238 rows · Current Adult Population in the World: 15-64 years: 65.9% (male 2,234,860,865/female 2,187,838,153) (2011 est.) The age structure can also be used to help predict potential political issues. For example, the rapid growth of a young adult population unable to find employment can lead to unrest. total population: 86.2% male: 89.8% female: 82.6% (2016 est.) note: more than three-quarters of the world's 758 million illiterate adults are found in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa; of all the illiterate adults in the world, almost two-thirds are women (2014) School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) total: 12 years male: 12 years.
Definitions: Population by child and adult categories. Data presented for 2010 through 2017 are Vintage 2017 population estimates. Each year the U.S. Census Bureau revises their post-2010 estimates. Therefore, data presented here may differ from previously published estimates. Home > Population > World Population by Gender, Age, Fertility Rate, Immigration. Population by Gender, Age, Fertility Rate, Immigration. Source: World Population Prospect: the 2012 Revision - United Nations Population Division of the Department of Economic and .
Population ages 15-64 (% of total population) World Bank staff estimates based on age/sex distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision. License: CC BY-4.0. The world population density is 56.3 people per square kilometer (145.9 per mi 2) as of August 2019. This number is calculated using 7,669,109,078 people as the world population and 136,120,354 km 2 (52,556,368 mi 2)as Earth's total area.