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United States Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • United States Population is increasing
  • United States Population Density is increasing
  • United States Life Expectancy is increasing
  • United States Fertility Rate is increasing
Every year United States population is expected to increase by 1542686 people. United States contributes 4.08% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in United States is 79.995 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. United States owns 0.06142% of land i.e. 9147420 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 3 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

United States Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
United States Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
United States Population (in million) 308.64 331.43 354.71
United States Global Rank 3rd 3rd 3rd
United States Global Population Share 4.43% 4.25% 4.14%
United States Global Population Density 34.98 38.12 40.75
United States Global Population Density Rank 38th 40th 42nd
United States Average Life Expectancy 78.53 79.99 81.5
United States Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 40th 44th 44th
United States Fertility Rate 1.96 1.89 1.9
United States Fertility Rate Global Rank 136th 134th 115th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year United States population is expected to increase by 1542686 people. 
  • United States population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • United States will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • United States Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 3rd-4th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • United States population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 0.49%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of United States is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • United States contributes 4.08% of world's total population. 

United States
 Population Fact

United States
 Total Population Trend

United States
 Population Growth Rate

United States
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 308.64 Million 3rd
2020 331.43 Million 3rd
2030 354.71 Million 3rd
2040 374.06 Million 3rd
2050 389.59 Million 4th
2060 404.56 Million 4th
2070 419.16 Million 4th
2080 430.96 Million 4th
2090 439.87 Million 4th
2100 447.48 Million 4th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 308.64 Million 0.83%
2020 331.43 Million 0.7%
2030 354.71 Million 0.57%
2040 374.06 Million 0.43%
2050 389.59 Million 0.37%
2060 404.56 Million 0.36%
2070 419.16 Million 0.33%
2080 430.96 Million 0.26%
2090 439.87 Million 0.22%
2100 447.48 Million 0.19%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 308.64 Million 4.43%
2020 331.43 Million 4.25%
2030 354.71 Million 4.14%
2040 374.06 Million 4.06%
2050 389.59 Million 3.98%
2060 404.56 Million 3.95%
2070 419.16 Million 3.96%
2080 430.96 Million 3.97%
2090 439.87 Million 3.98%
2100 447.48 Million 4%

United-States Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • United States population density is 41.82 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • United States Ranks in range of 40th-48th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of United States. 

United States
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 34.98 38th
2020 38.12 40th
2030 40.75 42nd
2040 42.83 44th
2050 44.49 46th
2060 42.89 48th
2070 41.26 50th
2080 39.62 52nd
2090 37.97 54th
2100 36.31 56th

United-States Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in United States is 79.995 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • United States ranks 44th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

United States
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 78.53 40th
2020 79.99 44th
2030 81.5 44th
2040 83.01 44th
2050 84.42 45th
2060 85.62 45th
2070 86.71 45th
2080 87.78 45th
2090 88.84 47th
2100 0

United-States Average Fertility Rate

  • In United States, Women gives birth to 1.89 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in increasing trend. 
  • United States rank is in range of 134th-73rd in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

United States
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 1.96 136th
2020 1.89 134th
2030 1.9 115th
2040 1.9 100th
2050 1.91 84th
2060 1.91 73rd
2070 1.91 66th
2080 1.92 57th
2090 1.92 53rd
2100 1.91 46th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, United States population was 158804395 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.01%.Currently United States population is around 308641391 and by year 2030 its expected to be 354711670 .United States ranks 3rd when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of United States in 2010 was 78.539, in 2020 its 79.995 and by 2050 it will be 84.424.As mentioned in Highlight's United States population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is increasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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