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World's 50 Most Populous Countries: 2016

This table provides figures about the 50 most populous nations in the world as of July 2016. China is the most populous.

Rank Country Population
 World 7,323,187,457
1. China 1,373,541,278
2. India 1,266,883,598
3. United States 323,995,528
4. Indonesia 258,316,051
5. Brazil 205,823,665
6. Pakistan 201,995,540
7. Nigeria 186,053,386
8. Bangladesh 156,186,882
9. Russia 142,355,415
10. Japan 126,702,133
11. Mexico 123,166,749
12. Philippines 102,624,209
13. Ethiopia 102,374,044
14. Vietnam 95,261,021
15. Egypt 94,666,993
16.Iran 82,801,633
17. Congo, Dem. Rep. 81,331,050
18. Germany 80,722,792
19.Turkey 80,274,604
20. Thailand 68,200,824
21. France 66,836,154
22. United Kingdom 64,430,428
23. Italy 62,007,540
24.Burma 56,890,418
25.South Africa 54,300,704
26. Tanzania 52,482,726
27.Korea, South 50,924,172
28. Spain 48,563,476
29. Colombia 47,220,856
30. Kenya 46,790,758
31. Ukraine 44,209,733
32. Argentina 43,886,748
33. Algeria 40,263,711
34. Poland 38,523,261
35. Uganda 38,319,241
36. Iraq 38,146,025
37. Sudan 36,729,501
38. Canada 35,362,905
39. Morocco 33,655,786
40. Afghanistan 33,332,025
41. Malaysia 30,949,962
42. Venezuela 30,912,302
43. Peru 30,741,062
44.Uzbekistan 29,473,614
45. Nepal 29,033,914
46. Saudi Arabia 28,160,273
47. Yemen 27,392,779
48. Ghana 26,908,262
49. Mozambique 25,930,150
50. Korea, North 25,115,311
Source: CIA World Factbook.

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