Most Populous Countries in the World (2019)

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#CountryPopulation
(2019)
Yearly
Change
World
Share
1 China 1,420,062,022 0.35 %18.4 %
2 India 1,368,737,513 1.08 %17.7 %
3 United States 329,093,110 0.71 %4.3 %
4 Indonesia 269,536,482 1.03 %3.5 %
5 Brazil 212,392,717 0.72 %2.8 %
6 Pakistan 204,596,442 1.88 %2.7 %
7 Nigeria 200,962,417 2.6 %2.6 %
8 Bangladesh 168,065,920 1.02 %2.2 %
9 Russia 143,895,551 -0.05 %1.9 %
10 Mexico 132,328,035 1.2 %1.7 %
11 Japan 126,854,745 -0.26 %1.6 %
12 Ethiopia 110,135,635 2.42 %1.4 %
13 Philippines 108,106,310 1.5 %1.4 %
14 Egypt 101,168,745 1.8 %1.3 %
15 Vietnam 97,429,061 0.97 %1.3 %
16 DR Congo 86,727,573 3.24 %1.1 %
17 Turkey 82,961,805 1.28 %1.1 %
18 Iran 82,820,766 0.99 %1.1 %
19 Germany 82,438,639 0.18 %1.1 %
20 Thailand 69,306,160 0.18 %0.9 %

Past: Most Populous Countries in 1950

#CountryPopulation
(1950)
World
Share
2019
Rank
1 China 554,419,275 21.9 % (1)
2 India 376,325,200 14.8 % (2)
3 United States 158,804,395 6.3 % (3)
4 Russia 102,798,657 4.1 % (9)
5 Japan 82,802,084 3.3 % (11)
6 Germany 69,966,243 2.8 % (19)
7 Indonesia 69,543,316 2.7 % (4)
8 Brazil 53,974,729 2.1 % (5)
9 United Kingdom 50,616,014 2 % (21)
10 Italy 46,598,601 1.8 % (24)
11 France 41,879,605 1.7 % (22)
12 Bangladesh 37,894,681 1.5 % (8)
13 Nigeria 37,859,744 1.5 % (7)
14 Pakistan 37,542,376 1.5 % (6)
15 Ukraine 37,297,648 1.5 % (33)
16 Spain 28,069,735 1.1 % (30)
17 Mexico 28,012,561 1.1 % (10)
18 Poland 24,824,018 1 % (37)
19 Vietnam 24,809,906 1 % (15)
20 Turkey 21,408,401 0.8 % (17)

Future: Most Populous Countries in 2050

#CountryPopulation
(2050)
World
Share
2019
Rank
1 India 1,658,978,162 17 % (2)
2 China 1,364,456,723 14 % (1)
3 Nigeria 410,637,868 4.2 % (7)
4 United States 389,591,663 4 % (3)
5 Indonesia 321,550,686 3.3 % (4)
6 Pakistan 306,940,443 3.1 % (6)
7 Brazil 232,688,044 2.4 % (5)
8 Bangladesh 201,926,816 2.1 % (8)
9 DR Congo 197,404,202 2 % (16)
10 Ethiopia 190,869,632 2 % (12)
11 Mexico 164,279,302 1.7 % (10)
12 Egypt 153,433,492 1.6 % (14)
13 Philippines 151,293,435 1.5 % (13)
14 Tanzania 138,081,621 1.4 % (23)
15 Russia 132,730,511 1.4 % (9)
16 Vietnam 114,629,852 1.2 % (15)
17 Japan 108,794,446 1.1 % (11)
18 Uganda 105,698,201 1.1 % (31)
19 Turkey 95,626,879 1 % (17)
20 Kenya 95,467,137 1 % (27)
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