World Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of World population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of World in 2019 is 7,713,468,100, a 1.08% increase from 2018.
  • The population of World in 2018 was 7,631,091,040, a 1.1% increase from 2017.
  • The population of World in 2017 was 7,547,858,925, a 1.12% increase from 2016.
  • The population of World in 2016 was 7,464,022,049, a 1.14% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2019 Population
World - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 7,713,468,100 1.08%
2018 7,631,091,040 1.10%
2017 7,547,858,925 1.12%
2016 7,464,022,049 1.14%
2015 7,379,797,139 1.16%
2014 7,295,290,765 1.17%
2013 7,210,581,976 1.19%
2012 7,125,828,059 1.20%
2011 7,041,194,301 1.21%
2010 6,956,823,603 1.22%
2009 6,872,767,093 1.23%
2008 6,789,088,686 1.24%
2007 6,705,946,610 1.24%
2006 6,623,517,833 1.25%
2005 6,541,907,027 1.25%
2004 6,461,159,389 1.25%
2003 6,381,185,114 1.26%
2002 6,301,773,188 1.27%
2001 6,222,626,606 1.29%
2000 6,143,493,823 1.31%
1999 6,064,239,055 1.33%
1998 5,984,793,942 1.35%
1997 5,905,045,788 1.38%
1996 5,824,891,951 1.40%
1995 5,744,212,979 1.43%
1994 5,663,150,427 1.46%
1993 5,581,597,546 1.50%
1992 5,498,919,809 1.56%
1991 5,414,289,444 1.63%
1990 5,327,231,061 1.71%
1989 5,237,441,558 1.79%
1988 5,145,426,008 1.84%
1987 5,052,522,147 1.85%
1986 4,960,567,912 1.84%
1985 4,870,921,740 1.82%
1984 4,784,011,621 1.80%
1983 4,699,569,304 1.78%
1982 4,617,386,542 1.77%
1981 4,536,996,762 1.77%
1980 4,458,003,514 1.77%
1979 4,380,506,100 1.76%
1978 4,304,533,501 1.77%
1977 4,229,506,060 1.80%
1976 4,154,666,864 1.84%
1975 4,079,480,606 1.89%
1974 4,003,794,172 1.94%
1973 3,927,780,238 1.98%
1972 3,851,650,245 2.01%
1971 3,775,759,617 2.04%
1970 3,700,437,046 2.06%
1969 3,625,680,627 2.09%
1968 3,551,599,127 2.09%
1967 3,478,769,962 2.08%
1966 3,407,922,630 2.05%
1965 3,339,583,597 2.00%
1964 3,273,978,338 1.96%
1963 3,211,001,009 1.92%
1962 3,150,420,795 1.89%
1961 3,091,843,507 1.87%
1960 3,034,949,748 1.86%
1959 2,979,576,185 1.84%
1958 2,925,686,705 1.82%
1957 2,873,306,090 1.80%
1956 2,822,443,282 1.78%
1955 2,773,019,936 1.77%
1954 2,724,846,741 1.76%
1953 2,677,608,960 1.78%
1952 2,630,861,562 1.81%
1951 2,584,034,261 1.88%
1950 2,536,431,149 0.00%