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___ Current World Population
How many people are there in the World?
|It's getting crowded here.
A hundred years ago, in the beginning of the 20th century the entire world population was less than 2 billion people.
Today, in 2017, the current world population has exceeded 7 billions (7,299,000,000).
The world’s population is growing by 200,000 people a day!, but death and birth rates have declined over the past several decades. (World Bank)
See some Demographic Data for the Countries and Regions of the World:
Top 25 countries by population
The most populated countries in the world.
Countries with the highest population density.
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World Population by Continents
|Continent||Human Beings (millions)||Year||
Middle Africa (Central Africa)
South Central Asia
South East Asia
The Americas and the Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean
|Updated: April 2017 - Source: UN Population Division - Population Projection for 2016
Top 25 World PopulationThe most populated countries of the world.
|United States||324||Washington D.C.|
|Viet Nam (Vietnam)||94||Hanoi|
|Congo, Democratic Republic of||79||Kinshasa|
updated: 2017 - Sources: 2015 Revision of World Population Prospects. See also Population by Country
Population DensityCountries with the highest population density.
World Population Map (Map Source: Population Reference Bureau (PRB))
Population Density - Most Densely Populated Nations
The population density is calculated from the country's population and the land surface area of the country (population by square kilometer (km2)). Not recognized in this list are countries with a high population density even though the country has a great surface area, but big parts of the land are unhabitable due to deserts, mountain ranges, jungle and swamplands or land that is permanently covered in snow or ice.
|Country||Population / km²||Capital City|
|Hong Kong SAR||6,644||Hong Kong|
|Vatican City||1,818||Vatican City|
|Channel Islands||800||St. Helier/St. Peter Port|
|Saint Martin (France)||685||Marigot|
|San Marino||541||San Marino|
updated: April 2017, Sources: Population Reference Bureau (World Population Data Sheet)
United Nations Population Division
|More about population:
Population by Countries
List of population figures for all countries.
Countries by Area
Global Village, Earth as a village of 100 people
Have a look at the international community.
Population by continents:
Africa The Americas Asia Australia/Oceania Europe
Most populated cities of the world
Human Development Index (HDI)
Countries by standards of the UN Human Development Index.
First, Second and Third World
Countries by Gross National Income
Countries in comparison of their gross national income based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) per capita in Int'l Dollars.
Sovereign Debt and Credit Rating of Countries
How indepted are countries.
World Resources Report 2008
1. Population and Human Well-Being
Table of core indicators on population, health, education, poverty, infant mortality, and HIV/AIDS prevalence by countries.
2. Food and Water
The Food and Water table contains four core indicators: Intensity of Agricultural Inputs, Food Security and Nutrition, Fisheries Production and Water Resources.
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