Gender ratio in the World

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date26 Aug 2021

As of 2021, There are 3,970,238,390 or 3,970 million or 3.930 billion males in the world, representing 50.42% of the world population. The population of females in the world is estimated at 3,904,727,342 or 3,905 million or 3.905 billion, representing 49.58% of the world population. The world has 65,511,048 or 65.51 million more males than females.

Gender Ratio in the World in 2021 is 101.68 males per 100 females. There were more females than males until 1957. In the world, the males to females ratio has increased from 99.692 in 1950 to at most 101.704 in 2011. It is now expected to decline at 100.296 in 2100.

The Majority of countries and regions in the world have more females than males. But the top two most populous countries China and India, have a higher male population with a margin. Therefore there are more males than females in the world. If the population of China and India is excluded, there are more females than males in the rest of the world.

The sex ratio at birth is 107 boys per 100 girls. With 106.6 boys per 100 girls (0-14 age group), there are 1,027,845,065 or 1.03 billion boys and 964,136,954 or 964 million girls worldwide. The males to females ratio is at the highest point of 107.142 for the age group 15-19. The men to women ratio is 103 for the group aged 15–64 and 81.8 for those over 65. The world has more women than men aged above 50. In the age group 60-64 years, there are five fewer men per 100 women. Women outnumber men by a ratio of 2-to-1 in the age group 90-94 years and 4-to-1 for centenarians.

World sex ratio by age group (2021)

Age group Male Female M per 100 F
00-04 349,524,863 328,762,461 106.315
05-09 344,376,197 323,101,366 106.585
10-14 333,944,005 312,273,127 106.940
15-19 318,945,048 297,685,602 107.142
20-24 309,162,637 289,633,429 106.743
25-29 305,182,551 287,318,181 106.218
30-34 310,514,056 296,871,527 104.595
35-39 282,814,059 274,255,969 103.120
40-44 252,146,917 247,107,979 102.039
45-49 241,799,413 238,718,420 101.291
50-54 225,715,496 226,212,742 99.780
55-59 196,711,317 200,284,929 98.216
60-64 160,773,193 168,566,244 95.377
65-69 131,891,628 143,926,627 91.638
70-74 91,526,291 106,285,613 86.114
75-79 56,736,973 71,231,681 79.651
80-84 34,405,737 48,840,181 70.446
85-89 16,760,709 27,614,863 60.695
90-94 5,932,421 12,172,566 48.736
95-99 1,239,874 3,377,405 36.711
100+ 135,005 486,430 27.754
Total 3,970,238,390 3,904,727,342 101.678

World sex ratio projections

Year Male Female M per 100 F
2020 3,929,973,953 3,864,824,776 101.686
2021 3,970,238,390 3,904,727,342 101.678
2022 4,009,829,762 3,944,122,815 101.666
2023 4,048,771,753 3,983,028,585 101.651
2024 4,087,120,942 4,021,484,313 101.632
2025 4,124,919,510 4,059,517,943 101.611
2026 4,162,157,763 4,097,118,888 101.587
2027 4,198,812,392 4,134,265,926 101.561
2028 4,234,898,159 4,170,965,142 101.533
2029 4,270,434,917 4,207,225,806 101.502
2030 4,305,436,923 4,243,050,448 101.470
2031 4,339,910,899 4,278,438,555 101.437
2032 4,373,852,542 4,313,375,331 101.402
2033 4,407,252,206 4,347,831,306 101.367
2034 4,440,095,078 4,381,767,627 101.331
2035 4,472,370,475 4,415,153,754 101.296
2036 4,504,074,999 4,447,973,886 101.261
2037 4,535,212,764 4,480,224,852 101.227
2038 4,565,789,971 4,511,903,674 101.194
2039 4,595,815,916 4,543,012,646 101.162
2040 4,625,296,608 4,573,550,774 101.131
2041 4,654,233,005 4,603,512,471 101.102
2042 4,682,621,447 4,632,886,682 101.074
2043 4,710,457,158 4,661,661,027 101.047
2044 4,737,734,121 4,689,821,228 101.022
2045 4,764,446,974 4,717,356,298 100.998
2046 4,790,594,256 4,744,260,506 100.977
2047 4,816,175,164 4,770,532,785 100.957
2048 4,841,185,395 4,796,172,170 100.939
2049 4,865,620,342 4,821,180,003 100.922
2050 4,889,476,137 4,845,557,763 100.906
2051 4,912,753,565 4,869,307,822 100.892
2052 4,935,453,152 4,892,431,345 100.879
2053 4,957,571,573 4,914,928,196 100.868
2054 4,979,104,640 4,936,797,579 100.857
2055 5,000,051,771 4,958,042,233 100.847
2056 5,020,412,842 4,978,665,376 100.839
2057 5,040,194,527 4,998,677,059 100.831
2058 5,059,409,622 5,018,095,577 100.823
2059 5,078,075,475 5,036,944,268 100.817
2060 5,096,206,210 5,055,242,628 100.810
2061 5,113,809,325 5,073,002,337 100.804
2062 5,130,888,155 5,090,230,106 100.799
2063 5,147,447,724 5,106,934,820 100.793
2064 5,163,492,010 5,123,123,758 100.788
2065 5,179,025,428 5,138,804,816 100.783
2066 5,194,053,780 5,153,988,340 100.777
2067 5,208,583,307 5,168,684,311 100.772
2068 5,222,619,255 5,182,900,492 100.766
2069 5,236,166,642 5,196,643,789 100.761
2070 5,249,230,689 5,209,921,878 100.754
2071 5,261,817,116 5,222,742,302 100.748
2072 5,273,931,257 5,235,114,891 100.741
2073 5,285,576,852 5,247,052,668 100.734
2074 5,296,756,940 5,258,570,356 100.726
2075 5,307,475,523 5,269,680,317 100.717
2076 5,317,738,950 5,280,392,918 100.707
2077 5,327,554,308 5,290,714,098 100.696
2078 5,336,927,273 5,300,646,539 100.684
2079 5,345,867,581 5,310,190,255 100.672
2080 5,354,379,377 5,319,347,767 100.659
2081 5,362,465,335 5,328,122,301 100.645
2082 5,370,133,905 5,336,522,995 100.630
2083 5,377,404,012 5,344,563,840 100.614
2084 5,384,293,799 5,352,261,475 100.598
2085 5,390,814,762 5,359,628,839 100.582
2086 5,396,974,743 5,366,670,244 100.565
2087 5,402,775,716 5,373,385,283 100.547
2088 5,408,222,031 5,379,775,369 100.529
2089 5,413,311,470 5,385,840,562 100.510
2090 5,418,039,595 5,391,579,045 100.491
2091 5,422,407,012 5,396,987,326 100.471
2092 5,426,415,421 5,402,060,538 100.451
2093 5,430,070,263 5,406,791,836 100.431
2094 5,433,370,147 5,411,173,279 100.410
2095 5,436,313,144 5,415,194,489 100.390
2096 5,438,896,622 5,418,843,939 100.370
2097 5,441,115,977 5,422,108,091 100.351
2098 5,442,971,345 5,424,971,970 100.332
2099 5,444,444,032 5,427,418,714 100.314
2100 5,445,522,121 5,429,429,547 100.296

World sex ratio estimates

Year Male Female M per 100 F
1950 1,266,259,556 1,270,171,462 99.692
1951 1,290,237,609 1,293,796,572 99.725
1952 1,313,854,525 1,317,007,099 99.761
1953 1,337,452,761 1,340,156,265 99.798
1954 1,361,313,827 1,363,532,916 99.837
1955 1,385,658,299 1,387,361,616 99.877
1956 1,410,643,211 1,411,800,049 99.918
1957 1,436,364,626 1,436,941,440 99.960
1958 1,462,864,325 1,462,822,358 100.003
1959 1,490,141,399 1,489,434,746 100.047
1960 1,518,186,702 1,516,763,013 100.094
1961 1,547,019,367 1,544,824,164 100.142
1962 1,576,718,930 1,573,701,871 100.192
1963 1,607,439,280 1,603,561,719 100.242
1964 1,639,369,357 1,634,608,964 100.291
1965 1,672,618,879 1,666,964,631 100.339
1966 1,707,237,584 1,700,684,971 100.385
1967 1,743,114,086 1,735,655,818 100.430
1968 1,779,990,693 1,771,608,414 100.473
1969 1,817,510,513 1,808,170,029 100.517
1970 1,855,390,166 1,845,046,876 100.561
1971 1,893,576,146 1,882,183,563 100.605
1972 1,932,065,603 1,919,584,566 100.650
1973 1,970,688,554 1,957,091,634 100.695
1974 2,009,259,331 1,994,534,610 100.738
1975 2,047,666,026 2,031,814,448 100.780
1976 2,085,824,424 2,068,842,328 100.821
1977 2,123,811,821 2,105,694,017 100.860
1978 2,161,887,547 2,142,645,985 100.898
1979 2,200,418,474 2,180,087,662 100.933
1980 2,239,689,027 2,218,314,439 100.964
1981 2,279,673,266 2,257,323,330 100.990
1982 2,320,329,587 2,297,056,915 101.013
1983 2,361,892,578 2,337,676,597 101.036
1984 2,404,645,371 2,379,366,139 101.062
1985 2,448,724,603 2,422,197,063 101.095
1986 2,494,279,319 2,466,288,679 101.135
1987 2,541,075,232 2,511,446,765 101.180
1988 2,588,387,929 2,557,038,065 101.226
1989 2,635,233,492 2,602,207,942 101.269
1990 2,680,895,262 2,646,335,779 101.306
1991 2,725,113,179 2,689,176,204 101.336
1992 2,768,050,729 2,730,869,164 101.362
1993 2,809,940,820 2,771,656,778 101.381
1994 2,851,196,996 2,811,953,432 101.396
1995 2,892,141,549 2,852,071,381 101.405
1996 2,932,815,962 2,892,075,969 101.409
1997 2,973,160,990 2,931,884,657 101.408
1998 3,013,295,709 2,971,498,366 101.407
1999 3,053,349,419 3,010,889,613 101.410
2000 3,093,433,858 3,050,059,948 101.422
2001 3,133,601,761 3,089,024,770 101.443
2002 3,173,900,449 3,127,872,723 101.472
2003 3,214,422,031 3,166,763,110 101.505
2004 3,255,262,626 3,205,896,765 101.540
2005 3,296,485,267 3,245,421,689 101.573
2006 3,338,132,929 3,285,384,988 101.606
2007 3,380,183,020 3,325,763,623 101.636
2008 3,422,546,382 3,366,542,290 101.664
2009 3,465,089,423 3,407,677,565 101.685
2010 3,507,703,635 3,449,119,953 101.699
2011 3,550,332,593 3,490,861,575 101.704
2012 3,592,963,006 3,532,864,951 101.701
2013 3,635,575,332 3,575,006,709 101.694
2014 3,678,161,837 3,617,128,922 101.687
2015 3,720,696,374 3,659,100,593 101.683
2016 3,763,157,221 3,700,864,713 101.683
2017 3,805,469,093 3,742,389,807 101.686
2018 3,847,487,861 3,783,603,252 101.688
2019 3,889,034,611 3,824,433,594 101.689