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2020 World Population Data
For more than 50 years, PRB’s World Population Data Sheet has been one of the most trusted sources for vital demographic data used by government leaders, policymakers, researchers, academics, and decisionmakers around the world. It offers the latest population, health, and environment indicators for more than 200 countries and territories, each carefully researched and vetted by PRB’s expert team of demographers and analysts.
Featured World Indicators
INTERNATIONAL: TOTAL FERTILITY RATE
The average number of children a woman would have assuming that current age-specific birth rates remain constant throughout her childbearing years (usually considered to be ages 15 to 49).
INTERNATIONAL: PERCENT OF POPULATION AGES 65 AND OLDER
The current estimated percentage estimates of the total population ages 65 and older in 2050, which is often considered a “dependent age.”
INTERNATIONAL: PERCENT OF POPULATION IN CITIES OF 1 MILLION+
Percentage of the total population living in cities with a population of 1 million or greater.
INTERNATIONAL: RATE OF NATURAL INCREASE
The birth rate minus the death rate, expressed as a percentage. This value represents the estimated rate of population growth without regard for migration.