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Worlds Population 2021

Below is a list of countries and dependent territories by population from the highest to lowest. The table includes sovereign states, inhabited dependent territories and, in some cases, constituent countries of sovereign states, with inclusion within the list being primarily based on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1. Also given in percent is each country's population compared with the world population. *Numbers used in this chart are based on the most up to date estimate or projections by the United Nations.

Rank Country
Territory
Population Percent Last Census Date
1China1,411,778,72417.90%1-Nov-20
2India1,378,049,67317.50%11-Jun-21
3United States331,825,7594.21%11-Jun-21
4Indonesia271,350,0003.45%31-Dec-20
5Pakistan225,200,0002.86%1-Jul-21
6Brazil213,256,3682.71%11-Jun-21
7Nigeria211,401,0002.68%1-Jul-21
8Bangladesh170,819,2302.17%11-Jun-21
9Russia146,171,0151.86%1-Jan-21
10Mexico126,014,0241.60%2-Mar-20
11Japan125,360,0001.59%1-May-21
12Ethiopia117,876,0001.50%1-Jul-21
13Philippines110,342,2741.40%11-Jun-21
14Egypt101,907,6191.29%11-Jun-21
15Vietnam 97,580,0001.24%1-Jul-20
16Congo (the Democratic Republic)92,378,0001.17%1-Jul-21
17Iran84,517,8311.07%11-Jun-21
18Turkey83,614,3621.06%31-Dec-20
19Germany83,190,5561.06%30-Sep-20
20France67,413,0000.86%1-May-21
21United Kingdom67,113,0000.85%30-Jun-20
22Thailand66,657,1670.85%11-Jun-21
23South Africa59,622,3500.76%1-Jul-20
24Tanzania59,441,9880.76%1-Jul-21
25Italy59,204,9190.75%28-Feb-21
26Myanmar55,294,9790.70%1-Jul-21
27South Korea51,683,0250.66%1-May-21
28Colombia51,049,4980.65%30-Jun-21
29Kenya47,564,2960.60%31-Aug-19
30Sri Lanka47,351,5670.60%1-Jul-20
31Argentina45,808,7470.58%1-Jul-21
32Algeria44,700,0000.57%1-Jan-21
33Suriname43,539,3650.55%11-Jun-21
34Uganda42,885,9000.55%1-Jul-21
35Ukraine41,487,9600.53%1-Apr-21
36Iraq41,190,7000.52%1-Jul-21
37Canada38,294,4080.49%11-Jun-21
38Poland38,208,0000.49%31-Mar-21
39Morocco36,276,1730.46%11-Jun-21
40Uzbekistan34,912,4470.44%11-Jun-21
41Saudi Arabia34,218,1690.44%1-Jul-19
42Peru33,035,3040.42%1-Jul-21
43Afghanistan32,890,1710.42%1-Jul-20
44Malaysia32,775,2000.42%11-Jun-21
45Angola32,097,6710.41%30-Jun-21
46Ghana30,955,2020.39%1-Jul-20
47Mozambique30,832,2440.39%1-Jul-21
48Yemen30,491,0000.39%1-Jul-21
49Nepal30,378,0550.39%1-Jul-21
50Venezuela28,705,0000.37%1-Jul-21
51Ivory Coast (Cote d Ivoire)27,087,7320.34%1-Jul-21
52Madagascar26,923,3530.34%1-Jul-21
53Australia25,812,2350.33%11-Jun-21
54North Korea25,660,0000.33%1-Jul-21
55Cameroon24,348,2510.31%1-Jul-19
56Niger24,112,7530.31%1-Jul-21
57Taiwan23,514,1960.30%30-Apr-21
58Sudan21,919,0000.28%1-Jul-20
59Burkina Faso21,510,1810.27%1-Jul-20
60Mali20,856,0000.27%1-Jul-21
61Chile19,678,3630.25%30-Jun-21
62Romania19,317,9840.25%1-Jan-20
63Kazakhstan18,942,4320.24%11-Jun-21
64Malawi18,898,4410.24%1-Jul-21
65Zambia18,400,5560.23%1-Jul-21
66Syria18,276,0000.23%1-Jul-21
67Ecuador17,750,7840.23%11-Jun-21
68Netherlands17,603,2810.22%11-Jun-21
69Senegal17,223,4970.22%1-Jul-21
70Guatemala17,109,7460.22%1-Jul-21
71Chad16,818,3910.21%1-Jul-21
72Somalia16,360,0000.21%1-Jul-21
73Zimbabwe15,790,7160.20%1-Jul-21
74Cambodia15,552,2110.20%3-Mar-19
75Spain13,249,9240.17%1-Jul-20
76Rwanda12,955,7680.17%1-Jul-21
77Guinea12,907,3950.16%1-Jul-21
78Burundi12,574,5710.16%1-Jul-21
79Benin12,506,3470.16%1-Jul-21
80Bolivia11,797,2570.15%1-Jul-21
81Tunisia11,746,6950.15%1-Jul-20
82Haiti11,743,0170.15%1-Jul-20
83Belgium11,565,5820.15%1-Apr-21
84Cuba11,193,4700.14%31-Dec-19
85Jordan10,964,3360.14%11-Jun-21
86Greece10,718,5650.14%1-Jan-20
87Czech Republic10,701,7770.14%31-Dec-20
88Dominican Republic10,535,5350.13%1-Jul-21
89Sweden10,395,1600.13%30-Apr-21
90Portugal10,295,9090.13%31-Dec-19
91Azerbaijan10,130,1000.13%1-Apr-21
92Hungary9,730,0000.12%1-Jan-21
93Tajikistan9,504,0000.12%1-Jan-21
94United Arab Emirates9,503,7380.12%31-Dec-19
95Honduras9,450,7110.12%1-Jul-21
96Israel9,357,0760.12%11-Jun-21
97Belarus9,349,6450.12%1-Jan-21
98Papua New Guinea9,122,9940.12%1-Jul-21
99Austria8,940,8090.11%1-Apr-21
100Switzerland8,667,1000.11%31-Dec-20
101Sierra Leone8,297,8820.11%1-Jul-21
102Togo7,886,0000.10%1-Jul-21
103Hong Kong7,474,2000.09%31-Dec-20
104Paraguay7,353,0380.09%1-Jul-21
105Laos7,337,7830.09%1-Jul-21
106Libya6,959,0000.09%1-Jul-21
107Serbia6,926,7050.09%1-Jan-20
108Bulgaria6,916,5480.09%31-Dec-20
109El Salvador6,825,9350.09%1-Jul-21
110Lebanon6,769,0000.09%1-Jul-21
111Kyrgyzstan6,663,0000.08%1-Apr-21
112Nicaragua6,595,6740.08%30-Jun-20
113Turkmenistan6,118,0000.08%1-Jul-21
114Denmark5,843,3470.07%1-Apr-21
115Singapore5,685,8070.07%30-Jun-20
116Congo (the Republic)5,657,0000.07%1-Jul-21
117Central African Republic5,633,4120.07%1-Jul-20
118Finland5,508,1870.07%30-Apr-21
119Slovakia5,459,7810.07%31-Dec-20
120Norway5,398,8040.07%1-Apr-21
121Palestine5,227,1930.07%1-Jul-21
122Costa Rica5,163,0380.07%30-Jun-21
123New Zealand5,122,8490.07%11-Jun-21
124Ireland4,977,4000.06%1-Apr-20
125Liberia4,661,0100.06%1-Jul-21
126Oman4,513,6660.06%30-Apr-21
127Kuwait4,464,5210.06%1-Jan-20
128Panama4,278,5000.05%1-Jul-20
129Mauritania4,271,1970.05%1-Jul-21
130Croatia4,047,2000.05%30-Jun-20
131Georgia3,728,5730.05%1-Jan-21
132Eritrea3,601,0000.05%1-Jul-21
133Uruguay3,554,9150.05%30-Jun-21
134Mongolia3,381,8870.04%11-Jun-21
135Bosnia and Herzegovina3,320,9540.04%1-Jul-20
136Puerto Rico3,285,8740.04%1-Apr-20
137Armenia2,963,3000.04%31-Dec-20
138Albania2,829,7410.04%1-Jan-21
139Lithuania2,786,0060.04%1-Jun-21
140Jamaica2,734,0930.03%31-Dec-19
141Qatar2,646,8540.03%30-Apr-21
142Moldova2,640,4380.03%1-Jan-20
143Namibia2,550,2260.03%1-Jul-21
144Gambia2,487,0000.03%1-Jul-21
145Botswana2,410,3380.03%1-Jul-21
146Gabon2,233,2720.03%1-Jul-21
147Lesotho2,159,0000.03%1-Jul-21
148Slovenia2,108,9770.03%1-Jan-21
149North Macedonia2,076,2550.03%31-Dec-19
150Latvia1,887,6000.02%1-Apr-21
151Guinea Bissau1,646,0770.02%1-Jul-21
152Equatorial Guinea1,505,5880.02%1-Jul-21
153Bahrain1,501,6350.02%17-Mar-20
154Trinidad and Tobago1,366,7250.02%30-Jun-20
155Estonia1,330,0680.02%1-Jan-21
156East Timor (Timor Leste)1,317,7800.02%1-Jul-21
157Mauritius1,266,0300.02%31-Dec-20
158Eswatini1,172,0000.01%1-Jul-21
159Djibouti976,1070.01%1-Jul-19
160Fiji898,4020.01%1-Jul-21
161Cyprus888,0050.01%31-Dec-19
162Reunion858,4500.01%1-Jan-21
163Comoros758,3160.01%15-Dec-17
164Bhutan756,1290.01%1-Jul-21
165Guyana743,6990.01%1-Jul-19
166Solomon Islands728,0410.01%1-Jul-21
167Macau682,5000.01%31-Mar-21
168Luxembourg634,7300.01%1-Jan-21
169Montenegro621,3060.01%1-Jul-20
170Western Sahara612,0000.01%1-Jul-21
171Svalbard and Jan Mayen598,0000.01%1-Jul-19
172Cape Verde563,1980.01%1-Jul-21
173Malta514,5640.01%31-Dec-19
174Brunei Darussalam453,6000.01%1-Jul-20
175Belize419,1990.01%1-Jul-20
176Guadeloupe395,7000.00%16-Apr-19
177Bahamas393,4500.01%1-Jul-21
178Maldives383,1350.00%31-Dec-19
179Martinique375,0530.00%1-Jan-16
180Iceland369,8700.00%31-Mar-21
181Vanuatu301,2950.00%1-Jul-21
182French Guiana294,0710.00%21-Jan-21
183Mayotte288,9260.00%1-Jan-21
184Barbados288,0000.00%1-Jul-21
185French Polynesia279,8900.00%1-Jul-21
186New Caledonia273,6740.00%1-Jul-21
187Sao Tome and Principe214,6100.00%1-Jul-21
188Samoa199,8530.00%1-Jul-21
189Saint Lucia178,6960.00%1-Jul-18
190Guam178,3060.00%1-Jul-21
191Curacao156,2230.00%1-Jan-20
192Kiribati120,7400.00%1-Jul-21
193Grenada113,0000.00%1-Jul-21
194Aruba111,9040.00%30-Sep-20
195Saint Vincent and the Grenadines110,6960.00%1-Jul-20
196Jersey107,8000.00%31-Dec-19
197Micronesia105,7540.00%1-Jul-21
198United States Virgin Islands104,0000.00%1-Jul-21
199Tonga99,5320.00%1-Jul-21
200Antigua and Barbuda99,3370.00%1-Jul-21
201Seychelles98,9630.00%31-Dec-20
202Isle of Man85,0000.00%1-Jul-21
203Andorra78,0150.00%31-Dec-20
204Dominica72,0000.00%1-Jul-21
205Cayman Islands65,7860.00%30-Sep-20
206Bermuda64,0550.00%1-Jul-21
207Guernsey63,1240.00%30-Jun-20
208American Samoa56,9510.00%1-Jul-21
209Northern Mariana Islands56,8010.00%1-Jul-21
210Greenland56,5410.00%1-Apr-21
211Marshall Islands54,5160.00%1-Jul-21
212Saint Kitts and Nevis54,0000.00%1-Jul-21
213South Sudan53,5320.00%15-Oct-15
214Faroe Islands53,3050.00%1-May-21
215Turks and Caicos Islands42,9530.00%1-Jul-19
216Sint Maarten41,4860.00%1-Jan-19
217Liechtenstein39,0620.00%31-Dec-20
218Monaco38,3500.00%31-Dec-20
219Saint Martin34,0650.00%1-Jan-18
220Gibraltar34,0000.00%1-Jul-21
221San Marino33,5930.00%30-Apr-21
222Aland Islands30,2370.00%30-Apr-21
223British Virgin Islands30,0000.00%1-Jul-21
224Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba25,9870.00%1-Jan-20
225Palau17,9570.00%1-Jul-21
226Cook Islands15,3420.00%1-Jul-21
227Anguilla15,0000.00%1-Jul-21
228Nauru11,8320.00%1-Jul-21
229Wallis and Futuna11,3690.00%1-Jan-21
230Tuvalu10,6790.00%1-Jul-21
231Saint Barthelemy10,1240.00%1-Jan-18
232Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha6,0000%1-Jul-21
233Saint Pierre and Miquelon5,9850%1-Jan-18
234Montserrat5,0000%1-Jul-21
235Antarctica5,0000.00%n/a
236Falkland Islands4,0000%1-Jul-21
237Christmas Island1,9660%30-Jun-20
238Norfolk Island1,7340%30-Jun-20
239Niue1,5490%1-Jul-21
240Tokelau1,5010%1-Jul-21
241Vatican City (Holy See)8250%1-Feb-19
242Cocos Islands5730%30-Jun-20
243United States Minor Outlying Islands3000.00%1-Jan-09
244Pitcairn400%1-Jan-21
245South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands00.00%n/a
246British Indian Ocean Territoryn/a0%n/a
247French Southern Territoriesn/a0.00%n/a
248Heard Island and McDonald Islandsn/a0%n/a
249Bouvet Island00%n/a