|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 population unlikely to stop growing this century
Nature - 9/19/2014 8:23:32 AM
Many African countries are bucking a global trend of having fewer babies and will continue to grow throughout the twenty-first century, a study suggests. The authors say that world population could top 12 billion by 2100, contradicting earlier predictions ...
Global population could top 12 billion by 2100
The Christian Science Monitor - 9/19/2014 4:41:38 AM
Contrary to some earlier projections, the world's population will soar through ... Raftery said the researchers used data on population, fertility, mortality and migration from every country and then predicted future rates using new statistical models.
World Population to Reach 11 Billion by 2100: Study
Nature World News - 9/19/2014 3:37:12 AM
World population is expected to reach 11 billion by 2100 ... Previously, the researchers had assumed that lower fertility rates in several African countries will result in a slow population growth. However, some countries - such as Nigeria - have seen ...
Boom! Earth's Population Could Hit 12 Billion by 2100
Wired News - 9/18/2014 1:54:00 PM
Raftery’s group took a finer grained look at the data, running population models on a country-by-country basis. “There is an 80 percent probability that world population, now 7.2 billion, will increase to between 9.6 and 12.3 billion in 2100,” they ...
World population may hit 11 billion by 2100
Green Prophet - 9/19/2014 8:09:13 AM
Instead, birth rates in most African countries have stagnated ... today around 5 billion people in 2050 and then start to decline. “Population, which had sort of fallen off the world’s agenda, remains a very important issue,” said Raftery.
World’s Population to Reach 11 Billion by 2100
cubiclane.com - 9/18/2014 8:06:14 PM
“We found that there was 70% probability that the world population will not stabilize in this century ... In Europe France should become the most populated country in 2100 country with 79 million inhabitants, against 66 million today.
A World With 11 Billion People? New Population Projections Shatter Earlier Estimates
National Geographic - 9/18/2014 6:47:30 PM
Both groups foresee India becoming the world's most populous country, with its numbers peaking around 2070 and declining to around 1.5 or 1.6 billion by 2100. Where they differ most is in their estimates of the coming population decline in China and of the ...
Feeling Crowded? World Population Set to Explode Even More
NBC News - 9/18/2014 11:55:18 PM
But many countries will have growing populations of elderly people, with ever-fewer young adults to support them. The world's population didn't reach 1 billion until 1804. It took 123 years to hit the 2 billion mark in 1927. This doubled to 4 billion in ...
World Population Won’t Stabilize This Century After All
Discover Magazine - 9/18/2014 12:56:44 PM
If an intervention like this can succeed, Sub-Saharan countries with high fertility rates may be able to achieve modern population sizes quickly without putting too much strain on the environment — and in a world where people on all continents contribute ...
Mobile money in developing countries
The Economist online - 9/19/2014 1:35:31 AM
Kenya leads the world in mobile money, with more active accounts than adults in its population. The total value of transactions made by mobile phone in 2013 was around $24 billion, more than half the country’s GDP. The leading mobile payment system in ...
How the world would look if countries were in proportion to their online population (Canada has nearly disappeared)
Daily Mail - 10/9/2013 11:55:15 PM
Every day when you log online, you enter the world wide web: A place where most of Africa has disappeared and China has eclipsed Russia as the country with the world's largest land mass. At least that's what the world looks like according to a new map ...
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.
Global population may boom well beyond the year 2050
New Scientist - 9/18/2014 6:26:01 PM
"Projections up to about 10 years ago projected world population to keep growing to ... For example, in the continent's most populous country, Nigeria, the United Nations predicts the population will decline. But the stalled decline in fertility means ...
World Population Prospects Report projected India to be most Populous Country by 2028
Jagran Josh - 6/12/2013 11:53:13 PM
The UN report titled World Population Prospects was released on 13 June 2013, forecasted that India will be the most populous country of the world by 2028 leaving behind China. The report also claimed that by 2025 the world population will increase by one ...
World population by country: UN guesses the shape of the world by 2100
theguardian.com - 5/5/2011 11:56:07 PM
According to the UN Population Division's best-case 'medium' estimate - and you can see the original report here - it will take 13 years to add the eighth billion, 18 years to add the ninth billion and 40 years to reach the tenth billion. Population expert ...