Population and Vital Statistics Report


The Population and Vital Statisti cs Report presents most recent data on population size (total, male and female) from the latest available census of the population, national official population estimates and the number and rate (births, deaths and infant deaths) for the latest available year within the past 15 years. It also presents United Nations estimates of the mid-year population of the world, and its major areas and regions.

The tables of the latest population and vital statistics report are downloadable in pdf format below. A full explanation of each table can be found in the Technical Notes. Tables 2 and 3 of the report are updated every two weeks. A printed version is issued once a year in January. Subscriptions to the Population and Vital Statistics Report are available from the United Nations publications.

Latest available data:

Technical notes PDF (0.1 MB)
Table 1: Estimated mid-year population by major area and region, latest available data, PDF (0.1 MB)
(Last Updated: 31 January 2017)
Table 2: Population, latest available census and estimates, latest available data, PDF (0.1 MB)
(Last Updated: 2 November 2017)
Table 3: Live births, deaths, and infant deaths, latest available year, PDF (0.1 MB)
(Last Updated: 2 November 2017)

Current Print Volume:

Vol. LXIX (1 January 2017)new

Previous Print Volumes:

Vol. LXVIII (1 January 2016)
Vol. LXVII (1 January 2015)
Vol. LXVI (1 January 2014)
Vol. LXV (1 January 2013)
Vol. LXIV (1 January 2012)
Vol. LXIII (1 January 2011)
Vol. LXII, No.2 (1 July 2010)
Vol. LXII, No.1 (1 January 2010)
Vol. LXI, No.2 (1 July 2009)
Vol. LXI, No.1 (1 January 2009)
Vol. LX, No.2 (1 July 2008)
Vol. LX, No.1 (1 January 2008)
Vol. LIX, No.2 (1 July 2007)
Vol. LIX, No.1 (1 January 2007)
Vol. LVIII, No.2 (1 July 2006)
Vol. LVIII, No.1 (1 January 2006)