|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
Does the United States really have 5 percent of the world’s population and one quarter of the world’s prisoners?
Washington Post - 4/30/2015 9:56:59 AM
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US News and World Report - 5/3/2015 4:02:40 AM
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HNGN - 5/2/2015 3:02:25 PM
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Expats in Israel see it as the most dynamic country
The Prague Post - 5/3/2015 4:19:58 PM
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What hope for Nigeria’s unbanked population?
The Nation - 5/3/2015 12:20:46 AM
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CNN - 5/1/2015 9:48:38 AM
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Daily Mail - 10/10/2013 7:22:03 PM
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A Country Forgotten: Madagascar's humanitarian crisis
Channel News Asia - 5/2/2015 4:49:48 PM
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What The World Would Look Like If Countries Were Scaled By Population
Io9 - 1/28/2015 8:39:59 AM
Redditor TeaDranks has created a super-interesting cartogram in which the size of each country is apportioned according to population. Suddenly, the largest countries in the world don't look so mighty — Russia and Canada, we're looking at you. What's ...
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Inquirer Opinion - 5/3/2015 3:58:30 PM
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The most corrupt countries in the world
USA Today - 7/14/2013 7:01:44 AM
(Photo: Kuni Takahashi, Getty Images file) More than half of the world's population believes corruption in the public sector is a very serious problem. Liberia and Mongolia are the two most corrupt countries in the world, according to a recent study.
The Top 10 Countries with the Highest Population in the World
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Cook: Reflections on our runaway population
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The Inquisitr - 7/11/2014 10:11:01 PM
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