|19||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||73,599,190|
|105||Papua New Guinea||6,310,129|
|115||United Arab Emirates||5,314,317|
|117||Central African Republic||5,057,208|
|124||Congo, Republic of the||4,366,266|
|128||Bosnia and Herzegovina||3,879,296|
|158||Trinidad and Tobago||1,226,383|
|184||Sao Tome and Principe||183,176|
|189||Micronesia, Federated States of||106,487|
|192||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||103,537|
|196||Antigua and Barbuda||89,018|
|197||Isle of Man||85,421|
|206||Northern Mariana Islands||51,395|
|207||Saint Kitts and Nevis||50,726|
|209||Turks and Caicos Islands||46,335|
|213||British Virgin Islands||31,148|
|218||Wallis and Futuna||15,453|
|225||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||5,831|
|227||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||3,140|
|233||Holy See (Vatican City)||836|
|234||Cocos (Keeling) Islands||596|
|237||Coral Sea Islands||0|
Definition: This entry gives an estimate from the US Bureau of the Census based on statistics from population censuses, vital statistics registration systems, or sample surveys pertaining to the recent past and on assumptions about future trends. The total population presents one overall measure of the potential impact of the country on the world and within its region. Note: Starting with the 1993 Factbook, demographic estimates for some countries (mostly African) have explicitly taken into account the effects of the growing impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. These countries are currently: The Bahamas, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Population map
A New Global Divide: More Than Half of the World's Population Lives in Countries That Are Falling Behind in Sustainable Development
Financial Content - 5/27/2015 6:57:38 PM
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 05/27/15 -- More than half of the global population lives in countries that are weak and falling behind the rest of the world across four key sustainability measures: income equality, civil society, governance ...
Internet & Mobile Phone Users Worldwide 2015: 50% Population Is On Internet [REPORT]
Dazeinfo - 5/27/2015 1:06:52 PM
With a population of more than 940 million, only 9.5% are online in the least developing countries. “ICTs will play an even more significant role in the post 2015 development agenda and in achieving future sustainable development goals as the world moves ...
The World Has Gotten a Lot Less Hungry
Newser - 5/27/2015 2:47:05 PM
That's "a reduction of 21.4%, notwithstanding a 1.9 billion increase in the world’s population," per the report ... and the number of countries on the continent battling food crises has doubled since 1990, to 24. The report includes an interactive ...
UN report: Number of hungry people down by 200 million since 1990
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/27/2015 9:06:28 PM
In the last 25 years, the number of hungry people in the world fell by about 200 million, with the most pronounced decreases found in developing countries, despite a population surge, according to the United Nations’ yearly hunger report, released ...
State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015
ReliefWeb - 5/27/2015 8:23:32 PM
In addition, 29 countries have met the more ambitious goal laid out ... Yet, alongside these challenges, the world population has grown by 1.9 billion since 1990, making reductions of the number of hungry people all the more striking, the report says.
UN hunger reduction report: India overtakes China, leads world's hunger list at 195 million
Firstpost - 5/28/2015 7:22:05 AM
In this country, the extended food distribution programme ... the report described the progress made as a significant achievement. Despite a growing population, the percentage of the world's people who don't have enough to eat has dropped to 13 percent ...
Half of world's population will be internet users by end of 2015: Report
MENAFN - 5/27/2015 6:00:22 PM
The world's population currently stands at 7.2 billion. The report, which was published by BBC on Tuesday, added that about 2 billion of those will be in the developing world. But just 89 million will be in countries such as Somalia and Nepal. These are ...
Social protection schemes hold key to beating world hunger, says UN
theguardian.com - 5/27/2015 1:56:59 PM
With half the world’s poor living in middle-income countries, economic inequality is a key reason ... but roughly 70% of the global population lacks access to some form of social security, the report said. The world’s next development agenda, the ...
EU countries' resistance could frustrate migrant relocation plan
Channel News Asia - 5/27/2015 4:55:56 PM
Under the proposals, migrants would be shared out according to each EU country's population, economy and unemployment rate. Germany would take around 22 percent of the migrants from Italy and Greece, or 8,700, while France would take 17 percent ...
How China Plans To Win The World Cup (In 2023)
ESPN - 5/27/2015 9:42:16 PM
Despite the country's population of 1.4 billion, in 2012, women's under-17 team coach, Zhang Chonglai, complained that he had only 300 players in the entire country to choose his World Cup squad from. But president Xi Jinping is a fan of the game and wants ...
Dubious distinction: India leads world hunger list; overtakes China
Economic Times - 5/28/2015 7:43:34 AM
India accounts for the highest estimated number of undernourished people in any single country , with an estimated 194.6 million, or about one in every four such people in the world ... to less than 5 per cent of the population. In India, the ...
Rate of world hunger dropping amid wider eradication efforts: UN report
Business Recorder - 5/27/2015 8:02:03 PM
short-term events to more protracted situations causing higher hunger rates in countries suffering from them. Yet, alongside these challenges, the world population has grown by 1.9 billion since 1990, making reductions of the number of hungry people all ...
World has 795m hungry people
The Daily Star - 5/27/2015 10:10:54 PM
In the developing world, the prevalence of undernourishment has declined to 12.9 percent of the population from 23.3 percent a quarter of a century ago, the report found. A total of 72 out of 129 countries monitored by the FAO have achieved the Millennium ...
UN: 22,000 fighters from 100 countries in Syria and Iraq
The Times of Israel - 5/27/2015 10:46:41 PM
A UN Security Council report focused on al-Qaeda has highlighted the growing threat of foreign fighters, saying that up to 22,000 recruits from over 100 countries around the world are on the ... danger to Western population centers. The report also ...
Developing countries register marginal drop in under-nourishment -report
en.starafrica.com - 5/27/2015 1:06:52 PM
The prevalence of under-nourishment in developing countries which measures the proportion ... healthy life – has declined to 12.9 percent of the population, the State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 (SOFI) released on Wednesday has disclosed.