Annual World Population by Country 2018

In 2018, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina was the most populous country in the world, with a total of 1,417,069,468 people. Followed by ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia, with the second largest population globally of 1,369,003,306 people in total. The country with the lowest population count for the year was ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See with only 537 people.

The geographic region with the largest population in 2018 was Asia with a total population of 4,590,021,502 people, closely followed by Africa with a population of 1,295,265,049, and Latin America and the Caribbean with a population of 641,303,732 people recorded for the year.

When devided into sub-subregions we can see that Southern Asia had the largest populous of 1,926,062,366 people on record. Followed by Eastern Asia with a population of 1,655,663,106, and Eastern Africa with 425,948,172 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 5,757,043,169 people. While the lowest population for 2018 was found in No income group available with a population of 30,444,406 people in that segment.

Countries with the Largest Population in 2018

Country Population Overall Population Change +/-
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณChina 1,417,069,468 5,321,149
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณIndia 1,369,003,306 14,508,815
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธUnited States of America 332,140,037 2,222,131
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉIndonesia 267,066,843 2,546,131
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐPakistan 219,731,479 3,484,439
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ทBrazil 210,166,592 1,668,457
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌNigeria 198,387,623 4,881,529
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉBangladesh 163,683,958 1,842,986
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บRussian Federation 145,652,293 141,235
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ตJapan 126,255,866 -430,566
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝMexico 124,013,862 1,092,597
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡นEthiopia 111,129,438 2,946,778
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญPhilippines 108,568,836 1,810,300
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌEgypt 103,740,765 1,915,715
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณViet Nam 94,914,330 871,015
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉDemocratic Republic of the Congo 87,087,355 2,788,952
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ทIran (Islamic Republic of) 85,617,562 1,041,359
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ชGermany 82,896,696 263,863
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ทTรผrkiye 82,809,304 684,765
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญThailand 71,127,802 196,700
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งUnited Kingdom 66,432,993 346,301
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทFrance 64,277,808 127,899
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นItaly 59,877,425 -122,919
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟUnited Republic of Tanzania 58,090,443 1,765,498
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆSouth Africa 57,339,635 736,664
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒMyanmar 52,666,014 372,878
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ทRepublic of Korea 51,676,900 145,262
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ชKenya 49,953,304 978,770
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ดColombia 49,276,961 961,647
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธSpain 46,792,043 281,494
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆUkraine 44,446,954 -230,915
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ทArgentina 44,413,596 338,006
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉSudan 41,999,059 1,274,118
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟAlgeria 41,927,007 785,486
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฌUganda 41,515,395 1,393,804
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถIraq 40,590,700 986,781
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑPoland 38,521,456 -24,441
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆCanada 37,035,254 503,366
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซAfghanistan 36,686,784 1,052,372
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆMorocco 35,927,511 384,922
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฆSaudi Arabia 35,018,133 813,238
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟUzbekistan 32,449,576 521,714
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พMalaysia 32,399,271 410,259
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ชPeru 32,203,944 710,992
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ดAngola 31,273,533 1,069,292
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญGhana 30,870,641 649,387
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ชYemen 30,790,513 751,481
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ชVenezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 29,825,653 -1,022,235
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟMozambique 29,423,878 853,119
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ตNepal 28,506,712 318,104
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฌMadagascar 26,846,541 681,192
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ตDem. People's Republic of Korea 25,638,149 118,997
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎCรดte d'Ivoire 25,493,988 647,079
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒCameroon 25,076,747 701,613
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บAustralia 24,979,230 381,862
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผChina, Taiwan Province of China 23,726,185 56,787
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ชNiger 22,577,058 856,076
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐSri Lanka 21,580,710 70,912
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซBurkina Faso 20,392,723 557,324
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑMali 19,934,298 627,538
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ดRomania 19,606,783 -96,182
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พSyrian Arab Republic 19,333,463 753,994
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑChile 18,701,450 341,665
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟKazakhstan 18,538,099 218,720
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ผMalawi 18,367,883 491,816
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒZambia 17,835,893 540,284
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑNetherlands 17,286,042 76,407
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จEcuador 17,015,672 369,293
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡นGuatemala 16,850,176 262,655
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญCambodia 16,025,238 187,947
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉChad 15,604,210 540,674
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณSenegal 15,574,909 422,374
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ดSomalia 15,411,094 557,293
๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผZimbabwe 15,052,184 303,610
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณGuinea 12,554,864 317,253
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผRwanda 12,531,808 301,835
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏBenin 11,940,683 346,771
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณTunisia 11,933,042 118,669
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ดBolivia (Plurinational State of) 11,606,905 170,756
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎBurundi 11,493,472 404,613
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ชBelgium 11,448,596 62,535
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บCuba 11,328,244 -8,174
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡นHaiti 11,012,421 147,894
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ดDominican Republic 10,765,530 117,775
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ทGreece 10,633,270 -57,137
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟCzechia 10,534,593 2,476
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดJordan 10,459,866 240,849
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ธSouth Sudan 10,395,330 -90,877
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡นPortugal 10,289,835 -16,776
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชSweden 10,162,298 104,262
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟAzerbaijan 10,152,522 78,913
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณHonduras 9,792,850 166,036
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บHungary 9,776,358 -5,773
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พBelarus 9,695,574 -17,351
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฌPapua New Guinea 9,329,227 213,852
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ชUnited Arab Emirates 9,140,170 71,189
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฏTajikistan 9,128,132 206,113
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นAustria 8,840,512 36,521
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญSwitzerland 8,514,434 60,624
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑIsrael 8,456,483 147,524
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌTogo 8,046,679 194,548
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฑSierra Leone 7,861,281 184,334
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐChina, Hong Kong SAR 7,481,555 17,562
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธSerbia 7,433,818 -31,540
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌBulgaria 7,117,431 -65,203
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฆLao People's Democratic Republic 7,105,006 106,895
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎNicaragua 6,572,232 91,821
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พLibya 6,477,793 96,710
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พParaguay 6,443,328 87,372
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ปEl Salvador 6,276,342 6,339
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌKyrgyzstan 6,223,494 102,923
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฒTurkmenistan 6,065,066 94,816
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡งLebanon 5,950,839 -163,096
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌSingapore 5,814,536 49,509
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐDenmark 5,766,686 28,584
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎFinland 5,515,461 4,794
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐSlovakia 5,446,746 7,101
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌCongo 5,441,062 130,229
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ดNorway 5,312,320 32,564
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ซCentral African Republic 5,094,780 103,686
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ทCosta Rica 5,040,734 45,940
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ทLiberia 4,889,391 93,992
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟNew Zealand 4,838,526 106,092
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชIreland 4,834,507 64,914
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธState of Palestine 4,805,547 104,035
๐Ÿ‡ด๐Ÿ‡ฒOman 4,601,156 30,487
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผKuwait 4,317,185 193,305
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ทMauritania 4,270,712 112,105
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฆPanama 4,165,254 68,537
๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ทCroatia 4,160,484 -31,242
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ชGeorgia 3,772,325 226
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ทEritrea 3,445,374 57,217
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พUruguay 3,427,042 3,008
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆBosnia and Herzegovina 3,400,129 -39,360
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทPuerto Rico 3,319,269 -27,428
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณMongolia 3,163,991 68,810
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉRepublic of Moldova 3,141,837 -35,758
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑAlbania 2,877,013 -2,752
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡นLithuania 2,876,128 -27,723
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒArmenia 2,836,557 -15,700
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒJamaica 2,811,835 2,476
๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆQatar 2,766,732 38,216
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผBotswana 2,451,408 48,907
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒGambia 2,444,916 63,605
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆNamibia 2,405,680 41,063
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ธLesotho 2,198,017 27,564
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆGabon 2,192,012 51,129
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐNorth Macedonia 2,113,491 1,674
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎSlovenia 2,105,924 7,254
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ปLatvia 1,935,630 -19,527
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผGuinea-Bissau 1,924,955 45,311
๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐKosovo (under UNSC res. 1244) 1,709,962 -22,764
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡นTrinidad and Tobago 1,504,709 42,602
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ถEquatorial Guinea 1,502,092 51,193
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญBahrain 1,487,340 14,009
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ชEstonia 1,322,148 5,687
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บMauritius 1,295,381 433
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฑTimor-Leste 1,261,845 18,551
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พCyprus 1,218,831 10,128
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฟEswatini 1,160,428 9,153
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏDjibouti 1,057,198 16,892
๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ชRรฉunion 941,186 8,269
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏFiji 918,996 -316
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡พGuyana 785,514 40,300
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฒComoros 776,314 14,665
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡นBhutan 762,096 5,635
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡งSolomon Islands 659,249 15,680
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ดChina, Macao SAR 650,991 12,590
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ชMontenegro 631,455 -1,105
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บLuxembourg 607,913 11,908
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ทSuriname 593,714 6,163
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ปCabo Verde 571,202 5,853
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ญWestern Sahara 532,004 13,007
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡นMalta 491,586 12,176
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ปMaldives 489,758 16,736
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณBrunei Darussalam 434,274 3,859
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ธBahamas 401,906 2,857
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ตGuadeloupe 396,262 -782
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟBelize 382,066 7,396
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ถMartinique 374,841 -2,605
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธIceland 352,946 8,526
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Polynesia 297,606 2,175
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡บVanuatu 297,298 7,078
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡จNew Caledonia 284,880 498
๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡นMayotte 282,954 11,347
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡งBarbados 279,688 487
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ซFrench Guiana 276,646 7,377
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡นSao Tome and Principe 211,344 3,264
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธSamoa 209,701 2,102
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผCuraรงao 184,722 25,774
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จSaint Lucia 177,888 714
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡บGuam 168,678 -12
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฎKiribati 122,262 1,929
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉGrenada 121,838 900
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฒMicronesia (Fed. States of) 110,929 478
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ผAruba 105,962 511
๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ชJersey 105,372 2,089
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡จSaint Vincent and the Grenadines 105,280 -291
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ดTonga 105,150 -245
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡จSeychelles 103,101 1,276
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฎUnited States Virgin Islands 101,365 -509
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฌAntigua and Barbuda 91,626 461
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฒIsle of Man 83,775 185
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉAndorra 75,013 1,305
๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฒDominica 70,823 539
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡พCayman Islands 64,884 1,284
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒBermuda 63,571 250
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌGuernsey 61,886 417
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฑGreenland 55,931 -8
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ดFaroe Islands 50,955 718
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ตNorthern Mariana Islands 50,304 -436
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ธAmerican Samoa 48,424 -1,074
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณSaint Kitts and Nevis 47,761 -38
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ญMarshall Islands 45,989 -1,226
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฝSint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,246 773
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡จTurks and Caicos Islands 41,487 1,637
๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฎLiechtenstein 38,181 308
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡จMonaco 37,029 12
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒSan Marino 34,156 14
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ซSaint Martin (French part) 33,852 -917
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฎGibraltar 32,648 40
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฌBritish Virgin Islands 30,335 250
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ถBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba 24,970 616
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ผPalau 17,864 43
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐCook Islands 17,253 -147
๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฎAnguilla 15,181 166
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ทNauru 11,924 246
๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ซWallis and Futuna Islands 11,816 -109
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ปTuvalu 10,865 98
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฑSaint Barthรฉlemy 10,258 220
๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฒSaint Pierre and Miquelon 5,944 -25
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ญSaint Helena 5,472 -30
๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ธMontserrat 4,359 191
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฐFalkland Islands (Malvinas) 3,656 57
๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บNiue 1,887 25
๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฐTokelau 1,621 134
๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆHoly See 537 -12

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UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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