Comparing Population Growth: China, India, Africa, Latin America, Western Europe, United States

This graph shows the dramatic change in population over the last 500 years in China, India, Africa, Latin America, Western Europe, and United States. (Note: the dip in 1950 of India's population was due to the partitioning of India creating Pakistan.) {Click on the image to take a closer look} Population growth since 1500 magnifying glass

See also: China: 2,000 Years of Income and Population Growth Last 2,000 years of growth in world income and population

Data estimates for population from Angus Maddison Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Groningen.

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