USA: Population size

(measure: million; Source: United Nations Population Division)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

USA: Population size, in millions

: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1960 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 252.51 million with a minimum of 180.67 million in 1960 and a maximum of 326.69 million in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 326.69 million. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 197 countries is 41.91 million. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The population size of the USA and other countries is defined as the number of people living on the territory of the country. It includes domestic born and foreign born residents.

Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.
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