Historical World Population Data: Graphs

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 8 March 2015

The following graphs of historical population figures are based on multiple sources. The data are not of uniform reliability or methodology and may not represent uniform time series. They are presented as illustrative of the development of global demographic trends.

For tables and sources for this data see this page.

World and regional populations

Population of empires/nations/territorial holdings

Population by various demographic indicators

Population by religion

© 2015 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 8 March 2015.
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