|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
ISIS: Muslim-majority countries across the world overwhelmingly detest terrorist group
Times of India - 11/27/2015 4:52:28 PM
"(Respondents) also know that by their actions, ISIS are trying to turn the non-Muslim world against them ... of refugees across its borders. In no country surveyed did more than 15 per cent of the population declare support for ISIS, but in Pakistan ...
New Zealand obesity campaigner quits saying country has made 'no progress'
The Guardian - 11/27/2015 2:47:47 AM
Dr Robyn Toomath – a diabetes specialist and clinical director of general medicine at Auckland Hospital – says she has seen no progress in the battle to tackle the country’s obesity ... of New Zealand’s indigenous population, the Maori, are obese ...
The world is more educated than it’s ever been – how?
THE CONVERSATION - 11/27/2015 12:53:15 AM
That’s the largely positive picture of the state of education across the world published ... certainly reflects both the country’s massive economic growth over this period as well as the increasing urbanisation of the population. Over recent years ...
Zahid: M’sia too can compete with world in literary field
freemalaysiatoday.com - 11/27/2015 1:43:22 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia can be on par with advanced countries in the literary field if more academic ... the rate of one per cent or 1,000 books published for every one million population, but in Malaysia, only about 15,000 books were published for 27 ...
Ghana’s youth population to hit 5.3 million by the end of 2015
Citi FM Online - 11/27/2015 2:14:59 PM
... of the world’s population is between 10 and 24 years old. It is believed that the ambitions and triumphs of these energetic people will form the future. So as fertility rates in many parts of the world fall, a country with both increasing numbers of ...
Understanding Yemen conflict: ‘Destruction of a world heritage site may trigger reaction from public’
The Express Tribune - 11/26/2015 8:49:53 PM
Two thirds of the population of Yemen is in a difficult humanitarian situation. Perhaps, the destruction of world heritage sites will trigger ... of the structured and regional approach towards the country that Yemen is considered a problem, linked to ...
UC Browser Becomes World’s No. 2 Mobile Browser, Grabs Market Share of over 17%
IN - 11/25/2015 10:28:18 AM
All these three countries have a total population of 2.8 billion, accounting for over one third of the world’s population. UCWeb also boasts of the number one spot in Pakistan (33.76%, October 2015, StatCounter percent) and has been seeing encouraging ...
Changing the World: One Vasectomy at a Time
The Good Men Project - 11/26/2015 12:40:08 AM
Just this past November 13th, over 700 doctors in 40 countries participated in World ... In 2010, while working on a film about population on the planet, I met Dr. Doug Stein, one of the world’s leading providers of vasectomies. Doug’s passion was ...
Pope arrives in Kenya his 1st stop of a peace pilgrimage to 3 African countries
FOX News - 11/25/2015 3:57:34 PM
NAIROBI, Kenya – Brushing aside concerns for his security, Pope Francis arrived in Kenya on Wednesday for his first-ever visit to Africa, including to a country torn by sectarian ... especially for the civilian population or the U.N. peacekeeping operation.
Why can’t liberal Muslims get together to discuss issues that plague the Islamic world?
The Express Tribune - 11/26/2015 3:20:36 PM
Humanity is beset with a challenging situation like no other time in modern world history whereby the colossal monster ... surprised the hawkish elements within Europe by reiterating his country’s ‘humanitarian duty’ to honour refugees pouring ...
Number of African child brides to soar by 2050 as population grows: U.N.
Today - 11/26/2015 1:44:33 AM
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of child brides in Africa will more than double by 2050 if current trends persist because of rapid population growth and ... age is 15 in about a dozen African countries, and change is gradual.
Parched, famished Niger hard hit by climate change
Phys.org - 11/27/2015 12:13:18 PM
Agricultural output is increasing by two percent per year, while the population is growing at ... 10 percent critical threshold set by the UN World Health Organization. Many Nigerians decide to flee their country—but they do so at their great peril.
Gambia: Rural Development Significant for Least Developed Countries, Says UN Rep
AllAfrica - 11/26/2015 4:25:01 PM
According to her, the theme for the 2015 of Least Developed Countries Report is "Transforming Rural Economies", saying it is timely as the world leaders have endorsed ... "As the majority of the LDCs population live and work in rural areas, rural ...
What The World Would Look Like If Countries Were Scaled By Population
Io9 - 1/28/2015 11:38:56 AM
Redditor TeaDranks has created a super-interesting cartogram in which the size of each country is apportioned according to population. Suddenly, the largest countries in the world don't look so mighty — Russia and Canada, we're looking at you. What's ...
Developing countries urged to meet zero carbon world target
Fiji Times - 11/26/2015 7:52:37 PM
The Commonwealth is remarkably representative, comprising a third of the world's population representing every continent, a quarter of the world's countries, two members of the G7, a quarter of the G20, one of the world's two biggest countries, 31 small ...