|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
How Many Muslims In The World? Islam Set To Overtake Christianity As Most Popular Religion, While US Population Also Rapidly Growing
International Business Times - 2/28/2017 11:08:33 AM
Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world and will overtake Christianity as the ... But a recent study showed that Europeans vastly overestimate the size of the Muslim population in their country. In France, people believed that the Muslim ...
South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts
CNN - 2/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
The two time points help define when lifespans in a population are extending due to improvements ... "The US spends more of its budget on health care than any other country in the world. Some say this is due to the huge amount of inequality," she said.
Facebook and The Economist to launch “The Inclusive Internet Index.” What does that mean?
www.one.org - 3/1/2017 4:36:38 PM
The index benchmarks the current state of global internet inclusion across 75 countries, which collectively represent approximately 90% of the world population and 90% of global GDP. It’ll be published on a microsite that’s open to the public ...
Biologists say half of all species could be extinct by end of century
The Guardian - 2/25/2017 11:58:02 PM
“Rich western countries are now siphoning up the planet’s resources ... you will need another four or five Earths Paul Ehrlich, biologist A world population of around a billion would have an overall pro-life effect, Ehrlich argued.
Where the world’s refugees live
Washington Post - 2/22/2017 6:10:50 PM
The United States is the third-largest country in the world, according to estimates from the CIA World Factbook. Our relatively small population of refugees and our relatively large overall population means that the United States has one of the lower ...
Muslims and Islam: Key findings in the U.S. and around the world
Pew Research Center - 2/27/2017 6:12:04 PM
Indonesia is currently the country with the world’s largest Muslim population, but Pew Research Center projects that India will have that distinction by the year 2050 (while remaining a majority-Hindu country), with more than 300 million Muslims.
Other view: The specter of famine: An impending crisis, made worse by war
Winona Daily News - 2/28/2017 8:23:54 AM
Beyond what are appalling conditions in certain parts of the world ... in the wars in the countries concerned. Somalia, in addition to two running years of drought, has been a scene of U.S. military involvement since late 1992. Its population of 10 ...
Why the Ultra-Wealthy Will Flock to London Even as Brexit Bites
Bloomberg - 3/1/2017 4:29:29 PM
“The forthcoming Brexit process will not result in an outflow of wealthy individuals from the U.K.,” Andrew Amoils, head of research at New World Wealth ... media and health-care industries in these countries is expected to help boost private wealth ...
How the world would look if countries were in proportion to their online population (Canada has nearly disappeared)
Daily Mail - 10/10/2013 8:26:28 PM
At least that's what the world looks like according to a new map published by the Oxford Internet Institute, which has enlarged and minimized countries according to their internet population. Additionally, each country is shaded according to how much their ...
The Top 10 Countries with the Highest Population in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/28/2014 9:10:21 AM
Do you ever wonder about which are the countries with the highest population in the world? Population rates tend to increase globally at a steady rate. However, some countries have managed to keep their numbers under control through promoting birth control ...
Population Growth By Country
worldatlas.com - 2/8/2017 11:56:44 PM
The population of the world has now surpassed 7 billion people, and it continues to increase at an alarming rate. Growth rates tend to vary from considerably from country to country, and, ironically, developing countries tend to experience higher rates of ...
EU Support In Niger Through 2016 Saved Lives Threatened By Hunger & The Lake Chad Crisis
wfp.org - 3/1/2017 4:29:29 PM
Niger faces high levels of malnutrition and food insecurity; nearly 20 percent of the population is unable to cover their ... assistance to the most vulnerable people across the country. WFP is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger ...
The most corrupt countries in the world
USA Today - 7/13/2013 11:59:24 PM
More than half of the world's population believes corruption in the public sector is a very serious problem. Liberia and Mongolia are the two most corrupt countries in the world, according to a recent study. In both countries, 86% of residents believe ...
Analysis: The world is ignoring an ‘unprecedented’ starvation crisis
The Spokesman-Review - 2/25/2017 5:07:02 AM
The world is in the grip of an astonishing and acute crisis ... may put as much as half the country’s population at risk of acute food insecurity. It was in Somalia in July 2011 when the United Nations last declared a famine. 260,000 people died there ...
Projection: South Korea to Lead World in Life Expectancy by 2030
MedPage Today - 2/20/2017 11:56:49 PM
Note that this forecasting study suggested multiple countries ... world. While the predictions indicate public health and healthcare successes, they also introduce new needs. "It is important that policies to support the growing older population are ...