682 237
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 10,828 -23
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 10,044 207
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 5,957 0
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 5,495 -16
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 4,698 -871
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 3,598 58
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 1,869 10
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1,486 136
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 546 -7

What was the world population in 2017?

In 2017, the world population was 7,599,822,404 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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