World Surface Area 1961-2022

Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • World surface area for 2018 was 134,542,704.08, a 0.01% decline from 2017.
  • World surface area for 2017 was 134,553,172.39, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • World surface area for 2016 was 134,549,738.32, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • World surface area for 2015 was 134,548,896.47, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Square KM
World 134,542,704.08
OECD members 37,658,799.87
East Asia & Pacific 24,868,162.00
Sub-Saharan Africa 24,287,427.39
Latin America & Caribbean 20,425,979.00
North America 19,715,550.00
South Asia 5,135,269.00
European Union 4,172,838.89
Euro Area 2,760,428.89
World Surface Area - Historical Data
Year Square KM Annual % Change
2018 134,542,704.08 -0.01%
2017 134,553,172.39 0.00%
2016 134,549,738.32 0.00%
2015 134,548,896.47 0.00%
2014 134,546,248.59 0.00%
2013 134,543,260.13 0.18%
2012 134,302,036.18 0.02%
2011 134,273,091.08 1.89%
2010 131,784,828.75 0.00%
2009 131,784,601.71 0.00%
2008 131,786,929.77 0.15%
2007 131,587,462.70 0.00%
2006 131,587,353.57 0.00%
2005 131,587,017.56 0.00%
2004 131,585,057.47 0.02%
2003 131,554,944.03 0.00%
2002 131,554,542.53 0.00%
2001 131,554,116.53 0.00%
2000 131,553,720.33 0.00%
1999 131,553,629.33 0.00%
1998 131,553,629.33 -0.02%
1997 131,580,889.33 0.05%
1996 131,512,149.33 0.00%
1995 131,512,059.33 0.00%
1994 131,512,019.33 -0.01%
1993 131,518,932.33 -0.09%
1992 131,636,422.33 0.00%
1991 131,636,370.33 0.00%
1990 131,634,540.33 0.00%
1989 131,633,870.33 0.00%
1988 131,633,870.33 0.00%
1987 131,633,860.33 0.00%
1986 131,635,200.33 0.00%
1985 131,635,200.33 0.00%
1984 131,635,200.33 0.00%
1983 131,635,200.33 0.00%
1982 131,635,200.33 0.00%
1981 131,635,200.33 0.00%
1980 131,635,200.33 0.00%
1979 131,635,210.33 0.00%
1978 131,633,170.33 0.00%
1977 131,633,170.33 0.00%
1976 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1975 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1974 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1973 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1972 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1971 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1970 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1969 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1968 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1967 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1966 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1965 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1964 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1963 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1962 131,635,290.33 0.00%
1961 131,635,290.33 0.00%