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World Population

By Earth graph, World Population in 2023 is estimated to be over 8 billion, is the total people lived on the earth, Out of which India Population by 17.83%, secondly China population constitutes to 17.81%, United States Population by 4.3%, Indonesia by 3.5% and Brazil by 2.8%. Scientists predict the total human history was 200,000 to 300,000 years, i.e, Humans were early traced between 198,000 B.C - 298,000 B.C. By Continents wise Asia dominates currently with 4.4 Billion, Africa with 1.2 billion, Europe with 738 million and North-South America and others by 1.4 Billion, Population of the world in 2021 is 7.87 billion.

As per UN, The global population aged 60 years or over with an estimated of 962 million in year 2017, It is more than twice as large as in 1980 when there were 382 million older persons worldwide. The older population of the developing regions is growing much faster than in the developed regions. The number is expected to double again by 2050, and it is projected to reach nearly 2.1 billion old age people. Over the coming decades, the number of older persons is expected to grow fastest in Africa, where the population aged 60 or over is projected to increase Africa has 68.7 millions, 549 Million in Asia, 183 million in Europe, 78 and 76 million in North and Latin America. Japan population is shrinking due to low fertility rates and society and cultural infrastructure, the aging population is rapidly increasing and Tokyo is the most populous city in the world, Taiwan, is another with low birth rates. The population of Canada is 38 million, UK is 68.8 million, Germany population is 83.1 million and Australia is 25.7 million. Finland is a Nordic country in Northern Europe.

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How many people are in the world?

population
The term People or Population refers to humans, The total number of human beings on earth or inhabitants located regionally or by Country. The number of living beings live together geographically by terrain or region. Population Growth is the increase of number of human beings in a population. Currently the world population is increasing at the rate of 1.2 in 2018 down from 2.1 in 1963.

World Population Clock

"World Population live" refers to Human population on earth as on today. Want to know how many people living in the world right now? As per the world population live clock is . The World population clock is based on calculation of gain and loss of population, this live clock tell us the real-time population of the Earth.

Population Milestones

The chart listed the population milestones from 1804 from the 1 Billion range. The United Nations did predict the world population by the year 2100 after another 80 years will be 10 Billion considering as medium variant, If high variant is considered then the population will raise to 15 Billion and 6.2 Billion for a lower variant which is lower than the population of today.

18041 Billion
19272 Billion
19603 Billion
19744 Billion
19875 Billion
19996 Billion
20117 Billion
20197.7 Billion
20238 Billion (est)
2035–20509 Billion (est)

What was the population in 10,000 BC?
200 years ago there were less than one billion humans living on earth. Today, according to UN calculations there are over 7 billion and projected in 2100 it will be around 11 billion with the growth rate of 2.1. At 1 BC the the population expected to be 188 Million, and at 10000 BC the expected population to be 2.4 million as per Oxford researcher. Many languages are developed through the ages, some of the most spoken languages are English, Mandarin, Hindi, Spanish and Indonesian.

Year Thousand Year Million Year Million
20000 BC 100 10,000 BC 2.4 1 CE 188
19000 BC 160 9000 BC 3.5 1000 270
18000 BC 220 8000 BC 5 1500 500
17000 BC 290 7000 BC 7.5 1600 553
16000 BC 380 6000 BC 11 1700 603
15000 BC 500 5000 BC 18 1800 989
14000 BC 610 4000 BC 28 1900 1650
13000 BC 800 3000 BC 44 1,950 2500
12000 BC 1100 2000 BC 72 2000 6000
11000 BC 1600 1000 BC 115 2019 7400


World Population by Continent

According to UN, earth population forecasts between 2020 and 2100. Below is the World Population by Continent:
Region, subregion, country or area20202021202220232024202520302040205020602070208020902100
WORLD7,794,7997,878,6577,963,0128,047,7998,132,9728,218,5018,651,7619,553,18610,543,23011,733,07713,245,02515,240,70817,948,82321,632,737
Geographic regions
Africa1,340,5981,375,2281,411,0751,448,1331,486,4021,525,8891,742,2802,279,5912,989,1323,944,4275,237,6926,992,8129,392,37212,677,031
Asia4,641,0554,681,5244,721,4234,760,7094,799,3484,837,3155,016,7625,321,8515,563,3505,773,0285,974,6786,200,8116,492,5006,869,508
Europe747,636747,517747,240746,817746,258745,573740,549725,023704,645679,110652,104629,314611,642595,884
Latin America and the Caribbean653,962660,102666,230672,335678,405684,426713,384763,009802,030832,769855,984873,457889,252906,886
Northern America368,870371,055373,255375,456377,646379,819390,451409,569423,848436,875450,270461,602470,614479,538
Oceania42,67843,23143,78944,35044,91345,48048,33754,14260,22566,86874,29782,71292,442103,889

African Continent has a population of 1 Billion as estimated on 2017, With the annual rate of 2.7 compared to more developed regions, Eastern europe and central asia(0.9), Arab states or Middle east region has a population of 359 million and growing quickly with annual average rate of 2.1 when compared to Africa, the rate of change is 1.5 times more than the world annual rate of 1.2. Rapid population growth keeps poor countries poor, this may happen to some of the Latin American, African Nations and Asian countries due to weaker politics and policies regions may become dangerous countries, on the other side it may be reverse for Arab States as they may get much richer by having a good annual rate.


World Population Fertility rate by country

world fertilty rate
South Korea has the lowest world fertility rate with 1.1 by 2018, followed by Japan with 1.4, Spain and Italy with 1.3 each. India is ranking 1 in terms of population by 2023 with 1.43 billion people with 2.1 as fertility rate, and rank 2 is China with 1.41 billion with 1.6 fertility rate and declining faster due to rapid population control from 1980 to 2000, Guangdong and Shandong provinces are with 109 and 100 million people, Shanghai and Beijing are the highest populated cities with 24 and 23 million.

Slavery in America started in the year of 1619, when 20 Africans were brought to Virginia in a dutch ship. The Slavery was finally abolished on the 13th Amendment to the US Constitution on January 31, 1865. Illinois was the first state to give formal consent to the 13th amendment to abolish slavery. But before that five of the northern states who are self declared adopted policies to abolish slavery, Pennsylvania in 1780, New Hampshire and Massachusetts in 1783, and Connecticut and Rhode Island in 1784. Some of the earliest evidence of corn cultivation in North America comes from Pima County, Arizona, where Tucson is located. Ohio state has over 40,000 miles of waterways. The largest states of United States are Alaska, Texas, California, Montana and New Mexico. New York State is the fourth largest state and some of the world's popular theme parks, including Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are in Florida State. The Wright brothers, had their first successful flight in North Carolina, a state is named in honor of King Charles I of England, North and South Carolina were one colony until 1729. The name Michigan is derived from the Ojibwa Indian word 'meicigama' means 'large water', a state is known for its great lakes. New Jersey was named after the Isle of Jersey, an Island in the English Channel. Arizona is known for the famous Grand Canyon and desert. Washington is the second most populous state on the West Coast and in the Western United States, Virginia is the oldest state and one of the original 13 colonies at the time of European revolution, also the state Massachusetts, which was named after the native tribe, also its best state for higher education. Tennessee was named after a Indian Cherokee town 'Tanasi' and the state of Indiana was named after Native Indians, Missouri was named after Natives of Sioux tribe. Alabama settled by the Choctaw, the Creek, Cherokee, and the Chickasaw. Maryland is called little America, because it has all type of terrains like mountains, beaches, sand dunes, farmland and forest similar to Colorado. People first arrived in the area now called Louisiana around 12,000 years ago. The state Wisconsin was first inhabited by various Native American tribes like Chippewa, Menominee, Oneida, Potawatomi and Ho Chunk and its largest city is Milwaukee. Minnesota has 11,842 lakes of 10 acres or more. One of the world's great invention of electric light bulb in 1883 by Thomas Edison was from Louisville, Kentucky state. According to Texas Facts, Texas is second only to California in terms of population (California Zip codes). States with the Lowest Cost of Living as per index are Mississippi, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri, Cost of living in New York and Cost of Living in California is expensive. Fresno and Fremont of California, has long been one of California's most affordable areas.

Australia is the largest country in Oceania, divided states are New South Wales, Tasmania, South Australia, Victoria, Queensland, and Western Australia. Canadian provinces are Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan, and three Canadian territories are Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon. United Kingdom consists of countries England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

CountriesTotal PopulationTotal Fertility RateLife expectancy at Birth
in millions(2021/2023)per woman(2021)MALE (2021)FEMALE (2021)
India1,428.42.26971
China1,412.11.77580
United States of America332.91.87682
Indonesia276.42.27074
Pakistan225.23.36769
Brazil214.01.77380
Nigeria211.45.25456
Bangladesh166.32.07175
Russia145.91.86778
Mexico130.32.17278
Japan126.11.48288
Ethiopia117.94.06569
Philippines111.02.56876
Egypt104.33.27075
Viet Nam98.22.07280
Congo, Democratic92.45.66063
Iran85.02.17678
Turkey85.02.07581
Germany83.91.67984
Thailand70.01.57481
United Kingdom68.21.78083
France65.41.88086
Tanzania61.54.76468
Italy60.41.38286
South Africa60.02.36168
Kenya55.03.36570
Myanmar54.82.16471
Colombia51.31.87580
South Korea51.31.18086
Uganda47.14.66266
Spain46.71.48186
Argentina45.62.27480
Sudan44.94.26468
Algeria44.62.97679
Ukraine43.51.46777
Iraq41.23.56973
Afghanistan39.84.06467
Canada38.11.58185
Poland37.81.57583
Morocco37.32.37678
Saudi Arabia35.32.27477
Angola33.95.35965
Uzbekistan33.92.47074
Peru33.42.27580
Malaysia32.81.97579
Mozambique32.24.65965
Ghana31.73.76366
Yemen30.53.56568
Nepal29.71.87073
Venezuela28.72.26876
Madagascar28.43.96669
Cameroon, Republic of27.24.45961
Côte d'Ivoire27.14.55760
North Korea25.91.96976
Australia25.81.88286
Niger25.16.66264
Burkina Faso21.55.06263
Sri Lanka21.52.27481
Mali20.95.65961
Malawi19.64.06268
Chile19.21.67883
Romania19.11.67380
Kazakhstan19.02.77078
Zambia18.94.46168
Syrian Arab Republic18.32.77179
Guatemala18.22.77278
Ecuador17.92.47580
Netherlands17.21.78184
Senegal17.24.46670
Cambodia16.92.46872
Chad16.95.55356
Somalia16.45.85660
Zimbabwe15.13.46063
Guinea13.54.56163
Rwanda13.33.96772
Benin12.54.66164
Burundi12.35.26064
Tunisia11.92.17579
Bolivia11.82.66975
Belgium11.61.78084
Haiti11.52.86267
South Sudan11.44.55760
Cuba11.31.67781
Dominican Republic11.02.37178
Czechia10.71.77782
Greece10.41.38085
Jordan10.32.67377
Azerbaijan10.22.07176
Portugal10.21.37985
Sweden10.21.88185
Honduras10.12.47378
United Arab Emirates10.01.47880
Tajikistan9.73.56974
Hungary9.61.57481
Belarus9.41.77080
Papua New Guinea9.13.46466
Austria9.01.68084
Israel8.83.08285
Serbia8.71.47479
Switzerland8.71.68286
Togo8.54.16163
Sierra Leone8.14.05556
China, Hong Kong SAR7.61.48288
Lao7.42.56770
Paraguay7.22.47277
Libya7.02.17076
Bulgaria6.91.67279
Lebanon6.82.07781
Nicaragua6.72.37178
Kyrgyzstan6.62.96876
El Salvador6.52.06978
Turkmenistan6.12.76572
Singapore5.91.28286
Denmark5.81.87983
Congo, Republic5.74.36367
Finland5.51.48085
Norway5.51.78185
Slovakia5.51.57481
Liberia5.24.16366
Oman5.22.77781
Palestine5.23.47376
Costa Rica5.11.77883
Ireland5.01.88184
Central African Republic4.94.55256
New Zealand4.91.98184
Mauritania4.84.46467
Panama4.42.47682
Kuwait4.32.17577
Croatia4.11.47682
Georgia4.02.07078
Moldova4.01.36876
Eritrea3.63.96569
Uruguay3.51.97482
Bosnia and Herzegovina3.31.27580
Mongolia3.32.86675
Armenia3.01.87279
Jamaica3.01.97376
Albania2.91.67780
Qatar2.91.87982
Puerto Rico2.81.27784
Lithuania2.71.77182
Namibia2.63.26167
Gambia2.55.06164
Botswana2.42.86773
Gabon2.33.86569
Lesotho2.23.05259
North Macedonia2.11.57478
Slovenia2.11.67984
Guinea-Bissau2.04.35761
Latvia1.91.77180
Bahrain1.71.97779
Equatorial Guinea1.44.35861
Trinidad and Tobago1.41.77176
Estonia1.31.67583
Mauritius1.31.47279
Timor-Leste1.33.86872
Cyprus1.21.37983
Eswatini1.22.95766
Djibouti1.02.66670
Comoros0.94.06367
Fiji0.92.76670
Reunion0.92.27884
Bhutan0.81.97273
Guyana0.82.46773
China, Macao SAR0.71.38287
Solomon Islands0.74.37275
Cape Verde0.62.27077
Luxembourg0.61.48185
Montenegro0.61.77580
Suriname0.62.36975
Western Sahara0.62.36973
Maldives0.51.87881
Bahamas0.41.77276
Belize0.42.27278
Brunei Darussalam0.41.87577
Guadeloupe0.42.17986
Malta0.41.58185
Martinique0.41.88086
Barbados0.31.67881
French Guiana0.33.27783
French Polynesia0.31.97680
Iceland0.31.78285
New Caledonia0.31.97581
Vanuatu 0.33.76972
Curacao0.21.77682
Guam0.22.37784
Saint Lucia0.21.47578
Samoa0.23.77276
Sao Tome and Principe0.24.26873
Antigua and Barbuda0.12.07678
Aruba10.11.97479
Dominica0.1---
Grenada0.12.07075
Kiribati0.13.56573
Micronesia0.12.96670
Saint Kitts and Nevis0.1---
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0.11.87175
Seychelles0.12.47078
Tonga0.13.46973
United States Virgin Islands0.12.07883
Data: Calculations of population projection based on UN stats and the population formula, Life expectancy at Birth as per the countries.

How the Women Population is treated in this world

The global rankings on women's inclusion, justice, and security offer multiple insights. The age of consent differs by country to country from the ages 9 to 21. As per GIWPS 2017-2018 report[3] of 153 countries Average women index of having equality is 0.68 compared to men and top 5 countries on earth are Iceland(1), Norway(2), Switzerland(3), Slovenia(4) and Spain(5) and 5 countries with poor equality status for women are Afghanistan(153), Syria(152), Yemen(151), Pakistan(150) and Central African Republic(149). In terms of mean years of schooling Germany has the average of 14 years, followed by United States and Canada with 13.5 years. Burkina Faso, Mali, Burundi, Ethiopia are the lowest with 1.3 to 2 years. 62 million girls around the world are denied an education, which often dooms them to a life of poverty and dependence(globalcitizen.org).

One way to empower women around the world is to help them gain land rights. According to landesa.org, Only 30% of the world's population own land titles, and women are often the least likely to have land registered. More than 400 million women farm, yet only about 15% of farmland is owned by women. Finland, Denmark and Norway has 100% Financial inclusion(Percentage of women ages 15 and older who report having an individual or joint account) where top 5 countries having the poor standard of financial inclusion are Turkmenistan(1.5%), Yemen(1.6%), Niger(2.5%), Pakistan(3%) and Central African Republic(3.4). Countries of Women are using 100% cellphone(Percentage of women ages 15 years and older who report having a mobile phone that they use to make and receive personal calls) are United Arab Emirates, Libya and Finland. Cuba has one of the least with only 7.6%, and Syria, Sudan, Pakistan and Burundi has less than 35% use of cellphone. Rwanda and Bolivia has 50% In terms of Parliamentary representation(Percentage of seats held by women in lower and upper houses of national parliament) where Qatar and Yemen has no women represents for parliament, Thailand, Lebanon and Haiti has less than 5% representation and United States is less than 20% of women for Parliament.

In the justice dimension, legal discrimination is extensive in the worst-scoring countries in all regions. Legal discrimination index (Aggregate score for laws and regulations that limit women’s ability to participate in society and the economy or that differentiate between men and women) United Kingdom, Spain, Mexico, Bosia & Malta has the best legal discriminate laws and index is 8, where as most notable are Saudi Arabia index is 54, one of the most gender-unequal countries on Earth, followed by Yemen, UAE, Syria, Oman, Jordan, Afghanistan and Iran with 45 to 48. Best score is 7, Global average is 23 and worst is 54.

Son bias is preference for boys reflects serious discrimination against girls and women, China(1.16), Azerbaijan and Armenia has high ratio, followed by Vietnam(1.12), India(1.109), Georgia(1.106), Pakistan(1.087) and Maldives(1.10). Son bias is the discrimination against girls and women, In an influential 1990 article, Amartya Sen examined the high ratios of men to women in several countries and estimated that more than 100 million women were “missing” worldwide, these numbers tell us, quietly, a terrible story of inequality and neglect leading to the excess mortality of women. Best score is 1.02, Global average is 1.08 and worst score is 1.16.

World population religion wise

Religion is often said that its a belief and worship or a cultural system, But its the non-removal dress you wear to your mind without knowledge from your birth. World population religion wise, The older religions on earth are, As per the pew research center in 2015, Christianity is the largest religion with 31% with 2.3 billion world Christian population, followed by Muslims make the second largest religion with 1.8 billion World Muslim population around 24%, followed by 15% of world hindu population and Buddhists are 7%, remaining 23% belongs to other groups like Jains, Jews and members of other religions represent smaller shares. As per the report European Christians percentage is decreasing rapidly due to lower fertility rate and Muslims are growing faster and will be largest religion by 2060. The fertility rates among religions are Muslims with 2.9, Christians with 2.6, Hindus with 2.3, Buddhists with 1.6 and Folk and all other religions with 1.8 to 2.4. Regarding the youngest median age world population Muslims with 24 years, followed by Hindus with 27 years and world population Christianity with 30 years age.

Global population distribution by Income

By 2022, The world GDP is $95 trillion, US is the largest economy by Countries by GDP, followed by China and Japan. Today, the fastest population growth is found on the planet from 1900 onwards where poverty is worst. Between 1900 and 2000, as the world's population was exploding, per capita income grew quicker than before 1900, Many of the countries income was rising and for individual nearly fivefold. But it's not clear that population growth is the key problem of many countries where many of the governments are lacking to provide skills and create work. Approximately 5 Billion population are living under low standards of income levels out of which 1 Billion people are living by poor income levels as estimated on 2011, Another 3.9 Billion living under Low income levels. In many of the countries, the cost of living usually has the highest priority. However, other factors such as medical care or political stability should also be taken into account, cost of living in the usa is expensive considering the numerous factors of different countries in order to derive a ranking for the quality of life.

Levelas on 2011 by percentpoint change, 2001 to 2011Worldbank Threshold 2019
Poor15%-14%-
Low income56%6%$995
Middle income13%5%$995 - $3,895
Upper-middle income9%2%$3,896 - $12,055
High income7%1%> $12,055
The threshold levels are determinded by Worldbank in 2019[2].Total 1.2 Billion world population are living with Good income of upper and high levels. Other 1 Billion with middle income levels. The current thresholds for 2019 updated by world bank are Low income with less than 995 dollars a year and up to 995 -3,895 dollars for middle-income and 3,896 - 12,055 for upper-middle income and greater than 12000 dollars for High Income Group[1].

Animal population

According to the Scientists estimation there are approximately 8.7 million species on Earth, out of these 1-2 million of those species are animals. The blue whale is the largest animal weighing 190 tonnes and 33.6 metres long. The largest terrestrial animal is the African bush elephant, weighing 12.25 tonnes and 10.67 metres long.

References:


1. pewglobal.org/interactives/global-population-by-income/
2. blogs.worldbank.org/opendata/new-country-classifications-income-level-2018-2019
3. giwps.georgetown.edu/the-index/
4. www.pewforum.org/datasets/2019/

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