1972 World Population

The population of all world countries for the year 1972.

1972 World Population By Country
RankCountryPopulationPeople SqKMDensity Rank
1China865,421,96792.876
2India579,509,428194.935
3United States209,284,00022.9149
4Russia131,768,6818.0191
5Indonesia127,234,65270.293
6Japan107,188,273294.125
7Brazil99,800,74011.9182
8Germany78,717,088225.831
9Pakistan71,121,08592.377
10Bangladesh70,676,996543.012
11Nigeria58,946,32164.7102
12United Kingdom56,079,000231.829
13Mexico55,984,29428.8139
14Italy54,365,564184.837
15France52,933,02582.785
16Ukraine48,026,62782.984
17Vietnam44,655,014144.048
18Philippines39,280,109131.753
19Thailand39,276,15376.990
20Turkey37,492,95348.7112
21Egypt34,807,41735.0130
22Spain34,513,16169.296
23South Korea33,505,000345.717
24Poland33,039,545108.666
25Ethiopia30,770,37230.8135
26Iran30,685,05520.0158
27Burma28,474,10243.6118
28Argentina24,779,7999.1188
29South Africa23,935,81019.7161
30Congo (Kinshasa)23,007,66910.1186
31Colombia22,542,89021.7155
32Canada22,284,5002.5217
33Romania20,662,64889.980
34Morocco16,660,67037.3126
35Taiwan15,226,039472.013
36North Korea14,956,211124.258
37Algeria14,760,7876.2197
38Tanzania14,706,59316.6167
39Peru13,954,70010.9185
40Kazakhstan13,541,6945.0204
41Netherlands13,340,427393.616
42Australia13,177,0001.7221
43Sri Lanka13,116,399202.934
44Afghanistan13,079,46020.1157
45Uzbekistan12,741,84830.0136
46Nepal12,388,52486.481
47Kenya12,044,78521.2156
48Sudan11,635,7076.3195
49Venezuela11,515,64913.1176
50Malaysia11,390,42634.7131
51Hungary10,394,091116.063
52Uganda10,136,42251.4107
53Iraq10,061,50623.0148
54Czechia9,862,158127.756
55Mozambique9,809,59612.5180
56Belgium9,709,100320.722
57Chile9,700,78813.0177
58Ghana9,352,14541.1121
59Belarus9,169,15645.2115
60Portugal8,970,45098.168
61Greece8,888,62868.099
62Cuba8,830,35580.487
63Bulgaria8,576,20079.189
64Sweden8,122,29319.8159
65Austria7,544,20191.578
66Cambodia7,452,15442.2120
67Yemen7,407,07514.0175
68Serbia7,337,52094.774
69Madagascar7,082,43012.2181
70Cameroon7,021,02814.9174
71Syria6,690,88436.4128
72Angola6,658,0325.3202
73Saudi Arabia6,472,7563.0215
74Switzerland6,401,400160.045
75Ecuador6,298,65122.8150
76Cote d'Ivoire6,171,63019.4162
77Zimbabwe5,861,13515.2173
78Mali5,769,3464.7206
79Guatemala5,509,59451.4107
80Burkina Faso5,433,88619.8159
81Azerbaijan5,393,68165.3101
82Tunisia5,303,50734.1132
83Niger5,060,2624.0209
84Denmark4,991,596117.660
85Georgia4,786,47568.797
86Malawi4,760,66650.6111
87Haiti4,676,857169.743
88Dominican Republic4,671,32996.770
89Finland4,639,65715.3172
90Slovakia4,593,43395.573
91Senegal4,588,69623.8146
92Bolivia4,565,8724.2208
93Zambia4,471,7676.0200
94Croatia4,225,31075.591
95Hong Kong4,115,7003835.74
96Rwanda3,992,121161.844
97Norway3,933,00412.9178
98Chad3,886,6433.1213
99Somalia3,840,1616.1199
100Bosnia and Herzegovina3,819,00074.692
101El Salvador3,791,291183.039
102Guinea3,787,79615.4170
103Moldova3,703,001112.664
104Burundi3,529,983137.551
105Lithuania3,213,27151.3109
106Tajikistan3,145,14122.2152
107Kyrgyzstan3,094,94516.1169
108Israel3,085,531151.846
109Ireland3,024,40043.9117
110Honduras2,965,14626.5144
111Laos2,964,40312.8179
112South Sudan2,936,7534.6207
113New Zealand2,929,10011.1184
114Sierra Leone2,879,01340.2122
115Puerto Rico2,847,132321.021
116Uruguay2,829,52616.2168
117Benin2,761,40725.0145
118Armenia2,647,03593.975
119Paraguay2,614,1046.6194
120Lebanon2,513,207245.728
121Latvia2,401,24438.6124
122Papua New Guinea2,330,1905.1203
123Turkmenistan2,313,1024.9205
124Albania2,263,55482.686
125Eritrea2,260,18722.4151
126Libya2,183,8771.2223
127Nicaragua2,182,91918.2165
128Singapore2,152,4003133.05
129Togo2,079,70438.2125
130Jamaica1,997,616184.438
131Central African Republic1,927,2603.1213
132Costa Rica1,834,79635.9129
133Slovenia1,694,51084.183
134Jordan1,628,24218.3164
135Macedonia1,617,70163.6103
136Panama1,616,89821.8154
137Liberia1,483,76715.4170
138Estonia1,397,39133.0133
139Congo (Brazzaville)1,340,4583.9211
140Mauritania1,332,7861.3222
141Mongolia1,320,5000.8226
142Kosovo1,277,849117.461
143Lesotho1,116,77936.8127
144Trinidad and Tobago975,199190.236
145Mauritius851,334419.414
146Kuwait841,93447.3113
147Oman834,5402.7216
148Namibia821,7821.0225
149Guyana742,8693.8212
150West Bank731,198129.655
151Cyprus640,72469.395
152Timor-Leste629,96142.4119
153Guinea-Bissau625,36122.2152
154Botswana619,3511.1224
155Fiji544,00029.8137
156Gabon538,0092.1219
157Montenegro527,67839.2123
158The Gambia517,10151.1110
159Swaziland480,10527.9141
160Suriname380,7972.4218
161Gaza Strip358,158994.97
162Luxembourg346,600134.052
163United Arab Emirates336,3254.0209
164Bhutan333,6348.7189
165Malta319,4301010.96
166Equatorial Guinea277,6039.9187
167Cabo Verde275,46768.398
168Macau261,2029262.52
169Comoros251,577112.664
170Barbados242,445563.811
171Bahrain230,800303.723
172Iceland209,2752.1219
173Djibouti196,9788.5190
174The Bahamas178,33217.8166
175Solomon Islands174,5006.2197
176Samoa148,48952.6106
177Curacao147,716332.718
178Brunei141,50026.9143
179Qatar131,14511.3183
180Belize127,6615.6201
181New Caledonia125,5006.9193
182French Polynesia124,00032.4134
183Maldives122,681411.715
184Saint Lucia106,953176.541
185Guam96,755177.940
186Grenada96,618280.926
187Vanuatu90,8007.4192
188Saint Vincent and the Grenadines88,717228.130
189Western Sahara87,1610.3227
190Tonga85,600119.459
191Sao Tome and Principe76,59579.588
192U.S. Virgin Islands76,319220.633
193Dominica71,86095.772
194Jersey70,268605.810
195Antigua and Barbuda67,016151.447
196Federated States of Micronesia60,42786.182
197Aruba59,421330.119
198Seychelles56,814124.957
199Isle of Man54,87795.971
200Guernsey53,818690.09
201Bermuda53,260986.38
202Kiribati50,63762.4104
203Greenland48,2580.0228
204Saint Kitts and Nevis45,524174.442
205Faroe Islands38,94628.0140
206Gibraltar28,5784396.63
207American Samoa28,202141.749
208Monaco24,37112185.51
209Marshall Islands23,729131.154
210Liechtenstein22,240139.050
211Andorra21,42545.8114
212Cook Islands21,34590.479
213San Marino18,481303.024
214Northern Mariana Islands13,57229.2138
215Palau12,41627.1142
216Montserrat11,978117.461
217Cayman Islands11,68044.2116
218British Virgin Islands10,01666.3100
219Wallis and Futuna8,50059.9105
220Sint Maarten8,374246.327
221Nauru6,800323.820
222Anguilla6,31869.494
223Turks and Caicos Islands5,9606.3195
224Tuvalu5,857225.332
225Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha5,82718.9163
226Saint Martin5,756105.867
227Saint Pierre and Miquelon5,67323.4147
228Saint Barthelemy2,43497.469

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