|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's Jewish population may have reached pre-Holocaust level
Mashable - 7/1/2015 3:52:57 PM
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Al Bawaba - 7/2/2015 6:11:57 AM
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Benghazi, where Libya's anti-Gadhafi uprising began, is now a city shattered by fighting
FOX News - 7/2/2015 6:47:44 AM
The last destruction — albeit not on this scale — that city elders remember was during World War II, when Benghazi was captured by the British. But the city was quickly rebuilt after the war, in part thanks to the country's new-found oil wealth.
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National Geographic - 7/1/2015 3:17:10 PM
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HSBC's Douglas Lippoldt: Almost half of the world's population lives in 16 countries
Economic Times - 6/18/2015 9:48:59 AM
By Elena Holodny Nearly half of the world's population lives in China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ( ASEAN), which have a combined GDP of $21.2 trillion.
Smallest country in the world is now a marriage equality country
Dallas Voice - 6/22/2015 11:02:59 AM
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Japan's huge sex problem is setting up a 'demographic time bomb' for the country
Times Union - 7/1/2015 8:24:58 PM
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Lions returned to Rwanda 15 years after population wiped out
Washington Post - 7/1/2015 12:03:53 PM
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WB Update Says 10 Countries Move Up in Income Bracket
The World Bank - 7/2/2015 2:30:02 AM
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India reduces open defecation by 31%, according to UN report
Firstpost - 7/1/2015 8:07:40 AM
The other countries are Belize, Egypt ... Today, only 68 per cent of the world’s population uses an improved sanitation facility -– 9 percentage points below the MDG target of 77 per cent.
India to surpass U.S to become second largest smarthphone market by 2017: Report
Fone Arena - 7/1/2015 12:54:00 PM
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World Powers To Blame For 'Madness' In Syria: UN Secretary-General
International Business Times - 7/1/2015 3:52:57 PM
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What The World Would Look Like If Countries Were Scaled By Population
Io9 - 1/28/2015 8:39:59 AM
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Economy Watch - 7/1/2015 7:27:42 PM
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NDTV - 7/1/2015 8:00:30 AM
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