What is the population of the world?

What about the country with the largest population? The most populous cities or states? Find the population of all these regions throughout the world and more. The populations are broken down by country, state, and city. You can view maps of all populations in any one of these categories or find any population within a list (which also links to the individual map of the area’s population). Data is available for the current world population, US population, country populations, US states population, city populations. Also view each location’s rank, flag, and percentage of world population.

The population of the world is currently: 6,923,880,234 people
The population of the United States is currently: 311,523,502 people

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  • Philippine population to hit 142-M by 2045
    The Philippine population will reach 142 million by 2045, the latest 2010 Census-based population projections showed.  

  • PH population hits 100M
    The country reached a milestone yesterday with the symbolic birth of the 100 millionth Filipino at the Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital in Manila at 12:35 a.m. Sunday. The Commission on Population (PopCom), the Department of Health (DOH) and the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC) jointly announced the birth of Chonalyn Sentino, one of the […]  

  • "Graying" Population of Infertility Patients Brings New Challenges to Medical Practice and Society, Study at Center …
    NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As women seek fertility treatment later and later in life, even in their 50s, medical practice and society at large face new challenges, according to a new study published by investigators from the Center for Human Reproduction (CHR), a leading clinical and research center in reproductive endocrinology and infertility in New York City, likely serving the ...  

  • Philippine population reaches 100 million on Sunday
    Population of the Philippines reached 100 million as of Sunday, according to the country's population officials. The figure was based on population projections by the Philippine Statistics Authority, which says three babies are born in the Philippines every minute.  

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Lists of additional country-specific information such as country codes and area codes can be found at these locations. If you’re looking for more detailed maps within individual US states like, for instance, Clinton Township in Lenawee County in Michigan, you can perform a search for any township on this state townships page, which also gives the counties of the districts.

Definition: population (pop·u·la·tion) The total number of inhabitants constituting a particular race, class, or group in a specified area.. The current world population, according to the United States Census Bureau, is estimated to be around 6.9 billion.