|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
Third of countries struggling to meet the needs of aging population
Eurek Alert - 9/30/2014 8:34:57 PM
two-thirds of the world's over-60s live in low and middle-income countries and this will rise to four-fifths by 2050. The proportion of over-80s is growing fastest – projected to rise from two per cent now to four per cent of the global population by 2050.
Afghanistan is worst country for older people: index
Reuters - 9/30/2014 7:01:54 PM
The Asian country was ranked bottom for the second consecutive ... The report, which focused on pensions and warned that half the world’s population faces a bleak future without one, comes at a time when life expectancy continues to rise.
How the world would look if countries were in proportion to their online population (Canada has nearly disappeared)
Daily Mail - 10/10/2013 11:39:45 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’s Wildlife Population Dropped By More Than Half In 40 Years, WWF Report Says
International Business Times - 9/30/2014 8:17:39 AM
Wildlife population across the planet halved between 1970 ... respectively. Among all the world's regions, Latin American countries showed the biggest decline in biodiversity, with species populations falling by 83 percent. The report also put forth ...
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.
The World Lost over 50% of Its Wildlife Between 1970 and 2010
Softpedia News - 9/30/2014 11:38:05 AM
More precisely, the organization says that, within said time frame, the world's population of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish dropped by a whopping 52%. By the looks of it, this loss in biodiversity chiefly occurred in low-income countries.
The best and worst countries in the world to be old in
New Scientist - 9/30/2014 10:58:07 PM
The world's population is ageing, and we aren't prepared for it ... It is a concern because old people tend to have a worse quality of life in poor countries. The index predicts that as the poor world ages, millions face a bleak old age.
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 ...
The most corrupt countries in the world
USA Today - 7/14/2013 7:01:44 AM
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 ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 11/21/2010 6:57:52 PM
What if the world were rearranged so that the inhabitants of the country with the largest population would move to the country with the largest area? And the second-largest population would migrate to the second-largest country, and so on? The result would ...
Human Exploitation Reduces 52% Of Wildlife Population In 40 Years
International Business Times - 10/1/2014 11:29:44 AM
People's plunder and activity have caused a decline in wildlife population, a recent report says. With the increasing encroachment of land and resources due to hunting and poaching, the human world has halved the number of wild animals in the world in just ...
Half the world's population lives in these 6 countries
The Week Magazine - 8/22/2014 11:27:04 AM
China remains the world's most populous nation at 1.4 billion people, followed by India with 1.3 billion, according to UN figures. The United States, Indonesia, Brazil, and Pakistan combined all have just under 1 billion people. According to Pew Research ...
UN: India to be world's most populous country by 2028
BBC - 6/13/2013 11:59:11 PM
India looks set to overtake China as the world's most populous country from 2028, according to the United Nations. At that point, both nations will number 1.45 billion people. Subsequently India's population will continue to grow until the middle of the ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/7/2007 11:59:27 PM
Nauru tops a list of countries with the greatest percentage of overweight people, with an alarming 94.5% of its adult population (ages 15+) classified as such, based on the most recent estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO). The Federated States ...