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GEOGRAPHY : List of Countries by Population
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Wednesday, 29 February 2012 01:33

 

List of Countries by Population

 

Rank

Country (or dependent territory)

Population

Date

% of world
population

1

China

1,347,350,000

December 31, 2011

19.26%

2

India

1,210,193,422

March 1, 2011

17.3%

3

United States

313,093,000

February 28, 2012

4.47%

4

Indonesia

237,641,326

May 1, 2011

3.4%

5

Brazil

192,376,496

July 1, 2011

2.75%

6

Pakistan

178,818,000

February 28, 2012

2.56%

7

Nigeria

162,471,000

July 1, 2011

2.32%

8

Russia

143,030,106

January 1, 2012

2.04%

9

Bangladesh

142,319,000

March 15, 2011

2.03%

10

Japan

127,770,000

February 1, 2012

1.83%

11

Mexico

112,336,538

June 12, 2010

1.61%

12

Philippines

94,013,200

July 1, 2010

1.34%

13

Vietnam

87,840,000

December 31, 2011

1.26%

14

Ethiopia

84,320,987

July 1, 2012

1.21%

15

Germany

81,796,000

August 31, 2011

1.17%

16

Egypt

81,606,000

February 28, 2012

1.17%

17

Iran

76,134,000

February 28, 2012

1.09%

18

Turkey

74,724,269

December 31, 2011

1.07%

19

Democratic Republic of the Congo

67,758,000

July 1, 2011

0.97%

20

Thailand

65,926,261

December 20, 2011

0.94%

21

France

65,350,000

January 1, 2012

0.93%

22

United Kingdom

62,300,000

July 1, 2010

0.89%

23

Italy

60,757,278

August 31, 2011

0.87%

24

South Africa

50,586,757

July 1, 2011

0.72%

25

South Korea

48,580,000

November 1, 2010

0.69%

26

Myanmar

48,337,000

July 1, 2011

0.69%

27

Colombia

46,401,000

February 28, 2012

0.66%

28

Spain

46,196,278

January 1, 2012

0.66%

29

Ukraine

45,644,419

December 1, 2011

0.65%

30

Tanzania

43,188,000

July 1, 2010

0.62%

31

Argentina

40,117,096

October 27, 2010

0.57%

32

Kenya

38,610,097

August 24, 2009

0.55%

33

Poland

38,092,000

July 1, 2010

0.54%

34

Algeria

37,100,000

January 1, 2012

0.53%

35

Canada

33,476,688

May 10, 2011

0.48%

36

Iraq

33,330,000

2011

0.48%

37

Uganda

32,939,800

July 1, 2011

0.47%

38

Morocco

32,477,800

February 28, 2012

0.46%

39

Sudan

30,894,000

April 22, 2008

0.44%

40

Peru

29,797,694

June 30, 2011

0.43%

41

Malaysia

28,334,135

July 6, 2010

0.4%

42

Uzbekistan

28,000,000

January 1, 2010

0.4%

43

Venezuela

27,150,095

November 30, 2011

0.39%

44

Saudi Arabia

27,136,977

April 28, 2010

0.39%

45

Nepal

26,620,809

June 22, 2011

0.38%

46

Afghanistan

24,485,500

2010-11

0.35%

47

Ghana

24,233,431

September 26, 2010

0.35%

48

North Korea

24,052,231

October 1, 2008

0.34%

49

Yemen

23,833,000

July 1, 2011

0.34%

50

Taiwan

23,230,506

January 31, 2012

0.33%

51

Mozambique

23,049,621

July 1, 2011

0.33%

52

Australia

22,843,782

February 28, 2012

0.33%

53

Syria

21,460,000

February 28, 2012

0.31%

54

Côte d'Ivoire

21,395,000

July 1, 2009

0.31%

55

Madagascar

20,696,070

2011

0.3%

56

Sri Lanka

20,653,000

July 1, 2010

0.3%

57

Angola

20,609,294

2012

0.29%

58

Cameroon

19,406,100

January 1, 2010

0.28%

59

Romania

19,042,936

October 20, 2011

0.27%

60

Chile

17,248,450

June 30, 2011

0.25%

61

Netherlands

16,725,902

December 31, 2011

0.24%

62

Kazakhstan

16,674,000

January 1, 2011

0.24%

63

Niger

16,274,738

July 1, 2012

0.23%

64

Burkina Faso

15,730,977

July 1, 2010

0.22%

65

Guatemala

14,713,763

July 1, 2011

0.21%

66

Mali

14,517,176

April 1, 2009

0.21%

67

Ecuador

14,483,499

November 28, 2010

0.21%

68

Cambodia

13,395,682

March 3, 2008

0.19%

69

Malawi

13,077,160

June 1, 2008

0.19%

70

Zambia

13,046,508

October 16, 2010

0.19%

71

Senegal

12,855,153

July 1, 2011

0.18%

72

Zimbabwe

12,754,000

July 1, 2011

0.18%

73

Chad

11,274,106

May 20, 2009

0.16%

74

Cuba

11,241,161

December 31, 2010

0.16%

75

Belgium

10,839,905

January 1, 2010

0.15%

76

Greece

10,787,690

June 1, 2011

0.15%

77

Rwanda

10,718,379

July 1, 2011

0.15%

78

Tunisia

10,673,800

July 1, 2011

0.15%

79

Portugal

10,561,614

March 21, 2011

0.15%

80

Czech Republic

10,548,527

September 30, 2011

0.15%

81

Bolivia

10,426,154

July 1, 2010

0.15%

82

Guinea

10,217,591

July 1, 2009

0.15%

83

Haiti

10,085,214

July 1, 2010

0.14%

84

Hungary

9,985,722

January 1, 2011

0.14%

85

Somalia

9,557,000

July 1, 2011

0.14%

86

Sweden

9,482,855

December 31, 2011

0.14%

87

Belarus

9,465,400

January 1, 2011

0.14%

88

Dominican Republic

9,378,818

December 1, 2010

0.13%

89

Azerbaijan

9,111,100

January 1, 2011

0.13%

90

Benin

9,100,000

July 1, 2011

0.13%

91

Burundi

8,575,000

July 1, 2011

0.12%

92

Austria

8,419,776

July 1, 2011

0.12%

93

United Arab Emirates

8,264,070

July 1, 2010

0.12%

94

South Sudan

8,260,490

April 22, 2008

0.12%

95

Honduras

8,215,313

July 1, 2011

0.12%

96

Switzerland

7,870,100

December 31, 2010

0.11%

97

Israel

7,836,300

December 31, 2011

0.11%

98

Tajikistan

7,616,000

January 1, 2011

0.11%

99

Bulgaria

7,364,570

February 1, 2011

0.11%

100

Serbia

7,120,666

October 1, 2011

0.1%

101

Hong Kong

7,103,700

December 31, 2011

0.1%

102

Papua New Guinea

7,014,000

July 1, 2011

0.1%

103

Libya

6,423,000

July 1, 2011

0.092%

104

Laos

6,348,800

July 1, 2011

0.091%

105

Paraguay

6,337,127

July 1, 2010

0.091%

106

Jordan

6,271,200

February 28, 2012

0.09%

107

El Salvador

6,227,000

July 1, 2011

0.089%

108

Sierra Leone

5,997,000

July 1, 2011

0.086%

109

Nicaragua

5,815,524

July 1, 2010

0.083%

110

Togo

5,753,324

November 6, 2010

0.082%

111

Denmark

5,580,516

January 1, 2012

0.08%

112

Kyrgyzstan

5,477,600

July 1, 2011

0.078%

113

Slovakia

5,445,324

September 30, 2011

0.078%

114

Eritrea

5,415,000

July 1, 2011

0.077%

115

Finland

5,405,100

February 28, 2012

0.077%

116

Singapore

5,183,700

June 30, 2011

0.074%

117

Turkmenistan

5,105,000

July 1, 2011

0.073%

118

Norway

4,996,200

February 28, 2012

0.071%

119

Ireland

4,581,269

April 10, 2011

0.065%

120

Central African Republic

4,487,000

July 1, 2011

0.064%

121

Georgia

4,469,200

January 1, 2011

0.064%

122

New Zealand

4,439,300

February 28, 2012

0.063%

123

Costa Rica

4,301,712

June 3, 2011

0.061%

124

Croatia

4,290,612

March 31, 2011

0.061%

125

Lebanon

4,259,000

July 1, 2011

0.061%

126

Palestinian territories

4,168,858

July 1, 2011

0.06%

127

Republic of the Congo

4,140,000

July 1, 2011

0.059%

128

Bosnia and Herzegovina

3,839,737

June 30, 2011

0.055%

129

Puerto Rico

3,725,789

April 1, 2010

0.053%

130

Moldova

3,560,400

January 1, 2011

0.051%

131

Liberia

3,476,608

April 1, 2008

0.05%

132

Panama

3,405,813

May 16, 2010

0.049%

133

Mauritania

3,340,627

July 1, 2011

0.048%

134

Armenia

3,268,500

December 2011

0.047%

135

Uruguay

3,203,792

September 30, 2011

0.046%

136

Lithuania

3,195,700

February 1, 2012

0.046%

137

Albania

2,831,741

October 1, 2011

0.04%

138

Kuwait

2,818,000

July 1, 2011

0.04%

139

Oman

2,773,479

December 12, 2010

0.04%

140

Mongolia

2,736,800

2009

0.039%

141

Jamaica

2,705,800

December 31, 2010

0.039%

142

Namibia

2,324,000

July 1, 2011

0.033%

143

Lesotho

2,194,000

July 1, 2011

0.031%

144

Macedonia

2,057,284

December 31, 2010

0.029%

145

Slovenia

2,056,610

February 28, 2012

0.029%

146

Latvia

2,049,500

February 1, 2012

0.029%

147

Botswana

2,031,000

July 1, 2011

0.029%

148

Gambia

1,776,000

July 1, 2011

0.025%

149

Qatar

1,699,435

April 21, 2010

0.024%

150

Gabon

1,534,000

July 1, 2011

0.022%

151

Guinea-Bissau

1,520,830

March 1, 2009

0.022%

152

Trinidad and Tobago

1,317,714

July 1, 2010

0.019%

153

Estonia

1,316,541

January 1, 2012

0.019%

154

Mauritius

1,280,924

July 1, 2010

0.018%

155

Bahrain

1,234,571

April 27, 2010

0.018%

156

Swaziland

1,203,000

July 1, 2011

0.017%

157

Timor-Leste

1,066,409

July 11, 2010

0.015%

158

Djibouti

906,000

July 1, 2011

0.013%

159

Fiji

868,000

July 1, 2011

0.012%

160

Cyprus

838,897

December 23, 2011

0.012%

161

Réunion (France)

816,364

January 1, 2009

0.012%

162

Guyana

784,894

July 1, 2010

0.011%

163

Comoros

754,000

July 1, 2011

0.011%

164

Equatorial Guinea

720,000

July 1, 2011

0.01%

165

Bhutan

708,265

July 1, 2011

0.01%

166

Montenegro

620,029

April 1, 2011

0.0089%

167

Macau (China)

560,100

September 1, 2011

0.008%

168

Western Sahara

548,000

July 1, 2011

0.0078%

169

Solomon Islands

542,287

July 1, 2011

0.0078%

170

Suriname

529,000

July 1, 2011

0.0076%

171

Luxembourg

511,840

January 1, 2011

0.0073%

172

Cape Verde

491,575

June 16, 2010

0.007%

173

Brunei

422,700

July 1, 2011

0.006%

174

Malta

417,617

December 31, 2010

0.006%

175

Guadeloupe (France)

401,554

January 1, 2009

0.0057%

176

Martinique (France)

396,404

January 1, 2009

0.0057%

177

Bahamas

353,658

May 3, 2010

0.0051%

178

Iceland

319,575

January 1, 2012

0.0046%

179

Maldives

317,280

July 1, 2010

0.0045%

180

Belize

312,698

May 12, 2010

0.0045%

181

Barbados

276,302

December 31, 2010

0.0039%

182

French Polynesia

274,000

July 1, 2011

0.0039%

183

New Caledonia (France)

245,580

July 27, 2009

0.0035%

184

Vanuatu

234,023

November 16, 2009

0.0033%

185

French Guiana (France)

224,469

January 1, 2009

0.0032%

186

Mayotte (France)

211,000

July 1, 2011

0.003%

187

Samoa

184,032

July 1, 2010

0.0026%

188

São Tomé and Príncipe

169,000

July 1, 2011

0.0024%

189

Saint Lucia

166,526

May 10, 2010

0.0024%

190

Guam (USA)

159,358

April 1, 2010

0.0023%

191

Curaçao (the Netherlands)

142,180

January 1, 2010

0.002%

192

Grenada

110,821

July 1, 2009

0.0016%

193

United States Virgin Islands (USA)

106,405

April 1, 2010

0.0015%

194

Tonga

103,036

November 30, 2011

0.0015%

195

Federated States of Micronesia

102,624

April 4, 2010

0.0015%

196

Aruba (the Netherlands)

101,484

September 29, 2010

0.0015%

197

Kiribati

101,000

July 1, 2011

0.0014%

198

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

100,892

July 1, 2009

0.0014%

199

Jersey (UK)

97,857

March 27, 2011

0.0014%

200

Seychelles

90,945

August 26, 2010

0.0013%

201

Antigua and Barbuda

89,138

July 1, 2009

0.0013%

202

Andorra

85,015

July 1, 2010

0.0012%

203

Isle of Man (UK)

84,497

March 27, 2011

0.0012%

204

Dominica

71,685

July 1, 2009

0.001%

205

Bermuda (UK)

64,237

May 20, 2010

0.00092%

206

Guernsey (UK)

62,431

March 31, 2010

0.00089%

207

Greenland (Denmark)

56,890

July 1, 2011

0.00081%

208

American Samoa

55,519

April 1, 2010

0.00079%

209

Cayman Islands (UK)

54,878

October 10, 2010

0.00078%

210

Marshall Islands

54,305

July 1, 2010

0.00078%

211

Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

53,883

April 1, 2010

0.00077%

212

Saint Kitts and Nevis

51,970

July 1, 2009

0.00074%

213

Faroe Islands (Denmark)

48,400

December 1, 2011

0.00069%

214

Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)

42,375

July 1, 2011

0.00061%

215

Sint Maarten (Netherlands)

37,429

January 1, 2010

0.00053%

216

Saint Martin (France)

36,824

January 1, 2009

0.00053%

217

Liechtenstein

36,157

December 31, 2010

0.00052%

218

Monaco

35,881

2010

0.00051%

219

San Marino

32,193

December 31, 2011

0.00046%

220

Gibraltar (UK)

29,441

July 1, 2010

0.00042%

221

British Virgin Islands (UK)

28,213

July 1, 2008

0.0004%

222

Åland Islands (Finland)

28,007

December 31, 2010

0.0004%

223

Palau

21,000

July 1, 2011

0.0003%

224

Caribbean Netherlands

18,012

January 1, 2010

0.00026%

228

Cook Islands (New Zealand)

17,791

December 1, 2011

0.00025%

226

Anguilla (UK)

15,236

July 1, 2011

0.00022%

227

Wallis and Futuna (France)

13,445

July 21, 2008

0.00019%

228

Nauru

10,000

July 1, 2011

0.00014%

229

Tuvalu

10,000

July 1, 2011

0.00014%

230

Saint Barthélemy (France)

8,902

January 1, 2009

0.00013%

231

Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France)

6,082

January 1, 2009

0.00006%

232

Montserrat (UK)

4,932

July 1, 2009

0.00005%

233

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (UK)

4,255

February 10, 2008

0.00004%

234

Falkland Islands (UK)

3,000

July 1, 2011

0.00003%

235

Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway)

2,394

July 1, 2011

0.00001%

236

Norfolk Island (Australia)

2,302

August 9, 2011

0.00001%

237

Tokelau (NZ)

1,411

October 18, 2011

0.00001%

238

Christmas Island (Australia)

1,402

July 1, 2010

0.00001%

239

Niue (New Zealand)

1,000

July 1, 2011

0.00001%

240

Vatican City

800

March 1, 2011

0.00001%

241

Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia)

596

July 1, 2010

0.00001%

242

Pitcairn Islands (UK)

67

July 1, 2011

0.000001%

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