United States - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in United States was 311,591,900 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 311,591,900 in 2011 and a minimum value of 180,671,000 in 1960.

Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 180,671,000
1961 183,691,000
1962 186,538,000
1963 189,242,000
1964 191,889,000
1965 194,303,000
1966 196,560,000
1967 198,712,000
1968 200,706,000
1969 202,677,000
1970 205,052,000
1971 207,661,000
1972 209,896,000
1973 211,909,000
1974 213,854,000
1975 215,973,000
1976 218,035,000
1977 220,239,000
1978 222,585,000
1979 225,055,000
1980 227,225,000
1981 229,466,000
1982 231,664,000
1983 233,792,000
1984 235,825,000
1985 237,924,000
1986 240,133,000
1987 242,289,000
1988 244,499,000
1989 246,819,000
1990 249,623,000
1991 252,981,000
1992 256,514,000
1993 259,919,000
1994 263,126,000
1995 266,278,000
1996 269,394,000
1997 272,657,000
1998 275,854,000
1999 279,040,000
2000 282,162,400
2001 284,969,000
2002 287,625,200
2003 290,107,900
2004 292,805,300
2005 295,516,600
2006 298,379,900
2007 301,231,200
2008 304,094,000
2009 306,771,500
2010 309,349,700
2011 311,591,900

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in United States was 50.63 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 51.45 in 1981, while its lowest value was 50.51 in 1960.

Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of the country of origin.

Source: The United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1960 50.51
1961 50.54
1962 50.57
1963 50.60
1964 50.64
1965 50.68
1966 50.74
1967 50.80
1968 50.86
1969 50.90
1970 50.93
1971 50.92
1972 50.89
1973 50.86
1974 50.85
1975 50.88
1976 50.96
1977 51.08
1978 51.22
1979 51.33
1980 51.41
1981 51.45
1982 51.45
1983 51.42
1984 51.39
1985 51.36
1986 51.34
1987 51.33
1988 51.31
1989 51.29
1990 51.27
1991 51.24
1992 51.20
1993 51.17
1994 51.13
1995 51.10
1996 51.06
1997 51.03
1998 51.00
1999 50.97
2000 50.93
2001 50.90
2002 50.86
2003 50.82
2004 50.78
2005 50.76
2006 50.73
2007 50.72
2008 50.70
2009 50.68
2010 50.66
2011 50.63

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population