|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
World population predictions: are we ignoring education?
MercatorNet - 10/30/2014 8:06:32 PM
and other demographic variables for each country around the world. The new projections are the first to structure population projections for all countries by age, sex, and education, rather than just age and sex, as is done by traditional demographic ...
15 Rich Countries That Control 84% of the World's Wealth
The Street - 10/29/2014 11:53:48 AM
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 ...
Chart: Asia is the most optimistic part of the world
Washington Post - 10/30/2014 7:52:13 PM
The chart above, part of a slew of new data released by the Pew Global Attitudes Project, reflects one of the results of a survey regarding the population moods in a range of countries around the world. Populations in developing countries in Asia and ...
Cleaveland: Finding a worldwide solution to population
Times Free Press - 10/30/2014 2:05:38 AM
World population is estimated at 7.24 billion this year ... An aging population will depend for its support on a shrinking workforce. Each country that the author highlights has its unique challenges. The author poses four questions: • How many people ...
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 ...
Environmentalists: The World Could Use A Good Pandemic Or War
Townhall.com - 10/30/2014 3:53:00 AM
Newsweek, which, in 1975, warned the world of “global cooling,” and an impending ... called for family planning and birth control to slow growth in various countries. The cure? Population control, naturally. Their example? China. Again, in the very ...
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 ...
Chinese Authorities Are Shocked By The Results Of The Relaxed 'One Child' Policy
The Business Insider - 10/30/2014 3:24:22 AM
The world's most populous country has restricted most families to a single child ... Of those, 620,000 had been authorised, it added. China has a population of 1.36 billion, the National Bureau of Statistics said in January, but its working-age ...
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 ...
CREEDE HINSHAW: Population of Muslims in United States at 1 percent
Albany Herald - 10/31/2014 1:00:01 AM
Which nation has the largest population of Muslims? Again, take a guess before reading the answer. Almost nobody gets this question right. According to Stephen Prothero in his 2010 book “God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions that Run the World ...
19 Countries Where The Gender Gap Is Smaller Than In The U.S.
The Huffington Post - 10/29/2014 4:54:27 PM
Overall, the highest ranked countries are largely European nations with high degrees of educational attainment, economic participation and political empowerment in the female population ... to additional data from the World Economic Forum, countries ...
Ghana tops marijuana consumption in Africa, 3 in the world
Spy Ghana - 10/30/2014 3:56:00 PM
The United States of America (USA), which constitutes 5 percent of the world population the NACOB official noted ... “Besides, there are over 20 countries including Australia and New Zealand which has adopted the drug court system,” he said.
Faisal Mushtaq named among ‘500 Influential Muslims’ of the world
Pakistan Observer - 10/30/2014 6:54:57 PM
making up approximately 23% of the world’s population, or one-fifth of mankind. The Influential 500 Muslims as well as being citizens of their respective countries, they also have a sense of belonging to the ‘ummah’, the worldwide Muslim community.
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 ...
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 ...