Countries with a population over 50 million 1950, 2000, 2050 and 2100


rank country population 1950 country population 2000 country population 2050 country population 2100
  World 2,525,778,669 World 6,127,700,428 World 9,550,944,891 World 10,853,848,570
1. China 543,776,080 China 1,280,428,583 India 1,620,050,849 India 1,546,832,807
2. India 376,325,205 India 1,042,261,758 China 1,384,976,976 China 1,085,631,060
3. USA 157,813,040 USA 284,594,395 Nigeria 440,355,062 Nigeria 913,833,864
4. Russian Fed. 102,798,657 Indonesia 208,938,698 USA 400,853,042 UA 462,069,894
5. Japan 82,199,470 Brazil 174,504,898 Indonesia 321,377,092 Indonesia 315,296,295
6. Indonesia 72,592,192 Russian Federation 146,762,881 Pakistan 271,081,825 Tanzania 275,623,695
7. Germany 70,093,817 Pakistan 143,832,014 Brazil 231,120,024 Pakistan 263,320,495
8. Brazil 53,974,725 Bangladesh 132,383,265 Bangladesh 201,947,716 Congo, DR 262,134,111
9. UK 50,616,012 Japan 125,714,674 Ethiopia 187,572,656 Ethiopia 243,415,842
10.   Nigeria 122,876,727 Philippines 157,117,506 Uganda 204,595,582
11.   Mexico 103,873,607 Mexico 156,101,764 Niger 203,781,000
12.   Germany 83,512,459 Congo, DR 155,290,713 Brazil 194,532,655
13.   Viet Nam 80,887,879 Tanzania 129,417,062 Philippines 187,701,580
14.   Philippines 77,651,848 Egypt 121,797,792 Bangladesh 182,238,216
15.   Egypt 66,136,590 Russian Federation 120,896,083 Kenya 160,423,448
16.   Ethiopia 66,024,199 Japan 108,329,351 Mexico 139,794,656
17.   Iran 65,911,052 Uganda 104,077,903 Egypt 135,199,848
18.   Turkey 63,174,483 Viet Nam 103,696,580 Zambia 124,301,810
19.   Thailand 62,343,379 Iran 100,598,397 Sudan 116,140,933
20.   France 59,213,096 Kenya 97,172,706 Mozambique 112,018,166
21.   UK 58,951,444 Turkey 94,606,213 Iraq 106,318,590
22.   Italy 56,986,085 Sudan 77,138,383 Madagascar 105,128,295
23.     France 73,211,972 Russian Federation 101,881,914
24.     UK 73,130,813 Mali 100,750,638
25.     Germany 72,566,201 Angola 97,336,903
26.     Iraq 71,336,191 Iran 94,324,459
27.     Niger 69,410,209 Turkey 86,464,991
28.     South Africa 63,405,086 Malawi 84,985,824
29.     Colombia 62,941,566 Japan 84,470,562
30.     Thailand 61,740,365 Cameroon 82,392,627
31.     Italy 60,014,909 Viet Nam 80,121,746
32.     Mozambique 59,929,079 France 79,059,189
33.     Myanmar 58,645,330 UK 77,175,287
34.     Afghanistan 56,551,242 Côte d'Ivoire 76,180,176
35.     Madagascar 55,497,589 Burkina Faso 75,274,016
36.     Algeria 54,522,290 South Africa 64,134,806
37.     Angola 54,324,038 Chad 63,286,185
38.     South Korea 51,034,230 Colombia 60,223,417
39.     Argentina 51,023,695 Afghanistan 59,248,866
40.       Senegal 58,180,249
41.       Ghana 57,210,393
42.       Germany 56,902,164
43.       Burundi 56,285,128
44.       Algeria 54,887,401
45.       Italy 54,597,900
46.       Somalia 53,965,985
47.       Canada 50,882,423
48.       Argentina 50,436,222
source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2013). World Population Prospects: The 2012 Revision.
note: the 2050 and 2100 figures are based on a medium fertility variant of population growth.