World's 50 Most Populous Countries: 2008

Rank Country Population
1. China 1,330,044,605
2. India 1,147,995,898
3. United States 303,824,646
4. Indonesia 237,512,355
5. Brazil 196,342,587
6. Pakistan 172,800,051
7. Bangladesh 153,546,901
8. Nigeria 146,255,306
9. Russia 140,702,094
10. Japan 127,288,419
11. Mexico 109,955,400
12. Philippines 96,061,683
13. Vietnam 86,116,559
14. Ethiopia 82,544,838
15. Germany 82,369,548
16. Egypt 81,713,517
17. Turkey 71,892,807
18. Congo, Dem. Rep. 66,514,506
19. Iran 65,875,223
20. Thailand 65,493,298
21. France 64,057,790
22. United Kingdom 60,943,912
23. Italy 58,145,321
24. South Africa 48,782,755
25. Korea, South 48,379,392
26. Myanmar
 (Burma)
47,758,181
27. Ukraine 45,994,287
28. Colombia 45,013,674
29. Spain 40,491,051
30. Argentina 40,481,998
31. Sudan 40,218,455
32. Tanzania 40,213,162
33. Poland 38,500,696
34. Kenya 37,953,838
35. Morocco 34,343,219
36. Algeria 33,769,669
37. Canada 33,212,696
38. Afghanistan 32,738,376
39. Uganda 31,367,972
40. Nepal 29,519,114
41. Peru 29,180,899
42. Iraq 28,221,181
43. Saudi Arabia 28,146,657
44. Uzbekistan 27,345,026
45. Venezuela 26,414,815
46. Malaysia 25,274,133
47. Korea, North 23,479,089
48. Ghana 23,382,848
49. Yemen 23,013,376
50. Taiwan 22,920,946
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, International Database.

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Area and Population of Countries Population Statistics Population Density per Square Mile of Countries
World's 50 Most Populous Countries: 2008

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