|19||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||77,433,744|
|105||Papua New Guinea||6,552,730|
|112||United Arab Emirates||5,628,805|
|117||Central African Republic||5,277,959|
|124||Congo, Republic of the||4,662,446|
|128||Bosnia and Herzegovina||3,871,643|
|158||Trinidad and Tobago||1,223,916|
|184||Sao Tome and Principe||190,428|
|191||Micronesia, Federated States of||105,681|
|194||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||102,918|
|197||Antigua and Barbuda||91,295|
|198||Isle of Man||86,866|
|207||Saint Kitts and Nevis||51,538|
|208||Northern Mariana Islands||51,483|
|210||Turks and Caicos Islands||49,070|
|214||British Virgin Islands||32,680|
|220||Wallis and Futuna||15,561|
|226||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||5,716|
|228||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||2,840|
|234||Holy See (Vatican City)||842|
|235||Cocos (Keeling) Islands||596|
|238||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, 2014See also: Population map
11 Countries with Highest Muslim Population
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/4/2015 1:31:39 PM
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World Population Over 60 Will Double by 2050: WHO
News Max - 9/30/2015 2:47:59 PM
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U.S. Leads World in Mass Shootings
Wall Street Journal - 10/4/2015 7:05:06 AM
Its population is just under 65 million ... who studied mass shootings around world from 1966 to 2012, found that countries with higher rates of gun ownership recorded more mass shooters per capita. The U.S. ranks first in gun ownership per capita ...
Bangladesh plays down IS claim of killing another foreigner in the South Asian country
FOX News - 10/4/2015 6:00:41 AM
DHAKA, Bangladesh – Bangladesh's government on Sunday played down a statement by the Islamic State group that it was responsible for gunning down a Japanese man in the South Asian country ... where most of the population is Muslim, has been struggling ...
12 reasons why Luxembourg is the best country in the world
Fosters Daily Democrat - 10/4/2015 11:51:26 AM
Out of the total population of Luxembourg ... Luxembourg is the second-richest country in the world when looking at GDP per capita, with an annual average of $79,593,91, and, although not spared by the recession, it is still one of the countries in ...
Asian influx drives surge in U.S. immigrant population
Los Angeles Times - 9/25/2015 10:21:54 AM
After almost a decade of languishing growth, the nation's immigrant population increased ... in other parts of the world. New government data show there were 42.4 million foreign-born people in the U.S. last year, or 13.3% of the country's total population.
US leads the world in mass shootings: Study
Times of India - 10/2/2015 1:55:30 PM
The 90 mass shootings in the country are nearly a third of the 292 such attacks globally for that period. While the US has five per cent of the world's population, it had 31 per cent of all public mass shootings. READ ALSO: Oregon college shooting ...
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim: Shared Prosperity: Equal Opportunity for All
The World Bank - 10/1/2015 2:11:00 PM
But I know that we can succeed in achieving the twin goals of the World Bank Group: to end extreme poverty by 2030 and to boost shared prosperity for the bottom 40 percent of the population in developing countries. In the face of all the shocks and crises ...
Here's how people make ends meet in one of the poorest places in the world
Chron - 10/2/2015 12:58:14 PM
Niger is a country at peace. But a World Food Program distribution site in Torouf ... That means its inhabitants can only produce or purchase 20% of the amount needed for the population to be considered food secure. On a national level, 2.5 million ...
Unlocking potential of least developed countries must be litmus test of Global Goals – Ban
UN News Centre - 9/30/2015 11:59:10 PM
There are currently 48 countries classified by the UN as LDCs which together comprise more than 880 million people (about 12 per cent of world population), but account for less than 2 per cent of world GDP and about 1 per cent of global trade in goods.
The 9 Countries With the Most Entrepreneurs
Inc. - 10/1/2015 3:36:54 PM
But in some countries, becoming self-employed is ... the US ranks 41st in the world for having the most entrepreneurs, who make up 4.3% of the adult population. Meanwhile, Britain ranks 37th with 4.6%. The number is calculated by the percentage of the ...
AgriCorps Helps Elevate Agriculture in Developing Countries
Twin Falls Times-News - 10/4/2015 2:25:56 AM
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World Bank approves $250mn loan for Jordan
Utilities-me - 10/4/2015 11:08:29 AM
“We are pleased to continue supporting the Government of Jordan in implementing its ambitious and far reaching reform programs, which aim to bolster the country’s broad development agenda,” said Ferid Belhaj, World Bank Director for the Middle East.
How America Became the Most Imprisoned Nation in the World
VICE - 10/3/2015 3:10:04 AM
If states were countries, Cuba—with 510 per 100,000 persons behind bars—would rank 37 in the world for the highest percentage of its population in prison. Rwanda, at 41, would fall just behind the state of New York. "The United States accounts for five ...
The "Developing" World, You, and Your Role On Our Connected Planet
The Huffington Post - 10/2/2015 12:36:46 PM
As just one striking example, Lebanon's population has over a million registered refugees, yet it still has a higher concentration of billionaires than the United States. A health issue that starts in one country can put everyone around the world at risk.