|19||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||77,433,744|
|105||Papua New Guinea||6,552,730|
|112||United Arab Emirates||5,628,805|
|117||Central African Republic||5,277,959|
|124||Congo, Republic of the||4,662,446|
|128||Bosnia and Herzegovina||3,871,643|
|158||Trinidad and Tobago||1,223,916|
|184||Sao Tome and Principe||190,428|
|191||Micronesia, Federated States of||105,681|
|194||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||102,918|
|197||Antigua and Barbuda||91,295|
|198||Isle of Man||86,866|
|207||Saint Kitts and Nevis||51,538|
|208||Northern Mariana Islands||51,483|
|210||Turks and Caicos Islands||49,070|
|214||British Virgin Islands||32,680|
|220||Wallis and Futuna||15,561|
|226||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||5,716|
|228||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||2,840|
|234||Holy See (Vatican City)||842|
|235||Cocos (Keeling) Islands||596|
|238||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, 2014See also: Population map
Which country has the world's best healthcare system?
The Guardian - 2/9/2016 6:56:28 AM
We look at how patients pay for healthcare around the world and the general standard ... About 85% of the population do this by taking out insurance with one of the country’s 124 non-profit Krankenkassen or “sickness funds”: public insurers, many ...
Which countries are most optimistic?
World Economic Forum - 2/9/2016 10:38:23 AM
In almost every country surveyed, over 50% of populations believe the ... with progress also achieved in getting more girls into the classroom. In 1981, 44% of the world’s population lived in poverty. By 2012 this number had been reduced to 12.7% ...
US one of the world's most fundamentalist countries: Noam Chomsky
Rediff - 2/9/2016 4:40:28 AM
There are not too many countries in the world where two-thirds of the population awaits The Second Coming, Chomsky said, adding that half of them think it is going to be in their lifetimes. "And maybe a third of the population believes the world was ...
Quality of schools is critical for economic growth in developing countries, Stanford expert says
Stanford News - 2/8/2016 6:03:22 PM
Stanford economist Eric Hanushek said that a country's economic growth is directly based on the cognitive skills of the population, or the "knowledge ... especially in the developing world, a Stanford scholar writes. Rates of school attendance, student ...
Qatar considering special courts for World Cup offenders
Win 98.5 - 2/8/2016 11:15:21 AM
Qatari officials have said that the 500,000 football fans expected to descend on their country during the World Cup will be allowed to consume ... be largely ignored by Qatar's predominantly young population, as it is swept away with the euphoria of ...
A mother-son trip inspired by 'the beautiful game'
Canada - 2/8/2016 1:52:50 PM
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Merkel says ‘horrified’ by Russian bombings in Syria
TheSacramento Bee - 2/8/2016 6:50:30 AM
Merkel said that Turkey and Germany will push at the United Nations for everyone to keep to a U.N. resolution passed in December that calls on all sides to halt without delay attacks on the civilian population ... Turkey, a key country on their route ...
Following in the US Footsteps: China Floods the World in Debt
CSR Wire - 2/8/2016 11:01:02 AM
But, the country has paid a terrible price for its growth ... If less than 5 percent of the world’s population (located in the U.S.) consumes more than 25 percent of the world’s resources, how can 19 percent of the world’s population (located ...
World Bank president due today
Dawn - 2/9/2016 3:21:43 AM
ISLAMABAD: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim will arrive ... country’s true potential with improved trade relations with neighbouring countries and to absorb a growing young population. This will be the first visit by Mr Kim to Pakistan since he assumed ...
Our World: Syria and the real demographic threat
The Jerusalem Post - 2/8/2016 10:21:04 PM
According to the World Bank, the population of Jordan stood at 5.29 million in 2004 ... they being eclipsed by the destabilizing impact of Syrian refugees in the north of the country. According to the September 2015 Chatham House report, although there ...
World Bank president to arrive today
Pakistan Observer - 2/9/2016 1:34:21 AM
The goal of NFIS was to enhance formal financial access to 50 percent of the adult population by 2020 ... and Institutions. The World Bank’s programme in Pakistan is governed by its Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) agreed with the government.
World Population To Increase To 9.7B By 2050; India Will Overtake China As Most Populous Nation: New Study
International Business Times - 10/2/2013 10:34:40 AM
The world’s population will climb to 9.7 billion in 2050, and India’s population is projected to overtake that of China, while some of the African countries with higher fertility rates will see their population doubling during the period, a new study ...
Mapping the Global Muslim Population
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life Project - 10/6/2009 11:59:11 PM
Most Shias (between 68% and 80%) live in just four countries: Iran, Pakistan, India and Iraq. These are some of the key findings of Mapping the Global Muslim Population: A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World’s Muslim Population, a new study ...
World population to peak by 2055: report
CNBC - 9/9/2013 11:52:03 AM
The latest numbers from the UN put the world population at 7.2 billion. While the UN forecasts the global population will reach 10.9 billion in 2100, Deutsche Bank believes it will be only 8 billion. Sanyal said that while developed countries have long had ...
World population projected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050
UN News Centre - 6/13/2013 9:07:23 PM
The current world population of 7.2 billion ... over the next 12 years and reach 9.6 billion by 2050, according to a United Nations report launched today, which points out that growth will be mainly in developing countries, with more than half in Africa.