World population 7.5 billion now and 10 billion in 2050

The World population is about 7.5 billion today and should reach 10 billion in 2050-2055.

Africa’s population is 1.25 billion today and will reach 2.5 billion by 2050. The number of people in the Americas will rise by only 223 million to 1.2 billion. Asia will gain about 900 million to 5.3 billion, while Europe registers a decline from 740 million to 728 million. Oceania (which includes Australia and New Zealand) would rise from 40 million to 66 million.

India should have the highest population by 2022.

The countries ranked by the highest total births and net annual population increase are.

Country     Births               Deaths               Net increase
India     25 million births 2016, 9.6 million deaths, 15.4 million net increase
China     17.9 million  births 2016, 9.8 million deaths, 8.1 million net increase
Nigeria    6.8 million births, 2.3 million deaths, 4.5 million net increase
Pakistan   5.8 million births, 1.5 million deaths, 4.3 million net increase
Indonesia  5.0 million births, 1.7 million deaths, 3.3 million net increase
Bangladesh 2.9 million births, 0.8 million deaths, 2.1 million net increase
Egypt      2.7 million births, 0.6 million deaths, 2.1 million net increase
Mexico     2.4 million births, 0.65 million deaths, 1.75 million net increase
Brazil     2.9 million births, 1.2 million deaths, 1.7 million net increase
USA        4.0 million births, 2.6 million deaths, 1.4 million net increase

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