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World Population

Provided by:
United Nations Population Division
Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Countries with a Population of 50 Million or More:
1950, 1998 and 2050
(thousands)

1950
1China 554,760
2India 357,561
3United States of America 157,813
4Russian Federation 102,192
5Japan 83,625
6Indonesia 79,538
7Germany 68,376
8Brazil 53,975
9United Kingdom 50,616
 Total1,508,456
 Percent of world population59.8

1998
(medium variant projections)
1China 1,255,698
2India 982,223
3United States of America 274,028
4Indonesia 206,338
5Brazil 165,851
6Pakistan 148,166
7Russian Federation 147,434
8Japan 126,281
9Bangladesh 124,774
10Nigeria 106,409
11Mexico 95,831
12Germany 82,133
13Viet Nam 77,562
14Philippines 72,944
15Egypt 65,978
16Iran (Islamic Republic of) 65,758
17Turkey 64,479
18Thailand 60,300
19Ethiopia 59,649
20France 58,683
21United Kingdom 58,649
22Italy 57,369
23Ukraine 50,861
 Total4,407,398
 Percent of world population74.7

2050
(medium variant projections)
1India 1,528,853
2China 1,477,730
3United States of America 349,318
4Pakistan 345,484
5Indonesia 311,857
6Nigeria 244,311
7Brazil 244,230
8Bangladesh 212,495
9Ethiopia 169,446
10Dem. Rep. of the Congo 160,360
11Mexico 146,645
12Philippines 130,893
13Viet Nam 126,793
14Russian Federation 121,256
15Iran (Islamic Republic of) 114,947
16Egypt 114,844
17Japan 104,921
18Turkey 100,664
19United Rep. of Tanzania 80,584
20Thailand 74,188
21Germany 73,303
22Colombia 71,550
23Myanmar 64,890
24Uganda 64,850
25Afghanistan 61,004
26France 59,883
27Sudan 59,176
28Yemen 58,801
29Algeria 57,731
30United Kingdom 56,667
31Iraq 54,916
32Argentina 54,522
33Saudi Arabia 54,461
34South Africa 52,514
35Ghana 51,802
36Republic of Korea 51,275
37Kenya 51,034
 Total7,158,198
 Percent of world population80.4

 

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