Country Comparison > Population > TOP 50

RankCountryPopulation
1China1,394,016,000
2India1,326,093,184
3United States332,639,104
4Indonesia267,026,368
5Pakistan233,500,640
6Nigeria214,028,304
7Brazil211,715,968
8Bangladesh162,650,848
9Russia141,722,208
10Mexico128,649,568
11Japan125,507,472
12Philippines109,180,816
13Ethiopia108,113,152
14Egypt104,124,440
15Congo, Democratic Republic of the101,780,264
16Vietnam98,721,272
17Iran84,923,312
18Turkey82,017,512
19Germany80,159,664
20Thailand68,977,400
21France67,848,160
22United Kingdom65,761,116
23Italy62,402,660
24Tanzania58,552,844
25Burma56,590,072
26South Africa56,463,616
27Kenya53,527,936
28Korea, South51,835,112
29Spain50,015,792
30Colombia49,084,840
31Sudan45,561,556
32Argentina45,479,120
33Ukraine43,922,940
34Uganda43,252,968
35Algeria42,972,880
36Iraq38,872,656
37Poland38,282,324
38Canada37,694,084
39Afghanistan36,643,816
40Morocco35,561,656
41Saudi Arabia34,173,496
42Malaysia32,652,084
43Angola32,522,340
44Peru31,914,988
45Uzbekistan30,565,412
46Nepal30,327,876
47Mozambique30,098,196
48Yemen29,884,404
49Ghana29,340,248
50Venezuela28,644,604

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, 2020

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