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Map of countries by population for the year 2007
.This is a list of countries by population.^ List of countries by population growth rate .
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^ List of countries by population density 0 List of countries/dependencies by population density in inhabitants/km².

^ List of countries by population - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia See also: List of countries by past and future population, List of countries by population in 2005, and List of countries by population in 1907 .
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.The list includes independent countries and inhabited dependent territories based on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1.^ List of countries by population density 0 List of countries/dependencies by population density in inhabitants/km².

^ List of countries and territories by fertility rate .
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^ I > > > calculated for the first 15 countries in that list how many > > > distributed.net participants their are per 1000 inhabitants of that > > > country.
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Also given, as a percentage, is each country's population compared to the population of the world, which is currently 6,809,300,000.[1]
.Areas that form integral parts of sovereign states, such as the countries of the United Kingdom, are counted as part of the sovereign states concerned.^ Areas that form integral parts of sovereign states, such as the countries of the United Kingdom, are counted as part of the sovereign states concerned.

^ It is also clear that an important part of the in-migration during the 1990s has opted for an open country location especially in the lake, recreation and retirement areas.
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^ The results of attempts to tailor instruction to the interests and needs of students in the United States, such as with individually prescribed instruction and 'shopping mail schools,' have not been unmitigated successes.
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.Not included are other entities, such as the European Union,[2] that are not sovereign states, and dependent territories that do not have permanent populations, such as various countries' claims to Antarctica.^ For dependent and other territories, see Dependent territory .
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^ The other European countries accounted for 7.3%.

^ Member states of the European Union .
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[3]
.Figures used in this chart are based on the most recent estimate or projection by the national census authority where available and generally rounded off.^ The estimated total population of the world is .International Programs Center - census.gov Figures used in this chart are based on the most recent estimate or projection by the national census authority where available and generally rounded off.

^ The U.S. population clock is based on the national population estimates.
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^ Note: The U.S. POPClock is consistent with Census 2000 data and the most recent national population estimates.
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.Where national data is unavailable, figures are based on the July 1, 2009 estimate by the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.^ Where national data is unavailable, figures are based on the 2009 July 1 estimate by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs ?

^ The population estimate for July 1 of the given year.
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^ July 2009 estimates.
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[4] .Because the compiled figures are not collected at the same time in every country, or at the same level of accuracy, the resulting numerical comparisons may result in misleading conclusions.^ Because the compiled figures are not collected at the same time in every country, or at the same level of accuracy, the resulting numerical comparisons may result in misleading conclusions.

^ At the same time, he rejected Burdjanadze's request that Georgia be included in the recently adopted EU cooperation program embracing a dozen East European and Mediterranean countries.
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^ Languages_of_the_Philippines Philippines Country Commercial Guide - Business Travel English is the official business language, so Americans may not find a difficult time to strike up a conversation.
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.Further, the addition of all countries may not equal the world total.^ Further, the addition of all countries may not equal the world total.

^ "The top 3 billionaires in the world have assets greater than the combined GDP of all the 48 least developed countries and their 600 million population" .

^ Bangladesh may be the seventh-most populous country in the world, but their development system has failed to produce any convincing international players for several years now.
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.Sovereign states are listed in bold text and dependent territories in italic.^ States listed that do not have general recognition are in bold and italic.

^ Sovereign states are listed in bold text and dependent territories in italic.

^ List of sovereign states - Open Encyclopedia (Site not responding.
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.States listed that do not have general recognition are in bold and italic.^ States listed that do not have general recognition are in bold and italic.

^ Sovereign states are listed in bold text and dependent territories in italic.

.For a graphical version of this list, see list of countries by population (graphical).^ Also see list of countries and dependencies by population density.

^ List of countries by population in 1907 .

^ List of countries by past and future population .

.See also list of countries and dependencies by population density and the list of regional organizations by population.^ List of countries by population in the online encyclopedia.
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^ Also see list of countries and dependencies by population density.

^ Here's the population density stats by country.
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Contents

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.Figures indicated by "UN estimate" are based on the July 1, 2009 estimate by the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.^ Where national data is unavailable, figures are based on the 2009 July 1 estimate by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs ?

^ Population estimates base (April 1) 2000 .
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^ The U.S. population clock is based on the national population estimates.
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Rank Country / Territory Population Date Last Updated  % of World Population Source
1  China[5] 1,336,450,000 March 19, 2010 19.63% Chinese Official Population Clock
2  India 1,178,436,000 March 19, 2010 17.31% Indian Official Population Clock
3  United States 308,898,000 March 19, 2010 4.54% United States Official Population Clock
4  Indonesia 231,369,500 July 2009 3.4% Statistics Indonesia
5  Brazil 192,636,000 March 19, 2010 2.83% Brazilian Official Population Clock
6  Pakistan 169,010,500 March 19, 2010 2.48% Official Pakistani Population clock
7  Bangladesh 162,221,000 2.38% UN estimate
8  Nigeria 154,729,000 2.27% UN estimate
9  Russia 141,927,297 January 1, 2010 2.08% Federal State Statistics Service of Russia
10  Japan 127,430,000 February 1, 2010 1.87% Official Japan Statistics Bureau
11  Mexico 107,550,697 July 1, 2009 1.58% INEGI estimate
12  Philippines 92,226,600 Mid-2009 1.35%
13  Vietnam 85,789,573 April 1, 2009 1.26% Preliminary 2009 census results
14  Germany 81,757,600 January 1, 2010 1.2% Eurostat estimate
15  Ethiopia 79,221,000 July 2008 1.16%
16  Egypt 78,000,000 March 19, 2010 1.15% Official Egyptian Population clock
17  Iran 74,196,000 1.09% UN estimate
18  Turkey 72,561,312 December 31, 2009 1.07% Turkish Statistical Institute estimate
19  Dem. Rep. of Congo 66,020,000 0.97% UN estimate
20  France[7] 65,447,374 January 1, 2010 0.96% Official INSEE estimate
The figure for France without the overseas collectivities is 64,667,374.
21  Thailand 63,389,730 December 31, 2008 0.93%
22  United Kingdom 62,041,708 January 1, 2010 0.91% Eurostat estimate
23  Italy 60,275,846 September 1, 2009 0.89% Official ISTAT estimate
24  Myanmar (Burma) 50,020,000 0.73%
UN estimate
25  South Korea 49,773,145 December 31, 2009 0.73% Statistics Korea
26  South Africa 49,320,500 July 1, 2009 0.72% Statistics South Africa
27  Spain 45,989,016 January 1, 2010 0.68% Official INE estimate
28  Ukraine 45,962,900 January 1, 2010 0.67% Official UKRSTAT estimate
29  Colombia 45,356,000 March 19, 2010 0.67% Official Colombian Population clock
30  Tanzania 43,739,000 0.64% UN estimate
31  Argentina 40,134,425 June 30, 2009 0.59% Official INDEC estimate
32  Kenya 39,802,000 0.58% UN estimate
33  Sudan 39,154,490 April 22, 2008 0.58% 2008 Sudanese census
34  Poland 38,163,895 January 1, 2010 0.56% Eurostat estimate
35  Algeria 34,895,000 0.51% UN estimate
36  Canada 34,038,000 March 19, 2010 0.5% Official Canadian Population clock
37  Uganda 32,710,000 0.48% UN estimate
38  Morocco 31,755,000 March 19, 2010 0.47% Official Moroccan Population clock
39  Iraq 30,747,000 0.45% UN estimate
40  Nepal 29,331,000 0.43% UN estimate
41  Peru 29,132,013 June 30, 2009 0.43% Official INEI estimate
42  Venezuela 28,703,000 March 19, 2010 0.42% Official Venezuelan Population clock
43  Malaysia 28,306,700 0.42% Statistic Department of Malaysia
44  Afghanistan 28,150,000 0.4% UN estimate
45  Uzbekistan 27,488,000 0.4% UN estimate
46  Saudi Arabia 25,721,000 0.38% UN estimate
47  North Korea 24,051,706 October 2008 0.35% UNFPA
48  Ghana 23,837,000 0.35% UN estimate
49  Yemen 23,580,000 0.35% UN estimate
50  Republic of China (Taiwan) [8] 23,119,772 December 31, 2009 0.34% Official National Statistics Taiwan estimate
51  Australia[9] 22,193,000 March 19, 2010 0.33% Australian Official Population Clock
52  Syria 21,906,000 0.32% UN estimate
53  Romania 21,466,174 January 1, 2010 0.32% Eurostat estimate
54  Côte d'Ivoire 21,075,000 0.31% UN estimate
55  Sri Lanka 20,238,000 0.3% UN estimate
56  Mozambique 20,226,296 September 16, 2007 0.3% Mozambique's National Institute of Statistics
57  Madagascar 19,625,000 0.29% UN estimate
58  Cameroon 19,522,000 0.29% UN estimate
59  Angola 18,498,000 0.27% UN estimate
60  Chile 17,048,000 March 19, 2010 0.25% Official INE projection (p.36)
61  Netherlands 16,597,500 March 19, 2010 0.24% Official Netherlands population clock
62  Kazakhstan 15,776,492 July 1, 2009 0.23% National Statistics Agency estimate
63  Burkina Faso 15,757,000 0.23% UN estimate
64  Niger 15,290,000 0.22% UN estimate
65  Malawi 15,263,000 0.22% UN estimate
66  Cambodia 14,805,000 0.22% UN estimate
67  Mali 14,517,176 April 1, 2009 0.21% Preliminary 2009 census
68  Ecuador 14,147,000 March 19, 2010 0.21% Official Ecuadorian population clock
69  Guatemala 14,027,000 0.21% UN estimate
70  Zambia 12,935,000 0.19% UN estimate
71  Senegal 12,534,000 0.18% UN estimate
72  Zimbabwe 12,523,000 0.18% UN estimate
73  Greece 11,306,183 January 1, 2010 0.17% Eurostat estimate
74  Chad 11,274,106 June 2009 0.17% Chadian 2009 census
75  Cuba 11,204,000 0.16% UN estimate
76  Belgium 10,827,519 January 1, 2010 0.16% Eurostat estimate
77  Portugal 10,636,888 January 1, 2010 0.16% Eurostat estimate
78  Czech Republic 10,512,397 January 1, 2010 0.15% Eurostat estimate
79  Tunisia 10,432,500 July 1, 2009 0.15% National Statistics Institute of Tunisia
80  Dominican Republic 10,090,000 0.15% UN estimate
81  Guinea 10,069,000 0.15% UN estimate
82  Haiti 10,033,000 0.15% UN estimate
83  Hungary 10,013,628 January 1, 2010 0.15% Eurostat estimate
84  Rwanda 9,998,000 0.15% UN estimate
85  Bolivia 9,879,000 0.14% UN estimate
86  Serbia[10] 9,850,000 0.14% UN estimate
87  Belarus 9,480,200 January 1, 2010 0.14% Official statistics of Belarus
88  Sweden 9,345,135 January 31, 2010 0.14% Statistics Sweden
89  Somalia[11] 9,133,000 0.13% UN estimate
90  Benin 8,935,000 0.13% UN estimate
91  Azerbaijan 8,922,300 April 13, 2009 0.13% State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan
92  Austria 8,372,930 January 1, 2010 0.12% Eurostat estimate
93  Burundi 8,303,000 0.12% UN estimate
94  Switzerland 7,782,900 December 31, 2009 0.11% Official Switzerland Statistics estimate
95  Bulgaria 7,576,751 January 1, 2010 0.11% Eurostat estimate
96  Israel [12] 7,521,400 January 31, 2010 0.11% Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics
97  Honduras 7,466,000 0.11% UN estimate
98  Hong Kong 7,026,400 December 31, 2009 0.103% Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department
99  Tajikistan 6,952,000 0.102% UN estimate
100  Papua New Guinea 6,732,000 0.099% UN estimate
101  Togo 6,619,000 0.097% UN estimate
102  Libya 6,420,000 0.094% UN estimate
103  Paraguay 6,349,000 0.093% UN estimate
104  Laos 6,320,000 0.093% UN estimate
105  Jordan 6,316,000 0.093% UN estimate
106  El Salvador 6,163,000 0.091% UN estimate
107  Nicaragua 5,743,000 0.084% UN estimate
108  Sierra Leone 5,696,000 0.084% UN estimate
109  Denmark 5,534,738 December 31, 2009 0.081% Statistics Denmark
110  Kyrgyzstan 5,482,000 0.081% UN estimate
111  Slovakia 5,424,925 December 31, 2009 0.08% Statistics Slovakia
112  Finland [13] 5,357,700 March 19, 2010 0.079% Official Finnish Population clock
113  Turkmenistan 5,110,000 0.075% UN estimate
114  Eritrea 5,073,000 0.075% UN estimate
115  Singapore 4,987,600 Mid-2009 0.073% Statistics Singapore
116  Norway [14] 4,863,200 March 19, 2010 0.071% Official Norwegian Population clock
117  United Arab Emirates 4,599,000 0.068% UN estimate
118  Costa Rica 4,579,000 0.067% UN estimate
119  Ireland 4,459,300 April 1, 2009 0.065% Irish Central Statistics Office estimate
120  Croatia 4,435,056 January 1, 2009 0.065% Eurostat estimate
121  Central African Republic 4,422,000 0.065% UN estimate
122  Georgia [15] 4,385,400 January 1, 2009 0.064% Statistics Georgia
123  New Zealand 4,361,500 March 19, 2010 0.064% Official New Zealand Population clock
124  Lebanon 4,224,000 0.062% UN estimate
125  Puerto Rico 3,982,000 0.058% UN estimate
126  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,767,000 0.055% UN estimate
127  Palestine 3,761,646 December 1, 2007 0.055% 2007 Palestinian Bureau Census
128  Republic of the Congo 3,683,000 0.054% UN estimate
129  Moldova [16] 3,563,800 January 1, 2010 0.052% National Bureau of Statistics of Moldova
130  Liberia 3,476,608 March 21, 2008 0.051% 2008 Population and Housing Census
131  Panama 3,454,000 0.051% UN estimate
132  Uruguay 3,361,000 0.049% UN estimate
133  Lithuania 3,329,227 January 1, 2010 0.049% Eurostat estimate
134  Mauritania 3,291,000 0.048% UN estimate
135  Armenia 3,230,100 January 1, 2008 0.044% [2]
136  Albania 3,170,000 January 1, 2008 0.047% [3]
137  Kuwait 2,985,000 0.044% UN estimate
138  Oman 2,845,000 0.042% UN estimate
139  Jamaica 2,719,000 0.04% UN estimate
140  Mongolia 2,671,000 0.039% UN estimate
141  Latvia 2,248,400 January 1, 2010 0.033% Official Statistics of Latvia
142  Namibia 2,171,000 0.032% UN estimate
143  Lesotho 2,067,000 0.03% UN estimate
144  Slovenia 2,054,760 March 19, 2010 0.03% Official Slovenian population clock
145  Macedonia 2,048,620 January 1, 2009 0.03% Eurostat estimate
146  Botswana 1,950,000 0.029% UN estimate
147  Gambia 1,705,000 0.025% UN estimate
148  Guinea-Bissau 1,611,000 0.024% UN estimate
149  Gabon 1,475,000 0.022% UN estimate
150  Qatar 1,409,000 0.021% UN estimate
151  Estonia 1,340,021 January 1, 2010 0.02% [4]
152  Trinidad and Tobago 1,339,000 0.02% UN estimate
153  Mauritius [17] 1,288,000 0.019% UN estimate
154  Swaziland 1,185,000 0.017% UN estimate
155  East Timor 1,134,000 0.017% UN estimate
156  Djibouti 864,000 0.013% UN estimate
157  Fiji 849,000 0.012% UN estimate
158  Cyprus [18] 801,851 January 1, 2010 0.012% Eurostat estimate
159  Bahrain 791,000 0.012% UN estimate
160  Guyana 762,000 0.011% UN estimate
161  Bhutan 697,000 0.01% UN estimate
162  Comoros [19] 676,000 0.01% UN estimate
163  Equatorial Guinea [20] 676,000 0.007% UN estimate
164  Montenegro 624,000 0.009% UN estimate
165  Macau 542,200 December 31, 2009 0.008% Macau Statistics and Census Service
166  Solomon Islands 523,000 0.007% UN estimate
167  Suriname 520,000 0.008% UN estimate
168  Western Sahara 513,000 0.008% UN estimate
169  Cape Verde 506,000 0.007% UN estimate
170  Luxembourg 502,207 January 1, 2010 0.007% Eurostat estimate
171  Malta 416,333 January 1, 2010 0.006% Eurostat estimate
172  Brunei 400,000 0.006% UN estimate
173  Bahamas 342,000 0.005% UN estimate
174  Belize 322,100 June 30, 2008 0.005% Statistical Institute of Belize
175  Iceland 317,593 December 1, 2009 0.005% Statistics Iceland
176  Maldives 309,000 0.005% UN estimate
177  Barbados 256,000 0.004% UN estimate
178  Vanuatu 240,000 0.004% UN estimate
179  Netherlands Antilles 198,000 0.003% UN estimate
180  Samoa 179,000 0.003% UN estimate
181  Guam 178,000 0.003% UN estimate
182  Saint Lucia 172,000 0.003% UN estimate
183  São Tomé and Príncipe 163,000 0.002% UN estimate
184  Federated States of Micronesia 111,000 0.002% UN estimate
185  U.S. Virgin Islands 110,000 0.002% UN estimate
186  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 109,000 0.002% UN estimate
187  Aruba 107,000 0.002% UN estimate
188  Grenada 104,000 0.002% UN estimate
189  Tonga 104,000 0.002% UN estimate
190  Kiribati 98,000 0.001% UN estimate
191  Jersey 89,300 December 31, 2006 0.001% States of Jersey Statistics Unit[5]
192  Antigua and Barbuda 88,000 0.001% UN estimate
193  Northern Mariana Islands 87,000 0.001% UN estimate
194  Andorra 84,082 December 31, 2009 0.001% [6]
195  Seychelles 84,000 0.001% UN estimate
196  Isle of Man 80,000 0.001% UN estimate
197  Dominica 67,000 0.001% UN estimate
198  American Samoa 67,000 0.001% UN estimate
199  Bermuda 65,000 0.001% UN estimate
200  Marshall Islands 62,000 0.001% UN estimate
201  Guernsey 61,811 March 1, 2007 0.001% UN estimate: Series A, Table 2
202  Greenland 57,000 0.001% UN estimate
203  Cayman Islands 56,000 0.001% UN estimate
204  Saint Kitts and Nevis 52,000 0.001% UN estimate
205  Faroe Islands 48,660 January 1, 2010 0.001% Official statistics of the Faroe Islands
206  Liechtenstein 35,789 June 30, 2009 0.0005% [7]
207  Monaco 33,000 0.0005%
UN estimate
208  Turks and Caicos Islands 33,000 0.0005% UN estimate
209  Gibraltar 31,000 0.0005% UN estimate
210  San Marino 30,800 January 1, 2008 0.0005% [8]
211  British Virgin Islands 23,000 0.0003% UN estimate
212  Cook Islands 20,000 0.0003% UN estimate
213  Palau 20,000 0.0003% UN estimate
214  Anguilla 15,000 0.0002% UN estimate
215  Tuvalu 10,000 0.0001% UN estimate
216  Nauru 10,000 0.0001% UN estimate
217  Montserrat 5,900 0.0001% UN estimate
218  Saint Helena [21] 4,500 0.0001% UN estimate
219  Falkland Islands 3,000 0.00005% UN estimate
220  Niue 1,500 0.00003% UN estimate
221  Tokelau 1,200 0.00003% UN estimate
222  Vatican City 800 0.00002% UN estimate
223  Pitcairn Islands 50 0.000001% UN estimate

See also

References

  1. ^ International Programs Centre
  2. ^ The European Union is a sui generis supranational union whose sovereign members delegate to it by treaty certain powers that are often exercised by sovereign states. Its combined population has been estimated at 499,794,855 on January 1, 2009, it would be ranked 3rd if it were included in the list, and it has 7.34% of the world's population - see "Total population". Eurostat. http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/tgm/table.do?tab=table&language=en&pcode=tps00001. Retrieved 2009-07-25. .
  3. ^ Antarctica has no permanent residents, but a number of governments maintain permanent research stations throughout the continent. The number of people varies from about 1,000 in winter to about 5,000 in the summer.
  4. ^ a b Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division (2009) (.PDF). World Population Prospects, Table A.1. 2008 revision. United Nations. http://www.un.org/esa/population/publications/wpp2008/wpp2008_text_tables.pdf. Retrieved 2009-03-12. 
  5. ^ Figure refers to Mainland China only. It excludes the special administrative regions and areas controlled by the Republic of China (Commonly known as "Taiwan").
  6. ^ For the Conapo estimates, check under Republica Mexicana and press "Ver" for statistics.
  7. ^ Includes 7 French overseas collectivities: French Polynesia (259,596 inh. in Aug. 2007), New Caledonia (245,580 inh. on July 27, 2009), Mayotte (186,452 inh. in July 2007), Saint Martin (35,925 inh. in Jan. 2007), Wallis and Futuna (13,484 inh. in Jul. 2008), Saint Barthélemy (8,450 inh. in Jan. 2007), Saint Pierre and Miquelon (6,125 inh. in Jan. 2006).
  8. ^ Consists of the island groups of Taiwan, the Pescadores, Kinmen, Matsu, etc.
  9. ^ Includes Christmas Island (1,508), Cocos (Keeling) Islands (628), and Norfolk Island (1,828)
  10. ^ Includes Kosovo
  11. ^ includes Somaliland
  12. ^ UN figure for mid-2009 is 7,170,000, which excludes Israeli population living in the West Bank.
  13. ^ Includes Åland Islands
  14. ^ Includes Svalbard (2,701) and Jan Mayen Island
  15. ^ Figure includes the Republic of Abkhazia (216,000) and South Ossetia (70,000)
  16. ^ Includes Transnistria (555,347)
  17. ^ Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and St. Brandon
  18. ^ includes North Cyprus; UN estimate for mid-2009 is 871,000
  19. ^ Excludes the island of Mayotte.
  20. ^ A 2003 U.S State Department report states the following: "Although the 2002 census estimated the population at 1,015,000, credible estimates put the number at closer to 500,000. The opposition claimed that the Government inflated the census in anticipation of the December presidential election." (...) "Opposition leaders charged earlier in the year that census results showing a twofold population increase were flawed and that numbers were inflated to perpetuate election fraud." [1] The official census figures are available here.
  21. ^ Includes Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

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Simple English

This is a list of countries by population. This page has the name of almost every country in the world. There is a number to the right of every country's name. This number shows how many people live in the country. Countries with the most people are at the top. Countries with the least people are at the bottom.

This list comes from a book called CIA World Factbook 2005.

Also see: List of countries, List of countries by area, List of countries by population density, List of countries by continent, List of most populous nations by 2025, List of countries by date of nationhood, Thirty most populous cities in the world

How many people live in each country

Pos Country Number of People
1 China

Hong Kong
Macau
China Total

1,306,313,812

6,898,686
449,198
1,313,661,696

2 India 1,129,866,154
(3) European Union 457,030,418
3 United States

Puerto Rico
Guam
Virgin Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
American Samoa

United States Total

296,202,709

3,916,632
168,564
108,708
80,362
57,881

300,535,217

4 Indonesia 241,973,879
5 Brazil 186,112,794
6 Pakistan 162,419,946
7 Bangladesh 144,319,628
8 Russia 143,420,309
9 Nigeria 128,771,988
10 Japan 127,417,244
11 Mexico 106,202,903
12 Philippines 67,857,473
13 Vietnam 83,535,576
14 Germany 82,468,000
15 Egypt 77,505,756
16 Ethiopia 73,053,286
17 Turkey 69,660,559
18 Iran 68,017,860
19 Thailand 65,444,371
20 France

Reunion
Guadeloupe
Martinique
French Polynesia
New Caledonia
French Guiana
Mayotte
Wallis and Futuna
Saint-Pierre and Miquelon
France Total

60,656,178

776,948
448,713
432,900
270,485
216,494
195,506
193,633
16,025
7,012
63,213,894

21 United Kingdom

Jersey
Isle of Man
Bermuda
Guernsey
Cayman Islands
Gibraltar
British Virgin Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
Anguilla
Montserrat
Saint Helena
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Pitcairn Islands
United Kingdom Total

60,441,457

90,812
75,049
65,365
65,228
44,270
27,884
22,643
20,556
13,254
9,341
7,460
2,967
45
60,886,331

22 Democratic Republic of the Congo 60,085,804
23 Italy 58,103,033
24 South Korea 48,422,644
25 Ukraine 47,425,336
26 Burma 46,996,558
27 South Africa 44,344,136
28 Colombia 42,954,279
29 Spain 40,341,462
30 Sudan 40,187,486
31 Argentina 39,537,943
32 Poland 38,635,144
33 Tanzania 36,766,356
34 Kenya 33,829,590
35 Morocco

Western Sahara
Morocco Total

32,725,847

273,008
32,998,855

36 Canada 32,805,041
37 Algeria 32,531,853
38 Afghanistan 29,928,987
39 Peru 27,925,628
40 Nepal 27,676,547
41 Uganda 27,269,482
42 Uzbekistan 26,851,195
43 Saudi Arabia 26,417,599
44 Iraq 26,074,906
45 Venezuela 25,375,281
46 Malaysia 23,953,136
47 North Korea 22,912,177
48 Taiwan 22,894,384
49 Romania 22,329,977
50 Ghana 21,946,247
51 Yemen 20,727,063
52 Australia

Norfolk Island
Cocos Islands (Keeling Islands)
Christmas Island
Australia Total

20,090,437

1,828
628
361
20,093,254

53 Sri Lanka 20,064,776
54 Mozambique 19,406,703
55 Syria 18,408,752
56 Madagascar 18,040,341
57 Cote d'Ivoire 17,298,040
58 Cameroon 16,380,005
59 Netherlands

Netherlands Antilles
Aruba
Netherlands Total

16,407,491

219,958
71,566
16,699,015

60 Chile 16,136,137
61 Kazakhstan 15,185,844
62 Cambodia 13,607,069
63 Burkina Faso 13,925,313
64 Ecuador 13,363,593
65 Malawi 12,158,924
66 Niger 11,665,937
67 Zimbabwe 12,746,990
68 Guatemala 14,655,189
69 Angola 11,190,786
70 Senegal 11,126,832
71 Mali 12,291,529
72 Cuba 11,346,670
73 Zambia 11,261,795
74 Serbia and Montenegro 10,829,175
75 Greece 10,668,354
76 Portugal 10,566,212
77 Belgium 10,364,388
78 Belarus 10,300,483
79 Czech Republic 10,241,138
80 Tunisia 10,074,951
81 Israel

West Bank
Gaza Strip
Israel Total

7,026,000

2,749,615
1,376,289
11,128,504

82 Hungary 10,006,835
83 Chad 9,826,419
84 Guinea 9,467,866
85 Dominican Republic 8,950,034
86 Sweden 9,001,774
87 Bolivia 8,857,870
88 Somalia 8,591,629
89 Rwanda 8,440,820
90 Austria 8,184,691
91 Haiti 8,121,622
92 Azerbaijan 7,911,974
93 Burundi 6,370,609
94 Benin 7,460,025
95 Switzerland 7,489,370
96 Bulgaria 7,450,349
97 Honduras 6,975,204
98 Tajikistan 7,163,506
99 El Salvador 6,704,932
100 Paraguay 6,347,884
101 Laos 6,217,141
102 Sierra Leone 6,017,643
103 Libya 5,765,563
104 Jordan 5,759,732
105 Papua New Guinea 5,545,268
106 Denmark

Greenland
Faroe Islands
Denmark Total

5,432,335

56,375
46,962
5,535,672

107 Nicaragua 5,465,100
108 Slovakia 5,431,363
109 Togo 5,681,519
110 Finland 5,223,442
111 Kyrgyzstan 5,146,281
112 Turkmenistan 4,952,081
113 Georgia 4,677,401
114 Eritrea 4,561,599
115 Norway

Svalbard
Norway Total

4,593,041

2,701
4,595,742

116 Croatia 4,495,904
117 Moldova 4,455,421
118 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4,025,476
119 Singapore 4,425,720
120 Central African Republic 3,799,897
121 New Zealand

Cook Islands
Tokelau

        [Niue]

New Zealand Total

4,092,900

21,388

        2,166 
       1,392 

4,058,241

122 Costa Rica 4,016,173
123 Ireland 4,015,676
124 Lebanon 3,826,018
125 Republic of the Congo 3,039,126
126 Lithuania 3,596,617
127 Albania 3,563,112
128 Uruguay 3,415,920
129 Panama 3,039,150
130 Mauritania 3,086,859
131 Oman 3,001,583
132 Armenia 2,982,904
133 Liberia 3,482,211
134 Mongolia 2,791,272
135 Jamaica 2,731,832
136 United Arab Emirates 2,563,212
137 Kuwait 2,335,648
138 Latvia 2,290,237
139 Bhutan 2,232,291
140 Macedonia 2,045,262
141 Lesotho 1,867,035
142 Namibia 2,030,692
143 Slovenia 2,011,070
144 Botswana 1,640,115
145 The Gambia 1,593,256
146 Guinea-Bissau 1,416,027
147 Gabon 1,389,201
148 Estonia 1,332,893
149 Mauritius 1,230,602
150 Swaziland 1,173,900
151 Trinidad and Tobago 1,088,644
152 East Timor 1,040,880
153 Fiji 893,354
154 Qatar 863,051
155 Cyprus 780,133
156 Guyana 765,283
157 Bahrain 688,345
158 Comoros 671,247
159 Solomon Islands 538,032
160 Equatorial Guinea 535,881
161 Djibouti 476,703
162 Luxembourg 468,571
163 Suriname 438,144
164 Cape Verde 418,224
165 Malta 398,534
166 Brunei 372,361
167 Maldives 349,106
168 The Bahamas 301,790
169 Iceland 296,737
170 Belize 279,457
171 Barbados 279,254
172 Vanuatu 205,754
173 São Tomé and Príncipe 187,410
174 Samoa 177,287
175 Saint Lucia 166,312
176 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 117,534
177 Tonga 112,422
178 Federated States of Micronesia 108,105
179 Kiribati 103,092
180 Grenada 89,502
181 Seychelles 81,188
182 Andorra 70,549
183 Dominica 69,029
184 Antigua and Barbuda 68,722
185 Marshall Islands 59,071
186 Saint Kitts and Nevis 38,958
187 Liechtenstein 33,717
188 Monaco 32,409
189 San Marino 28,880
190 Palau 20,303
191 Nauru 13,048
192 Tuvalu 11,636
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193 Holy See (Vatican City) 921

Reference

  • CIA, 9 August, 2005.


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