Most Populous Countries in the World (2022)

#CountryPopulation
(2020)
Yearly
Change
World
Share
1China1,439,323,7760.82 %18.5 %
2India1,380,004,3852.02 %17.7 %
3United States331,002,6511.19 %4.2 %
4Indonesia273,523,6152.19 %3.5 %
5Pakistan220,892,3404.08 %2.8 %
6Brazil212,559,4171.48 %2.7 %
7Nigeria206,139,5895.24 %2.6 %
8Bangladesh164,689,3832.05 %2.1 %
9Russia145,934,4620.14 %1.9 %
10Mexico128,932,7532.17 %1.7 %
11Japan126,476,461-0.57 %1.6 %
12Ethiopia114,963,5885.25 %1.5 %
13Philippines109,581,0782.75 %1.4 %
14Egypt102,334,4043.97 %1.3 %
15Vietnam97,338,5791.88 %1.2 %
16DR Congo89,561,4036.53 %1.1 %
17Turkey84,339,0672.43 %1.1 %
18Iran83,992,9492.68 %1.1 %
19Germany83,783,9420.79 %1.1 %
20Thailand69,799,9780.54 %0.9 %

Past: Most Populous Countries in 1950

#CountryPopulation
(1950)
World
Share
2020
Rank
1China554,419,27321.9 %(1)
2India376,325,20014.8 %(2)
3United States158,804,3956.3 %(3)
4Russia102,798,6574.1 %(9)
5Japan82,802,0843.3 %(11)
6Germany69,966,2432.8 %(19)
7Indonesia69,543,3162.7 %(4)
8Brazil53,974,7292.1 %(6)
9United Kingdom50,616,0142 %(21)
10Italy46,598,6011.8 %(23)
11France41,833,8821.6 %(22)
12Bangladesh37,894,6811.5 %(8)
13Nigeria37,859,7481.5 %(7)
14Pakistan37,542,3761.5 %(5)
15Ukraine37,297,6481.5 %(35)
16Spain28,069,7351.1 %(30)
17Mexico27,944,6691.1 %(10)
18Poland24,824,0181 %(38)
19Vietnam24,809,9021 %(15)
20Turkey21,408,3990.8 %(17)

Future: Most Populous Countries in 2050

#CountryPopulation
(2050)
World
Share
2020
Rank
1India1,639,176,03316.8 %(2)
2China1,402,405,17014.4 %(1)
3Nigeria401,315,0004.1 %(7)
4United States379,419,1023.9 %(3)
5Pakistan338,013,1963.5 %(5)
6Indonesia330,904,6643.4 %(4)
7Brazil228,980,4002.4 %(6)
8Ethiopia205,410,6752.1 %(12)
9DR Congo194,488,6582 %(16)
10Bangladesh192,567,7782 %(8)
11Egypt159,956,8081.6 %(14)
12Mexico155,150,8181.6 %(10)
13Philippines144,488,1581.5 %(13)
14Russia135,824,4811.4 %(9)
15Tanzania129,386,8391.3 %(24)
16Vietnam109,605,0111.1 %(15)
17Japan105,804,0271.1 %(11)
18Iran103,098,0751.1 %(18)
19Turkey97,139,5701 %(17)
20Kenya91,575,0890.9 %(27)

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