World's 50 Most Populous Countries

This table provides figures about the 50 most populous nations on Earth, from China to Romania.

RankCountryPopulation
1.China1,321,851,888
2.India1,129,866,154
3.United States301,139,947
4.Indonesia234,693,997
5.Brazil190,010,647
6.Pakistan169,270,617
7.Bangladesh150,448,339
8.Russia141,377,752
9.Nigeria135,031,164
10.Japan127,467,972
11.Mexico108,700,891
12.Philippines91,077,287
13.Vietnam85,262,356
14.Germany82,400,996
15.Egypt80,264,543
16.Ethiopia76,511,887
17.Turkey71,158,647
18.Iran65,397,521
19.Thailand65,068,149
20.Congo, Dem. Rep.64,606,759
21.France61,083,916
22.United Kingdom60,776,238
23.Italy58,147,733
24.Korea, South49,044,790
25.Myanmar
(Burma)
47,373,958
26.Ukraine46,299,862
27.Colombia44,227,550
28.South Africa 43,997,828
29.Sudan42,292,929
30.Spain40,448,191
31.Argentina40,301,927
32.Poland38,518,241
33.Tanzania38,139,640
34.Kenya36,913,721
35.Morocco33,757,175
36.Canada33,390,141
37.Algeria33,333,216
38.Afghanistan31,889,923
39.Uganda30,262,610
40.Nepal28,901,790
41.Peru 28,674,757
42.Uzbekistan27,780,059
43.Saudi Arabia27,601,038
44.Iraq27,499,638
45.Venezuela26,084,662
46.Malaysia24,821,286
47.Korea, North23,301,725
48.Taiwan23,174,294
49.Ghana22,931,299
50.Romania22,276,056
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, International Database. (2007)

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