|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
Syria regime to accept de facto partition of country
Japan Today - 5/24/2015 10:35:56 PM
Weakened by years of war, Syria’s government appears ready for the country ... where much of the population is located,” said Waddah Abded Rabbo, director of Syria’s Al-Watan newspaper, which is close to the regime. “The world must think about ...
Gear up for World Ethnic Day next month
Economic Times - 5/24/2015 11:08:44 AM
"World Ethnic Day is a day to celebrate the cultures of different ... in 160 countries - while considering only those that had at least one percent of country population. That is just an estimate, as the number for ethnic groups in the world would vary ...
Is the UK still a Christian country?
m.bbc.co.uk - 5/25/2015 1:13:25 AM
Pew's research also suggests there are likely to be more Muslims than Christians in the world by 2070, with Islam's share of global population equalling that ... at Easter that 'we are still a Christian country', but for how much longer?"
Myanmar population law raises fears for Rohingya minority
The Rakyat Post - 5/24/2015 4:02:14 PM
AFP pic Myanmar has enacted a population law that rights groups said on Sunday targets persecuted Rohingya Muslims, a minority group at the centre of a migration crisis that has seen thousands flee the country. Desperate Rohingya, together with Bangladeshi ...
Iraq warns terror ‘spillover’ will affect entire world
The Times of Israel - 5/24/2015 7:58:27 PM
We cannot expect that any Arab country can fight terrorism ... In Syria and especially Iraq, the Muslim world’s Sunni-Shiite divide explains much. Saddam Hussein was a Sunni who kept the more numerous Shiite population at bay; the US-led military ...
World View: Burma (Myanmar) Approves Birth Control Law Targeting Rohingya Muslims
Breitbart News - 5/24/2015 11:15:54 AM
However, officials in those three countries have been pushing the boats back out to sea when they approach shore, although an agreement last week may permit up to 7,000 to be sheltered temporarily. The new Population Control law was enacted in response to ...
Population of Tortoise on Verge of Decline in Coimbatore: environmentalist
The New Indian Express - 5/24/2015 6:36:43 AM
COIMBATORE: The population of tortoise is on the verge of decline in ... "These tortoises are smuggled to foreign countries for their meat. The star tortoises are especially good for improving soil fertility. If they are grown in the rural areas, they ...
A Rubio campaign blueprint, for all the world to see
Washington Post - 5/24/2015 2:54:49 AM
given population changes. Ayres also points out that the GOP’s support among whites is not evenly distributed across the country. He notes that Romney won “overwhelming margins” among whites in conservative Southern states, but won fewer than half ...
CONTROVERSIAL POPULATION BILL ENACTED IN MYANMAR
Punemirror - 5/24/2015 11:01:35 AM
The Population Control Health Care Bill — drafted under pressure ... Hard-line Buddhists have repeatedly warned that Muslims, with their high birthrates, could take over the country. 65-YEAR-OLD IS NOW A MOTHER OF 17 CHILDREN BERLIN Annegret Raunigk ...
Myanmar president signs off on population control law
The Miami Herald - 5/25/2015 12:16:09 AM
Hard-line Buddhists have repeatedly warned that Muslims, with their high birthrates, could take over the country of 50 million even though they currently represent less than 10 percent of the population. “It’s very disappointing,” Khin Lay ...
Gaza's Economy On Verge Of Collapse: World Bank Report
MENAFN - 5/24/2015 12:56:07 PM
the World Bank said on Friday. Repeated rounds of conflict, internal divisions and the embargo Israel and Egypt impose have left the territory "on the verge of collapse", the report said, with its 1.8 million population facing poverty and destitution ...
From the Stacks: ‘Around the World’ travels unfamiliar sites in honest look at world
News Tribune - 5/24/2015 9:38:40 PM
... describing the extreme poverty and deprivation faced by much of the world’s population. The chapters on what we term “undeveloped,” or third world, countries offer insight into what their citizens live with on a daily basis: civil war, genocide ...
While Erie's population sinks, refugee community grows
Goerie - 5/24/2015 4:06:24 AM
As Erie's population continues to sink, the only significantly growing population in the city is coming in from the rest of the world. Erie's refugee population ... and other refugees from around the country move there," Negash said.
Rohingya Muslims found on boat rescued by Myanmar navy | Reuters
Firstpost - 5/24/2015 9:07:03 AM
We will ensure that our actions will rescue people regardless of their country, religion or ethnic background. We are there to help human kind," said Win Myint, Deputy Minister of Immigration and Population. Southeast Asian nations will discuss the 'boat ...
The Rohingyas: A look into one of the world's most persecuted minorities
Deseret News - 5/24/2015 7:08:21 PM
But that has proven difficult for the Rohingyas as Southeast Asian countries have been playing ping-pong with ... the Rohingyas as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. The argued history One of the many conflicts between Myanmar’s ...