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People > Structure > Population > Total: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 1.33 billion 2009
2 India 1.16 billion 2009
3 European Union 498.64 million 2009
4 United States 307.01 million 2009
South Asia average (profile) 303.56 million 2009
5 Indonesia 229.96 million 2009
6 Brazil 193.73 million 2009
7 Pakistan 169.71 million 2009
8 Bangladesh 162.22 million 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 157.26 million 2009
9 Nigeria 154.73 million 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 149.4 million 2009
10 Russia 141.85 million 2009
11 Japan 127.56 million 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) 125.29 million 2009
12 Mexico 107.43 million 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 104.98 million 2009
Religious countries average (profile) 97.87 million 2009
13 Philippines 91.98 million 2009
14 Vietnam 87.28 million 2009
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 83.15 million 2009
15 Ethiopia 82.82 million 2009
16 Germany 81.88 million 2009
17 Turkey 74.82 million 2009
18 Thailand 67.76 million 2009
19 Democratic Republic of the Congo 66.02 million 2009
20 France 62.62 million 2009
21 United Kingdom 61.84 million 2009
22 Italy 60.22 million 2009
Cold countries average (profile) 57.8 million 2009
23 Burma 50.02 million 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 49.8 million 2009
24 South Africa 49.32 million 2009
25 Ukraine 46.01 million 2009
26 Spain 45.96 million 2009
27 Colombia 45.66 million 2009
28 Tanzania 43.74 million 2009
29 Sudan 42.27 million 2009
failed states average (profile) 41.01 million 2009
30 Argentina 40.28 million 2009
31 Kenya 39.8 million 2009
32 Poland 38.15 million 2009
33 Algeria 34.9 million 2009
Hot countries average (profile) 34.69 million 2009
34 Canada 33.74 million 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 32.82 million 2009
35 Uganda 32.71 million 2009
36 Morocco 31.99 million 2009
37 Iraq 31.49 million 2009
OPEC countries average (profile) 30.86 million 2009
38 Afghanistan 29.8 million 2009
39 Nepal 29.33 million 2009
40 Peru 29.16 million 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 29.03 million 2009
41 Venezuela 28.38 million 2009
42 Uzbekistan 27.77 million 2009
43 Malaysia 27.47 million 2009
44 Saudi Arabia 25.39 million 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 24.71 million 2009
45 Ghana 23.84 million 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 23.28 million 2009
46 Mozambique 22.89 million 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 22.82 million 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 21.9 million 2009
47 Australia 21.87 million 2009
48 Romania 21.48 million 2009
49 Syria 21.09 million 2009
50 Cote d'Ivoire 21.08 million 2009
51 Sri Lanka 20.3 million 2009
Christian countries average (profile) 19.95 million 2009
52 Madagascar 19.63 million 2009
53 Cameroon 19.52 million 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 19.05 million 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 19.01 million 2009
Europe average (profile) 18.52 million 2009
54 Angola 18.5 million 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 18.38 million 2009
European Union average (profile) 17.97 million 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 17.81 million 2009
55 Chile 16.97 million 2009
56 Netherlands 16.53 million 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 16.31 million 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 15.96 million 2009
57 Kazakhstan 15.89 million 2009
58 Burkina Faso 15.76 million 2009
59 Niger 15.29 million 2009
60 Malawi 15.26 million 2009
61 Cambodia 14.81 million 2009
62 Guatemala 14.03 million 2009
63 Ecuador 13.63 million 2009
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 13.44 million 2009
64 Mali 13.01 million 2009
65 Zambia 12.94 million 2009
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 12.78 million 2009
66 Senegal 12.53 million 2009
67 Zimbabwe 12.52 million 2009
Landlocked countries average (profile) 11.62 million 2009
68 Greece 11.28 million 2009
69 Chad 11.21 million 2009
70 Cuba 11.2 million 2009
71 Belgium 10.79 million 2009
72 Portugal 10.63 million 2009
73 Czech Republic 10.49 million 2009
74 Tunisia 10.43 million 2009
75 Dominican Republic 10.09 million 2009
76 Guinea 10.07 million 2009
77 Haiti 10.03 million 2009
78 Hungary 10.02 million 2009
79 Rwanda 10 million 2009
80 Bolivia 9.86 million 2009
81 Belarus 9.66 million 2009
82 Sweden 9.3 million 2009
83 Somalia 9.13 million 2009
84 Benin 8.93 million 2009
85 Azerbaijan 8.78 million 2009
86 Austria 8.36 million 2009
87 Burundi 8.3 million 2009
88 Switzerland 7.73 million 2009
89 Bulgaria 7.59 million 2009
90 Honduras 7.47 million 2009
91 Israel 7.44 million 2009
92 Serbia and Montenegro 7.32 million 2009
93 Tajikistan 6.95 million 2009
94 Papua New Guinea 6.73 million 2009
95 Togo 6.62 million 2009
96 Libya 6.42 million 2009
97 Paraguay 6.35 million 2009
98 Laos 6.32 million 2009
99 El Salvador 6.16 million 2009
100 Jordan 5.95 million 2009
101 Nicaragua 5.74 million 2009
102 Sierra Leone 5.7 million 2009
103 Denmark 5.53 million 2009
104 Slovakia 5.42 million 2009
105 Finland 5.34 million 2009
106 Kyrgyzstan 5.32 million 2009
107 Turkmenistan 5.11 million 2009
108 Eritrea 5.07 million 2009
109 Singapore 4.99 million 2009
110 Norway 4.83 million 2009
Tourist destinations average (profile) 4.73 million 2009
111 United Arab Emirates 4.6 million 2009
112 Costa Rica 4.58 million 2009
113 Ireland 4.45 million 2009
114 Croatia 4.43 million 2009
115 Central African Republic 4.42 million 2009
116 New Zealand 4.32 million 2009
117 Georgia 4.26 million 2009
118 Lebanon 4.22 million 2009
119 Puerto Rico 3.97 million 2009
120 Liberia 3.95 million 2009
121 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.77 million 2009
122 Congo, Republic of the 3.68 million 2009
123 Moldova 3.6 million 2009
124 Panama 3.45 million 2009
125 Uruguay 3.34 million 2009
126 Lithuania 3.34 million 2009
127 Mauritania 3.29 million 2009
128 Albania 3.16 million 2009
129 Armenia 3.08 million 2009
130 Oman 2.85 million 2009
131 Kuwait 2.79 million 2009
132 Jamaica 2.7 million 2009
133 Mongolia 2.67 million 2009
134 Latvia 2.26 million 2009
135 Namibia 2.17 million 2009
136 Lesotho 2.07 million 2009
137 Slovenia 2.04 million 2009
138 Botswana 1.95 million 2009
139 The Gambia 1.71 million 2009
140 Guinea-Bissau 1.61 million 2009
141 Gabon 1.47 million 2009
142 Qatar 1.41 million 2009
143 Estonia 1.34 million 2009
144 Trinidad and Tobago 1.34 million 2009
145 Mauritius 1.28 million 2009
146 Swaziland 1.18 million 2009
147 East Timor 1.13 million 2009
148 Cyprus 871,036 2009
149 Djibouti 864,202 2009
150 Fiji 849,218 2009
151 Bahrain 791,473 2009
152 Guyana 762,498 2009
153 Bhutan 697,335 2009
154 Equatorial Guinea 676,273 2009
155 Comoros 659,098.35 2009
156 Solomon Islands 523,170 2009
157 Suriname 519,740 2009
158 Cape Verde 505,606 2009
159 Luxembourg 497,854 2009
160 Malta 414,971 2009
161 Brunei 399,687 2009
162 The Bahamas 341,713 2009
163 Belize 333,200 2009
164 Iceland 319,062 2009
165 Maldives 309,430 2009
166 French Polynesia 269,043 2009
167 Barbados 255,872 2009
168 New Caledonia 250,326 2009
169 Vanuatu 239,788 2009
170 Netherlands Antilles 198,198 2009
171 Mayotte 196,519.31 2009
172 Samoa 178,846 2009
173 Guam 177,718 2009
174 Saint Lucia 172,092 2009
175 Sao Tome and Principe 162,755 2009
176 Virgin Islands 109,825 2009
177 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 109,209 2009
178 Aruba 106,523 2009
179 Tonga 103,967 2009
180 Grenada 103,930 2009
181 Kiribati 98,045 2009
182 Seychelles 87,972 2009
183 Antigua and Barbuda 87,600 2009
184 Northern Mariana Islands 86,895 2009
185 Dominica 73,595.6 2009
186 American Samoa 67,189.99 2009
187 Bermuda 64,400 2009
188 Marshall Islands 61,025.57 2009
189 Greenland 56,061 2009
190 Cayman Islands 54,977.26 2009
191 Saint Kitts and Nevis 49,593 2009
192 Faroe Islands 48,644.08 2009
193 Liechtenstein 35,911 2009
194 Monaco 32,812 2009
195 Turks and Caicos Islands 32,788 2009
196 San Marino 31,451 2009
197 Gibraltar 31,045 2009
198 Palau 20,397.66 2009
199 Tuvalu 10,441 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Structure > Population > Total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", (1) United Nations Population Division. 2009. World Population Prospects: The 2008 Revision. New York, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (advanced Excel tables). Available at http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp2008/index.htm. (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database, and (6) World bank estimates based on the data from the sources above, household surveys conducted by national agencies, Macro International, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and refugees statistics from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Structure/Population/Total

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