Country Comparison > Population > TOP 10

3United States313,847,465

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, 2012

See also: Population map

Related News

Why the aging developed country population affects your portfolio
Yahoo Finance - 7/29/2014 6:29:14 PM
3 big-picture shifts you should pay attention to (Part 2 of 5) (Continued from Part 1) The developed world’s aging populations. Populations are rapidly aging in most developed countries (URTH). The proportion of the developed market population older ...

Nepal close to doubling Tiger population by 2022
Zee News - 7/29/2014 6:14:55 PM
Kathmandu: Nepal's tiger population has increased by 64 per cent in the last five years and the country plans to double their numbers by 2022, government said today. Addressing a gathering here on the occasion of World Tiger Day, Minister for Forest and ...

World population by country: UN guesses the shape of the world by 2100 - 5/5/2011 11:56:07 PM
According to the UN Population Division's best-case 'medium' estimate - and you can see the original report here - it will take 13 years to add the eighth billion, 18 years to add the ninth billion and 40 years to reach the tenth billion. Population expert ...

India Among World's Poorest Countries
Silicon India - 7/29/2014 10:22:28 AM
After World War II, the communists under Mao Zedong established ... Nigeria has 9 percent poor population residing in the country. It was under military rule for nearly 16 years, but in 1999 a new constitution was adopted. Nigerian government is working ...

Philippines population seen to hit 100m by July 27
Gulf News - 7/24/2014 11:11:21 AM
There are over 1.8 billion people aged 10 to 24 years old, making one quarter of the world’s population. Ninety per cent of those youth live in developing countries,” he said. He added that in the Philippines, there were 19.2 million youth in 2013.

490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 11/20/2010 11:59:42 PM
What if the world were rearranged so that the inhabitants of the country with the largest population would move to the country with the largest area? And the second-largest population would migrate to the second-largest country, and so on? The result would ...

South Africa: UNFPA, Youth Mark World Population Day
AllAfrica - 7/24/2014 11:57:17 PM
About 40 percent of South Africans are 35 years old or younger. To mark World Population Day, youth from around the country recently gathered near Pretoria to talk about what matters most to them As part of a recent event organised by the United Nations ...

Philippine Population Officially tops 100 Million - 7/28/2014 8:57:46 AM
The archipelago nation is now the world’s 12th largest country, ranking 35th of 238 countries or principalities in population density. That figure is deceptive, however. Much of the country’s land area of 298,170 sq km is on uninhabitable islands ...

World Population Day Fact: Half The World’s Population Live In These Six Countries!
The Inquisitr - 7/11/2014 10:11:01 PM
Today (July 11) is World Population Day, and according to latest data from the United Nations, the population of the world stands at a staggering 7.2 billion people. According to Business Insider, the U.N. data also revealed another staggering fact.

How the world would look if countries were in proportion to their online population (Canada has nearly disappeared)
Daily Mail - 10/11/2013 12:22:42 AM
Every day when you log online, you enter the world wide web: A place where most of Africa has disappeared and China has eclipsed Russia as the country with the world's largest land mass. At least that's what the world looks like according to a new map ...

World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/6/2007 11:53:29 PM
On the list of “fattest” countries ... population has a high susceptibility to abdominal obesity (which is not directly reflected in BMI calculations), the cut-off point for overweight is 23. There are currently 1.6 billion overweight adults in the world.

Turkey marks World Population Day as EU's youngest country - 7/11/2014 12:59:50 PM
Turkey has witnessed several demographic changes over the past few decades that have changed the age composition of its population, Turkish Statistical Institute's figures released Friday show. The report, issued by the Turkish Statistical Institute for ...

World’s Biggest Countries Rearranged According to Population
Planet Save - 1/2/2011 11:58:49 PM
One thing I often do with my students, when the opportunity arises, is ask them to tell me the 5 biggest countries according to geographic size and then ask them the 5 biggest countries according to population. I don’t know why, but I find such ...

Ranking Caribbean Countries By Population Density
Caribbean Journal - 10/22/2013 11:46:59 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 ...

World Population Prospects Report projected India to be most Populous Country by 2028
Jagran Josh - 6/14/2013 11:58:00 PM
The UN report titled World Population Prospects was released on 13 June 2013, forecasted that India will be the most populous country of the world by 2028 leaving behind China. The report also claimed that by 2025 the world population will increase by one ...

Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.