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List of most populous nations by 2025
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List of most populous nations by 2025

The United Nations Population Fund has calculated, based on current trends, the future population of the world's countries. These figures can easily change as events such as wars, diseases, or dramatic demographic changes would all greatly affect the results. The study projected the world population in 2025 to be 8.039 billion.

RankCurrent
Rank
ChangeCountryProjected
Population

(millions)
Current
Population

(millions)
11=People's Republic of China1480.41294
22=India1330.21049
33=United States332.5294
44=Indonesia275.2234
56+1Pakistan268.9151
69+3Nigeria238.4133
75-2Brazil216.6182
88=Bangladesh180.0138
916+7Ethiopia136.367
107-3Russia131.4145
1111=Mexico130.2105
1218+6Iran128.368
1310-3Japan121.3127
1414=Vietnam110.182
1523+8Dem. Rep. of Congo105.957
1612-4Philippines105.285
1715-2Egypt95.875
1817-1Turkey85.868
1913-6Germany80.982
2026+6South Africa71.643

See also