Current World Population

Current World Population and World Population Growth Since the Year One

World Population
A woman talks on her cell phone as a passenger jet flies over the Jari Mari slum before landing at Mumbai Airport, on February 3, 2009 in Mumbai, India. Getty Images

The world population has grown tremendously over the past two thousand years. In 1999, the world population passed the six billion mark.

Latest official current world population estimate, for mid-year 2013, is estimated at 7,095,217,980.

The chart below shows past world population data back to the year one and future world population projections through the year 2083.

World Population Growth

YearPopulation
1200 million
1000275 million
1500450 million
1650500 million
1750700 million
18041 billion
18501.2 billion
19001.6 billion
19272 billion
19502.55 billion
19552.8 billion
19603 billion
19653.3 billion
19703.7 billion
19754 billion
19804.5 billion
19854.85 billion
19905.3 billion
19955.7 billion
19996 billion
20066.5 billion
20096.8 billion
20117 billion
20258 billion
20439 billion
208310 billion