|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
World Bank backs contraception, sexual health in Sahel region
Reuters - 3/31/2015 3:40:22 PM
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Transportation strike in Argentina shuts down country
Chron - 3/31/2015 11:44:09 AM
While transportation workers represent only a small part of the South American country's workforce ... if they don't want to have conflicts" with a large sector of the population.
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FOX News - 3/31/2015 7:36:36 PM
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 final live: Clarke being carried on shoulder by teammates
NVO News - 3/29/2015 1:12:25 PM
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Dawn - 3/30/2015 1:44:02 AM
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An Islander’s Bid to Be the World’s First Climate Refugee
Bloomberg - 3/30/2015 11:55:29 PM
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70% Of Ghana’s Population Is Unbanked
Spy Ghana - 3/31/2015 11:29:50 AM
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One of the Poorest Countries in the World Is About to Burn $7.6M Worth of Ivory
Motherboard - 3/30/2015 8:13:34 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 ...
IMF: China One of the World’s Most Unequal Countries
China Digital Times - 3/30/2015 3:20:05 PM
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) working paper on fiscal policy and income inequality in China and other developing countries shows that China is “one of the most unequal countries in the world ... last July 1% of the population controlled ...
World Population Day Fact: Half The World’s Population Live In These Six Countries!
The Inquisitr - 7/11/2014 10:11:01 PM
Today (July 11) is World Population Day, and according to latest data from the United Nations, the population of the world stands at a staggering 7.2 billion people. According to Business Insider, the U.N. data also revealed another staggering fact.
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ECNS - 3/31/2015 2:04:20 AM
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School Dropout Rate High Despite Efforts by States: Expert
The New Indian Express - 3/31/2015 2:32:57 AM
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Daily Mail - 10/10/2013 7:22:03 PM
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