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Population by Size

The total population for each country is listed below.

The total population of the world is estimated to be 7.9 billion in 2021 with a growth rate of approximately 1% expected for the year.

In order to take account of the problems in assessing the accuracy of population estimates World Economics has produced a Population Data Quality Rating (PDQR) against each country.






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Rank
Region
Rank
Population
Size (Millions)
Population Data Quality Grade
China 1 1 1,444.22 A
India 2 2 1,393.41 C
United States 3 1 332.92 A
Indonesia 4 3 276.36 B
Pakistan 5 4 225.20 D
Brazil 6 2 213.99 A
Nigeria 7 1 211.40 D
Bangladesh 8 5 166.30 D
Russia 9 1 145.91 A
Mexico 10 3 130.26 A
Japan 11 6 126.05 A
Ethiopia 12 2 117.88 D
Philippines 13 7 111.05 A
Egypt 14 3 104.26 A
Vietnam 15 8 98.17 A
Congo, Dem. Rep 16 4 92.38 D
Turkey 17 1 85.04 A
Germany 18 2 83.90 A
Thailand 19 9 69.95 B
United Kingdom 20 3 68.21 A
France 21 4 65.43 A
Tanzania 22 5 61.50 D
Italy 23 5 60.37 A
South Africa 24 6 60.04 C
Kenya 25 7 54.99 C
Myanmar 26 10 54.81 C
Korea, Rep. 27 11 51.31 A
Colombia 28 4 51.27 A
Uganda 29 8 47.12 D
Spain 30 6 46.75 B
Argentina 31 5 45.61 A
Sudan 32 9 44.91 D
Algeria 33 10 44.62 B
Ukraine 34 7 43.47 A
Afghanistan 35 12 39.84 D
Canada 36 6 38.07 A
Poland 37 8 37.80 A
Morocco 38 11 37.34 B
Saudi Arabia 39 2 35.34 A
Uzbekistan 40 13 33.94 D
Angola 41 12 33.93 D
Peru 42 7 33.36 B
Malaysia 43 14 32.78 A
Mozambique 44 13 32.16 C
Ghana 45 14 31.73 D
Yemen, Rep. 46 3 30.49 D
Nepal 47 15 29.67 C
Madagascar 48 15 28.43 C
Cameroon 49 16 27.22 D
Cote d'Ivoire 50 17 27.05 C
Australia 51 16 25.79 A
Niger 52 18 25.13 D
Taiwan 53 17 23.86 D
Sri Lanka 54 18 21.50 B
Burkina Faso 55 19 21.50 C
Mali 56 20 20.86 B
Malawi 57 21 19.65 C
Chile 58 8 19.21 A
Romania 59 9 19.13 B
Kazakhstan 60 19 18.99 C
Zambia 61 22 18.92 D
Guatemala 62 9 18.25 B
Ecuador 63 10 17.89 C
Senegal 64 23 17.20 C
Netherlands 65 10 17.17 B
Cambodia 66 20 16.95 C
Chad 67 24 16.91 D
Zimbabwe 68 25 15.09 D
Guinea 69 26 13.50 D
Rwanda 70 27 13.28 C
Benin 71 28 12.45 C
Burundi 72 29 12.26 D
Tunisia 73 30 11.94 C
Bolivia 74 11 11.83 C
Belgium 75 11 11.63 A
Haiti 76 12 11.54 D
Dominican Republic 77 13 10.95 C
Czech Republic 78 12 10.72 B
Greece 79 13 10.37 B
Jordan 80 4 10.27 B
Azerbaijan 81 21 10.22 A
Portugal 82 14 10.17 B
Sweden 83 15 10.16 B
Honduras 84 14 10.06 C
United Arab Emirates 85 5 9.99 B
Tajikistan 86 22 9.75 C
Hungary 87 16 9.63 D
Belarus 88 17 9.44 A
Papua New Guinea 89 23 9.12 D
Austria 90 18 9.04 A
Israel 91 6 8.79 B
Switzerland 92 19 8.72 B
Serbia 93 20 8.70 B
Togo 94 31 8.48 C
Sierra Leone 95 32 8.14 C
Hong Kong 96 24 7.55 A
Laos 97 25 7.38 C
Paraguay 98 15 7.22 C
Libya 99 33 6.96 D
Bulgaria 100 21 6.90 B
Lebanon 101 7 6.77 D
Nicaragua 102 16 6.70 D
Kyrgyzstan 103 26 6.63 B
El Salvador 104 17 6.52 C
Turkmenistan 105 27 6.12 A
Singapore 106 28 5.90 B
Denmark 107 22 5.81 A
Congo, Rep. 108 34 5.66 D
Finland 109 23 5.55 B
Norway 110 24 5.47 B
Slovak Republic 111 25 5.46 C
Oman 112 8 5.22 A
Liberia 113 35 5.18 D
Costa Rica 114 18 5.14 B
Ireland 115 26 4.98 A
Central African Republic 116 36 4.92 D
New Zealand 117 29 4.86 A
Mauritania 118 37 4.78 D
Panama 119 19 4.38 C
Kuwait 120 9 4.33 B
Croatia 121 27 4.08 B
Moldova 122 28 4.02 A
Georgia 123 29 3.98 B
Uruguay 124 20 3.49 B
Mongolia 125 30 3.33 A
Bosnia and Herzegovina 126 30 3.26 C
Jamaica 127 21 2.97 C
Armenia 128 31 2.97 B
Qatar 129 10 2.93 A
Albania 130 32 2.87 B
Lithuania 131 33 2.69 C
Namibia 132 38 2.59 D
Gambia 133 39 2.49 D
Botswana 134 40 2.40 D
Gabon 135 41 2.28 D
Lesotho 136 42 2.16 D
North Macedonia 137 34 2.08 D
Slovenia 138 35 2.08 A
Guinea-Bissau 139 43 2.02 D
Latvia 140 36 1.87 C
Bahrain 141 11 1.75 B
Trinidad and Tobago 142 22 1.40 C
Estonia 143 37 1.33 C
Mauritius 144 44 1.27 B
Cyprus 145 38 1.22 B
Eswatini 146 45 1.17 C
Comoros 147 46 0.89 C
Guyana 148 23 0.79 C
Bhutan 149 31 0.78 B
Luxembourg 150 39 0.63 B
Suriname 151 24 0.59 C
Cabo Verde 152 47 0.56 C
Malta 153 40 0.44 B
Brunei Darussalam 154 32 0.44 D
Bahamas, The 155 25 0.40 B
Iceland 156 41 0.34 A


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Data Quality Grade definitions:
         A: As good as it gets;
         B: Use with caution;
         C: Unreliable for many purposes
         D: Extremely poor quality.