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People > Population in 2015: Countries Compared

Author: Ian Graham <br> Staff Editor

Author: Ian Graham <br> Staff Editor

It does seem a little unrealistic to expect India’s population, which was estimated at about 1.05 billion in 2003, to grow by 850 million, or 80 percent, in 12 years. To reach 1.9 billion people by 2050 seems more likely, as it would require an average yearly growth of 18 million people, which is more in line with India’s current population growth rate.

At any rate, given that it already had a population of nearly 1.3 billion in July 2003, China will still be first or second in population in 2015 or 2050, even though its annual growth rate is less than half of India’s at 0.6 percent.

DEFINITION: (Thousands) Medium-variant projections..

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 ChinaChina 1.39 million 2015
2 IndiaIndia 1.26 million 2015
3 United StatesUnited States 325,723 2015
4 IndonesiaIndonesia 246,813 2015
5 BrazilBrazil 209,401 2015
6 PakistanPakistan 193,419 2015
7 BangladeshBangladesh 168,158 2015
8 NigeriaNigeria 160,931 2015
9 RussiaRussia 136,696 2015
10 JapanJapan 127,993 2015
11 MexicoMexico 119,146 2015
12 EthiopiaEthiopia 97,155 2015
13 PhilippinesPhilippines 96,840 2015
14 VietnamVietnam 95,029 2015
15 EgyptEgypt 88,175 2015
16 TurkeyTurkey 82,640 2015
17 GermanyGermany 82,513 2015
18 IranIran 79,917 2015
19 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 78,016 2015
20 ThailandThailand 69,064 2015
21 FranceFrance 62,339 2015
22 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 61,417 2015
23 ItalyItaly 57,818 2015
24 BurmaBurma 54,970 2015
25 ColombiaColombia 52,086 2015
26 South KoreaSouth Korea 49,092 2015
27 South AfricaSouth Africa 47,902 2015
28 TanzaniaTanzania 45,598 2015
29 SpainSpain 44,372 2015
30 KenyaKenya 44,194 2015
31 SudanSudan 44,035 2015
32 ArgentinaArgentina 42,676 2015
33 UgandaUganda 41,918 2015
34 UkraineUkraine 41,849 2015
35 AfghanistanAfghanistan 41,401 2015
36 PolandPoland 38,110 2015
37 AlgeriaAlgeria 38,085 2015
38 IraqIraq 36,473 2015
39 MoroccoMorocco 36,152 2015
40 CanadaCanada 35,051 2015
41 NepalNepal 32,747 2015
42 PeruPeru 32,172 2015
43 VenezuelaVenezuela 31,330 2015
44 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 30,828 2015
45 UzbekistanUzbekistan 30,651 2015
46 MalaysiaMalaysia 29,558 2015
47 YemenYemen 28,480 2015
48 GhanaGhana 26,562 2015
49 MadagascarMadagascar 23,813 2015
50 SyriaSyria 23,802 2015
51 MozambiqueMozambique 23,513 2015
52 North KoreaNorth Korea 23,299 2015
53 Sri LankaSri Lanka 22,293 2015
54 AustraliaAustralia 22,250 2015
55 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 21,553 2015
56 AngolaAngola 20,947 2015
57 RomaniaRomania 20,871 2015
58 NigerNiger 19,283 2015
59 CameroonCameroon 19,040 2015
60 MaliMali 18,093 2015
61 ChileChile 17,926 2015
62 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 17,678 2015
63 CambodiaCambodia 17,066 2015
64 NetherlandsNetherlands 16,812 2015
65 MalawiMalawi 15,998 2015
66 GuatemalaGuatemala 15,869 2015
67 EcuadorEcuador 15,144 2015
68 KazakhstanKazakhstan 14,877 2015
69 SenegalSenegal 14,538 2015
70 ZambiaZambia 13,841 2015
71 ZimbabweZimbabwe 13,804 2015
72 ChadChad 12,832 2015
73 GuineaGuinea 11,890 2015
74 CubaCuba 11,437 2015
75 RwandaRwanda 11,262 2015
76 GreeceGreece 11,233 2015
77 BeninBenin 11,217 2015
78 TunisiaTunisia 11,140 2015
79 SomaliaSomalia 10,970 2015
80 BoliviaBolivia 10,854 2015
81 PortugalPortugal 10,827 2015
82 BurundiBurundi 10,617 2015
83 BelgiumBelgium 10,540 2015
84 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 10,416 2015
85 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 10,124 2015
86 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 10,066 2015
87 HungaryHungary 9,802 2015
88 HaitiHaiti 9,751 2015
89 SwedenSweden 9,315 2015
90 BelarusBelarus 9,218 2015
91 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 9,083 2015
92 HondurasHonduras 8,780 2015
93 AustriaAustria 8,288 2015
94 El SalvadorEl Salvador 8,017 2015
95 TogoTogo 7,847 2015
96 IsraelIsrael 7,838 2015
97 Hong KongHong Kong 7,764 2015
98 ParaguayParaguay 7,613 2015
99 TajikistanTajikistan 7,605 2015
100 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 7,334 2015
101 LaosLaos 7,306 2015
102 BulgariaBulgaria 7,156 2015
103 LibyaLibya 7,018 2015
104 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 7,013 2015
105 JordanJordan 6,956 2015
106 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 6,897 2015
107 NicaraguaNicaragua 6,637 2015
108 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 5,852 2015
109 EritreaEritrea 5,840 2015
110 United Arab EmiratesUAE 5,588 2015
111 DenmarkDenmark 5,560 2015
112 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 5,498 2015
113 SlovakiaSlovakia 5,385 2015
114 FinlandFinland 5,359 2015
115 Costa RicaCosta Rica 4,983 2015
116 NorwayNorway 4,841 2015
117 SingaporeSingapore 4,815 2015
118 IrelandIreland 4,674 2015
119 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 4,647 2015
120 CroatiaCroatia 4,454 2015
121 LiberiaLiberia 4,381 2015
122 New ZealandNew Zealand 4,302 2015
123 GeorgiaGeorgia 4,183 2015
124 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 4,157 2015
125 MoldovaMoldova 4,114 2015
126 MauritaniaMauritania 3,988 2015
127 LebanonLebanon 3,965 2015
128 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 3,893 2015
129 PanamaPanama 3,774 2015
130 UruguayUruguay 3,676 2015
131 KuwaitKuwait 3,381 2015
132 AlbaniaAlbania 3,325 2015
133 LithuaniaLithuania 3,288 2015
134 OmanOman 3,173 2015
135 MongoliaMongolia 2,988 2015
136 ArmeniaArmenia 2,970 2015
137 JamaicaJamaica 2,748 2015
138 BhutanBhutan 2,684 2015
139 NamibiaNamibia 2,248 2015
140 LatviaLatvia 2,191 2015
141 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 2,133 2015
142 SloveniaSlovenia 1,942 2015
143 The GambiaThe Gambia 1,889 2015
144 LesothoLesotho 1,744 2015
145 BotswanaBotswana 1,690 2015
146 GabonGabon 1,605 2015
147 East TimorEast Timor 1,486 2015
148 MauritiusMauritius 1,344 2015
149 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 1,338 2015
150 EstoniaEstonia 1,292 2015
151 ComorosComoros 1,019 2015
152 SwazilandSwaziland 992 2015
153 QatarQatar 972 2015
154 DjiboutiDjibouti 930 2015
155 CyprusCyprus 927 2015
156 FijiFiji 903 2015
157 ReunionReunion 886 2015
158 BahrainBahrain 852 2015
159 GuyanaGuyana 742 2015
160 Cape VerdeCape Verde 628 2015
161 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 627 2015
162 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 596 2015
163 Western SaharaWestern Sahara 526 2015
164 LuxembourgLuxembourg 523 2015
165 MacauMacau 493 2015
166 SurinameSuriname 472 2015
167 GuadeloupeGuadeloupe 472 2015
168 BruneiBrunei 453 2015
169 MaltaMalta 419 2015
170 MaldivesMaldives 416 2015
171 MartiniqueMartinique 404 2015
172 The BahamasThe Bahamas 365 2015
173 BelizeBelize 321 2015
174 IcelandIceland 319 2015
175 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 291 2015
176 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 277 2015
177 BarbadosBarbados 276 2015
178 VanuatuVanuatu 252 2015
179 French GuianaFrench Guiana 232 2015
180 GuamGuam 194 2015
181 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 193 2015
182 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 192 2015
183 SamoaSamoa 190 2015
184 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 174 2015
185 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 124 2015
186 GrenadaGrenada 119 2015
187 KiribatiKiribati 118 2015
188 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 116 2015
189 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 111 2015
190 ArubaAruba 106 2015
191 TongaTonga 104 2015
192 Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana 98 2015
193 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 92 2015
194 SeychellesSeychelles 88 2015
195 DominicaDominica 87 2015
196 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 83 2015
197 American SamoaAmerican Samoa 78 2015
198 AndorraAndorra 68 2015
199 BermudaBermuda 65 2015
200 GreenlandGreenland 58 2015
201 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 51 2015
202 Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands 50 2015
203 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 47 2015
204 MonacoMonaco 40 2015
205 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 37 2015
206 Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ 30 2015
207 San MarinoSan Marino 30 2015
208 GibraltarGibraltar 28 2015
209 British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. 24 2015
210 PalauPalau 21 2015
211 Wallis and FutunaWallis+ 18 2015
212 Cook IslandsCook Islands 17 2015
213 NauruNauru 15 2015
214 AnguillaAnguilla 14 2015
215 TuvaluTuvalu 11 2015
216 Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ 6 2015
217 Saint HelenaSaint Helena 5 2015
218 MontserratMontserrat 5 2015
219 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falklands 3 2015
220 NiueNiue 2 2015
221 TokelauTokelau 2 2015
222 Holy See (Vatican City)Vatican City 1 2015
223 Pitcairn IslandsPitcarn 0.0 2015

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Population in 2015", Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2004 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects: http://esa.un.org/unpp. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Population-in-2015

People > Population in 2015: Countries Compared Map

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It does seem a little unrealistic to expect India’s population, which was estimated at about 1.05 billion in 2003, to grow by 850 million, or 80 percent, in 12 years. To reach 1.9 billion people by 2050 seems more likely, as it would require an average yearly growth of 18 million people, which is more in line with India’s current population growth rate.

At any rate, given that it already had a population of nearly 1.3 billion in July 2003, China will still be first or second in population in 2015 or 2050, even though its annual growth rate is less than half of India’s at 0.6 percent.

Posted on 31 Mar 2005

Ian Graham <br> Staff Editor

Ian Graham <br> Staff Editor

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Woh! wait a minute i thought that Philippine population in 2015 is 96 840 000 but even its still 2010 Philippine population is nearly 100 000 000 inhabitants. Does this mean that population growth is 4 or 5x faster and the population apocalypes is nearly at hand and population will reach more than 14 trillion in no time?

Posted on 23 Jun 2010

Tsunayushi Sawada

Tsunayushi Sawada

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China is listed as number one on the list, at 1,392,980 and India is number two at 1,260,370 expected by 20-15... can't you people read? And why argue about statistics, how do you know what the numbers should be? Are you folks experts ????

Posted on 06 Feb 2010

Adam

Adam

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There is no way that these could be accurate. The world is clearly going to end in 2012, why else would they take the time to make a movie about it ? Like please people, stop thinking of the future, we only have three more years to live, so why not live them well ?

Posted on 17 Dec 2009

John

John

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I think this is some stupid stuff. F*** this, lets play football

Posted on 14 Sep 2009

Chad Ochocinco

Chad Ochocinco

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In response to

" How can the US population drop to only 325,723? Did someone forget like three zeros on the end? "

If you actually read you will see that it says
" DEFINITION: (Thousands) Medium-variant projections "

so no they did not forget the 3 zero's. =)

Posted on 22 Jul 2009

jimmy

jimmy

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I think if everyone will take a look at the source he used for his information you will see that this was retrieved from the UN.... Has anyone heard of UN Agenda 21? These projected number's are correct!

Posted on 11 Jun 2009

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Trish

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