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People > Total population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total Population, as of April 26, 2005.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 China 1.31 billion 2005
2 India 1.1 billion 2005
3 United States 298.44 million 2005
South Asia average (profile) 288.37 million 2005
4 Indonesia 245.45 million 2005
5 Brazil 188.08 million 2005
6 Pakistan 165.8 million 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 153.52 million 2005
7 Bangladesh 147.37 million 2005
8 Russia 142.89 million 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 136.1 million 2005
9 Nigeria 131.86 million 2005
10 Japan 127.46 million 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 119.3 million 2005
11 Mexico 107.45 million 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 103.01 million 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 92.76 million 2005
12 Philippines 89.47 million 2005
13 Vietnam 84.4 million 2005
14 Germany 82.42 million 2005
15 Egypt 78.89 million 2005
16 Ethiopia 74.78 million 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 73.46 million 2005
17 Turkey 70.41 million 2005
18 Iran 68.69 million 2005
19 Thailand 64.63 million 2005
20 Democratic Republic of the Congo 62.66 million 2005
21 France 60.88 million 2005
22 United Kingdom 60.61 million 2005
23 Italy 58.13 million 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 54.93 million 2005
24 South Korea 48.85 million 2005
25 Burma 47.38 million 2005
26 Ukraine 46.71 million 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 46 million 2005
27 South Africa 44.19 million 2005
28 Spain 44.11 million 2005
29 Colombia 43.59 million 2005
30 Sudan 41.24 million 2005
31 Argentina 39.92 million 2005
32 Poland 38.54 million 2005
33 Tanzania 37.45 million 2005
failed states average (profile) 36.89 million 2005
34 Kenya 34.71 million 2005
35 Morocco 33.24 million 2005
36 Canada 33.1 million 2005
37 Algeria 32.93 million 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 32.63 million 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 32.26 million 2005
38 Afghanistan 31.06 million 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 30.63 million 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 29.65 million 2005
39 Peru 28.3 million 2005
40 Nepal 28.29 million 2005
41 Uganda 28.2 million 2005
42 Uzbekistan 27.31 million 2005
43 Saudi Arabia 27.02 million 2005
44 Iraq 26.78 million 2005
45 Venezuela 25.73 million 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 25.47 million 2005
46 Malaysia 24.39 million 2005
47 North Korea 23.11 million 2005
48 Taiwan 23.04 million 2005
49 Ghana 22.41 million 2005
50 Romania 22.3 million 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 22.17 million 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 21.96 million 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 21.47 million 2005
51 Yemen 21.46 million 2005
52 Australia 20.26 million 2005
53 Sri Lanka 20.22 million 2005
54 Mozambique 19.69 million 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 19.43 million 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 19.32 million 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 19.15 million 2005
55 Syria 18.88 million 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 18.7 million 2005
56 Madagascar 18.6 million 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 17.99 million 2005
Europe average (profile) 17.92 million 2005
European Union average (profile) 17.7 million 2005
57 Cote d'Ivoire 17.65 million 2005
58 Cameroon 17.34 million 2005
59 Netherlands 16.49 million 2005
60 Chile 16.13 million 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 15.85 million 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 15.46 million 2005
61 Kazakhstan 15.23 million 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 15.12 million 2005
62 Burkina Faso 13.9 million 2005
63 Cambodia 13.88 million 2005
64 Ecuador 13.55 million 2005
65 Malawi 13.01 million 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 12.95 million 2005
66 Niger 12.53 million 2005
67 Guatemala 12.29 million 2005
68 Zimbabwe 12.24 million 2005
69 Angola 12.13 million 2005
70 Senegal 11.99 million 2005
71 Mali 11.72 million 2005
72 Zambia 11.5 million 2005
73 Cuba 11.38 million 2005
74 Serbia and Montenegro 10.83 million 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 10.69 million 2005
75 Greece 10.69 million 2005
76 Portugal 10.61 million 2005
77 Belgium 10.38 million 2005
78 Belarus 10.29 million 2005
79 Czech Republic 10.24 million 2005
80 Tunisia 10.18 million 2005
81 Hungary 9.98 million 2005
82 Chad 9.94 million 2005
83 Guinea 9.69 million 2005
84 Dominican Republic 9.18 million 2005
85 Sweden 9.02 million 2005
86 Bolivia 8.99 million 2005
87 Somalia 8.86 million 2005
88 Rwanda 8.65 million 2005
89 Haiti 8.31 million 2005
90 Austria 8.19 million 2005
91 Burundi 8.09 million 2005
92 Azerbaijan 7.96 million 2005
93 Benin 7.86 million 2005
94 Switzerland 7.52 million 2005
95 Bulgaria 7.39 million 2005
96 Honduras 7.33 million 2005
97 Tajikistan 7.32 million 2005
98 Hong Kong 6.94 million 2005
99 El Salvador 6.82 million 2005
100 Paraguay 6.51 million 2005
101 Laos 6.37 million 2005
102 Israel 6.35 million 2005
103 Sierra Leone 6.01 million 2005
104 Jordan 5.91 million 2005
105 Libya 5.9 million 2005
106 Papua New Guinea 5.67 million 2005
107 Nicaragua 5.57 million 2005
108 Togo 5.55 million 2005
109 Denmark 5.45 million 2005
110 Slovakia 5.44 million 2005
111 Finland 5.23 million 2005
112 Kyrgyzstan 5.21 million 2005
113 Turkmenistan 5.04 million 2005
114 Eritrea 4.79 million 2005
115 Georgia 4.66 million 2005
116 Norway 4.61 million 2005
117 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.5 million 2005
118 Croatia 4.49 million 2005
119 Singapore 4.49 million 2005
120 Moldova 4.47 million 2005
Tourist destinations average (profile) 4.35 million 2005
121 Central African Republic 4.3 million 2005
122 New Zealand 4.08 million 2005
123 Costa Rica 4.08 million 2005
124 Ireland 4.06 million 2005
125 Puerto Rico 3.93 million 2005
126 Lebanon 3.87 million 2005
127 Congo, Republic of the 3.7 million 2005
128 Lithuania 3.59 million 2005
129 Albania 3.58 million 2005
130 Uruguay 3.43 million 2005
131 Panama 3.19 million 2005
132 Mauritania 3.18 million 2005
133 Oman 3.1 million 2005
134 Liberia 3.04 million 2005
135 Armenia 2.98 million 2005
136 Mongolia 2.83 million 2005
137 Jamaica 2.76 million 2005
138 United Arab Emirates 2.6 million 2005
139 West Bank 2.46 million 2005
140 Kuwait 2.42 million 2005
141 Bhutan 2.28 million 2005
142 Latvia 2.27 million 2005
143 Namibia 2.04 million 2005
144 Lesotho 2.02 million 2005
145 Slovenia 2.01 million 2005
146 The Gambia 1.64 million 2005
147 Botswana 1.64 million 2005
148 Guinea-Bissau 1.44 million 2005
149 Gaza Strip 1.43 million 2005
150 Gabon 1.42 million 2005
151 Estonia 1.32 million 2005
152 Mauritius 1.24 million 2005
153 Swaziland 1.14 million 2005
154 Trinidad and Tobago 1.07 million 2005
155 East Timor 1.06 million 2005
156 Fiji 905,949 2005
157 Qatar 885,359 2005
158 Reunion 787,584 2005
159 Cyprus 784,301 2005
160 Guyana 767,245 2005
161 Bahrain 698,585 2005
162 Comoros 690,948 2005
163 Solomon Islands 552,438 2005
164 Equatorial Guinea 540,109 2005
165 Djibouti 486,530 2005
166 Luxembourg 474,413 2005
167 Macau 453,125 2005
168 Guadeloupe 452,776 2005
169 Suriname 439,117 2005
170 Martinique 436,131 2005
171 Cape Verde 420,979 2005
172 Malta 400,214 2005
173 Brunei 379,444 2005
174 Maldives 359,008 2005
175 The Bahamas 303,770 2005
176 Iceland 299,388 2005
177 Belize 287,730 2005
178 Barbados 279,912 2005
179 French Polynesia 274,578 2005
180 Netherlands Antilles 221,736 2005
181 New Caledonia 219,246 2005
182 Vanuatu 208,869 2005
183 Mayotte 201,234 2005
184 French Guiana 199,509 2005
185 Sao Tome and Principe 193,413 2005
186 Samoa 176,908 2005
187 Guam 171,019 2005
188 Saint Lucia 168,458 2005
189 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 117,848 2005
190 Tonga 114,689 2005
191 Virgin Islands 108,605 2005
192 Federated States of Micronesia 108,004 2005
193 Kiribati 105,432 2005
194 Jersey 91,084 2005
195 Grenada 89,703 2005
196 Northern Mariana Islands 82,459 2005
197 Seychelles 81,541 2005
198 Aruba 71,891 2005
199 Andorra 71,201 2005
200 Antigua and Barbuda 69,108 2005
201 Dominica 68,910 2005
202 Bermuda 65,773 2005
203 Guernsey 65,409 2005
204 Marshall Islands 60,422 2005
205 American Samoa 57,794 2005
206 Greenland 56,361 2005
207 Faroe Islands 47,246 2005
208 Cayman Islands 45,436 2005
209 Saint Kitts and Nevis 39,129 2005
210 Liechtenstein 33,987 2005
211 Monaco 32,543 2005
212 San Marino 29,251 2005
213 Gibraltar 27,928 2005
214 British Virgin Islands 23,098 2005
215 Turks and Caicos Islands 21,152 2005
216 Palau 20,579 2005
217 Anguilla 13,477 2005
218 Nauru 13,287 2005
219 Tuvalu 11,810 2005
220 Montserrat 9,439 2005
221 Saint Helena 7,502 2005
222 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 7,026 2005
=223 Western Sahara 0.0 2005
=223 Cook Islands 0.0 2005
=223 Wallis and Futuna 0.0 2005

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Interesting observations about People > Total population

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The data for the UK (Britain) is slightly out-of-date. The population is now 63,181,775 (UK Census 2011). Source:
www.ons.gov.uk/ons/guide-method/census/2011/uk-census/index.html

Posted on 14 Mar 2013

Steven

Steven

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Yeah, I agree. Your site lists the Australian population as 20,264,082 but on the Australian Bureau of Statistic site it is 21,890,911, you're way out

Posted on 27 Aug 2009

Will P

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