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World's 50 Most Populous Countries: 2010

This table provides figures about the 50 most populous nations in the world. China is the most populous.

Rank Country Population
 World 6,817,246,761
1. China 1,330,141,295
2. India 1,173,108,018
3. United States 310,232,863
4. Indonesia 242,968,342
5. Brazil 201,103,330
6. Pakistan 177,276,594
7. Bangladesh 158,065,841
8. Nigeria 152,217,341
9. Russia 139,390,205
10. Japan 126,804,433
11. Mexico 112,468,855
12. Philippines 99,900,177
13. Vietnam 89,571,130
14. Ethiopia 88,013,491
15. Germany 82,282,988
16. Egypt 80,471,869
17. Turkey 77,804,122
18.Congo, Dem. Rep.70,916,439
19. Iran 67,037,517
20. Thailand 66,404,688
21. France 64,768,389
22. United Kingdom 61,284,806
23. Italy 58,090,681
24.Burma53,414,374
25. South Africa 49,109,107
26. Korea, South 48,636,068
27. Ukraine 45,415,596
28. Colombia 44,205,293
29. Sudan 41,980,182
30. Tanzania 41,892,895
31. Argentina 41,343,201
32. Spain 40,548,753
33. Kenya 40,046,566
34. Poland 38,463,689
35. Algeria 34,586,184
36. Canada 33,759,742
37. Uganda 33,398,682
38. Morocco 31,627,428
39. Peru 29,907,003
40. Iraq 29,671,605
41. Saudi Arabia 29,207,277
42. Afghanistan 29,121,286
43. Nepal 28,951,852
44. Uzbekistan 27,865,738
45. Venezuela 27,223,228
46. Malaysia 26,160,256
47. Ghana 24,339,838
48. Yemen 23,495,361
49. Taiwan 23,024,956
50. Korea, North 22,757,275
Source: U.S. Census Bureau International Data Base.

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