|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
List of the World's Richest Countries and America's Special Role in It
The Huffington Post - 10/28/2014 12:45:06 PM
The world's richest countries are the ones where the median wealth per person ... in each given nation -- the person who is in the exact middle of that nation's population in terms of per-person wealth. Consequently, for example, if a Bill Gates or other ...
World billionaires double since crash
Daily Mail - 10/30/2014 1:29:51 AM
Research earlier this year found that these 85 people had access to wealth equal to that of half the world's population. If the world's billionaires ... health services in all of the world's poorest countries - said the report, entitled Even it Up: Time ...
The 15 Most Densely Populated Countries in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/28/2014 4:31:10 AM
On the one hand, the population of a country comprises all the inhabitants of that place, all the people that live there. For example, Japan is one of the most populated countries in the world, its population being approximately 127,090,000 inhabitants ...
15 Rich Countries That Control 84% of the World's Wealth
The Street - 10/29/2014 1:48:20 PM
Many of these countries are also among the largest in the world by population. In total, 3.7 billion people live in the world's richest countries, more than half the world's population. It would seem fair that a majority of the world's population would ...
Toronto: 'most multicultural city in the world'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 10/19/2014 3:51:44 AM
While Pittsburgh, with a metro population of 2.4 million ... We have gone out to select the best and brightest in the world with a deliberate blindness to source country.” Immigration debates in Canada That doesn’t mean that Canada has no immigration ...
The great disconnect: A big chunk of the world’s offline population actually lives in the U.S.
Washington Post - 10/1/2014 11:32:43 PM
Worse, the vast majority of the world’s “offline population” is concentrated in 20 countries. The United States, of all places, is one of them. (McKinsey & Co.) Admittedly, the United States contributes far fewer people to the global offline pool ...
Not even World War III will stop Unsustainable Human Population Growth. The ‘Fix’ lies with Lowering Impact
zmescience.com - 10/28/2014 7:33:07 PM
As I’m typing, there are 7,270,480,091 people alive in the world today and this figure ... far below the 2.1 ration need to replace the population, but immigration will keep them stocked), but as developing countries in Africa and Asia are expected ...
How will UK cities transform to meet the challenges of tomorrow?
blogs.msdn.com - 10/22/2014 6:11:21 AM
Will house 70% of the world’s population by 2050? Consume 80% of all electricity ... How are local authorities across the country responding to these challenges? Where does that transformation begin? If you feel overwhelmed by some of those challenges ...
Israelis growing hungry for vegan diet
Jewish Telegraphic Agency - 10/15/2014 11:34:37 AM
At nearly 4 percent of the country, activists say Israel has the highest per capita vegan population of anywhere in the world. And the trend appears to be accelerating. A survey conducted in January found that 8 percent of Israelis are vegetarian and ...
Even Worldwide Pandemic Can't Cull Unsustainable Human Population
Nature World News - 10/28/2014 4:41:19 PM
The country's one-child policy ... by a war or pandemic. They calculated the world's population would still grow to 8.5 billion by 2100. "We were surprised that a five-year WWIII scenario mimicking the same proportion of people killed in the First and ...
Cities are lapping countries on climate action
Grist - 9/29/2014 8:18:50 AM
In 2005, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group formed. Despite the name, there are now 69 affiliated cities from more than 40 countries, accounting for a twelfth of the world’s population. There are 12 member cities in the U.S. Mostly, these are green ...
An African Country That’s 0.3 Percent White Now Has A White President
Think Progress - 10/29/2014 2:38:26 PM
Guy Scott, a Cambridge-educated economist, was named interim president of Zambia on Wednesday after the country’s president, Michael Sata, died in a London hospital at the age of 77. A former farmer and legislator, Scott previously served as the country ...
Half the world's wildlife gone over last 40 years
CBS News - 9/30/2014 5:54:29 AM
WWF reports that the global human population already exceeds our planet's ... from 2010 show the Footprint resuming an upward trend. Just two countries account for a third of the the world's total Ecological Footprint: China, at 19 percent, and the United ...
World losing 2,000 hectares of farm soil daily to salt damage
Environmental News Network - 10/28/2014 6:18:33 AM
UNU study identifies ways to reverse damage, says every hectare needed to feed world’s fast-growing population. Every day for more than 20 years, an average of 2,000 hectares of irrigated land in arid and semi-arid areas across 75 countries have been ...
The majority of people in these countries do not have Internet access
Market Watch Commentary - 10/2/2014 1:08:46 PM
More than 60% of the world’s population still isn’t plugged in to the Internet, and the rate of adoption is slowing, new data show. The entire the country of Myanmar is basically disconnected from what’s happening online, according to the Washington ...