|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
Pakistan could become region's most water-stressed country by 2040: report
The Express Tribune - 9/1/2015 4:30:58 AM
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Micro-insurance offers families in poorer countries protection from destitution
The Guardian - 9/1/2015 12:16:15 PM
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The future is gray for the developed world
Japan Times - 9/1/2015 10:43:12 AM
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Is the world running out of space?
BBC - 9/1/2015 6:46:59 AM
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The Shocking Way Plastic Impacts the World’s Bird Population
onegreenplanet.org - 9/1/2015 11:47:37 AM
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Merkel: Refugee flood means ‘world sees Germany as country of hope’
Kentucky.com - 8/31/2015 7:19:47 PM
“The world sees Germany as a country of hope and of chances ... Eventually immigrants age and become part of the graying population crisis. But they are a short-term help in dealing with a population that is aging and declining to the point that he ...
Desert blooms: Saudi's agricultural exports soar despite world's lowest rainfall
Al Bawaba - 9/1/2015 4:59:36 AM
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Scientists squabble while Africa’s penguin population drops by 90%
Live Mint - 9/1/2015 2:32:16 PM
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Awful Announcing - 9/1/2015 9:38:46 AM
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Windows 10 Upgrade Your World Initiative: Beagle Freedom Project Wins; More Chances To Vote For Your Favorite Nonprofits In 10 Countries
The Street - 9/1/2015 3:15:13 PM
As part of the global Upgrade Your World initiative, Microsoft will be spotlighting 100 local nonprofit organizations making an impact in the following 10 countries ... line and more than 20 percent of the population is illiterate. More can be learned ...
India’s Hindu Population Drops for the First Time while Muslims are on the Rise
worldreligionnews.com - 8/31/2015 8:24:12 PM
While these small dips and rises may seem insignificant to most, in a country ... of the population for the first time since independence. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author and are not necessarily those of World Religion ...
In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without action on climate change by US, other countries
Lethbridge Herald - 9/1/2015 5:13:55 AM
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India to be world's most populous country by 2022, U.N. says
Latino FOX News - 7/29/2015 9:17:40 PM
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Africa projected to have only one low income country by 2050 - Report
World Stage - 9/1/2015 8:20:02 AM
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India Will Be Most Populous Country Sooner Than Thought, U.N. Says
New York Times - 7/28/2015 11:56:20 PM
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