|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
The 10 countries with the most prisoners
Market Watch - 11/24/2015 5:57:28 AM
According to the Institute for Crimilnal Policy Research’s World Prison Population list, almost half of the world’s prisoners are in the U.S., China or Russia — countries which account for just over a quarter of the world’s population. The ICPR ...
What India’s Growing Population Means for the World Economy as the Number of People in China Shrinks
The Wall Street Journal - 11/24/2015 11:12:26 AM
Most, though, will still be poor. Indeed, low-income countries will make up 14% of the world’s population in 2050, compared with 9% now. These are, therefore, the countries that are likeliest to provide immigrants. Next year, the world’s advanced ...
Leaving country will at least reduce population: Adityanath on Aamir’s remarks
India TV - 11/24/2015 11:05:16 AM
saying nobody has stopped him from leaving India if he wants to and it will help reduce the country’s population. The Gorakhpur MP also demanded that people like Khan who found India intolerant, should tell which part of the world they found tolerant and ...
For Poor Countries, Well-Worn Path to Development Turns Rocky
Wall Street Journal - 11/24/2015 2:18:33 PM
One of these days, Mr. Gajjar said, he’ll shut that down, too. Mr. Gajjar’s downsizing is part of a phenomenon in India and other poor countries, where the world’s population is growing most quickly, that is alarming many economists. The U.S. and ...
World’s poorest countries allowed to keep copying patent-protected drugs
THE CONVERSATION - 11/24/2015 1:11:08 AM
The World Trade Organisation has agreed to extend a waiver ... and include many African and some Asian countries. About half of the 900m population across these countries live on less than US$1.25 a day. All other countries, including developing countries ...
Two-thirds of Britons will own a smartphone by 2018, research finds
The Guardian - 11/23/2015 12:36:32 AM
Tablet use is also on the rise with half the country’s population expected to own one ... The rise of the tablet is mirrored in the smartphone world with 55% of the UK population expected to own one by the end of this year, rising to 69% by 2018.
More Countries Want More Babies – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 11/23/2015 1:19:29 AM
Whereas nearly 40 years ago 13 countries had policies to raise fertility, today the number has increased four-fold to 56, representing more than one-third of the world’s population. The most recent and largest addition to this pronatalist group of ...
On the Fast-Track to end AIDS by 2030: Focus on location and population
ReliefWeb - 11/24/2015 2:25:42 PM
To support countries with this approach, UNAIDS has released a new report, Focus on location and population: on the Fast-Track to end AIDS by 2030, which gives examples of more than 50 communities, cities and countries that are using innovative approaches ...
Climate pledges: A look at what different countries are doing
Japan Times - 11/22/2015 8:51:38 AM
Those countries account for about 93 percent of the world population and are responsible for roughly 93 percent of emissions blamed for driving dangerous levels of climate change. The voluntary pledges, dubbed Intended Nationally Determined Contributions ...
Pope Francis condemns extremist attack in Mali ahead of his three-country tour to Africa
Latino FOX News - 11/22/2015 6:52:56 PM
The three countries have their own narratives of ethnic and sectarian ... The proportion of African Catholics in the world population of Catholics increased from 7 percent to 16 percent between 1980 and 2012, according to a report this year by the Center ...
Singapore can solve First World’s problems, says QNB study
The Peninsula - 11/21/2015 10:07:23 PM
Unemployment was high at 14 percent with British military bases employing 16 percent of the population and accounting for nearly a fifth of GDP. Today, Singapore’s economy is one of the most dynamic in the world. The country acts as a global hub for ...
Good News (or World in Perspective)
The Huffington Post - 11/23/2015 12:58:00 AM
In education, data shows that, in 1820, only 12% of the world population was literate ... many conflicts used to decimate 50% of more of entire populations of a city or country, despite the rudimentary technologies in place. There were no international ...
The world's new top cause of death: Our diets
FOX News - 11/23/2015 9:14:55 PM
A landmark new study published in The Lancet, a medical journal, examined 79 different health risk factors across 188 countries. Researchers found ... That's nearly one-third of the globe's population. Some 600 million people are obese.
Adapt to realities of changing population demographics
AsiaOne - 11/24/2015 1:03:58 AM
However, countries with the greatest expansion of population at present, namely, Third World ones or those where contraception is forbidden, are not exploding with hope and optimism either. Indeed, without growth in job and business opportunities and ...
India is a great country but it has a lot to learn from Singapore: PM Modi
Firstpost - 11/24/2015 4:48:52 PM
He said Indians assimilated well with the country they went to. "They live by Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam -- the whole world is one family," Modi said. Indians number about 350,000 in Singapore's population of about 5.5 million. The prime minister said FDI has ...