List of countries by past population (United Nations)

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This is a List of countries showing past population, ranging from 1950 to 2010 in five-year periods, as estimated by the 2010 revision of the World Population Prospects database, released in May 2011 by the United Nations Population Division. All figures are rounded and given in thousands and also include the average annual change during the previous five years. An additional list includes regional, subcontinental and continental subtotals making use of the UN geoscheme.

Countries and territories by population and annual change from 1950 to 1980[edit]

Country or territory 1950 1955 % 1960 % 1965 % 1970 % 1975 % 1980
 Afghanistan 8,151 8,832 1.62 9,671 1.83 10,698 2.04 11,965 2.26 13,506 2.45 14,186
 Albania 1,215 1,379 2.56 1,611 3.16 1,870 3.03 2,136 2.70 2,401 2.37 2,671
 Algeria 8,753 9,715 2.11 10,800 2.14 11,923 2.00 13,746 2.89 16,018 3.11 18,811
 American Samoa 19 20 1.03 20 0.00 23 2.83 27 3.26 30 2.13 33
 Andorra 6 9 8.45 13 7.63 19 7.89 24 4.78 31 5.25 37
 Angola 4,148 4,542 1.83 4,963 1.79 5,431 1.82 5,926 1.76 6,637 2.29 7,638
 Anguilla 5 6 3.71 6 0.00 6 0.00 6 0.00 7 3.13 7
 Antigua and Barbuda 46 53 2.87 55 0.74 60 1.76 66 1.92 69 0.89 70
 Argentina 17,150 18,931 2.00 20,625 1.73 22,297 1.57 23,983 1.47 26,079 1.69 28,131
 Armenia 1,354 1,564 2.93 1,867 3.61 2,205 3.38 2,518 2.69 2,826 2.33 3,096
 Aruba 38 44 2.98 54 4.18 57 1.09 59 0.69 61 0.67 60
 Australia 8,177 9,209 2.41 10,286 2.24 11,360 2.01 12,728 2.30 13,890 1.76 14,710
 Austria 6,936 6,944 0.02 7,043 0.28 7,268 0.63 7,466 0.54 7,578 0.30 7,549
 Azerbaijan 2,896 3,326 2.81 3,894 3.20 4,575 3.28 5,172 2.48 5,689 1.92 6,161
 Bahamas 79 89 2.41 110 4.33 140 4.94 169 3.84 189 2.26 211
 Bahrain 116 133 2.77 162 4.02 186 2.80 212 2.65 265 4.56 358
 Bangladesh 37,895 43,444 2.77 50,102 2.89 57,792 2.90 66,881 2.96 70,582 1.08 80,624
 Barbados 211 227 1.47 231 0.35 235 0.34 239 0.34 246 0.58 249
 Belarus 7,745 7,804 0.15 8,190 0.97 8,607 1.00 9,040 0.99 9,367 0.71 9,659
 Belgium 8,628 8,867 0.55 9,152 0.63 9,435 0.61 9,625 0.40 9,788 0.34 9,847
 Belize 69 80 3.00 93 3.06 107 2.84 122 2.66 134 1.89 144
 Benin 2,255 2,302 0.41 2,420 1.00 2,602 1.46 2,850 1.84 3,182 2.23 3,611
 Bermuda 37 41 2.07 45 1.88 49 1.72 52 1.20 54 0.76 56
 Bhutan 168 197 3.24 226 2.78 259 2.76 302 3.12 364 3.81 431
 Bolivia 2,714 3,008 2.08 3,355 2.21 3,753 2.27 4,217 2.36 4,761 2.46 5,353
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,661 2,944 2.04 3,180 1.55 3,396 1.32 3,564 0.97 3,747 1.01 3,914
 Botswana 413 470 2.62 524 2.20 596 2.61 693 3.06 822 3.47 996
 Brazil 53,975 62,880 3.10 72,759 2.96 84,389 3.01 96,078 2.63 108,224 2.41 121,712
 British Virgin Islands 7 8 2.71 8 0.00 9 2.38 10 2.13 10 0.00 11
 Brunei 48 63 5.59 80 4.89 100 4.56 125 4.56 157 4.66 189
 Bulgaria 7,251 7,499 0.67 7,867 0.96 8,204 0.84 8,490 0.69 8,721 0.54 8,862
 Burkina Faso 4,284 4,535 1.15 4,882 1.49 5,284 1.60 5,807 1.91 6,435 2.07 7,212
 Burundi 2,456 2,687 1.81 2,940 1.82 3,213 1.79 3,513 1.80 3,680 0.93 4,130
 Cambodia 4,346 4,840 2.18 5,433 2.34 6,141 2.48 6,938 2.47 7,098 0.46 6,506
 Cameroon 4,466 4,901 1.88 5,409 1.99 6,049 2.26 6,842 2.49 7,838 2.76 9,110
 Canada 13,737 15,736 2.75 17,909 2.62 19,678 1.90 21,717 1.99 23,142 1.28 24,516
 Cape Verde 178 195 1.84 211 1.59 240 2.61 274 2.69 311 2.57 300
 Cayman Islands 6 7 3.13 8 2.71 9 2.38 10 2.13 13 5.39 17
 Central African Republic 1,327 1,399 1.06 1,504 1.46 1,649 1.86 1,829 2.09 2,017 1.98 2,274
 Chad 2,429 2,671 1.92 2,954 2.03 3,289 2.17 3,656 2.14 4,114 2.39 4,554
 Chile 6,082 6,768 2.16 7,652 2.49 8,656 2.50 9,578 2.04 10,419 1.70 11,179
 China 550,771 608,360 2.01 658,270 1.59 710,290 1.53 814,623 2.78 915,041 2.35 983,171
 Hong Kong 1,974 2,490 4.75 3,076 4.32 3,802 4.33 3,958 0.81 4,355 1.93 5,054
 Macau 196 181 -1.58 171 -1.13 207 3.90 251 3.93 248 -0.24 246
 Colombia 12,000 13,825 2.87 16,005 2.97 18,556 3.00 21,330 2.83 23,961 2.35 26,875
 Comoros 156 175 2.33 193 1.98 212 1.90 238 2.34 270 2.56 329
 Republic of the Congo 808 899 2.16 1,014 2.44 1,158 2.69 1,335 2.89 1,555 3.10 1,798
 Cook Islands 15 16 1.30 18 2.38 19 1.09 21 2.02 20 -0.97 18
 Costa Rica 966 1,129 3.17 1,334 3.39 1,582 3.47 1,820 2.84 2,049 2.40 2,343
 Croatia 3,850 3,966 0.60 4,045 0.40 4,122 0.38 4,169 0.23 4,263 0.45 4,377
 Cuba 5,920 6,534 1.99 7,134 1.77 7,942 2.17 8,702 1.84 9,421 1.60 9,812
 Cyprus 494 530 1.42 573 1.57 581 0.28 614 1.11 650 1.15 686
 Czech Republic 8,876 9,254 0.84 9,522 0.57 9,686 0.34 9,789 0.21 9,993 0.41 10,262
 Ivory Coast 2,630 3,072 3.16 3,638 3.44 4,424 3.99 5,416 4.13 6,768 4.56 8,501
 North Korea 9,737 9,632 -0.22 10,946 2.59 12,323 2.40 14,247 2.94 16,072 2.44 17,239
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 12,184 13,580 2.19 15,368 2.50 17,543 2.68 20,267 2.93 23,317 2.84 27,019
 Denmark 4,268 4,439 0.79 4,580 0.63 4,759 0.77 4,929 0.70 5,060 0.53 5,123
 Djibouti 62 70 2.46 85 3.96 117 6.60 162 6.72 224 6.70 340
 Dominica 51 55 1.52 60 1.76 65 1.61 71 1.78 72 0.28 75
 Dominican Republic 2,380 2,795 3.27 3,309 3.43 3,893 3.30 4,512 3.00 5,147 2.67 5,794
 Ecuador 3,387 3,862 2.66 4,439 2.82 5,146 3.00 5,972 3.02 6,908 2.95 7,958
 Egypt 21,514 24,431 2.58 27,903 2.69 31,771 2.63 35,923 2.49 40,132 2.24 44,952
 El Salvador 2,200 2,431 2.02 2,773 2.67 3,245 3.19 3,736 2.86 4,231 2.52 4,656
 Equatorial Guinea 226 238 1.04 252 1.15 269 1.31 291 1.58 238 -3.94 221
 Eritrea 1,141 1,264 2.07 1,424 2.41 1,619 2.60 1,847 2.67 2,115 2.75 2,469
 Estonia 1,101 1,160 1.05 1,216 0.95 1,291 1.20 1,365 1.12 1,432 0.96 1,473
 Ethiopia 18,434 20,298 1.95 22,553 2.13 25,480 2.47 28,959 2.59 32,959 2.62 35,426
 Faroe Islands 32 32 0.00 34 1.22 36 1.15 39 1.61 40 0.51 43
 Falkland Islands 2 2 0.00 2 0.00 2 0.00 2 0.00 2 0.00 2
 Fiji 289 335 3.00 393 3.25 464 3.38 521 2.34 577 2.06 635
 Finland 4,009 4,235 1.10 4,430 0.90 4,564 0.60 4,606 0.18 4,711 0.45 4,779
 France 41,832 43,434 0.75 45,689 1.02 48,755 1.31 50,763 0.81 52,692 0.75 53,880
 French Guiana 25 29 3.01 32 1.99 39 4.04 49 4.67 57 3.07 68
 French Polynesia 61 69 2.50 79 2.74 93 3.32 111 3.60 130 3.21 151
 Gabon 469 476 0.30 486 0.42 502 0.65 530 1.09 595 2.34 683
 Gambia 271 306 2.46 373 4.04 409 1.86 459 2.33 538 3.23 630
 Georgia 3,527 3,839 1.71 4,160 1.62 4,477 1.48 4,707 1.01 4,908 0.84 5,073
 Germany 68,376 70,326 0.56 72,815 0.70 75,964 0.85 78,169 0.57 78,674 0.13 78,289
 Ghana 4,981 5,754 2.93 6,742 3.22 7,808 2.98 8,682 2.14 9,923 2.71 10,923
 Gibraltar 20 21 0.98 22 0.93 23 0.89 25 1.68 25 0.00 27
 Greece 7,566 7,966 1.04 8,333 0.90 8,551 0.52 8,793 0.56 9,047 0.57 9,643
 Greenland 23 26 2.48 33 4.88 39 3.40 46 3.36 50 1.68 50
 Grenada 77 81 1.02 90 2.13 95 1.09 94 -0.21 92 -0.43 89
 Guadeloupe 210 236 2.36 276 3.18 301 1.75 320 1.23 329 0.56 327
 Guam 60 63 0.98 67 1.24 76 2.55 85 2.26 95 2.25 107
 Guatemala 3,146 3,627 2.89 4,159 2.78 4,763 2.75 5,448 2.72 6,228 2.71 7,036
 Guinea 3,094 3,300 1.30 3,541 1.42 3,823 1.54 4,154 1.67 4,287 0.63 4,407
 Guinea-Bissau 518 566 1.79 593 0.94 598 0.17 603 0.17 694 2.85 835
 Guyana 407 483 3.48 560 3.00 640 2.71 721 2.41 749 0.76 777
 Haiti 3,221 3,515 1.76 3,868 1.93 4,273 2.01 4,710 1.97 5,141 1.77 5,688
  Vatican City 1 1 0.00 1 0.00 1 0.00 1 0.00 1 0.00 1
 Honduras 1,487 1,716 2.91 2,000 3.11 2,349 3.27 2,688 2.73 3,103 2.91 3,628
 Hungary 9,338 9,823 1.02 9,983 0.32 10,141 0.31 10,315 0.34 10,520 0.39 10,699
 Iceland 143 158 2.02 176 2.18 192 1.76 204 1.22 218 1.34 228
 India 371,857 406,374 1.79 447,844 1.96 496,400 2.08 553,874 2.22 622,097 2.35 700,059
 Indonesia 74,837 81,902 1.82 91,947 2.34 104,147 2.52 118,362 2.59 134,106 2.53 150,820
 Iran 17,414 19,433 2.22 21,999 2.51 25,064 2.64 28,662 2.72 32,793 2.73 38,577
 Iraq 5,719 6,562 2.79 7,380 2.38 8,483 2.82 10,022 3.39 11,784 3.29 13,744
 Ireland 2,913 2,901 -0.08 2,829 -0.50 2,875 0.32 2,963 0.60 3,184 1.45 3,418
 Isle of Man 55 52 -1.12 48 -1.59 51 1.22 57 2.25 61 1.37 65
 Israel 1,258 1,719 6.44 2,090 3.99 2,523 3.84 2,850 2.47 3,337 3.21 3,746
 Italy 46,367 48,131 0.75 49,519 0.57 51,454 0.77 53,325 0.72 55,096 0.66 56,221
 Jamaica 1,403 1,542 1.91 1,629 1.10 1,760 1.56 1,869 1.21 2,012 1.49 2,132
 Japan 82,199 88,389 1.46 92,501 0.91 97,343 1.03 103,710 1.28 110,808 1.33 115,915
 Jordan 449 649 7.65 895 6.64 1,129 4.75 1,667 8.11 2,001 3.72 2,299
 Kazakhstan 6,703 7,992 3.58 9,996 4.58 11,909 3.56 13,110 1.94 14,136 1.52 14,919
 Kenya 6,077 6,980 2.81 8,105 3.03 9,505 3.24 11,252 3.43 13,486 3.69 16,268
 Kiribati 26 29 2.21 33 2.62 38 2.86 44 2.98 48 1.76 55
 Kuwait 152 196 5.22 264 6.14 484 12.89 753 9.24 1,054 6.96 1,377
 Kyrgyzstan 1,740 1,902 1.80 2,173 2.70 2,573 3.44 2,964 2.87 3,299 2.16 3,627
 Laos 1,683 1,897 2.42 2,130 2.34 2,391 2.34 2,691 2.39 3,042 2.48 3,235
 Latvia 1,949 2,015 0.67 2,132 1.14 2,261 1.18 2,366 0.91 2,457 0.76 2,513
 Lebanon 1,443 1,632 2.49 1,908 3.17 2,204 2.93 2,464 2.26 2,765 2.33 2,795
 Lesotho 734 788 1.43 852 1.57 934 1.85 1,033 2.04 1,150 2.17 1,310
 Liberia 911 997 1.82 1,116 2.28 1,262 2.49 1,440 2.67 1,658 2.86 1,923
 Libya 1,029 1,126 1.82 1,349 3.68 1,623 3.77 1,994 4.20 2,466 4.34 3,063
 Liechtenstein 14 15 1.39 17 2.53 19 2.25 21 2.02 23 1.84 25
 Lithuania 2,567 2,629 0.48 2,770 1.05 2,966 1.38 3,137 1.13 3,299 1.01 3,430
 Luxembourg 296 305 0.60 314 0.58 332 1.12 339 0.42 359 1.15 364
 Madagascar 4,084 4,548 2.18 5,104 2.33 5,764 2.46 6,549 2.59 7,502 2.75 8,609
 Malawi 2,881 3,166 1.90 3,525 2.17 3,975 2.43 4,531 2.65 5,302 3.19 6,240
 Malaysia 6,110 7,016 2.80 8,160 3.07 9,569 3.24 10,909 2.66 12,313 2.45 13,833
 Maldives 74 80 1.57 90 2.38 103 2.74 116 2.41 136 3.23 157
 Mali 4,638 4,928 1.22 5,248 1.27 5,597 1.30 6,034 1.51 6,604 1.82 7,246
 Malta 312 314 0.13 313 -0.06 306 -0.45 304 -0.13 306 0.13 327
 Marshall Islands 13 14 1.49 15 1.39 17 2.53 20 3.30 26 5.39 31
 Martinique 222 246 2.07 282 2.77 311 1.98 326 0.95 329 0.18 326
 Mauritania 657 744 2.52 854 2.80 984 2.87 1,134 2.88 1,312 2.96 1,518
 Mauritius 493 570 2.95 659 2.94 753 2.70 827 1.89 892 1.52 964
 Mayotte 15 19 4.84 24 4.78 30 4.56 37 4.28 45 3.99 55
 Mexico 27,866 32,481 3.11 38,419 3.41 44,898 3.17 51,868 2.93 60,225 3.03 68,776
 Federated States of Micronesia 32 38 3.50 45 3.44 52 2.93 61 3.24 63 0.65 73
 Monaco 20 20 0.00 22 1.92 23 0.89 24 0.85 25 0.82 26
 Mongolia 780 856 1.88 957 2.26 1,109 2.99 1,282 2.94 1,483 2.96 1,693
 Montenegro 399 429 1.46 467 1.71 507 1.66 519 0.47 549 1.13 576
 Montserrat 14 14 0.00 12 -3.04 12 0.00 12 0.00 12 0.00 12
 Morocco 8,953 10,132 2.51 11,626 2.79 13,323 2.76 15,310 2.82 17,305 2.48 19,567
 Mozambique 6,442 6,972 1.59 7,647 1.87 8,474 2.08 9,453 2.21 10,620 2.36 12,146
 Burma 17,158 18,862 1.91 20,957 2.13 23,330 2.17 26,164 2.32 29,534 2.45 32,865
 Namibia 485 538 2.10 603 2.31 683 2.52 780 2.69 906 3.04 1,013
 Nauru 3 4 5.92 4 0.00 6 8.45 6 0.00 7 3.13 7
   Nepal 8,231 8,942 1.67 9,740 1.72 10,707 1.91 11,918 2.17 13,373 2.33 15,045
 Netherlands 10,027 10,681 1.27 11,418 1.34 12,213 1.36 12,959 1.19 13,600 0.97 14,088
 Netherlands Antilles 112 123 1.89 135 1.88 146 1.58 159 1.72 166 0.87 173
 New Caledonia 65 68 0.91 78 2.78 91 3.13 105 2.90 129 4.20 142
 New Zealand 1,908 2,136 2.28 2,372 2.12 2,628 2.07 2,820 1.42 3,083 1.80 3,147
 Nicaragua 1,295 1,506 3.06 1,773 3.32 2,062 3.07 2,398 3.07 2,794 3.10 3,242
 Niger 2,462 2,834 2.85 3,250 2.78 3,766 2.99 4,373 3.03 5,071 3.01 5,871
 Nigeria 37,860 41,500 1.85 45,926 2.05 51,196 2.20 57,357 2.30 65,141 2.58 75,543
 Niue 5 5 0.00 5 0.00 5 0.00 5 0.00 4 -4.36 3
 Northern Mariana Islands 7 8 2.71 10 4.56 11 1.92 13 3.40 15 2.90 17
 Norway 3,265 3,427 0.97 3,581 0.88 3,723 0.78 3,877 0.81 4,007 0.66 4,086
 Palestine 932 988 1.17 1,069 1.59 1,191 2.18 1,125 -1.13 1,322 3.28 1,510
 Oman 456 501 1.90 557 2.14 631 2.53 732 3.01 898 4.17 1,181
 Pakistan 37,542 41,109 1.83 45,920 2.24 51,993 2.52 59,383 2.69 68,483 2.89 80,493
 Palau 7 8 2.71 10 4.56 11 1.92 11 0.00 12 1.76 12
 Panama 860 978 2.60 1,128 2.89 1,306 2.97 1,510 2.95 1,727 2.72 1,953
 Papua New Guinea 1,708 1,822 1.30 1,967 1.54 2,161 1.90 2,435 2.42 2,810 2.91 3,215
 Paraguay 1,473 1,674 2.59 1,906 2.63 2,176 2.69 2,483 2.67 2,802 2.45 3,195
 Peru 7,632 8,669 2.58 9,929 2.75 11,467 2.92 13,187 2.83 15,144 2.81 17,287
 Philippines 18,397 21,959 3.60 26,010 3.44 30,606 3.31 35,451 2.98 40,893 2.90 47,064
 Poland 24,824 27,281 1.91 29,033 1.25 31,122 1.40 32,529 0.89 33,972 0.87 35,577
 Portugal 8,417 8,666 0.58 8,883 0.50 8,900 0.04 8,684 -0.49 9,203 1.17 9,786
 Puerto Rico 2,218 2,249 0.28 2,359 0.96 2,582 1.82 2,716 1.02 2,939 1.59 3,196
 Qatar 25 36 7.57 47 5.48 73 9.21 108 8.15 163 8.58 222
 South Korea 19,211 21,168 1.96 25,074 3.44 28,395 2.52 31,443 2.06 34,722 2.00 37,460
 Moldova 2,341 2,627 2.33 3,004 2.72 3,335 2.11 3,595 1.51 3,839 1.32 4,010
 Romania 16,311 17,486 1.40 18,407 1.03 19,032 0.67 20,253 1.25 21,245 0.96 22,201
 Russia 102,702 111,402 1.64 119,906 1.48 126,749 1.12 130,392 0.57 134,233 0.58 138,655
 Rwanda 2,072 2,386 2.86 2,771 3.04 3,221 3.06 3,749 3.08 4,390 3.21 5,179
 Réunion 248 291 3.25 335 2.86 391 3.14 462 3.39 485 0.98 510
 Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 5 5 0.00 5 0.00 5 0.00 5 0.00 5 0.00 5
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 46 49 1.27 51 0.80 49 -0.80 45 -1.69 44 -0.45 43
 Saint Lucia 83 87 0.95 90 0.68 97 1.51 104 1.40 109 0.94 118
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 5 5 0.00 5 0.00 5 0.00 5 0.00 6 3.71 6
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 67 74 2.01 81 1.82 86 1.21 90 0.91 96 1.30 100
 Samoa 82 94 2.77 110 3.19 127 2.92 142 2.26 150 1.10 155
 San Marino 13 14 1.49 15 1.39 17 2.53 19 2.25 20 1.03 21
 São Tomé and Príncipe 60 59 -0.34 64 1.64 65 0.31 74 2.63 82 2.07 95
 Saudi Arabia 3,121 3,535 2.52 4,041 2.71 4,787 3.45 5,772 3.81 7,345 4.94 9,801
 Senegal 2,416 2,684 2.13 3,048 2.58 3,505 2.83 4,096 3.17 4,786 3.16 5,414
 Serbia 6,732 7,217 1.40 7,583 0.99 7,889 0.79 8,173 0.71 8,536 0.87 8,946
 Seychelles 36 39 1.61 41 1.01 47 2.77 52 2.04 58 2.21 63
 Sierra Leone 1,895 2,029 1.38 2,187 1.51 2,373 1.65 2,593 1.79 2,845 1.87 3,162
 Singapore 1,022 1,306 5.03 1,634 4.58 1,880 2.84 2,074 1.98 2,262 1.75 2,415
 Slovakia 3,437 3,765 1.84 4,094 1.69 4,344 1.19 4,509 0.75 4,718 0.91 4,962
 Slovenia 1,473 1,533 0.80 1,580 0.61 1,630 0.63 1,670 0.49 1,742 0.85 1,832
 Solomon Islands 90 102 2.53 118 2.96 137 3.03 160 3.15 193 3.82 229
 Somalia 2,264 2,522 2.18 2,819 2.25 3,171 2.38 3,601 2.58 4,118 2.72 6,436
 South Africa 13,683 15,385 2.37 17,396 2.49 19,814 2.64 22,502 2.58 25,699 2.69 29,077
 Spain 28,070 29,090 0.72 30,413 0.89 32,109 1.09 33,792 1.03 35,739 1.13 37,495
 Sri Lanka 8,241 8,979 1.73 10,020 2.22 11,215 2.28 12,555 2.28 13,811 1.93 15,083
 Sudan 9,190 10,275 2.26 11,562 2.39 13,021 2.41 14,766 2.55 17,132 3.02 20,071
 Suriname 215 250 3.06 290 3.01 332 2.74 372 2.30 364 -0.43 366
 Swaziland 273 307 2.38 349 2.60 392 2.35 446 2.61 517 3.00 603
 Sweden 7,014 7,262 0.70 7,480 0.59 7,734 0.67 8,043 0.79 8,193 0.37 8,310
  Switzerland 4,668 4,971 1.27 5,296 1.27 5,830 1.94 6,169 1.14 6,356 0.60 6,303
 Syria 3,413 3,904 2.72 4,567 3.19 5,378 3.32 6,368 3.44 7,546 3.45 8,907
 Macedonia 1,230 1,354 1.94 1,392 0.56 1,481 1.25 1,568 1.15 1,676 1.34 1,795
 Tajikistan 1,532 1,783 3.08 2,082 3.15 2,512 3.83 2,942 3.21 3,442 3.19 3,953
 Thailand 20,607 23,589 2.74 27,312 2.97 31,793 3.09 36,915 3.03 42,399 2.81 47,483
 Timor-Leste 433 462 1.30 500 1.59 548 1.85 604 1.97 663 1.88 581
 Togo 1,395 1,475 1.12 1,578 1.36 1,700 1.50 2,097 4.29 2,380 2.56 2,667
 Tokelau 2 2 0.00 2 0.00 2 0.00 2 0.00 2 0.00 2
 Tonga 47 55 3.19 62 2.42 74 3.60 84 2.57 88 0.93 93
 Trinidad and Tobago 636 720 2.51 841 3.16 894 1.23 968 1.60 1,009 0.83 1,078
 Tunisia 3,530 3,860 1.80 4,221 1.80 4,630 1.87 5,127 2.06 5,668 2.03 6,457
 Turkey 21,238 24,585 2.97 28,161 2.75 31,838 2.48 35,464 2.18 39,586 2.22 44,105
 Turkmenistan 1,211 1,356 2.29 1,594 3.29 1,890 3.47 2,188 2.97 2,520 2.87 2,861
 Turks and Caicos Islands 5 5 0.00 6 3.71 6 0.00 6 0.00 7 3.13 8
 Tuvalu 5 6 3.71 6 0.00 7 3.13 7 0.00 8 2.71 8
 Uganda 5,158 5,899 2.72 6,788 2.85 8,014 3.38 9,446 3.34 10,897 2.90 12,662
 Ukraine 37,298 40,099 1.46 42,783 1.30 45,341 1.17 47,317 0.86 49,016 0.71 50,044
 United Arab Emirates 70 79 2.45 90 2.64 146 10.16 232 9.71 534 18.14 1,016
 United Kingdom 50,616 51,185 0.22 52,544 0.53 54,350 0.68 55,645 0.47 56,234 0.21 56,303
 Tanzania 7,650 8,741 2.70 10,074 2.88 11,683 3.01 13,605 3.09 15,978 3.27 18,686
 United States Virgin Islands 27 29 1.44 33 2.62 50 8.67 64 5.06 86 6.09 98
 United States 157,813 171,152 1.64 186,326 1.71 199,453 1.37 209,464 0.98 219,108 0.90 229,825
 Uruguay 2,239 2,372 1.16 2,538 1.36 2,694 1.20 2,809 0.84 2,829 0.14 2,915
 Uzbekistan 6,314 7,256 2.82 8,559 3.36 10,234 3.64 11,973 3.19 13,981 3.15 15,952
 Vanuatu 48 55 2.76 64 3.08 74 2.95 85 2.81 100 3.30 116
 Venezuela 5,094 6,221 4.08 7,562 3.98 9,067 3.70 10,681 3.33 12,681 3.49 15,036
 Vietnam 28,264 31,329 2.08 35,173 2.34 39,885 2.55 44,928 2.41 49,896 2.12 54,023
 Wallis and Futuna 7 8 2.71 9 2.38 9 0.00 9 0.00 9 0.00 11
 Western Sahara 14 21 8.45 33 9.46 51 9.10 77 8.59 75 -0.52 150
 Yemen 4,316 4,685 1.65 5,116 1.78 5,632 1.94 6,145 1.76 6,691 1.72 7,945
 Zambia 2,340 2,653 2.54 3,045 2.79 3,537 3.04 4,139 3.19 4,900 3.43 5,775
 Zimbabwe 2,747 3,204 3.13 3,752 3.21 4,422 3.34 5,206 3.32 6,170 3.46 7,289

Regional and continental (sub)totals from 1950 to 1980[edit]

Region. major area or continent 1950 1955 % 1960 % 1965 % 1970 % 1975 % 1980
1 Africa 229,895 255,521 2.14 286,729 2.33 323,916 2.47 368,148 2.59 420,318 2.69 482,803
2 Eastern Africa 64,757 72,483 2.28 81,887 2.47 93,627 2.72 107,628 2.83 124,093 2.89 143,575
3 Middle Africa 26,116 28,763 1.95 32,013 2.16 35,955 2.35 40,749 2.53 46,394 2.63 53,391
4 Northern Africa 52,982 59,561 2.37 67,493 2.53 76,342 2.49 86,943 2.63 98,796 2.59 113,072
5 Southern Africa 15,588 17,487 2.33 19,724 2.44 22,417 2.59 25,454 2.57 29,093 2.71 33,000
6 Sub-Saharan Africa 186,103 206,235 2.08 230,797 2.28 260,595 2.46 295,971 2.58 338,654 2.73 389,802
7 Western Africa 70,451 77,226 1.85 85,611 2.08 95,574 2.23 107,374 2.36 121,941 2.58 139,766
8 Asia 1,403,389 1,549,293 2.00 1,707,682 1.97 1,886,186 2.01 2,134,993 2.51 2,393,056 2.31 2,637,586
9 Eastern Asia 672,432 739,929 1.93 801,489 1.61 865,923 1.56 984,073 2.59 1,098,809 2.23 1,178,587
10 Central Asia 17,499 20,288 3.00 24,403 3.76 29,118 3.60 33,177 2.64 37,378 2.41 41,312
11 Southern Asia 489,573 537,390 1.88 595,613 2.08 664,231 2.20 745,655 2.34 835,143 2.29 944,653
12 South-Eastern Asia 172,905 193,223 2.25 219,336 2.57 250,389 2.68 285,163 2.64 322,362 2.48 359,012
13 Western Asia 50,979 58,463 2.78 66,841 2.71 76,524 2.74 86,925 2.58 99,363 2.71 114,021
14 Europe 547,287 575,236 1.00 603,854 0.98 633,591 0.97 655,879 0.69 676,123 0.61 692,869
15 Eastern Europe 220,123 237,040 1.49 252,787 1.29 266,561 1.07 276,227 0.71 285,624 0.67 294,929
16 Northern Europe 78,035 79,600 0.40 81,930 0.58 84,917 0.72 87,352 0.57 89,023 0.38 89,900
17 Southern Europe 108,332 113,034 0.85 117,371 0.76 122,274 0.82 126,764 0.72 132,381 0.87 137,668
18 Western Europe 140,798 145,563 0.67 151,766 0.84 159,838 1.04 165,535 0.70 169,095 0.43 170,372
19 Latin America and the Caribbean 167,368 191,707 2.75 220,058 2.80 252,605 2.80 286,377 2.54 323,074 2.44 362,326
20 Northern America 171,615 186,960 1.73 204,318 1.79 219,224 1.42 231,284 1.08 242,360 0.94 254,454
21 Caribbean 17,084 18,785 1.92 20,725 1.99 23,078 2.17 25,325 1.88 27,604 1.74 29,695
22 Central America 37,889 43,949 3.01 51,678 3.29 60,312 3.14 69,591 2.90 80,490 2.95 91,779
23 South America 112,395 128,974 2.79 147,655 2.74 169,215 2.76 191,461 2.50 214,980 2.34 240,852
24 Oceania 12,675 14,165 2.25 15,773 2.17 17,486 2.08 19,506 2.21 21,489 1.96 22,970
25 Australia and New Zealand 10,085 11,345 2.38 12,658 2.21 13,988 2.02 15,548 2.14 16,973 1.77 17,857
26 Melanesia 2,199 2,381 1.60 2,620 1.93 2,927 2.24 3,306 2.47 3,807 2.86 4,338
27 Micronesia 148 164 2.07 184 2.33 211 2.78 242 2.78 267 1.99 302
28 Polynesia 242 275 2.59 311 2.49 360 2.97 409 2.59 441 1.52 474
29 World 2,532,229 2,772,882 1.83 3,038,413 1.85 3,333,007 1.87 3,696,186 2.09 4,076,419 1.98 4,453,007

Countries and territories by population and annual change from 1985 to 2010[edit]

Country or territory % 1985 % 1990 % 1995 % 2000 % 2005 % 2010
1  Afghanistan 0.99 12,625 -2.30 13,032 0.64 19,790 8.71 22,856 2.92 27,615 3.86 31,412
2  Albania 2.15 2,957 2.06 3,289 2.15 3,141 -0.92 3,072 -0.44 3,142 0.45 3,204
3  Algeria 3.27 22,098 3.27 25,299 2.74 28,292 2.26 30,534 1.54 32,888 1.50 35,468
4  American Samoa 1.92 39 3.40 47 3.80 53 2.43 58 1.82 63 1.67 68
5  Andorra 3.60 47 4.90 53 2.43 65 4.17 65 0.00 78 3.71 85
6  Angola 2.85 9,066 3.49 10,335 2.65 12,105 3.21 13,926 2.84 16,489 3.44 19,082
7  Anguilla 0.00 7 0.00 8 2.71 10 4.56 11 1.92 14 4.94 15
8  Antigua and Barbuda 0.29 66 -1.17 62 -1.24 69 2.16 78 2.48 84 1.49 89
9  Argentina 1.53 30,354 1.53 32,642 1.46 34,855 1.32 36,931 1.16 38,681 0.93 40,412
10  Armenia 1.84 3,339 1.52 3,545 1.20 3,223 -1.89 3,076 -0.93 3,066 -0.07 3,092
11  Aruba -0.33 63 0.98 62 -0.32 80 5.23 90 2.38 101 2.33 107
12  Australia 1.15 15,812 1.46 17,096 1.57 18,118 1.17 19,164 1.13 20,404 1.26 22,268
13  Austria -0.08 7,560 0.03 7,671 0.29 7,936 0.68 8,005 0.17 8,232 0.56 8,394
14  Azerbaijan 1.61 6,670 1.60 7,212 1.57 7,765 1.49 8,111 0.88 8,588 1.15 9,188
15  Bahamas 2.23 235 2.18 256 1.73 280 1.81 298 1.25 319 1.37 343
16  Bahrain 6.20 417 3.10 493 3.41 559 2.54 638 2.68 725 2.59 1,262
17  Bangladesh 2.70 92,284 2.74 105,256 2.67 117,487 2.22 129,592 1.98 140,588 1.64 148,692
18  Barbados 0.24 254 0.40 260 0.47 263 0.23 268 0.38 271 0.22 273
19  Belarus 0.62 9,999 0.69 10,260 0.52 10,274 0.03 10,058 -0.42 9,825 -0.47 9,595
20  Belgium 0.12 9,840 -0.01 9,949 0.22 10,080 0.26 10,176 0.19 10,414 0.46 10,712
21  Belize 1.45 166 2.88 190 2.74 220 2.98 251 2.67 281 2.28 312
22  Benin 2.56 4,140 2.77 4,773 2.89 5,651 3.43 6,518 2.90 7,634 3.21 8,850
23  Bermuda 0.73 58 0.70 60 0.68 61 0.33 63 0.65 64 0.32 65
24  Bhutan 3.44 490 2.60 559 2.67 519 -1.47 571 1.93 659 2.91 726
25  Bolivia 2.37 5,957 2.16 6,658 2.25 7,471 2.33 8,307 2.14 9,147 1.95 9,930
26  Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.88 4,122 1.04 4,308 0.89 3,332 -5.01 3,694 2.08 3,781 0.47 3,760
27  Botswana 3.91 1,183 3.50 1,382 3.16 1,586 2.79 1,758 2.08 1,876 1.31 2,007
28  Brazil 2.38 136,247 2.28 149,650 1.89 161,848 1.58 174,425 1.51 185,987 1.29 194,946
29  British Virgin Islands 1.92 13 3.40 16 4.24 18 2.38 20 2.13 22 1.92 23
30  Brunei 3.78 219 2.99 252 2.85 290 2.85 327 2.43 363 2.11 399
31  Bulgaria 0.32 8,960 0.22 8,819 -0.32 8,357 -1.07 8,006 -0.85 7,739 -0.68 7,494
32  Burkina Faso 2.31 8,170 2.53 9,324 2.68 10,692 2.78 12,294 2.83 14,198 2.92 16,469
33  Burundi 2.33 4,851 3.27 5,602 2.92 6,087 1.67 6,374 0.93 7,251 2.61 8,383
34  Cambodia -1.73 7,920 4.01 9,532 3.77 11,169 3.22 12,447 2.19 13,358 1.42 14,138
35  Cameroon 3.05 10,519 2.92 12,181 2.98 13,940 2.73 15,678 2.38 17,554 2.29 19,599
36  Canada 1.16 25,843 1.06 27,701 1.40 29,302 1.13 30,667 0.91 32,283 1.03 34,017
37  Cape Verde -0.72 328 1.80 348 1.19 395 2.57 437 2.04 473 1.60 496
38  Cayman Islands 5.51 20 3.30 26 5.39 33 4.88 40 3.92 52 5.39 56
39  Central African Republic 2.43 2,627 2.93 2,935 2.24 3,328 2.55 3,702 2.15 4,018 1.65 4,401
40  Chad 2.05 5,151 2.49 6,011 3.14 6,998 3.09 8,222 3.28 9,786 3.54 11,227
41  Chile 1.42 12,107 1.61 13,188 1.73 14,409 1.79 15,420 1.37 16,302 1.12 17,114
42  China 1.45 1,056,579 1.45 1,145,195 1.62 1,213,987 1.17 1,269,117 0.89 1,307,593 0.60 1,341,335
43  Hong Kong 3.02 5,415 1.39 5,794 1.36 6,144 1.18 6,783 2.00 6,810 0.08 7,053
44  Macau -0.16 296 3.77 360 3.99 398 2.03 432 1.65 481 2.17 544
45  Colombia 2.32 29,994 2.22 33,203 2.05 36,453 1.89 39,764 1.75 43,041 1.60 46,295
46  Comoros 4.03 386 3.25 438 2.56 494 2.44 562 2.61 643 2.73 735
47  Republic of the Congo 2.95 2,081 2.97 2,389 2.80 2,733 2.73 3,136 2.79 3,533 2.41 4,043
48  Cook Islands -2.09 18 0.00 18 0.00 18 0.00 18 0.00 19 1.09 20
49  Costa Rica 2.72 2,692 2.82 3,070 2.66 3,469 2.47 3,919 2.47 4,309 1.92 4,659
50  Croatia 0.53 4,471 0.43 4,517 0.20 4,669 0.66 4,506 -0.71 4,442 -0.29 4,403
51  Cuba 0.82 10,069 0.52 10,570 0.98 10,901 0.62 11,104 0.37 11,254 0.27 11,258
52  Cyprus 1.08 704 0.52 767 1.73 855 2.20 943 1.98 1,033 1.84 1,104
53  Czech Republic 0.53 10,301 0.08 10,303 0.00 10,319 0.03 10,243 -0.15 10,221 -0.04 10,493
54  Ivory Coast 4.67 10,495 4.30 12,518 3.59 14,677 3.23 16,582 2.47 18,021 1.68 19,738
55  North Korea 1.41 18,721 1.66 20,143 1.47 21,771 1.57 22,894 1.01 23,746 0.73 24,346
56  Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.99 31,044 2.82 36,406 3.24 44,067 3.89 49,626 2.40 57,421 2.96 65,966
57  Denmark 0.25 5,114 -0.04 5,141 0.11 5,233 0.36 5,340 0.41 5,419 0.29 5,550
58  Djibouti 8.70 403 3.46 562 6.88 627 2.21 732 3.15 808 2.00 889
59  Dominica 0.82 74 -0.27 71 -0.82 71 0.00 70 -0.28 69 -0.29 68
60  Dominican Republic 2.40 6,482 2.27 7,195 2.11 7,916 1.93 8,592 1.65 9,264 1.52 9,927
61  Ecuador 2.87 9,091 2.70 10,261 2.45 11,385 2.10 12,345 1.63 13,426 1.69 14,465
62  Egypt 2.29 50,660 2.42 56,843 2.33 62,064 1.77 67,648 1.74 74,203 1.87 81,121
63  El Salvador 1.93 4,996 1.42 5,333 1.31 5,733 1.46 5,940 0.71 6,051 0.37 6,193
64  Equatorial Guinea -1.47 313 7.21 374 3.63 443 3.44 520 3.26 608 3.18 700
65  Eritrea 3.14 2,806 2.59 3,158 2.39 3,213 0.35 3,668 2.68 4,486 4.11 5,254
66  Estonia 0.57 1,526 0.71 1,568 0.54 1,441 -1.68 1,371 -0.99 1,346 -0.37 1,341
67  Ethiopia 1.45 41,078 3.00 48,333 3.31 57,042 3.37 65,578 2.83 74,264 2.52 82,950
68  Faroe Islands 1.46 45 0.91 48 1.30 43 -2.18 46 1.36 48 0.85 49
69  Falkland Islands 0.00 2 0.00 2 0.00 2 0.00 3 8.45 3 0.00 3
70  Fiji 1.93 712 2.32 728 0.45 776 1.29 812 0.91 823 0.27 861
71  Finland 0.29 4,902 0.51 4,986 0.34 5,108 0.48 5,173 0.25 5,244 0.27 5,365
72  France 0.45 55,281 0.51 56,708 0.51 57,845 0.40 59,048 0.41 60,997 0.65 62,787
73  French Guiana 3.59 87 5.05 117 6.10 139 3.51 165 3.49 202 4.13 231
74  French Polynesia 3.04 174 2.88 195 2.31 216 2.07 238 1.96 255 1.39 271
75  Gabon 2.80 794 3.06 929 3.19 1,087 3.19 1,235 2.59 1,371 2.11 1,505
76  Gambia 3.21 768 4.04 966 4.69 1,126 3.11 1,297 2.87 1,504 3.01 1,728
77  Georgia 0.66 5,287 0.83 5,460 0.65 5,069 -1.48 4,746 -1.31 4,477 -1.16 4,352
78  Germany -0.10 77,685 -0.15 79,098 0.36 81,929 0.71 82,349 0.10 82,541 0.05 82,302
79  Ghana 1.94 12,872 3.34 14,793 2.82 16,997 2.82 19,165 2.43 21,640 2.46 24,392
80  Gibraltar 1.55 27 0.00 27 0.00 27 0.00 27 0.00 29 1.44 29
81  Greece 1.28 9,934 0.60 10,161 0.45 10,672 0.99 10,987 0.58 11,183 0.35 11,359
82  Greenland 0.00 53 1.17 56 1.11 56 0.00 56 0.00 57 0.35 57
83  Grenada -0.66 100 2.36 96 -0.81 100 0.82 102 0.40 103 0.20 104
84  Guadeloupe -0.12 355 1.66 386 1.69 405 0.97 427 1.06 446 0.87 461
85  Guam 2.41 119 2.15 134 2.40 146 1.73 155 1.20 169 1.74 180
86  Guatemala 2.47 7,955 2.49 8,923 2.32 10,016 2.34 11,237 2.33 12,717 2.51 14,389
87  Guinea 0.55 4,924 2.24 5,759 3.18 7,565 5.61 8,344 1.98 9,041 1.62 9,982
88  Guinea-Bissau 3.77 922 2.00 1,017 1.98 1,125 2.04 1,241 1.98 1,368 1.97 1,515
89  Guyana 0.74 752 -0.65 725 -0.73 728 0.08 733 0.14 746 0.35 754
90  Haiti 2.04 6,395 2.37 7,125 2.19 7,878 2.03 8,645 1.88 9,347 1.57 9,993
91   Vatican City 0.00 1 0.00 1 0.00 1 0.00 1 0.00 0 -100.00 0
92  Honduras 3.18 4,226 3.10 4,889 2.96 5,575 2.66 6,218 2.21 6,879 2.04 7,601
93  Hungary 0.34 10,543 -0.29 10,376 -0.32 10,331 -0.09 10,211 -0.23 10,087 -0.24 9,984
94  Iceland 0.90 241 1.12 255 1.14 267 0.92 281 1.03 297 1.11 320
95  India 2.39 784,491 2.30 873,785 2.18 964,486 1.99 1,053,898 1.79 1,140,043 1.58 1,224,614
96  Indonesia 2.38 168,119 2.20 184,346 1.86 199,400 1.58 213,395 1.37 227,303 1.27 239,871
97  Iran 3.30 46,497 3.81 54,871 3.37 59,757 1.72 65,342 1.80 69,732 1.31 73,974
98  Iraq 3.13 15,477 2.40 17,374 2.34 20,288 3.15 23,857 3.29 27,359 2.78 31,672
99  Ireland 1.43 3,534 0.67 3,531 -0.02 3,611 0.45 3,804 1.05 4,158 1.80 4,470
100  Isle of Man 1.28 64 -0.31 70 1.81 72 0.57 77 1.35 80 0.77 83
101  Israel 2.34 4,083 1.74 4,500 1.96 5,332 3.45 6,015 2.44 6,605 1.89 7,418
102  Italy 0.41 56,772 0.20 56,832 0.02 56,968 0.05 56,986 0.01 58,671 0.58 60,551
103  Jamaica 1.17 2,297 1.50 2,365 0.59 2,462 0.81 2,582 0.96 2,682 0.76 2,741
104  Japan 0.91 119,991 0.69 122,251 0.37 124,487 0.36 125,720 0.20 126,393 0.11 126,536
105  Jordan 2.82 2,803 4.04 3,416 4.03 4,382 5.11 4,827 1.95 5,342 2.05 6,187
106  Kazakhstan 1.08 15,780 1.13 16,530 0.93 15,926 -0.74 14,957 -1.25 15,172 0.29 16,026
107  Kenya 3.82 19,655 3.86 23,447 3.59 27,426 3.18 31,254 2.65 35,615 2.65 40,513
108  Kiribati 2.76 63 2.75 72 2.71 77 1.35 84 1.76 92 1.84 100
109  Kuwait 5.49 1,742 4.81 2,088 3.69 1,628 -4.86 1,941 3.58 2,264 3.13 2,737
110  Kyrgyzstan 1.91 4,013 2.04 4,395 1.84 4,592 0.88 4,955 1.53 5,042 0.35 5,334
111  Laos 1.24 3,648 2.43 4,192 2.82 4,795 2.72 5,317 2.09 5,753 1.59 6,201
112  Latvia 0.45 2,582 0.54 2,664 0.63 2,492 -1.33 2,385 -0.87 2,306 -0.67 2,252
113  Lebanon 0.22 2,885 0.64 2,948 0.43 3,463 3.27 3,742 1.56 4,052 1.60 4,228
114  Lesotho 2.64 1,487 2.57 1,639 1.97 1,795 1.84 1,964 1.82 2,066 1.02 2,171
115  Liberia 3.01 2,212 2.84 2,127 -0.78 2,095 -0.30 2,847 6.33 3,183 2.26 3,994
116  Libya 4.43 3,850 4.68 4,334 2.40 4,775 1.96 5,231 1.84 5,770 1.98 6,355
117  Liechtenstein 1.68 27 1.55 29 1.44 31 1.34 33 1.26 35 1.18 36
118  Lithuania 0.78 3,562 0.76 3,696 0.74 3,629 -0.37 3,500 -0.72 3,416 -0.48 3,324
119  Luxembourg 0.28 367 0.16 381 0.75 408 1.38 435 1.29 457 0.99 507
120  Madagascar 2.79 9,785 2.59 11,281 2.89 13,129 3.08 15,364 3.19 17,886 3.09 20,714
121  Malawi 3.31 7,268 3.10 9,381 5.24 9,883 1.05 11,229 2.59 12,823 2.69 14,901
122  Malaysia 2.36 15,763 2.65 18,209 2.93 20,721 2.62 23,415 2.47 26,100 2.19 28,401
123  Maldives 2.91 187 3.56 219 3.21 249 2.60 273 1.86 295 1.56 316
124  Mali 1.87 8,010 2.03 8,673 1.60 9,825 2.53 11,295 2.83 13,177 3.13 15,370
125  Malta 1.34 349 1.31 368 1.07 387 1.01 397 0.51 409 0.60 417
126  Marshall Islands 3.58 38 4.16 47 4.34 51 1.65 52 0.39 52 0.00 54
127  Martinique -0.18 341 0.90 359 1.03 370 0.61 385 0.80 397 0.62 406
128  Mauritania 2.96 1,748 2.86 1,996 2.69 2,292 2.80 2,643 2.89 3,047 2.89 3,460
129  Mauritius 1.56 1,014 1.02 1,060 0.89 1,137 1.41 1,196 1.02 1,257 1.00 1,299
130  Mayotte 4.10 71 5.24 92 5.32 122 5.81 149 4.08 175 3.27 204
131  Mexico 2.69 76,175 2.06 84,307 2.05 92,273 1.82 99,960 1.61 106,484 1.27 113,423
132  Federated States of Micronesia 2.99 86 3.33 96 2.22 107 2.19 107 0.00 109 0.37 111
133  Monaco 0.79 29 2.21 31 1.34 33 1.26 35 1.18 35 0.00 35
134  Mongolia 2.68 1,926 2.61 2,193 2.63 2,306 1.01 2,411 0.89 2,547 1.10 2,756
135  Montenegro 0.96 576 0.00 609 1.12 643 1.09 633 -0.31 627 -0.19 631
136  Montserrat 0.00 11 -1.73 11 0.00 10 -1.89 5 -12.94 6 3.71 6
137  Morocco 2.49 22,291 2.64 24,781 2.14 26,929 1.68 28,793 1.35 30,392 1.09 31,951
138  Mozambique 2.72 13,335 1.89 13,547 0.32 15,933 3.30 18,201 2.70 20,770 2.68 23,391
139  Burma 2.16 36,128 1.91 39,268 1.68 42,133 1.42 44,958 1.31 46,321 0.60 47,963
140  Namibia 2.26 1,150 2.57 1,415 4.23 1,651 3.13 1,896 2.81 2,080 1.87 2,283
141  Nauru 0.00 8 2.71 9 2.38 10 2.13 10 0.00 10 0.00 10
142    Nepal 2.38 16,936 2.40 19,081 2.41 21,595 2.51 24,401 2.47 27,282 2.26 29,959
143  Netherlands 0.71 14,453 0.51 14,892 0.60 15,422 0.70 15,863 0.57 16,305 0.55 16,613
144  Netherlands Antilles 0.83 182 1.02 191 0.97 190 -0.10 180 -1.08 186 0.66 201
145  New Caledonia 1.94 155 1.77 170 1.86 191 2.36 212 2.11 231 1.73 251
146  New Zealand 0.41 3,269 0.76 3,398 0.78 3,675 1.58 3,858 0.98 4,134 1.39 4,368
147  Nicaragua 3.02 3,697 2.66 4,121 2.20 4,637 2.39 5,074 1.82 5,424 1.34 5,788
148  Niger 2.97 6,744 2.81 7,788 2.92 9,179 3.34 10,922 3.54 12,994 3.54 15,512
149  Nigeria 3.01 85,829 2.59 97,552 2.59 110,015 2.43 123,689 2.37 139,823 2.48 158,423
150  Niue -5.59 3 0.00 2 -7.79 2 0.00 2 0.00 2 0.00 1
151  Northern Mariana Islands 2.53 30 12.03 44 7.96 58 5.68 68 3.23 67 -0.30 61
152  Norway 0.39 4,153 0.33 4,241 0.42 4,359 0.55 4,491 0.60 4,623 0.58 4,883
153  Palestine 2.69 1,760 3.11 2,081 3.41 2,596 4.52 3,199 4.27 3,556 2.14 4,039
154  Oman 5.63 1,539 5.44 1,868 3.95 2,232 3.62 2,264 0.29 2,430 1.43 2,782
155  Pakistan 3.28 95,470 3.47 111,845 3.22 127,347 2.63 144,522 2.56 158,645 1.88 173,593
156  Palau 0.00 14 3.13 15 1.39 17 2.53 19 2.25 20 1.03 20
157  Panama 2.49 2,180 2.22 2,416 2.08 2,677 2.07 2,956 2.00 3,238 1.84 3,517
158  Papua New Guinea 2.73 3,678 2.73 4,158 2.48 4,716 2.55 5,379 2.67 6,095 2.53 6,858
159  Paraguay 2.66 3,698 2.97 4,244 2.79 4,795 2.47 5,344 2.19 5,898 1.99 6,455
160  Peru 2.68 19,460 2.40 21,686 2.19 23,827 1.90 25,862 1.65 27,559 1.28 29,077
161  Philippines 2.85 54,053 2.81 61,629 2.66 69,255 2.36 77,310 2.22 85,546 2.05 93,261
162  Poland 0.93 37,202 0.90 38,056 0.45 38,392 0.18 38,302 -0.05 38,165 -0.07 38,277
163  Portugal 1.24 9,962 0.36 9,925 -0.07 10,125 0.40 10,336 0.41 10,544 0.40 10,676
164  Puerto Rico 1.69 3,379 1.12 3,529 0.87 3,702 0.96 3,814 0.60 3,782 -0.17 3,749
165  Qatar 6.37 368 10.64 474 5.19 501 1.11 591 3.36 821 6.80 1,759
166  South Korea 1.53 40,510 1.58 42,980 1.19 44,662 0.77 45,988 0.59 47,044 0.46 48,184
167  Moldova 0.88 4,215 1.00 4,364 0.70 4,339 -0.11 4,107 -1.09 3,767 -1.71 3,573
168  Romania 0.88 22,725 0.47 23,207 0.42 22,681 -0.46 22,192 -0.43 21,772 -0.38 21,486
169  Russia 0.65 143,642 0.71 148,244 0.63 148,699 0.06 146,758 -0.26 143,843 -0.40 142,958
170  Rwanda 3.36 6,081 3.26 7,110 3.18 5,570 -4.76 8,098 7.77 9,202 2.59 10,624
171  Réunion 1.01 560 1.89 612 1.79 676 2.01 739 1.80 795 1.47 846
172  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 0.00 6 3.71 6 0.00 5 -3.58 5 0.00 5 0.00 4
173  Saint Kitts and Nevis -0.46 42 -0.47 41 -0.48 43 0.96 46 1.36 49 1.27 52
174  Saint Lucia 1.60 126 1.32 138 1.84 147 1.27 157 1.32 165 1.00 174
175  Saint Pierre and Miquelon 0.00 6 0.00 6 0.00 6 0.00 6 0.00 6 0.00 6
176  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.82 104 0.79 107 0.57 108 0.19 108 0.00 109 0.18 109
177  Samoa 0.66 157 0.26 161 0.50 168 0.85 177 1.05 180 0.34 183
178  San Marino 0.98 23 1.84 24 0.85 26 1.61 27 0.76 30 2.13 32
179  São Tomé and Príncipe 2.99 104 1.83 116 2.21 128 1.99 141 1.95 153 1.65 165
180  Saudi Arabia 5.94 13,220 6.17 16,139 4.07 18,492 2.76 20,045 1.63 24,041 3.70 27,448
181  Senegal 2.50 6,232 2.85 7,242 3.05 8,369 2.93 9,506 2.58 10,872 2.72 12,434
182  Serbia 0.94 9,272 0.72 9,569 0.63 10,204 1.29 10,134 -0.14 9,856 -0.55 9,856
183  Seychelles 1.67 67 1.24 71 1.17 75 1.10 79 1.04 84 1.23 87
184  Sierra Leone 2.14 3,541 2.29 3,982 2.38 3,898 -0.43 4,143 1.23 5,153 4.46 5,868
185  Singapore 1.32 2,709 2.32 3,017 2.18 3,482 2.91 3,919 2.39 4,266 1.71 5,086
186  Slovakia 1.01 5,142 0.72 5,270 0.49 5,369 0.37 5,405 0.13 5,415 0.04 5,462
187  Slovenia 1.01 1,883 0.55 1,927 0.46 1,966 0.40 1,985 0.19 2,002 0.17 2,030
188  Solomon Islands 3.48 269 3.27 310 2.88 356 2.81 409 2.81 470 2.82 538
189  Somalia 9.34 6,364 -0.22 6,599 0.73 6,525 -0.23 7,399 2.55 8,360 2.47 9,331
190  South Africa 2.50 32,983 2.55 36,794 2.21 41,402 2.39 44,760 1.57 47,793 1.32 50,133
191  Spain 0.96 38,476 0.52 38,889 0.21 39,427 0.28 40,288 0.43 43,395 1.50 46,077
192  Sri Lanka 1.78 16,210 1.45 17,337 1.35 18,229 1.01 18,745 0.56 19,843 1.14 20,860
193  Sudan 3.22 23,543 3.24 26,494 2.39 30,141 2.61 34,188 2.55 38,410 2.36 43,552
194  Suriname 0.11 376 0.54 407 1.60 436 1.39 467 1.38 499 1.33 525
195  Swaziland 3.13 706 3.20 863 4.10 964 2.24 1,064 1.99 1,105 0.76 1,186
196  Sweden 0.28 8,350 0.10 8,559 0.50 8,827 0.62 8,860 0.07 9,029 0.38 9,380
197   Switzerland -0.17 6,455 0.48 6,674 0.67 7,019 1.01 7,168 0.42 7,415 0.68 7,664
198  Syria 3.37 10,577 3.50 12,324 3.10 14,171 2.83 15,989 2.44 18,484 2.94 20,411
199  Macedonia 1.38 1,828 0.37 1,909 0.87 1,963 0.56 2,009 0.46 2,038 0.29 2,061
200  Tajikistan 2.81 4,567 2.93 5,303 3.03 5,775 1.72 6,173 1.34 6,453 0.89 6,879
201  Thailand 2.29 52,329 1.96 57,072 1.75 59,650 0.89 63,155 1.15 66,698 1.10 69,122
202  Timor-Leste -2.61 660 2.58 743 2.40 853 2.80 830 -0.55 1,010 4.00 1,124
203  Togo 2.30 3,161 3.46 3,666 3.01 4,085 2.19 4,794 3.25 5,408 2.44 6,028
204  Tokelau 0.00 2 0.00 2 0.00 2 0.00 2 0.00 1 -12.94 1
205  Tonga 1.11 94 0.21 95 0.21 96 0.21 98 0.41 101 0.60 104
206  Trinidad and Tobago 1.33 1,173 1.70 1,215 0.71 1,261 0.75 1,292 0.49 1,315 0.35 1,341
207  Tunisia 2.64 7,330 2.57 8,215 2.31 8,936 1.70 9,456 1.14 9,912 0.95 10,481
208  Turkey 2.19 49,400 2.29 54,130 1.85 58,865 1.69 63,628 1.57 68,143 1.38 72,752
209  Turkmenistan 2.57 3,229 2.45 3,668 2.58 4,188 2.69 4,501 1.45 4,748 1.07 5,042
210  Turks and Caicos Islands 2.71 10 4.56 12 3.71 15 4.56 19 4.84 31 10.29 38
211  Tuvalu 0.00 9 2.38 9 0.00 9 0.00 9 0.00 10 2.13 10
212  Uganda 3.05 14,801 3.17 17,700 3.64 20,831 3.31 24,213 3.05 28,431 3.26 33,425
213  Ukraine 0.42 50,949 0.36 51,645 0.27 51,122 -0.20 48,892 -0.89 46,924 -0.82 45,448
214  United Arab Emirates 13.73 1,349 5.83 1,809 6.04 2,349 5.36 3,033 5.24 4,069 6.05 7,512
215  United Kingdom 0.02 56,517 0.08 57,214 0.25 57,997 0.27 58,874 0.30 60,203 0.45 62,036
216  Tanzania 3.18 21,848 3.18 25,479 3.12 29,944 3.28 34,038 2.60 38,831 2.67 44,841
217  United States Virgin Islands 2.65 105 1.39 103 -0.38 107 0.76 109 0.37 109 0.00 109
218  United States 0.96 241,120 0.96 253,339 0.99 266,324 1.00 282,496 1.19 296,820 0.99 310,384
219  Uruguay 0.60 3,011 0.65 3,109 0.64 3,223 0.72 3,319 0.59 3,323 0.02 3,369
220  Uzbekistan 2.67 18,174 2.64 20,515 2.45 22,919 2.24 24,776 1.57 25,947 0.93 27,445
221  Vanuatu 3.01 130 2.31 147 2.49 168 2.71 185 1.95 211 2.66 240
222  Venezuela 3.47 17,269 2.81 19,685 2.65 22,035 2.28 24,348 2.02 26,664 1.83 28,980
223  Vietnam 1.60 60,307 2.23 67,102 2.16 74,008 1.98 78,758 1.25 83,161 1.09 87,848
224  Wallis and Futuna 4.10 14 4.94 14 0.00 14 0.00 14 0.00 14 0.00 14
225  Western Sahara 14.87 184 4.17 221 3.73 259 3.22 315 3.99 440 6.91 531
226  Yemen 3.50 9,758 4.20 11,948 4.13 15,148 4.86 17,723 3.19 20,649 3.10 24,053
227  Zambia 3.34 6,785 3.28 7,860 2.99 8,919 2.56 10,202 2.72 11,462 2.36 13,089
228  Zimbabwe 3.39 8,855 3.97 10,469 3.41 11,685 2.22 12,509 1.37 12,571 0.10 12,571

Regional and continental (sub)totals from 1985 to 2010[edit]

Region. major area or continent % 1985 % 1990 % 1995 % 2000 % 2005 % 2010
1 Africa 2.81 555,276 2.84 635,287 2.73 720,931 2.56 811,101 2.38 911,120 2.35 1,022,234
2 Eastern Africa 2.96 166,013 2.95 192,801 3.04 219,318 2.61 251,584 2.78 285,713 2.58 324,044
3 Middle Africa 2.85 61,698 2.93 71,676 3.04 84,829 3.43 96,187 2.54 110,931 2.89 126,689
4 Northern Africa 2.74 129,955 2.82 146,188 2.38 161,395 2.00 176,166 1.77 192,017 1.74 209,459
5 Southern Africa 2.55 37,509 2.59 42,093 2.33 47,398 2.40 51,442 1.65 54,919 1.32 57,780
6 Sub-Saharan Africa 2.85 448,863 2.86 515,593 2.81 589,677 2.72 669,123 2.56 757,513 2.51 856,327
7 Western Africa 2.77 160,101 2.75 182,529 2.66 207,992 2.65 235,722 2.53 267,540 2.56 304,261
8 Asia 1.96 2,906,851 1.96 3,199,481 1.94 3,470,446 1.64 3,719,044 1.39 3,944,992 1.19 4,164,252
9 Eastern Asia 1.41 1,262,663 1.39 1,359,149 1.48 1,434,912 1.09 1,495,281 0.83 1,537,343 0.56 1,573,970
10 Central Asia 2.02 45,764 2.07 50,411 1.95 53,401 1.16 55,361 0.72 57,363 0.71 60,726
11 Southern Asia 2.49 1,065,191 2.43 1,195,985 2.34 1,329,458 2.14 1,460,201 1.89 1,584,702 1.65 1,704,146
12 South-Eastern Asia 2.18 401,854 2.28 445,361 2.08 485,756 1.75 523,831 1.52 559,881 1.34 593,415
13 Western Asia 2.79 131,379 2.87 148,575 2.49 166,919 2.36 184,369 2.01 205,703 2.21 231,995
14 Europe 0.49 706,800 0.40 720,497 0.38 727,422 0.19 726,777 -0.02 730,736 0.11 738,199
15 Eastern Europe 0.64 303,677 0.59 310,543 0.45 309,882 -0.04 304,172 -0.37 297,758 -0.43 294,771
16 Northern Europe 0.20 90,724 0.18 92,114 0.30 93,222 0.24 94,347 0.24 96,318 0.41 99,205
17 Southern Europe 0.79 140,702 0.44 142,408 0.24 143,616 0.17 145,147 0.21 150,228 0.69 155,171
18 Western Europe 0.15 171,697 0.16 175,432 0.43 180,702 0.59 183,111 0.27 186,431 0.36 189,052
19 Latin America and the Caribbean 2.32 402,393 2.12 443,032 1.94 482,647 1.73 521,429 1.56 557,038 1.33 590,082
20 Northern America 0.98 267,079 0.97 281,162 1.03 295,749 1.02 313,289 1.16 329,231 1.00 344,529
21 Caribbean 1.47 31,903 1.44 34,205 1.40 36,439 1.27 38,441 1.08 40,177 0.89 41,646
22 Central America 2.66 102,085 2.15 113,249 2.10 124,600 1.93 135,555 1.70 145,384 1.41 155,881
23 South America 2.30 268,405 2.19 295,577 1.95 321,608 1.70 347,433 1.56 371,477 1.35 392,555
24 Oceania 1.34 24,891 1.62 26,967 1.62 29,044 1.50 31,130 1.40 33,532 1.50 36,593
25 Australia and New Zealand 1.02 19,081 1.33 20,494 1.44 21,793 1.24 23,022 1.10 24,538 1.28 26,637
26 Melanesia 2.65 4,943 2.65 5,512 2.20 6,207 2.40 6,996 2.42 7,830 2.28 8,748
27 Micronesia 2.49 358 3.46 418 3.15 466 2.20 496 1.26 519 0.91 536
28 Polynesia 1.45 508 1.40 543 1.34 578 1.26 615 1.25 645 0.96 673
29 World 1.78 4,863,290 1.78 5,306,425 1.76 5,726,239 1.53 6,122,770 1.35 6,506,649 1.22 6,895,889

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