World's 50 Most Populous Countries: 2011

This table provides figures about the 50 most populous nations in the world. China is the most populous.

Rank Country Population
 World 6,980,234,078
1. China 1,336,718,015
2. India 1,189,172,906
3. United States 311,050,977
4. Indonesia 245,613,043
5. Brazil 203,429,773
6. Pakistan 187,342,721
7. Nigeria 165,822,569
8. Bangladesh 158,570,535
9. Russia 138,739,892
10. Japan 127,469,543
11. Mexico 113,724,226
12. Philippines 101,833,938
13. Ethiopia 90,873,739
14. Vietnam 90,549,390
15. Egypt 82,079,636
16. Germany 81,471,834
17. Turkey 78,785,548
18.Iran77,891,220
19. Congo, Dem. Rep. 71,712,867
20. Thailand 66,720,153
21. France 65,102,719
22. United Kingdom 62,698,362
23. Italy 61,016,804
24.Burma53,999,804
25. South Africa 49,004,031
26. Korea, South 48,754,657
27. Spain 46,754,784
28. Ukraine 45,134,707
29. Sudan 45,047,502
30. Colombia 44,725,543
31. Tanzania 42,746,620
32. Kenya 41,943,504
33. Argentina 41,769,726
34. Poland 38,441,588
35. Algeria 34,994,937
36. Uganda 34,612,250
37. Canada 34,030,589
38. Morocco 31,968,361
39. Iraq 30,399,572
40. Afghanistan 29,757,566
41. Nepal 29,391,883
42. Peru 29,248,943
43. Malaysia 28,728,607
44. Uzbekistan 28,128,600
45. Venezuela 27,635,743
46. Saudi Arabia 26,131,703
47. Ghana 24,791,073
48. Korea, North 24,457,492
49. Yemen 24,133,492
50. Taiwan 23,071,779
Source: U.S. Census Bureau International Data Base.

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Area and Population of Countries Population Statistics Population Density per Square Mile of Countries
World's 50 Most Populous Countries: 2011

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