|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 Population Trends Signal Dangers Ahead
The Epoch Times - 4/10/2014 11:52:58 PM
Currently at 7.2 billion, the world is projected to increase by almost another billion people, climbing to 8.1 billion by 2025. The population is older. Countries continue to age substantially, with those aged 60 or older the fastest growing segment.
The IMF and World Bank Are More Democratic Than They Look
Businessweek - 4/14/2014 8:10:29 AM
That’s why the U.S., still by far the world’s largest economy in market GDP, has the largest share of votes: about 15 percent in the bank and 17 percent in the fund. Compared with their share of global population, rich countries as a whole are ...
These 10 Countries Have The World's Highest Murder Rates
The Huffington Post - 4/10/2014 2:41:47 PM
from World Health Organization estimates. According to the study, almost half of the 437,000 murders took place in countries with just 11 per cent of the global population. In 2012, the Americas overtook Africa as the region with the highest rate of killings.
Poorest Country in the World 2014: 64% of World's Poorest Live in Just 5 Countries; Which Are They?
Latinos Post - 4/15/2014 3:44:27 AM
Among the poorest citizens in the world, more than majority of them - about 64% - are from these 5 countries. Statista's chart showed that "considering population as well, makes clear that the overall situation is much worse in India and Nigeria than it is ...
64% of World's Extreme Poor Live in Just 5 Countries
Mashable - 4/12/2014 8:55:49 AM
The following chart, created by Statista, shows the five countries with the highest populations of people living in extreme poverty, as well as the percent of the world's total population living in each.
Nigeria Ranks Third Among Countries Having Extremely Poor People, World Bank Says
AllAfrica - 4/10/2014 11:52:58 PM
Nigeria is third among countries with the highest population of extreme poor or people with abject poverty in the world, the World Bank has said. In its latest report on the world's poverty index, titled 'Prosperity for All - Ending Extreme Poverty', the ...
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 ...
Barbados among safest countries
Nation News - 4/15/2014 3:30:08 AM
In the 2010-2012 period, Barbados, whose population was calculated at less than 280 ... as indeed in all regions of the world, murder rates vary from country to country. Here is the Caribbean’s picture: Belize, the lone English-speaking Caricom state ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 11/20/2010 11:59:42 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 ...
Poverty levels falling, World Bank data shows
Jamaica Gleaner - 4/11/2014 10:30:03 AM
Calculations based on data released by the World Bank show that as at 2010 upwards of 30 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean or 5.4 per cent of the population in those countries were living below the poverty line. It also show that as at that ...
U.N.: World population to reach 8.1B in 2025
USA Today - 6/14/2013 7:15:50 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations forecast Thursday that the world's population will increase from 7.2 billion today to 8.1 billion in 2025, with most growth in developing countries and more than half in Africa. By 2050, it will reach 9.6 billion.
The World’s Murder Capitals
Slate - 4/11/2014 4:49:26 PM
According to the report, a group of countries—all of them in either the Americas or Africa—accounting for just 11 percent of the global population are the location of 46 percent of the world’s homicides. Honduras has the world’s highest homicide ...
How the world would look if countries were in proportion to their online population (Canada has nearly disappeared)
Daily Mail - 10/11/2013 12:22:42 AM
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 ...
Japan population drops for third year straight; 25% are elderly
Japan Times - 4/15/2014 12:12:41 PM
The number of people in the world’s third-largest economy dropped by ... the government has warned. Meanwhile, the country’s main working population aged 15 to 64 fell below 80 million as of Oct. 1, for the first time in 32 years due to the country ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/6/2007 11:53:29 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 ...