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.

RankCountryPopulation
World7,323,187,457
1.China1,373,541,278
2.India1,266,883,598
3.United States323,995,528
4.Indonesia258,316,051
5.Brazil205,823,665
6.Pakistan201,995,540
7.Nigeria186,053,386
8.Bangladesh156,186,882
9.Russia142,355,415
10.Japan126,702,133
11.Mexico123,166,749
12.Philippines102,624,209
13.Ethiopia102,374,044
14.Vietnam95,261,021
15.Egypt94,666,993
16.Iran82,801,633
17.Congo, Dem. Rep.81,331,050
18.Germany80,722,792
19.Turkey80,274,604
20.Thailand68,200,824
21.France66,836,154
22.United Kingdom64,430,428
23.Italy62,007,540
24.Burma56,890,418
25.South Africa54,300,704
26.Tanzania52,482,726
27.Korea, South50,924,172
28.Spain48,563,476
29.Colombia47,220,856
30.Kenya46,790,758
31.Ukraine44,209,733
32.Argentina43,886,748
33.Algeria40,263,711
34.Poland38,523,261
35.Uganda38,319,241
36.Iraq38,146,025
37.Sudan36,729,501
38.Canada35,362,905
39.Morocco33,655,786
40.Afghanistan33,332,025
41.Malaysia30,949,962
42.Venezuela30,912,302
43.Peru30,741,062
44.Uzbekistan29,473,614
45.Nepal29,033,914
46.Saudi Arabia28,160,273
47.Yemen27,392,779
48.Ghana26,908,262
49.Mozambique25,930,150
50.Korea, North25,115,311
Source: CIA World Factbook.

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