|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
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 ...
World population predictions: are we ignoring education?
MercatorNet - 10/30/2014 8:06:32 PM
and other demographic variables for each country around the world. The new projections are the first to structure population projections for all countries by age, sex, and education, rather than just age and sex, as is done by traditional demographic ...
Plan for caring and sharing to end extreme poverty in the world by 2030
The Irish Times - 10/31/2014 12:02:45 AM
It was decided early last year that the World Bank Group’s mission would ... faster income growth than the overall population. Nonetheless, the bottom 40 per cent struggle in poor and rich countries alike – the former for chronic reasons, and the ...
Cleaveland: Finding a worldwide solution to population
Times Free Press - 10/30/2014 2:05:38 AM
World population is estimated at 7.24 billion this year ... An aging population will depend for its support on a shrinking workforce. Each country that the author highlights has its unique challenges. The author poses four questions: • How many people ...
Toronto: 'most multicultural city in the world'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 10/19/2014 3:51:44 AM
While Pittsburgh, with a metro population of 2.4 million ... We have gone out to select the best and brightest in the world with a deliberate blindness to source country.” Immigration debates in Canada That doesn’t mean that Canada has no immigration ...
The great disconnect: A big chunk of the world’s offline population actually lives in the U.S.
Washington Post - 10/2/2014 9:12:33 AM
Worse, the vast majority of the world’s “offline population” is concentrated in 20 countries. The United States, of all places, is one of them. (McKinsey & Co.) Admittedly, the United States contributes far fewer people to the global offline pool ...
Did Russia Really Boost Its Birthrate by Promising New Mothers Prize Money and Refrigerators?
Slate - 10/13/2014 6:32:10 PM
Russia is hardly the only country with worries about population decline—birthrates are falling below the replacement fertility rate in nearly every industrialized country in the world. Russia, though, has faced a significantly more dramatic demographic ...
Environmentalists: The World Could Use A Good Pandemic Or War
Townhall.com - 10/30/2014 3:02:54 AM
Newsweek, which, in 1975, warned the world of “global cooling,” and an impending ... called for family planning and birth control to slow growth in various countries. The cure? Population control, naturally. Their example? China. Again, in the very ...
Cities are lapping countries on climate action
Grist - 9/29/2014 8:18:50 AM
In 2005, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group formed. Despite the name, there are now 69 affiliated cities from more than 40 countries, accounting for a twelfth of the world’s population. There are 12 member cities in the U.S. Mostly, these are green ...
Chinese Authorities Are Shocked By The Results Of The Relaxed 'One Child' Policy
The Business Insider - 10/30/2014 3:24:22 AM
The world's most populous country has restricted most families to a single child ... Of those, 620,000 had been authorised, it added. China has a population of 1.36 billion, the National Bureau of Statistics said in January, but its working-age ...
Apple Pay Moves World Closer to Mobile Payment Acceptance
Wall Street Journal - 10/31/2014 9:13:57 AM
The reason Singapore is the top of the table is because 100% of the population is covered by a mobile network and the country’s telecommunication system is strongly regulated. MasterCard also says that Singapore’s legal system is efficient at settling ...
19 Countries Where The Gender Gap Is Smaller Than In The U.S.
The Huffington Post - 10/29/2014 4:54:27 PM
Overall, the highest ranked countries are largely European nations with high degrees of educational attainment, economic participation and political empowerment in the female population ... to additional data from the World Economic Forum, countries ...
Reducing Food Loss and Waste to Feed the World’s Nine Billion People in 2050
Council on Foreign Relations - 10/30/2014 1:39:59 PM
Producing enough food for this population will require a 70 percent increase in agricultural production and $83 billion per year of investments in developing country agriculture ... particularly devastating for the world’s 470 million smallholder ...
What the Arab World Produces
Front Page - 9/29/2014 11:56:34 PM
In Egypt, the largest Arab country, 91 percent of women and girls are subjected to female genital mutilation, according to UNICEF. Not to mention the number of women in the Arab world who must ... against the non-Arab population in the region of Darfur ...
Xiaomi – The New Emerging Star In The Smartphone World
Guru Focus - 10/31/2014 3:47:39 PM
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