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List of Countries by Population

Source United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
World Bank
Last Updated08 Apr 2015

First list is based on the projections for year 2014 and 2015 by the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. This list contains population of 233 countries/territories with their continents name. Second list is based on the estimates by the World bank for year 2013. This list contains population of 213 countries/territories.

According to United Nations, Population of world at 1st July, 2015 stands at 7,324,782,225 comprising of 3,693,187,039 males and 3,631,595,186 females. World's population has increased by 80,998,104 during one year. At 1st July, 2015, estimated global population was 7,243,784,121.

China is most populous country of the world with more than 1.40 billion people. China is closely followed by India having population more than 1.28 billion. United States of America, Indonesia and Brazil at 3rd, 4th and 5th position, respectively. Holy See (Vetican City) is the smallest country of the world. Population of Vetican City is approximately 800, and it is the only nation that has population below one thousand mark.

Only China and India has crossed one billion mark, rest of contries are below 50 crore mark. 12 countries has population over 10 crore (100 million). 26 countries has population of more than 5 crore, while 88 has over one crore.

India is top contributor of total world population increament in past year. India accounts for 18.50 percent of total global increment. Indian population increased by 15 million, followed by China at 7.8 million. With figure 5.0, 3.0, and 2.8 million, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Indonesia is the 3rd, 4th and 5th largest contributor of population growth.

Out of 233 countries/territories projected by UN, population of 22 countries has decreased in 2015 compare to 2014. Population of Russian Federation has decline by 3.7 lakh, followed by Ukraine (2.95 lakh) and Japan (1.81 lakh ).

Continent-wise Population: Asia : 4.36 billion (59.54%), Africa : 1.17 billion (15.92%) Europe : 743 million (10.15%), North America : 576 million (7.87%), South America : 415 million (5.67%), and Oceania : 39 million (0.54%).

United Nations (2015)
RankCountry/territory2014 2015changeContinent
1China1,393,783,8361,401,586,6097,802,773Asia
2India1,267,401,8491,282,390,30314,988,454Asia
3United States of America322,583,006325,127,6342,544,628North America
4Indonesia252,812,245255,708,7852,896,540Asia
5Brazil202,033,670203,657,2101,623,540South America
6Pakistan185,132,926188,144,0403,011,114Asia
7Nigeria178,516,904183,523,4325,006,528Africa
8Bangladesh158,512,570160,411,2491,898,679Asia
9Russian Federation142,467,651142,098,141-369,510Europe
10Japan126,999,808126,818,019-181,789Asia
11Mexico123,799,215125,235,5871,436,372North America
12Philippines100,096,496101,802,7061,706,210Asia
13Ethiopia96,506,03198,942,1022,436,071Africa
14Viet Nam92,547,95993,386,630838,671Asia
15Egypt83,386,73984,705,6811,318,942Africa
16Germany82,652,25682,562,004-90,252Europe
17Iran (Islamic Republic of)78,470,22279,476,3081,006,086Asia
18Turkey75,837,02076,690,509853,489Asia
19Democratic Republic of the Congo69,360,11871,246,3551,886,237Africa
20Thailand67,222,97267,400,746177,774Asia
21France64,641,27964,982,894341,615Europe
22United Kingdom63,489,23463,843,856354,622Europe
23Italy61,070,22461,142,22171,997Europe
24Myanmar53,718,95854,164,262445,304Asia
25South Africa53,139,52853,491,333351,805Africa
26United Republic of Tanzania50,757,45952,290,7961,533,337Africa
27Republic of Korea49,512,02649,750,234238,208Asia
28Colombia48,929,70649,529,208599,502South America
29Spain47,066,40247,199,069132,667Europe
30Kenya45,545,98046,748,6171,202,637Africa
31Ukraine44,941,30344,646,131-295,172Europe
32Argentina41,803,12542,154,914351,789South America
33Algeria39,928,94740,633,464704,517Africa
34Uganda38,844,62440,141,2621,296,638Africa
35Sudan38,764,09039,613,217849,127Africa
36Poland38,220,54338,221,5841,041Europe
37Canada35,524,73235,871,283346,551North America
38Iraq34,768,76135,766,702997,941Asia
39Morocco33,492,90933,955,157462,248Africa
40Afghanistan31,280,51832,006,788726,270Asia
41Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)30,851,34331,292,702441,359South America
42Peru30,769,07731,161,167392,090South America
43Malaysia30,187,89630,651,176463,280Asia
44Saudi Arabia29,369,42829,897,741528,313Asia
45Uzbekistan29,324,92029,709,932385,012Asia
46Nepal28,120,74028,440,629319,889Asia
47Mozambique26,472,97727,121,827648,850Africa
48Ghana26,442,17826,984,328542,150Africa
49Yemen24,968,50825,535,086566,578Asia
50Dem. People's Republic of Korea25,026,58825,155,326128,738Asia
51Madagascar23,571,96224,235,390663,428Africa
52Australia23,630,16923,923,101292,932Oceania
53Other non-specified areas23,382,06923,427,78545,716-
54Cameroon22,818,63223,393,129574,497Africa
55Angola22,137,26122,819,926682,665Africa
56Syrian Arab Republic21,986,61522,264,996278,381Asia
57Sri Lanka21,445,77521,611,842166,067Asia
58Romania21,640,16821,579,201-60,967Europe
59Côte d'Ivoire20,804,77421,295,284490,510Africa
60Niger18,534,80219,268,380733,578Africa
61Chile17,772,87117,924,062151,191South America
62Burkina Faso17,419,61517,914,625495,010Africa
63Malawi16,829,14417,308,685479,541Africa
64Netherlands16,802,46316,844,19541,732Europe
65Kazakhstan16,606,87816,770,447163,569Asia
66Mali15,768,22716,258,587490,360Africa
67Guatemala15,859,71416,255,094395,380North America
68Ecuador15,982,55116,225,691243,140South America
69Cambodia15,408,27015,677,059268,789Asia
70Zambia15,021,00215,519,604498,602Africa
71Zimbabwe14,599,32515,046,102446,777Africa
72Senegal14,548,17114,967,446419,275Africa
73Chad13,211,14613,605,625394,479Africa
74Rwanda12,100,04912,428,005327,956Africa
75Guinea12,043,89812,347,766303,868Africa
76South Sudan11,738,71812,152,321413,603Africa
77Cuba11,258,59711,248,783-9,814North America
78Tunisia11,116,89911,235,248118,349Africa
79Belgium11,144,42011,183,41138,991Europe
80Greece11,128,40411,125,833-2,571Europe
81Somalia10,805,65111,122,711317,060Africa
82Bolivia (Plurinational State of)10,847,66411,024,522176,858South America
83Benin10,599,51010,879,828280,318Africa
84Burundi10,482,75210,812,619329,867Africa
85Czech Republic10,740,46810,777,06036,592Europe
86Dominican Republic10,528,95410,652,135123,181North America
87Portugal10,610,30410,610,014-290Europe
88Haiti10,461,40910,603,731142,322North America
89Hungary9,933,1739,911,396-21,777Europe
90Sweden9,631,2619,693,88362,622Europe
91Azerbaijan9,514,8879,612,58097,693Asia
92United Arab Emirates9,445,6249,577,128131,504Asia
93Serbia9,468,3789,424,030-44,348Europe
94Belarus9,307,6099,259,666-47,943Europe
95Tajikistan8,408,9478,610,384201,437Asia
96Austria8,526,4298,557,76131,332Europe
97Honduras8,260,7498,423,917163,168North America
98Switzerland8,157,8968,238,61080,714Europe
99Israel7,822,1077,919,52897,421Asia
100Jordan7,504,8127,689,760184,948Asia
101Papua New Guinea7,476,1087,631,819155,711Oceania
102China, Hong Kong SAR7,259,5697,313,55753,988Asia
103Togo6,993,2447,170,797177,553Africa
104Bulgaria7,167,9987,112,641-55,357Europe
105Paraguay6,917,5797,032,942115,363South America
106Lao People's Democratic Republic6,894,0987,019,652125,554Asia
107Eritrea6,536,1766,737,634201,458Africa
108El Salvador6,383,7526,426,00242,250North America
109Sierra Leone6,205,3826,318,575113,193Africa
110Libya6,253,4526,317,08063,628Africa
111Nicaragua6,169,2696,256,51087,241North America
112Kyrgyzstan5,625,0155,707,52982,514Asia
113Denmark5,640,1845,661,72321,539Europe
114Singapore5,517,1025,618,866101,764Asia
115Finland5,443,4975,460,59217,095Europe
116Slovakia5,454,1545,457,8893,735Europe
117Turkmenistan5,307,1715,373,48766,316Asia
118Norway5,091,9245,142,84250,918Europe
119Lebanon4,965,9145,053,62487,710Asia
120Costa Rica4,937,7555,001,65763,902North America
121Central African Republic4,709,2034,803,08293,879Africa
122Ireland4,677,3404,726,85649,516Europe
123Congo4,558,5944,671,142112,548Africa
124New Zealand4,551,3494,596,39645,047Oceania
125State of Palestine4,436,4114,548,815112,404Asia
126Liberia4,396,8734,503,439106,566Africa
127Georgia4,322,8424,304,540-18,302Asia
128Croatia4,272,0444,255,374-16,670Europe
129Oman3,926,4924,157,783231,291Asia
130Mauritania3,984,4574,080,22495,767Africa
131Panama3,926,0173,987,86661,849North America
132Bosnia and Herzegovina3,824,7463,819,684-5,062Europe
133Puerto Rico3,683,6013,680,058-3,543North America
134Kuwait3,479,3713,583,399104,028Asia
135Republic of Moldova3,461,3803,436,828-24,552Europe
136Uruguay3,418,6943,429,99711,303South America
137Albania3,185,4133,196,98111,568Europe
138Lithuania3,008,2872,998,969-9,318Europe
139Armenia2,983,9902,989,4675,477Asia
140Mongolia2,881,4152,923,05041,635Asia
141Jamaica2,798,8372,813,27614,439North America
142Namibia2,347,9882,392,37044,382Africa
143Qatar2,267,9162,350,54982,633Asia
144Lesotho2,097,5112,120,11622,605Africa
145TFYR Macedonia2,108,4342,109,251817Europe
146Slovenia2,075,5922,079,0853,493Europe
147Botswana2,038,5872,056,37017,783Africa
148Latvia2,041,1112,031,361-9,750Europe
149Gambia1,908,9541,970,08161,127Africa
150Guinea-Bissau1,745,7981,787,79341,995Africa
151Gabon1,711,2941,751,19939,905Africa
152Bahrain1,344,1111,359,72615,615Asia
153Trinidad and Tobago1,344,2351,346,6972,462North America
154Swaziland1,267,7041,285,51917,815Africa
155Estonia1,283,7711,280,227-3,544Europe
156Mauritius1,249,1511,253,5814,430Africa
157Timor-Leste1,152,4391,172,66820,229Asia
158Cyprus1,153,0581,164,69511,637Asia
159Djibouti886,313899,65813,345Africa
160Réunion885,328895,0999,771Africa
161Fiji887,027892,7275,700Oceania
162Guyana803,677807,6113,934South America
163Equatorial Guinea778,061799,37221,311Africa
164Bhutan765,552776,46110,909Asia
165Comoros752,438770,05817,620Africa
166Montenegro621,542621,55614Europe
167Western Sahara585,646604,29818,652Africa
168Solomon Islands572,865584,48211,617Oceania
169China, Macao SAR575,481584,4208,939Asia
170Suriname543,925548,4564,531South America
171Luxembourg536,761543,2616,500Europe
172Cape Verde503,637508,3154,678Africa
173Guadeloupe468,016470,1682,152North America
174Malta430,146431,2391,093Europe
175Brunei Darussalam423,205428,5395,334Asia
176Martinique404,705405,688983North America
177Bahamas382,571387,5494,978North America
178Maldives351,572357,9816,409Asia
179Belize339,758347,5987,840North America
180Iceland333,135336,7283,593Europe
181Barbados286,066287,4821,416North America
182French Polynesia279,835282,7642,929Oceania
183Vanuatu258,301263,8885,587Oceania
184New Caledonia259,824263,1473,323Oceania
185French Guiana255,455261,7296,274South America
186Mayotte228,070233,9935,923Africa
187Sao Tome and Principe197,882202,7814,899Africa
188Samoa191,831193,2281,397Oceania
189Saint Lucia183,598184,9371,339North America
190Guam167,546169,8852,339Oceania
191Curaçao161,836164,4632,627North America
192Channel Islands162,778163,534756Europe
193Saint Vincent and the Grenadines109,371109,3743North America
194United States Virgin Islands106,792106,906114North America
195Grenada106,303106,694391North America
196Tonga105,782106,379597Oceania
197Kiribati103,942105,5551,613Oceania
198Micronesia (Fed. States of)103,903104,460557Oceania
199Aruba103,431103,889458North America
200Seychelles93,30693,754448Africa
201Antigua and Barbuda90,90391,822919North America
202Isle of Man86,47587,052577Europe
203Andorra80,15380,950797Europe
204Dominica72,34172,680339North America
205Bermuda65,46165,578117North America
206Cayman Islands59,22659,967741North America
207Greenland57,16457,275111North America
208American Samoa55,32055,538218Oceania
209Saint Kitts and Nevis54,78955,376587North America
210Northern Mariana Islands54,53155,070539Oceania
211Marshall Islands52,77252,993221Oceania
212Faeroe Islands49,46049,49636Europe
213Sint Maarten (Dutch part)46,08546,914829North America
214Monaco38,06638,320254Europe
215Liechtenstein37,19437,461267Europe
216Turks and Caicos Islands33,73634,339603North America
217San Marino31,63731,802165Europe
218Gibraltar29,33529,35419Europe
219British Virgin Islands28,56228,800238North America
220Palau21,09721,291194Oceania
221Cook Islands20,73220,833101Oceania
222Caribbean Netherlands19,52519,899374North America
223Anguilla14,46014,614154North America
224Wallis and Futuna Islands13,20613,153-53Oceania
225Nauru10,08110,12241Oceania
226Tuvalu9,8949,91622Oceania
227Saint Pierre and Miquelon6,0466,0493North America
228Montserrat5,1355,17641North America
229Saint Helena4,1204,1244Africa
230Falkland Islands (Malvinas)3,0523,0586South America
231Niue1,3071,273-34Oceania
232Tokelau1,2221,25028Oceania
233Holy See7998001Europe
World 7,243,784,1217,324,782,225 80,998,104
World Bank (2013)
RankCountry/territoryPopulation
1China1,357,380,000
2India1,252,139,596
3United States316,128,839
4Indonesia249,865,631
5Brazil200,361,925
6Pakistan182,142,594
7Nigeria173,615,345
8Bangladesh156,594,962
9Russian Federation143,499,861
10Japan127,338,621
11Mexico122,332,399
12Philippines98,393,574
13Ethiopia94,100,756
14Vietnam89,708,900
15Egypt, Arab Rep.82,056,378
16Germany80,621,788
17Iran, Islamic Rep.77,447,168
18Turkey74,932,641
19Congo, Dem. Rep.67,513,677
20Thailand67,010,502
21France66,028,467
22United Kingdom64,097,085
23Italy59,831,093
24Myanmar53,259,018
25South Africa52,981,991
26Korea, Rep.50,219,669
27Tanzania49,253,126
28Colombia48,321,405
29Spain46,647,421
30Ukraine45,489,600
31Kenya44,353,691
32Argentina41,446,246
33Algeria39,208,194
34Poland38,530,725
35Sudan37,964,306
36Uganda37,578,876
37Canada35,158,304
38Iraq33,417,476
39Morocco33,008,150
40Afghanistan30,551,674
41Venezuela, RB30,405,207
42Peru30,375,603
43Uzbekistan30,241,100
44Malaysia29,716,965
45Saudi Arabia28,828,870
46Nepal27,797,457
47Ghana25,904,598
48Mozambique25,833,752
49Korea, Dem. Rep.24,895,480
50Yemen, Rep.24,407,381
51Australia23,130,900
52Madagascar22,924,851
53Syrian Arab Republic22,845,550
54Cameroon22,253,959
55Angola21,471,618
56Sri Lanka20,483,000
57Cote d'Ivoire20,316,086
58Romania19,963,581
59Niger17,831,270
60Chile17,619,708
61Kazakhstan17,037,508
62Burkina Faso16,934,839
63Netherlands16,804,224
64Malawi16,362,567
65Ecuador15,737,878
66Guatemala15,468,203
67Mali15,301,650
68Cambodia15,135,169
69Zambia14,538,640
70Zimbabwe14,149,648
71Senegal14,133,280
72Chad12,825,314
73Rwanda11,776,522
74Guinea11,745,189
75South Sudan11,296,173
76Cuba11,265,629
77Belgium11,195,138
78Greece11,032,328
79Tunisia10,886,500
80Bolivia10,671,200
81Czech Republic10,521,468
82Somalia10,495,583
83Portugal10,459,806
84Dominican Republic10,403,761
85Benin10,323,474
86Haiti10,317,461
87Burundi10,162,532
88Hungary9,897,247
89Sweden9,592,552
90Belarus9,466,000
91Azerbaijan9,416,598
92United Arab Emirates9,346,129
93Austria8,473,786
94Tajikistan8,207,834
95Honduras8,097,688
96Switzerland8,081,482
97Israel8,059,400
98Papua New Guinea7,321,262
99Bulgaria7,265,115
100Hong Kong SAR, China7,187,500
101Serbia7,163,976
102Togo6,816,982
103Paraguay6,802,295
104Lao PDR6,769,727
105Jordan6,459,000
106El Salvador6,340,454
107Eritrea6,333,135
108Libya6,201,521
109Sierra Leone6,092,075
110Nicaragua6,080,478
111Kyrgyz Republic5,719,500
112Denmark5,613,706
113Finland5,439,407
114Slovak Republic5,414,095
115Singapore5,399,200
116Turkmenistan5,240,072
117Norway5,084,190
118Costa Rica4,872,166
119Central African Republic4,616,417
120Ireland4,595,281
121Georgia4,476,900
122New Zealand4,470,800
123Lebanon4,467,390
124Congo, Rep.4,447,632
125Liberia4,294,077
126Croatia4,252,700
127West Bank and Gaza4,169,506
128Mauritania3,889,880
129Panama3,864,170
130Bosnia and Herzegovina3,829,307
131Oman3,632,444
132Puerto Rico3,615,086
133Moldova3,559,000
134Uruguay3,407,062
135Kuwait3,368,572
136Armenia2,976,566
137Lithuania2,956,121
138Mongolia2,839,073
139Albania2,773,620
140Jamaica2,715,000
141Namibia2,303,315
142Qatar2,168,673
143Macedonia, FYR2,107,158
144Lesotho2,074,465
145Slovenia2,060,484
146Botswana2,021,144
147Latvia2,013,385
148Gambia, The1,849,285
149Kosovo1,824,000
150Guinea-Bissau1,704,255
151Gabon1,671,711
152Trinidad and Tobago1,341,151
153Bahrain1,332,171
154Estonia1,324,612
155Mauritius1,296,303
156Swaziland1,249,514
157Timor-Leste1,178,252
158Cyprus1,141,166
159Fiji881,065
160Djibouti872,932
161Guyana799,613
162Equatorial Guinea757,014
163Bhutan753,947
164Comoros734,917
165Montenegro621,383
166Macao SAR, China566,375
167Solomon Islands561,231
168Luxembourg543,202
169Suriname539,276
170Cabo Verde498,897
171Malta423,282
172Brunei Darussalam417,784
173Bahamas, The377,374
174Maldives345,023
175Belize331,900
176Iceland323,002
177Barbados284,644
178French Polynesia276,831
179New Caledonia262,000
180Vanuatu252,763
181Sao Tome and Principe192,993
182Samoa190,372
183St. Lucia182,273
184Guam165,124
185Curacao153,500
186St. Vincent and the Grenadines109,373
187Grenada105,897
188Tonga105,323
189Virgin Islands (U.S.)104,737
190Micronesia, Fed. Sts.103,549
191Aruba102,911
192Kiribati102,351
193Antigua and Barbuda89,985
194Seychelles89,173
195Isle of Man85,888
196Andorra79,218
197Dominica72,003
198Bermuda65,024
199Cayman Islands58,435
200Greenland56,483
201American Samoa55,165
202St. Kitts and Nevis54,191
203Northern Mariana Islands53,855
204Marshall Islands52,634
205Faeroe Islands49,469
206Sint Maarten (Dutch part)39,689
207Monaco37,831
208Liechtenstein36,925
209Turks and Caicos Islands33,098
210San Marino31,448
211St. Martin (French part)31,264
212Palau20,918
213Tuvalu9,876