|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
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