Population (Total) in Germany

Source: World Bank, United Nations (World Population Prospects, The 2012 Revision, Low-fertility Assumption)
Last Updated: January 1, 2021

Total population reached 80.3 mil in 2020 in Germany, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.41 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, total population in Germany reached an all time high of 83.1 mil in 2019 and an all time low of 70.1 mil in 1950. When compared to Germany's main peers, total population in Austria amounted to 8.54 mil, 11.1 mil in Belgium, 65.3 mil in France and 37.2 mil in Poland in 2020.

Germany has been ranked 19th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of total population, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

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.


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