World Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of World population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of World in 2022 is 7,975,105,156, a 0.83% increase from 2021.
  • The population of World in 2021 was 7,909,295,151, a 0.87% increase from 2020.
  • The population of World in 2020 was 7,840,952,880, a 0.98% increase from 2019.
  • The population of World in 2019 was 7,764,951,032, a 1.06% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2022 Population
World - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 7,975,105,156 0.83%
2021 7,909,295,151 0.87%
2020 7,840,952,880 0.98%
2019 7,764,951,032 1.06%
2018 7,683,789,828 1.10%
2017 7,599,822,404 1.15%
2016 7,513,474,238 1.17%
2015 7,426,597,537 1.19%
2014 7,339,013,419 1.22%
2013 7,250,593,370 1.24%
2012 7,161,697,921 1.25%
2011 7,073,125,425 1.25%
2010 6,985,603,105 1.27%
2009 6,898,305,908 1.27%
2008 6,811,597,272 1.27%
2007 6,725,948,544 1.27%
2006 6,641,416,218 1.27%
2005 6,558,176,119 1.27%
2004 6,475,751,478 1.28%
2003 6,393,898,365 1.29%
2002 6,312,407,360 1.31%
2001 6,230,746,982 1.33%
2000 6,148,898,975 1.34%
1999 6,067,758,458 1.34%
1998 5,987,312,480 1.37%
1997 5,906,481,261 1.40%
1996 5,825,145,298 1.43%
1995 5,743,219,454 1.46%
1994 5,660,727,993 1.49%
1993 5,577,433,523 1.54%
1992 5,492,686,093 1.60%
1991 5,406,245,867 1.69%
1990 5,316,175,862 1.77%
1989 5,223,704,308 1.78%
1988 5,132,293,974 1.81%
1987 5,040,984,495 1.84%
1986 4,950,063,339 1.82%
1985 4,861,730,613 1.80%
1984 4,775,836,074 1.79%
1983 4,691,884,238 1.82%
1982 4,607,984,871 1.84%
1981 4,524,627,658 1.81%
1980 4,444,007,706 1.80%
1979 4,365,582,871 1.77%
1978 4,289,657,708 1.75%
1977 4,215,772,490 1.77%
1976 4,142,505,882 1.80%
1975 4,069,437,231 1.85%
1974 3,995,517,077 1.92%
1973 3,920,251,504 1.96%
1972 3,844,800,885 1.98%
1971 3,770,163,092 2.02%
1970 3,695,390,336 2.06%
1969 3,620,655,275 2.08%
1968 3,546,810,808 2.05%
1967 3,475,448,166 2.03%
1966 3,406,417,036 2.08%
1965 3,337,111,983 2.14%
1964 3,267,212,338 2.24%
1963 3,195,779,247 2.21%
1962 3,126,686,743 1.90%
1961 3,068,370,609 1.63%
1960 3,019,233,434 1.65%
1959 2,970,292,188 1.86%
1958 2,916,108,097 2.04%
1957 2,857,866,857 2.03%
1956 2,801,002,631 2.00%
1955 2,746,072,141 2.01%
1954 2,691,979,339 1.96%
1953 2,640,278,797 1.93%
1952 2,590,270,899 1.85%
1951 2,543,130,380 1.75%
1950 2,499,322,157 0.00%