|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
These are the 11 countries with the safest banks in the world
The Business Insider - 10/8/2015 6:53:12 AM
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India's poverty rate lowest among nations with poor population: World Bank
Firstpost - 10/6/2015 10:58:57 AM
but its poverty rate was lowest among countries having large number of poor population, a latest World Bank report has said. According to the report, the number of people living in extreme poverty around the world is likely to fall to under 10 per cent of ...
World Bank/IMF: Migration from poor countries to richer regions to be permanent feature of global economy
The Sofia Globe - 10/8/2015 1:48:23 PM
... IMF report says that large-scale migration from poor countries to richer regions of the world will be a permanent feature of the global economy for decades to come as a result of major population shifts in countries. According to the Global ...
Poverty to fall below 10% of world’s population - World Bank
Ghana Web - 10/6/2015 11:30:35 PM
It forecasts that the proportion of the world's population in this category will fall from ... The World Bank says the downward trend was due to strong growth rates in developing countries and investments in education, health, and social safety nets.
'India isn't the best place in the world to die'
Times of India - 10/6/2015 2:05:04 PM
The Index says, "As governments across the world work to improve life for their citizens, they must also consider how to help them die well. In many countries, older people make up an ever-growing proportion of the population. Meanwhile, the prevalence of ...
Rise of Minority Muslim Population Poses Challenge to India’s Democracy
Yale Global Online - 10/8/2015 3:14:17 PM
With a population of 310 million Muslims, India will become the largest Muslim “country” in the world. While Hindus will remain a majority population at 77 percent, the proportion of Muslims will increase from 14 percent in 2011 to 18 percent in 2050.
5 Smallest World Nations
Guardian LV - 10/8/2015 9:45:00 AM
Here are five of the smallest countries in the world today. 5. Grenada–This Caribbean nation is a mere 344 square kilometers in area and boasts a population of fewer than 100,000 residents. The island nation is also known as “The Island of Spice.”
Japan's Rugby World Cup success breaks world TV viewing record
The Guardian - 10/6/2015 10:51:48 AM
A fifth of Japan’s entire population watched recent match against ... watch their team demolish Samoa in their third game of the Rugby World Cup, in the latest demonstration of the country’s newfound love of the sport. The Brave Blossoms’ 26-5 ...
Mobile broadband is best prospect for connecting the developing world, UN says
Network World - 10/6/2015 11:59:13 PM
But the fact that only 43% of the total world population is online is among the disappointing ... But there are often parts of a country or communities where "affordable broadband has not been achieved, especially in rural and remote areas," the report ...
The most-spoken language by 2050
Patheos - 10/8/2015 10:27:57 AM
Meanwhile, China and many English-speaking countries are likely to experience a demographic slowdown, which could lead to an expected decline in the number of English speakers — from 8 percent to 3 percent of the world’s population. For Mandarin ...
Report: UK remains world’s best at end-of-life care
The Christian Institute - 10/6/2015 11:59:13 PM
The UK is the world leader in end-of-life care ... The Quality of Death Index only gave above average scores for 34 countries, and these account for just 15 per cent of the total adult population represented in the study. It also said the issue of ...
Up to one billion people at risk of blindness by 2050
Science Daily - 10/8/2015 1:34:04 PM
Half the world's population (nearly 5 billion ... (1) However, the problem is not limited to Asian countries alone, with data from western countries like the United States showing that the rate has increased markedly in adults in the last 30 years ...
World Bank President to visit Ghana next week
Modern Ghana - 10/6/2015 5:32:40 PM
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Japanese official slammed for calling childbirth a contribution to country
United Press International - 10/8/2015 3:35:45 PM
Last December, former Prime Minister Taro Aso had said the lack of people giving birth in the country is a "problem," and current ... Japan estimates the population as a whole will drop to 86.7 million by 2060 with 40 percent people who are older than ...
What The World Would Look Like If Countries Were Scaled By Population
Io9 - 1/28/2015 11:38:56 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 ...