Most Populous Countries in the World (2020)

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#CountryPopulation
(2020)
Yearly
Change
World
Share
1 China 1,439,323,776 0.82 %18.5 %
2 India 1,380,004,385 2.02 %17.7 %
3 United States 331,002,651 1.19 %4.2 %
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 2.19 %3.5 %
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 4.08 %2.8 %
6 Brazil 212,559,417 1.48 %2.7 %
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 5.24 %2.6 %
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.05 %2.1 %
9 Russia 145,934,462 0.14 %1.9 %
10 Mexico 128,932,753 2.17 %1.7 %
11 Japan 126,476,461 -0.57 %1.6 %
12 Ethiopia 114,963,588 5.25 %1.5 %
13 Philippines 109,581,078 2.75 %1.4 %
14 Egypt 102,334,404 3.97 %1.3 %
15 Vietnam 97,338,579 1.88 %1.2 %
16 DR Congo 89,561,403 6.53 %1.1 %
17 Turkey 84,339,067 2.43 %1.1 %
18 Iran 83,992,949 2.68 %1.1 %
19 Germany 83,783,942 0.79 %1.1 %
20 Thailand 69,799,978 0.54 %0.9 %

Past: Most Populous Countries in 1950

#CountryPopulation
(1950)
World
Share
2020
Rank
1 China 554,419,273 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 % (6)
9 United Kingdom 50,616,014 2 % (21)
10 Italy 46,598,601 1.8 % (23)
11 France 41,833,882 1.6 % (22)
12 Bangladesh 37,894,681 1.5 % (8)
13 Nigeria 37,859,748 1.5 % (7)
14 Pakistan 37,542,376 1.5 % (5)
15 Ukraine 37,297,648 1.5 % (35)
16 Spain 28,069,735 1.1 % (30)
17 Mexico 27,944,669 1.1 % (10)
18 Poland 24,824,018 1 % (38)
19 Vietnam 24,809,902 1 % (15)
20 Turkey 21,408,399 0.8 % (17)

Future: Most Populous Countries in 2050

#CountryPopulation
(2050)
World
Share
2020
Rank
1 India 1,639,176,033 16.8 % (2)
2 China 1,402,405,170 14.4 % (1)
3 Nigeria 401,315,000 4.1 % (7)
4 United States 379,419,102 3.9 % (3)
5 Pakistan 338,013,196 3.5 % (5)
6 Indonesia 330,904,664 3.4 % (4)
7 Brazil 228,980,400 2.4 % (6)
8 Ethiopia 205,410,675 2.1 % (12)
9 DR Congo 194,488,658 2 % (16)
10 Bangladesh 192,567,778 2 % (8)
11 Egypt 159,956,808 1.6 % (14)
12 Mexico 155,150,818 1.6 % (10)
13 Philippines 144,488,158 1.5 % (13)
14 Russia 135,824,481 1.4 % (9)
15 Tanzania 129,386,839 1.3 % (24)
16 Vietnam 109,605,011 1.1 % (15)
17 Japan 105,804,027 1.1 % (11)
18 Iran 103,098,075 1.1 % (18)
19 Turkey 97,139,570 1 % (17)
20 Kenya 91,575,089 0.9 % (27)