|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
Quality of life in Kenyan has improved: World Bank
Daily Nation - 7/2/2015 7:40:50 PM
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Mashable - 7/1/2015 3:52:57 PM
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theguardian.com - 7/2/2015 8:56:35 AM
It also discloses which countries have the highest migrant population. Among the report’s other key findings, it reveals that the EU lags behind the rest of the western world at integrating migrants into the local labour force. Migrants to the member ...
Benghazi, where Libya's anti-Gadhafi uprising began, is now a city shattered by fighting
FOX News - 7/2/2015 6:47:44 AM
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National Geographic - 7/1/2015 3:17:10 PM
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Al Bawaba - 7/2/2015 6:11:57 AM
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Has the global Jewish population finally rebounded from the Holocaust? Not exactly.
Washington Post - 7/2/2015 3:27:18 AM
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Smallest country in the world is now a marriage equality country
Dallas Voice - 6/22/2015 11:02:59 AM
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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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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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Lagos gets $200m World Bank credit
Vanguard - 7/2/2015 12:35:30 AM
World Bank Country Director for Nigeria, Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly, said: “This operation is designed to assist Lagos State in its quest to continue its recent success in spite of the challenges brought on by rapid economic and population growth.
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The Huffington Post - 7/2/2015 4:53:12 AM
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Lions Returned to Rwanda 15 Years After Population Wiped Out
New York Times - 7/1/2015 12:03:53 PM
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Io9 - 1/28/2015 8:39:59 AM
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Punch - 7/2/2015 2:08:34 AM
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