|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
Myanmar president signs off on controversial population law
Times of India - 5/23/2015 11:38:33 AM
Hard-line Buddhists have repeatedly warned that Muslims, with their high birthrates, could take over the country of 50 million even though they currently represent less than 10 percent of the population. "It's very disappointing," Khin Lay, a women's ...
Practise Celibacy, Reduce Population
The New Indian Express - 5/23/2015 3:17:29 AM
It’s a fact that majority of the countries around the world are today facing the biggest human crisis - population explosion. For a country like India , population explosion is nothing but a curse which is retarding the true development of the country as ...
India has more illiterates than anywhere in the world—partly because of a preference for sons
Quartz - 5/22/2015 4:58:53 AM
India is home to the world’s largest population of illiterates. And part of the blame, according to a new study, may lie in the country’s preference for sons over daughters. Part of the blame lies in the cultural preference towards the male sex ...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Population Growth to Slow in Asia
thepoultrysite.com - 5/23/2015 12:04:12 AM
Based on an estimate of continued expansion in global egg production, it appears that the world average ... has the third biggest population the total approaching 300 million by 2030. Pakistan, the fourth most populated country in the region, will expand ...
U.S., developed countries losing out as economic inequality rises, report finds
Washington Times - 5/22/2015 9:38:03 AM
Growing economic inequality is becoming a major problem for the world’s developed nations and could ... The income of the richest 10 percent of the population in OECD countries is now 9.6 times more than that of the poorest 10 percent, a roughly 6 ...
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 ...
World Bank: Gaza economy on 'verge of collapse'
egyptindependent.com - 5/22/2015 3:21:39 PM
"The current market in Gaza is not able to offer jobs leaving a large population in despair particularly the youth," Steen Lau Jorgensen, World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza, said in the report. "The ongoing blockade and the 2014 war ...
Prez favours WiFi facilities in public places across country
Zee News - 5/22/2015 7:03:33 PM
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday favoured rolling out of WiFi facilities in public places across the country to increase Internet penetration among the population and transform ... placing India second in the world behind China.
President Pranab Mukherjee favours WiFi facilities in public places across country
Economic Times - 5/22/2015 5:59:08 PM
On the contrary, there were 960 million mobile phones today thereby placing India second in the world behind China ... policies and programmes reach the general population in various parts of the country. In this context, the idea of bringing information ...
Why One of the Wealthiest Countries in the World Is Failing to Feed Its People
Truth Out - 5/22/2015 3:43:07 PM
Based on 2010 UK Census figures, per capita wealth in the UK is about US$182,825, but this wealth is not distributed evenly across the population ... manifesto to develop food production in this country as an export (as opposed to subsidising it in ...
Gaza’s unemployment rate is the highest in the world, says World Bank
The Indian Express - 5/22/2015 9:52:22 AM
“The current market in Gaza is not able to offer jobs leaving a large population in despair particularly the youth,” Steen Lau Jorgensen, World Bank country director for the West Bank and Gaza, said in the report. “The ongoing blockade and the 2014 ...
This ‘Project’ Story About A Small Victorian Country Town Embracing Burmese Refugees Is Bloody Lovely
Junkee. - 5/23/2015 4:14:45 AM
Nhill’s story is far from unique; population decline in rural towns has been a serious ... and thousands have fled Myanmar/Burma to start new lives in first-world countries. Several hundred Karen have put down roots in Nhill, turning the town from ...
World Bank Updated Forecast Predicts 2016-17 Kazakh Economic Growth Recovery
astanatimes.com - 5/22/2015 3:35:58 PM
Therefore, implementation of the plan and streamlining regulations consequently will lead to improvement of the business environment of the country ... population has escaped poverty, and “further poverty reduction is expected” according to the World ...
Baystate gets top marks in new 'Common Care' rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Mass Live The Republican - 5/22/2015 1:34:16 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Medical Center was one of just 34 hospitals in the country that U.S. News & World Report ranked as "high performing ... Dr. Evan Benjamin, senior vice president for quality and population health and chief quality officer for ...
Is Ireland About to Become the First Nation to Legalize Gay Marriage by Popular Vote?
VICE - 5/23/2015 12:11:22 AM
If the population votes Yes—as the polls suggest—Ireland will become the first country ever to legalize gay marriage ... As is common in much of the world, church attendance in urban centers is lower than that in rural communities.