According to estimates, there were 3,800,750,379 women in the globe as of January 1st, 2019. There were roughly 3,868,358,699 men as of that day. That amounts to 7,669,109,078 people in total. According to UN figures, there are 101.7 men for every 100 women on the earth.
China and India are home to more than one-third of the world’s population. China had 18.5% of the world’s population as of December 2019, with India not far behind at 17.85%.
India is anticipated to have the world’s highest population by 2024. At 4.29%, the United States placed a far-off third. Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia, and Mexico round out the top ten nations. By 2024, Nigeria will surpass the United States in terms of population size due to its rapid population growth.
Most populous nations
countries where women outnumber men
Although there are somewhat more men than women in the world, this isn’t necessarily the case everywhere. In almost 125 countries, women outweigh men. There are more women in the population than men in Nepal, Hong Kong, Curacao, Martinique, Latvia, Guadeloupe, Lithuania, Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus, which are the top ten countries in the world.
Reproduction and Population
There were 151,141,033 live births worldwide in 2018. Women are having fewer children across all continents, despite what could seem to be a population surge. The average female birth rate worldwide as of 2017 was 2.5, but there is a significant difference between the continents. African women typically have 4.7 children, compared to European women who typically have 1.6.
the population’s age
The average age of people worldwide as of 2019 is 30. 7.5% of the population was 65 years of age or older and around 25.3% of people were under the age of 15. The remaining population between the ages of 15 and 64 is 4,802,743,202. There are 315,115,888 females and 250,596,060 males among those 65 and older.
Males outnumber girls in the younger age groups. There are 2,427,864,967 males and 2,374,897,006 females in the age group of 15 to 64. Males make up 1,004,638,355 of the population under the age of 15, while females make up 937,581,437 of this group.
Mortality and Population
A newborn born in 2015 might expect to live for an average of 70 years as of 2015. That figure is anticipated to rise to 77 by 2050. There were 59,329,031 fatalities worldwide in 2018. Ischemic heart disease, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Alzheimer’s disease, lower respiratory infections, diabetes, traffic accidents, respiratory cancers, diarrheal diseases, and tuberculosis are a few of the leading causes of death.
Forecasts of the population
The world population is growing quickly, however no one can predict how it will increase in the future. Every year, 83 million new people are born. According to estimates, 9.8 billion people will inhabit the planet by the year 2050, and 11.1 billion people will inhabit it by the year 2100.