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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 have increased to over 8 billion in 2022 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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Region
Rank
Population Size
2022 (Millions)
Population Data Quality Grade
China 1 1 1,448.47 A
India 2 2 1,406.63 C
United States 3 1 334.81 A
Indonesia 4 3 279.13 B
Pakistan 5 4 229.49 D
Nigeria 6 1 216.75 D
Brazil 7 2 215.35 A
Bangladesh 8 5 167.89 D
Russia 9 1 145.81 A
Mexico 10 3 131.56 A
Japan 11 6 125.58 A
Ethiopia 12 2 120.81 D
Philippines 13 7 112.51 A
Egypt 14 3 106.16 A
Vietnam 15 8 98.95 B
Congo, Dem. Rep 16 4 95.24 D
Turkey 17 1 85.56 A
Germany 18 2 83.88 B
Thailand 19 9 70.08 A
United Kingdom 20 3 68.50 A
France 21 4 65.58 A
Tanzania 22 5 63.30 D
South Africa 23 6 60.76 C
Italy 24 5 60.26 B
Kenya 25 7 56.22 C
Myanmar 26 10 55.23 C
Colombia 27 4 51.51 A
Korea, Rep. 28 11 51.33 A
Uganda 29 8 48.43 D
Spain 30 6 46.72 B
Argentina 31 5 46.01 A
Sudan 32 9 45.99 D
Algeria 33 10 45.35 C
Ukraine 34 7 43.19 A
Afghanistan 35 12 40.75 D
Canada 36 6 38.39 A
Morocco 37 11 37.77 C
Poland 38 8 37.74 A
Saudi Arabia 39 2 35.84 A
Angola 40 12 35.03 D
Uzbekistan 41 13 34.38 D
Peru 42 7 33.68 B
Malaysia 43 14 33.18 A
Mozambique 44 13 33.09 D
Ghana 45 14 32.40 C
Yemen, Rep. 46 3 31.15 D
Nepal 47 15 30.23 C
Madagascar 48 15 29.18 C
Cameroon 49 16 27.91 D
Cote d'Ivoire 50 17 27.74 C
Niger 51 18 26.08 D
Australia 52 16 26.07 A
Taiwan 53 17 23.89 D
Burkina Faso 54 19 22.10 C
Sri Lanka 55 18 21.58 C
Mali 56 20 21.47 C
Malawi 57 21 20.18 C
Zambia 58 22 19.47 D
Chile 59 8 19.25 A
Kazakhstan 60 19 19.21 A
Romania 61 9 19.03 B
Guatemala 62 9 18.58 B
Ecuador 63 10 18.11 C
Senegal 64 23 17.65 C
Chad 65 24 17.41 D
Netherlands 66 10 17.21 B
Cambodia 67 20 17.17 C
Zimbabwe 68 25 15.33 D
Guinea 69 26 13.87 D
Rwanda 70 27 13.60 C
Benin 71 28 12.78 C
Burundi 72 29 12.62 D
Tunisia 73 30 12.05 C
Bolivia 74 11 11.99 C
Haiti 75 12 11.68 D
Belgium 76 11 11.67 B
Dominican Republic 77 13 11.06 C
Czech Republic 78 12 10.74 B
Greece 79 13 10.32 B
Jordan 80 4 10.30 B
Azerbaijan 81 21 10.30 A
Honduras 82 14 10.22 C
Sweden 83 14 10.22 B
Portugal 84 15 10.14 B
United Arab Emirates 85 5 10.08 B
Tajikistan 86 22 9.96 B
Hungary 87 16 9.61 D
Belarus 88 17 9.43 A
Papua New Guinea 89 23 9.29 D
Austria 90 18 9.07 B
Israel 91 6 8.92 B
Switzerland 92 19 8.77 B
Togo 93 31 8.68 C
Serbia 94 20 8.65 B
Sierra Leone 95 32 8.31 C
Hong Kong 96 24 7.60 A
Laos 97 25 7.48 C
Paraguay 98 15 7.31 C
Libya 99 33 7.04 D
Bulgaria 100 21 6.84 B
Nicaragua 101 16 6.78 D
Kyrgyzstan 102 26 6.73 A
Lebanon 103 7 6.68 D
El Salvador 104 17 6.55 C
Turkmenistan 105 27 6.20 A
Singapore 106 28 5.94 A
Denmark 107 22 5.83 B
Congo, Rep. 108 34 5.80 D
Finland 109 23 5.55 B
Norway 110 24 5.51 B
Slovak Republic 111 25 5.46 D
Oman 112 8 5.32 A
Liberia 113 35 5.31 D
Costa Rica 114 18 5.18 B
Ireland 115 26 5.02 A
Central African Republic 116 36 5.02 D
Mauritania 117 37 4.90 D
New Zealand 118 29 4.90 A
Panama 119 19 4.45 B
Kuwait 120 9 4.38 A
Croatia 121 27 4.06 B
Moldova 122 28 4.01 B
Georgia 123 29 3.97 B
Uruguay 124 20 3.50 C
Mongolia 125 30 3.38 A
Bosnia and Herzegovina 126 30 3.25 C
Jamaica 127 21 2.99 C
Qatar 128 10 2.98 A
Armenia 129 31 2.97 A
Albania 130 32 2.87 B
Lithuania 131 33 2.66 C
Namibia 132 38 2.63 D
Gambia 133 39 2.56 D
Botswana 134 40 2.44 D
Gabon 135 41 2.33 D
Lesotho 136 42 2.18 D
North Macedonia 137 34 2.08 A
Slovenia 138 35 2.08 A
Guinea-Bissau 139 43 2.06 D
Latvia 140 36 1.85 C
Bahrain 141 11 1.78 B
Trinidad and Tobago 142 22 1.41 C
Estonia 143 37 1.32 C
Mauritius 144 44 1.27 A
Cyprus 145 38 1.22 B
Eswatini 146 45 1.18 C
Comoros 147 46 0.91 C
Guyana 148 23 0.79 C
Bhutan 149 31 0.79 B
Luxembourg 150 39 0.64 B
Suriname 151 24 0.60 C
Cabo Verde 152 47 0.57 B
Brunei Darussalam 153 32 0.45 D
Malta 154 40 0.44 B
Bahamas, The 155 25 0.40 B
Iceland 156 41 0.35 B


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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.