|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
The Top 10 Countries with the Highest Population in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/28/2014 9:10:21 AM
Do you ever wonder about which are the countries with the highest population in the world? Population rates tend to increase globally at a steady rate. However, some countries have managed to keep their numbers under control through promoting birth control ...
World population predictions: are we ignoring education?
MercatorNet - 10/30/2014 8:06:32 PM
and other demographic variables for each country around the world. The new projections are the first to structure population projections for all countries by age, sex, and education, rather than just age and sex, as is done by traditional demographic ...
Plan for caring and sharing to end extreme poverty in the world by 2030
The Irish Times - 10/31/2014 12:02:45 AM
It was decided early last year that the World Bank Group’s mission would ... faster income growth than the overall population. Nonetheless, the bottom 40 per cent struggle in poor and rich countries alike – the former for chronic reasons, and the ...
Toronto: 'most multicultural city in the world'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 10/19/2014 3:51:44 AM
While Pittsburgh, with a metro population of 2.4 million ... We have gone out to select the best and brightest in the world with a deliberate blindness to source country.” Immigration debates in Canada That doesn’t mean that Canada has no immigration ...
Study Says Curbing Population Growth Won’t Help Address Climate Change
Think Progress - 10/31/2014 2:50:23 PM
These included benign attempts to empower women around the world with greater access to contraception ... And the ways we can make at least some dent in global population growth — economic development of poor countries, more education and gender ...
The great disconnect: A big chunk of the world’s offline population actually lives in the U.S.
Washington Post - 10/2/2014 9:12:33 AM
Worse, the vast majority of the world’s “offline population” is concentrated in 20 countries. The United States, of all places, is one of them. (McKinsey & Co.) Admittedly, the United States contributes far fewer people to the global offline pool ...
Want To Save The World? Doctors Say The Answer Is To Stop Having More Than Two Children!
The Inquisitr - 10/31/2014 7:58:11 PM
... if you look carefully at projections and fertility rates across the world, the population is on track to stabilize this century, almost certainly by 2050.” “In 97 countries, the average [woman] now has fewer than two children. You need about 2.1 ...
Did Russia Really Boost Its Birthrate by Promising New Mothers Prize Money and Refrigerators?
Slate - 10/13/2014 6:32:10 PM
Russia is hardly the only country with worries about population decline—birthrates are falling below the replacement fertility rate in nearly every industrialized country in the world. Russia, though, has faced a significantly more dramatic demographic ...
World's biggest rhino horn bust: 18 on flight from Mozambique
Emirates247 - 11/1/2014 11:14:27 AM
South Africa is home to around 20,000 rhinos, some 80 percent of the worldwide population. The country is in the midst of a growing rhino poaching crisis, and has seen more than 730 rhinos killed this year.
Apple Pay Moves World Closer to Mobile Payment Acceptance
Wall Street Journal - 10/31/2014 3:54:48 PM
The reason Singapore is the top of the table is because 100% of the population is covered by a mobile network and the country’s telecommunication system is strongly regulated. MasterCard also says that Singapore’s legal system is efficient at settling ...
Cities are lapping countries on climate action
Grist - 9/29/2014 8:18:50 AM
In 2005, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group formed. Despite the name, there are now 69 affiliated cities from more than 40 countries, accounting for a twelfth of the world’s population. There are 12 member cities in the U.S. Mostly, these are green ...
But Score Better Than 13 Other Countries in Accuracy Placing 8th of 14
Ipsos in North America - 11/1/2014 8:29:49 AM
Ageing population: we over-estimate the Canadian population ... The survey was conducted in 14 countries around the world via the Ipsos Online Panel system in Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Poland, South Korea, Spain ...
What the Arab World Produces
Front Page - 9/29/2014 11:56:34 PM
In Egypt, the largest Arab country, 91 percent of women and girls are subjected to female genital mutilation, according to UNICEF. Not to mention the number of women in the Arab world who must ... against the non-Arab population in the region of Darfur ...
Reducing Food Loss and Waste to Feed the World’s Nine Billion People in 2050
Council on Foreign Relations - 10/30/2014 1:39:59 PM
Producing enough food for this population will require a 70 percent increase in agricultural production and $83 billion per year of investments in developing country agriculture ... particularly devastating for the world’s 470 million smallholder ...
The majority of people in these countries do not have Internet access
Market Watch Commentary - 10/2/2014 1:08:46 PM
More than 60% of the world’s population still isn’t plugged in to the Internet, and the rate of adoption is slowing, new data show. The entire the country of Myanmar is basically disconnected from what’s happening online, according to the Washington ...