World Population by Year

Year
World Population
Yearly
Change
Net
Change
Density
(P/KmĀ²)
Urban
Pop
Urban
Pop %
2016 7,432,663,275 1.13 % 83,191,176 57 4,034,193,153 54 %
2015 7,349,472,099 1.15 % 83,686,153 57 3,957,285,013 54 %
2014 7,265,785,946 1.17 % 84,070,807 56 3,880,128,255 53 %
2013 7,181,715,139 1.19 % 84,214,686 55 3,802,824,481 53 %
2012 7,097,500,453 1.2 % 84,073,401 55 3,725,502,442 52 %
2011 7,013,427,052 1.21 % 83,702,009 54 3,648,252,270 52 %
2010 6,929,725,043 1.22 % 83,245,522 53 3,571,272,167 52 %
2009 6,846,479,521 1.22 % 82,746,642 53 3,494,944,744 51 %
2008 6,763,732,879 1.23 % 82,125,559 52 3,419,420,251 51 %
2007 6,681,607,320 1.23 % 81,387,073 51 3,344,752,515 50 %
2006 6,600,220,247 1.24 %80,584,397 51 3,271,397,980 50 %
2005 6,519,635,850 1.24 %79,793,442 50 3,199,013,076 49 %
2004 6,439,842,408 1.24 %79,077,724 50 3,127,242,628 49 %
2003 6,360,764,684 1.25 %78,462,917 49 3,056,838,839 48 %
2002 6,282,301,767 1.26 %77,991,028 48 2,987,784,981 48 %
2001 6,204,310,739 1.27 %77,688,618 48 2,919,962,139 47 %
2000 6,126,622,121 1.28 %77,416,918 47 2,856,131,072 47 %
1999 6,049,205,203 1.29 %77,322,378 47 2,796,899,752 46 %
1998 5,971,882,825 1.32 %77,727,720 46 2,738,816,645 46 %
1997 5,894,155,105 1.35 %78,762,800 45 2,681,474,069 45 %
1996 5,815,392,305 1.4 %80,269,221 45 2,624,604,780 45 %
1995 5,735,123,084 1.45 %81,807,191 44 2,568,062,984 45 %
1994 5,653,315,893 1.49 %83,270,513 44 2,511,550,590 44 %
1993 5,570,045,380 1.55 %84,930,104 43 2,455,122,105 44 %
1992 5,485,115,276 1.61 %86,786,523 42 2,398,603,088 44 %
1991 5,398,328,753 1.67 %88,661,054 42 2,342,005,025 43 %
1990 5,309,667,699 1.74 %90,689,680 41 2,285,030,904 43 %
1989 5,218,978,019 1.8 %92,345,325 40 2,228,072,592 43 %
1988 5,126,632,694 1.84 %92,827,750 39 2,171,095,781 42 %
1987 5,033,804,944 1.86 %91,748,826 39 2,113,397,101 42 %
1986 4,942,056,118 1.84 %89,515,549 38 2,057,664,889 42 %
1985 4,852,540,569 1.82 %86,883,007 37 2,003,049,795 41 %
1984 4,765,657,562 1.8 %84,447,054 37 1,950,270,079 41 %
1983 4,681,210,508 1.79 %82,207,134 36 1,899,031,963 41 %
1982 4,599,003,374 1.78 %80,401,332 35 1,849,348,541 40 %
1981 4,518,602,042 1.78 %78,969,577 35 1,799,434,641 40 %
1980 4,439,632,465 1.78 %77,442,934 34 1,749,539,272 39 %
1979 4,362,189,531 1.77 %75,907,084 34 1,701,580,342 39 %
1978 4,286,282,447 1.78 %74,960,020 33 1,655,041,860 39 %
1977 4,211,322,427 1.81 %74,780,357 32 1,612,295,726 38 %
1976 4,136,542,070 1.85 %75,142,842 32 1,573,369,827 38 %
1975 4,061,399,228 1.9 %75,665,453 31 1,534,721,238 38 %
1974 3,985,733,775 1.94 %76,011,655 31 1,497,305,961 38 %
1973 3,909,722,120 1.99 %76,127,226 30 1,458,374,024 37 %
1972 3,833,594,894 2.02 %75,860,226 30 1,420,942,101 37 %
1971 3,757,734,668 2.04 %75,246,977 29 1,385,012,179 37 %
1970 3,682,487,691 2.07 %74,622,178 28 1,350,280,789 37 %
1969 3,607,865,513 2.09 %73,898,612 28 1,315,767,607 36 %
1968 3,533,966,901 2.1 %72,623,729 27 1,281,733,884 36 %
1967 3,461,343,172 2.08 %70,657,649 27 1,248,237,530 36 %
1966 3,390,685,523 2.05 %68,190,402 26 1,215,547,996 36 %
1965 3,322,495,121 2.01 %65,506,620 26 1,183,910,279 36 %
1964 3,256,988,501 1.97 %62,913,154 25 1,153,189,281 35 %
1963 3,194,075,347 1.93 %60,520,985 25 1,118,019,327 35 %
1962 3,133,554,362 1.9 %58,481,189 24 1,083,929,179 35 %
1961 3,075,073,173 1.88 %56,729,345 24 1,051,050,417 34 %
1960 3,018,343,828 1.86 %55,127,775 23 1,019,494,911 34 %
1959 2,963,216,053 1.84 %53,564,657 23 988,354,428 33 %
1958 2,909,651,396 1.82 %51,988,486 22 957,944,323 33 %
1957 2,857,662,910 1.8 %50,416,762 22 928,399,446 32 %
1956 2,807,246,148 1.77 %48,931,623 22 899,872,076 32 %
1955 2,758,314,525 1.76 %47,636,752 21 872,133,969 32 %
1954 2,710,677,773 1.75 %46,648,763 21 845,285,369 31 %
1953 2,664,029,010 1.76 %46,088,611 21 819,422,184 31 %
1952 2,617,940,399 1.79 %46,072,884 20 794,486,369 30 %
1951 2,571,867,515 1.85 %46,718,203 20 770,386,513 30 %
1927 2,000,000,000          
1900 1,600,000,000          
1850 1,200,000,000          
1804 1,000,000,000          
1760 770,000,000          
1700 610,000,000          
1600 500,000,000          
1500 450,000,000          
1400 350,000,000          
1200 360,000,000          
1100 320,000,000          
1000 275,000,000          
900 240,000,000          
800 220,000,000          
700 210,000,000          
600 200,000,000          
200 190,000,000          
-200 150,000,000          
-500 100,000,000          
-1000 50,000,000          
-2000 27,000,000          
-3000 14,000,000          
-4000 7,000,000          
-5000 5,000,000          
Source: Worldometers (www.Worldometers.info)
From 1950 to current year: elaboration of data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. (Medium-fertility variant).
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