The World Population has reached 800 crore

Here are some interesting statistics you have to know.

The world population reached 800 crore on November 15. The United Nations believes that this is a milestone.


In 1974 the world population was 400 crores. It is remarkable that this population has doubled in just 48 years. In 1804, the world's population reached 100 crores. In 170 years the population has increased to 400 crores.

400 Crore in 48 years

In terms of population, China currently holds the top spot. China has 141 crore people, followed by India, which has 139 crore people.

China the No.1

America ranks third with 33 crore people, while Indonesia ranks fourth with 27 crore.Pakistan ranks fifth with 23 crore.

Pakistan at No.5

Asia is the most populous continent, with an estimated 464 crore people. Africa comes in second with 134 crore people, and Europe comes in third with 74 crore people.

Asia stands tall

North America has a population of 59 crores, and South America has a population of 43 crores. The population of the Australian continent is estimated to be 4.3 crore. The white continent, Antarctica, has no official population statistics.

North and South America

By 2022, the male population of the world's population will be 50.3 percent, while the percentage of women will be 49.7 percent. By 2050, this ratio may be equal.

Sex Ratio

India will surpass China in population by 2024. According to experts, India can use this as an opportunity to become a "resource creator."

India, the creator of resources

By 2050, Nigeria will achieve significant growth in terms of population. It will surpass America and Pakistan and rise to the third position.

Nigeria will take the No. 3 spot

The average age in India is 28.7 years. Compared to the international average age (30.3), our country has more youth. Then come China (38.5) and Japan (48.6).

Young Nation

Compared to other countries in the world, India has a large population of young people. The Population Fund, a division of the United Nations, estimates that 27 percent of Indian population are between the ages of 15 and 24.

Young India

The fertility rate is decreasing in India. The average number of children born to a woman has dropped to 2. Globally, it is limited to 2.3. In 1950, the rate was 5. It is expected to drop from 2 to 1 in 2050.

Fertility rate

Currently, the population growth rate is less than 1 percent. It is likely to take another 15 years to reach 900 crore.

To 900 crores by 2037