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THE WORLD POPULATION AND THE TOP TEN
COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST POPULATION

The ten countries with the largest population in the world today
are China, India, United States, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan,
Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Mexico.


TOP TEN COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST POPULATION

#

Country

2000
Population

2017
Population

2000 - 2017
Pop., Growth %

2050
Expected Pop.

1

China

1,268,301,605

1,388,232,693

9.5 %

1,301,627,048

2

India

1,006,300,297

1,342,512,706

33.4 %

1,656,553,632

3

United States

282,162,411

326,474,013

15.7 %

398,328,349

4

Indonesia

214,090,575

263,510,146

23.1 %

300,183,166

5

Brazil

174,315,386

211,243,220

21.2 %

232,304,177

6

Pakistan

152,429,036

196,744,376

29.1 %

290,847,790

7

Nigeria

123,945,463

191,835,936

54.8 %

391,296,754

8

Bangladesh

128,734,672

164,827,718

28.0 %

193,092,763

9

Russia

147,053,966

143,375,006

- 2.5 %

129,908,086

10

Mexico

99,775,434

130,222,815

30.5 %

150,567,503

TOP TEN Countries

3,597,108,845

4,358,978,629

21.2 %

4,950,140,178

Rest of the World

2,487,798,751

3,160,050,341

27.0 %

4,329,774,957

TOTAL World Population

6,084,484,918

7,519,028,970

23.6 %

9,374,484,225

NOTES: (1) The Top 10 Most Populated Countries of the World Table was updated in March 31, 2017. (2) Detailed data for individual countries may be found clicking on each country name. (3) Demographic (population) estimates for years 2017, 2050 and 2000 are based mainly on mid-year data from the US Census Bureau website and the United Nations Population Department. (4) The China population data is for the mainland only. (5) Data from the Internet World Stats website may be cited, always giving the due credit and establishing an active link back to Internet World Stats. (6) For definitions, navigation help and methodology, see the Site Surfing Guide. Copyright © 2017, Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.


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For additional World Population Data, visit the following sites:

  • World o Meters
    The Earth population figures, in a very dynamic,
    presentation, also features other moving statistics.

  • USA Live Stats Meters
    The United States population figures, births and deaths this year,
    immigrants and population growth this year, the economy, the
    Internet and other USA moving statistics.

  • List of Countries by Population
    Wikipedia world population figures, ordered by size
    of the population, and with corresponding sources.

  • Wikipedia on World Population
    Population figures, rates of increase. Forecasts
    of population by continents and countries.

  • Population Reference Bureau
    The Population Reference Bureau provides timely
    and objective information on U.S. and international
    population trends and their implications.

  • Geo Hive
    Population projections, administrative divisions of
    countries and more world statistics.

  • U.S. Census Bureau
    The International Data Base (IDB), part of the
    Population Division of the U.S. Bureau of the Census,
    features demographic and socioeconomic studies
    around the world.

  • City Population
    Population statistics for all the world countries, and major
    cities, including administrative divisions of each country.

  • Population City
    Historical and statistical overview for population of world
    cities and countries.

  • World Country List
    Alphabetical list of world countries, including population
    figures, Internet users, land size and other useful data.

World Population Reports and Trends:

WORLD POPULATION PROSPECTS
The United Nations Population Division has published a
22 page document estimating and projecting levels of
population and trends for all the countries of the world,
as of 2015. Recommended research reading.

THE WORLD'S CITIES IN 2016
This 29 page pdf booklet shows current and future
trajectories of populations in cities around the globe.

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