Percent of world population, 2020 - Country rankings:
The average for 2020 based on 196 countries was 0.51 percent.The highest value was in China: 18.16 percent and the lowest value was in Andorra: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Definition: The population share of a particular country is measured as its population as percent of the total world population in a given year. Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.