|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
India Grows, Canada Disappears: Mapping Countries By Population
NPR News - 1/28/2015 2:30:44 PM
In the case of TeaDranks' cartogram, the attribute is population. A quick look at it, and a few ideas pop out: India has almost caught up with China as being the most populous country in the world. Nigeria quickly has become Africa's population hub ...
Here's what the world would look like if countries were as big as their population sizes
The Business Insider - 1/30/2015 10:24:59 AM
Because they portray our world in only two dimensions, continents and countries become skewed, as does our perception of how big they truly are. And that doesn't even factor in how many people actually live in these places. Inspired by a similar 10-year ...
Ranking Caribbean countries by population density
Curacao Chronicle - 1/30/2015 6:31:45 PM
The World Bank’s recently-released ... This one focuses on population density, or, to put it another way, what are the Caribbean’s most crowded and least crowded countries? According to the data, it’s Suriname that is the most sparsely populated ...
India Grows, Russia Shrinks: Mapping Countries By Population
KPBS - 1/28/2015 8:28:39 PM
In the case of TeaDranks' cartogram, the attribute is population. A quick look at it and a few ideas pop out: India has almost caught up with China as being the most populous country in the world. Nigeria has quickly become Africa's population hub ...
This is what the world looks like if you scale countries by population
Vox - 1/27/2015 9:16:57 AM
TeaDranks made a great cartogram showing the entire world with every country's size scaled to its population. One neat thing about this one is that unlike with some cartograms, the basic shapes of the countries are very recognizable. Such low-population ...
'Buffer zones, corridors crucial factors to conserve tiger population'
Zee News - 1/31/2015 6:27:34 AM
The booming tiger population in India has resonated happy echoes across the world. The tiger population figures in the country, which was released recently by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF), has seen a marginal rise from ...
Dear Pope Francis: Saving the World Requires Contraception
The Huffington Post - 1/30/2015 3:29:48 AM
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Population growth and menus are factors in world hunger calculus
Columbia Daily Tribune - 1/31/2015 5:58:56 AM
China and other countries in east Asia have accounted for much of the growth in global food demand in recent years, even though population growth rates there are among the lowest in the world. According to U.N. estimates, China’s population could peak in ...
What country is the world's largest coal producer?
Investopedia - 1/31/2015 6:41:53 AM
constructing railroads to lower product transportation costs and extract more coal from the interior of the country. Based on its production size, China is able to exert a strong influence on the world coal market with trade sanctions such as tariffs.
India's tiger population increases by 30% in past three years; country now has 2,226 tigers
Times of India - 1/20/2015 7:09:15 AM
The new tiger census, released by Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar, shows that India — which has 70% of the world tiger population — has registered an increase of 30 per cent in country's tiger population in the past three years.
Globalisation doesn't automatically make countries better off
Phys.org - 1/30/2015 11:07:56 AM
Only a small number of countries benefited from the first wave of globalisation ... Up until the mid-1800s the distribution of goods around the world was determined by sailing vessels which relied on global wind patterns to get from coast to coast.
The Partisan Movements in Belarus During World War II (Part One)
The Jamestown Foundation - 1/30/2015 3:39:57 PM
Belarus stands out from other European countries in terms of the casualty rates it suffered during World War II: close to one-third of the entire population of Belarus perished in the war. Another distinguishing feature of Belarus is the role played by its ...
You say the U.S. government is broken? So name a country that is doing it better?
Redding Record Searchlight - 1/29/2015 7:08:43 PM
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The Ghosts of Auschwitz in the Muslim World
Front Page - 1/30/2015 6:07:17 AM
In exile in Argentina, the world’s most wanted man was writing a defense ... an extraordinary accomplishment in a country with a working age population of 13 million suggesting that as many as one in fourteen adults might have bought a copy.
World Report 2015: Rights Aren’t Wrong in Tough Times
Human Rights Watch - 1/30/2015 10:03:30 AM
(Beirut) – Governments make a big mistake when they ignore human rights to counter serious security challenges, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its annual world report ... and minds” of the civilian population will require that the ...