List of countries by population


s a list of countries by population. The number shows how many people live in each country. Countries with the most people are at the top of the list. Countries with the fewest people are at the bottom.

This list comes from a book called CIA World Factbook 2005.

Also see: List of countries, List of countries by area, List of countries by population density.

How many people live in each country

Rank Country (or dependent territory) Population Date % of world
population
Source
- World 7,625,200,000 April 8, 2020 100% US Census Bureau's world population clock
1 23x15px China 1,386,641,728 March 25, 2017 18.71% http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/china-population/
2 23x15px India 1,210,569,573 2011 18.2% Official population by Census Info India 2011
3 23x15px United States 329,389,000 April 8, 2020 4.32% Official population clock
4 23x15px Indonesia 262,571,000 March 6, 2017 3.554% http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/indonesia-population/
5 23x15px Brazil 210,707,000 March 6, 2017 2.852% http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/brazil-population/
6 23x15px Pakistan 205,664,000 April 8, 2020 2.7% Official population clock
7 23x15px Nigeria 190,275,000 March 6, 2017 2.57% http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/nigeria-population/
8 23x15px Bangladesh 164,214,371 March 6, 2017 2.22% http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/bangladesh-population/
9 23x15px Russia 143,500,000 March 6, 2017 1.87% Official estimate
10 23x15px Mexico 126,577,691 January 1, 2019 1.66% Official annual projection
11 23x15px Japan 126,220,000 March 1, 2019 1.66% Monthly official estimate
12 23x15px Philippines 98,390,000 July 1, 2010 1.23% Official estimate
13 23x15px Ethiopia 94,100,000 July 1, 2011 1.08% Official estimate
14 23x15px Egypt 95,562,000 April 8, 2020 1.25% Official population clock
15 23x15px Vietnam 89,700,000 April 1, 2009 1.13% Census result
16 23x15px Iran 84,698,000 April 8, 2020 1.110% Official population clock
17 23x15px Germany 80,620,000 April 30, 2011 1.07% Monthly official estimate
18 23x15px Turkey 76,667,864 December 31, 2013 0.97% Official estimate
19 23x15px Thailand 69,519,000 July 1, 2011 0.91% UN estimate
20 23x15px Democratic Republic of the Congo 67,758,000 July 1, 2011 0.89% UN estimate
21 23x15px France[1] 65,821,885 January 1, 2011 0.86% Official estimate
22 23x15px United Kingdom 64,596,800 July 1, 2014 0.85% Annual official estimate
23 23x15px Italy 60,705,991 May 31, 2011 0.8% Monthly official estimate
24 23x15px South Africa 50,586,757 July 1, 2011 0.66% Official estimate
25 23x15px Colombia 50,675,000 April 8, 2020 0.66% Official population clock
26 23x15px Myanmar 48,337,000 July 1, 2011 0.63% UN estimate
27 23x15px South Korea 48,219,000 November 1, 2010 0.63% Census result
28 23x15px Spain 46,162,024 October 1, 2011 0.61% Monthly official estimate
29 23x15px Ukraine 45,668,028 September 1, 2011 0.6% Monthly official estimate
30 23x15px Tanzania 43,188,000 July 1, 2010 0.57% Official estimate
31 23x15px Argentina 40,117,096 October 27, 2010 0.53% Census result
32 23x15px Kenya 38,610,097 August 24, 2009 0.51% Census result
33 23x15px Poland 38,426,000 July 1, 2017 0.5% Official estimate
34 23x15px Algeria 36,300,000 January 1, 2011 0.48% Official estimate
35 23x15px Canada 36,155,487 April 1, 2016 0.45% Official estimate
36 23x15px Morocco 35,327,200 April 8, 2020 0.46% Official population clock
37 23x15px Uganda 32,939,800 July 1, 2011 0.43% Official estimate
38 23x15px Afghanistan 32,358,000 July 1, 2011 0.42% UN estimate
39 23x15px Iraq 32,105,000 July 1, 2009 0.42% Official estimate
40 23x15px Sudan[2] 30,894,000 April 22, 2008 0.41% Census result
41 23x15px Venezuela 33,117,000 April 8, 2020 0.43% Official population clock
42 23x15px Peru 29,797,694 June 30, 2011 0.390% Official estimate
43 23x15px Malaysia 28,334,135 July 6, 2010 0.37% Census result
44 23x15px Uzbekistan 28,000,000 January 1, 2010 0.37% Official estimate
45 23x15px Saudi Arabia 27,136,977 April 28, 2010 0.36% Census result
46 File:Flag of Nepal.svg   Nepal 26,620,809 June 22, 2011 0.35% Census result
47 23x15px Australia 25,674,799 April 8, 2020 0.34% Official Population Clock
48 23x15px Syria 25,551,000 April 8, 2020 0.34% Official population clock
49 23x15px Ghana 24,233,431 September 26, 2010 0.32% Census result
50 23x15px North Korea 24,052,231 October 1, 2008 0.32% Census result
51 23x15px Yemen 23,833,000 July 1, 2011 0.31% Official estimate
52 23x15px Taiwan[3] 23,197,947 September 30, 2011 0.3% Monthly official estimate
53 23x15px Mozambique 23,049,621 July 1, 2011 0.3% Official estimate
54 23x15px Romania 21,436,000 July 1, 2011 0.28% UN estimate
55 23x15px Côte d'Ivoire 21,395,000 July 1, 2009 0.28% Official estimate
56 23x15px Sri Lanka 20,653,000 July 1, 2010 0.27% Official estimate
57 23x15px Angola 19,618,000 July 1, 2011 0.26% UN estimate
58 23x15px Cameroon 19,406,100 January 1, 2010 0.25% Official estimate
59 23x15px Madagascar 18,866,000 July 1, 2008 0.25% Official estimate
60 23x15px Chile 17,248,450 June 30, 2011 0.23% Official estimate
61 23x15px Netherlands 17,066,717 September 1, 2016 0.22% Monthly official estimate
62 23x15px Kazakhstan 16,615,000 October 1, 2011 0.22% Monthly official estimate
63 23x15px Burkina Faso 15,730,977 July 1, 2010 0.21% Official estimate
64 23x15px Niger 15,730,754 July 1, 2011 0.21% Official estimate
65 23x15px Guatemala 14,713,763 July 1, 2011 0.190% Official estimate
66 23x15px Mali 14,517,176 April 1, 2009 0.190% Census result
67 23x15px Ecuador 14,483,499 November 28, 2010 0.190% Census result
68 23x15px Cambodia 13,395,682 March 3, 2008 0.18% Census result
69 23x15px Malawi 13,077,160 June 1, 2008 0.17% Census result
70 23x15px Zambia 13,046,508 October 16, 2010 0.17% Census result
71 23x15px Senegal 12,855,153 July 1, 2011 0.17% Official estimate
72 23x15px Zimbabwe 12,754,000 July 1, 2011 0.17% UN estimate
73 23x15px Cuba 11,241,161 December 31, 2010 0.15% Official estimate
74 23x15px Belgium 10,839,905 January 1, 2010 0.14% Official estimate
75 23x15px Greece 10,787,690 June 1, 2011 0.14% Census result
76 23x15px Tunisia 10,673,800 July 1, 2011 0.14% Official estimate
77 23x15px Portugal 10,555,853 March 21, 2011 0.14% Census result
78 23x15px Czech Republic 10,542,080 June 30, 2011 0.14% Official estimate
79 23x15px Bolivia 10,426,154 July 1, 2010 0.14% Official estimate
80 23x15px Rwanda 10,412,826 July 1, 2010 0.14% Official estimate
81 23x15px Chad 10,329,208 May 20, 2009 0.15% Census result
82 23x15px Guinea 10,217,591 July 1, 2009 0.13% Official estimate
83 23x15px Haiti 10,085,214 July 1, 2010 0.13% Official estimate
84 23x15px Hungary 9,985,722 January 1, 2011 0.13% Official estimate
85 23x15px Sweden 9,865,155 February 10 2016 0.13% Monthly estimate
86 23x15px Somalia[4] 9,557,000 July 1, 2011 0.13% UN estimate
87 23x15px Jordan 9,553,712 April 8, 2020 0.14% Official population clock
88 23x15px Belarus 9,468,000 October 1, 2011 0.12% Monthly official estimate
89 23x15px Dominican Republic 9,378,818 December 1, 2010 0.12% Census result
90 23x15px Azerbaijan 9,111,100 January 1, 2011 0.12% Official estimate
91 23x15px Benin 9,100,000 July 1, 2011 0.12% UN estimate
92 23x15px Burundi 8,575,000 July 1, 2011 0.11% UN estimate
93 23x15px Austria 8,419,776 July 1, 2011 0.11% Official estimate
94 23x15px United Arab Emirates 8,264,070 July 1, 2010 0.11% Official estimate
95 23x15px South Sudan 8,260,490 April 22, 2008 0.11% Census result
96 23x15px Honduras 8,215,313 July 1, 2011 0.11% Official estimate
97 23x16px  Switzerland 8,039,060 December 31, 2012 0.1% Official estimate
98 23x15px Israel 7,798,600 September 30, 2011 0.1% Monthly official estimate
99 23x15px Tajikistan 7,616,000 January 1, 2011 0.10% Official estimate
100 23x15px Bulgaria 7,364,570 February 1, 2011 0.10% Census result
101 23x15px Serbia[5] 7,120,666 September 31, 2011 0.090% Census result
102 23x15px Hong Kong (China)[6] 7,108,100 July 1, 2011 0.090% Official estimate
103 23x15px Papua New Guinea 7,014,000 July 1, 2011 0.090% UN estimate
104 23x15px Libya 6,423,000 July 1, 2011 0.084% UN estimate
105 23x15px Laos 6,348,800 July 1, 2011 0.083% Official estimate
106 23x15px Paraguay 6,337,127 July 1, 2010 0.083% Official estimate
107 23x15px El Salvador 6,227,000 July 1, 2011 0.082% UN estimate
108 23x15px Sierra Leone 5,997,000 July 1, 2011 0.079% UN estimate
109 23x15px Nicaragua 5,815,524 July 1, 2010 0.076% Official estimate
110 23x15px Togo 5,753,324 November 6, 2010 0.075% Census result
111 23x15px Denmark 5,579,204 October 1, 2011 0.073% Monthly official estimate
112 Template:Country data Kyrgyzstan 5,477,600 July 1, 2011 0.072% Official estimate
113 23x15px Slovakia 5,437,126 March 31, 2011 0.071% Official estimate
114 23x15px Eritrea 5,415,000 July 1, 2011 0.071% UN estimate
115 23x15px Finland[7] 5,394,389 September 30, 2011 0.071% Monthly official estimate
116 23x15px Norway 5,673,200 April 8, 2020 0.074% Official population clock
117 23x15px Singapore 5,183,700 June 30, 2011 0.068% Official estimate
118 23x15px Turkmenistan 5,105,000 July 1, 2011 0.067% UN estimate
119 23x15px New Zealand 4,735,500 April 8, 2020 0.062% Official population clock
120 23x15px Ireland 4,581,269 April 10, 2011 0.06% Census result
121 23x15px Costa Rica 4,563,539 July 1, 2010 0.06% Official estimate
122 23x15px Central African Republic 4,487,000 July 1, 2011 0.059% UN estimate
123 23x15px Georgia[8] 4,469,200 January 1, 2011 0.059% Official estimate
124 23x15px Croatia 4,290,612 March 31, 2011 0.056% Census result
125 23x15px Lebanon 4,259,000 July 1, 2011 0.056% UN estimate
127 23x15px Republic of the Congo 4,140,000 July 1, 2011 0.054% UN estimate
128 23x15px Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,843,126 June 30, 2010 0.05% Official estimate
129 23x15px Puerto Rico 3,725,789 April 1, 2010 0.049% Census result
130 23x15px Moldova[9] 3,560,400 January 1, 2011 0.047% Official estimate
131 23x15px Liberia 3,476,608 April 1, 2008 0.046% Census result
132 23x15px Panama 3,405,813 May 16, 2010 0.045% Census result
133 23x15px Uruguay 3,368,595 June 30, 2011 0.044% Official estimate
134 23x15px Mauritania 3,340,627 July 1, 2011 0.044% Official estimate
135 23x15px Armenia 3,266,300 September 1, 2011 0.043% Monthly official estimate
136 23x15px Lithuania 3,207,100 October 1, 2011 0.042% Monthly official estimate
137 23x15px Albania 3,194,972 January 1, 2010 0.042% Official estimate
138 23x15px Kuwait 2,818,000 July 1, 2011 0.037% UN estimate
139 23x15px Oman 2,773,479 December 12, 2010 0.036% Census result
140 23x15px Mongolia 2,736,800 July 1, 2010 0.036% Official estimate
141 23x15px Jamaica 2,705,800 December 31, 2010 0.035% Official estimate
142 23x15px Namibia 2,324,000 July 1, 2011 0.03% UN estimate
143 23x15px Latvia 2,209,000 October 1, 2011 0.029% Monthly official estimate
144 23x15px Lesotho 2,194,000 July 1, 2011 0.029% UN estimate
145 23x15px Macedonia 2,057,284 December 31, 2010 0.027% Official estimate
146 23x15px Slovenia 2,110,170 April 8, 2020 0.028% Official population clock
147 23x15px Botswana 2,031,000 July 1, 2011 0.027% UN estimate
148 23x15px The Gambia 1,776,000 July 1, 2011 0.023% UN estimate
149 23x15px Qatar 1,699,435 April 21, 2010 0.022% Census result
150 23x15px Gabon 1,534,000 July 1, 2011 0.02% UN estimate
151 23x15px Guinea-Bissau 1,520,830 March 1, 2009 0.02% Census result
152 23x15px Estonia 1,340,194 January 1, 2011 0.018% Official estimate
153 23x15px Trinidad and Tobago 1,317,714 July 1, 2010 0.017% Official estimate
154 23x15px Mauritius[10] 1,280,924 July 1, 2010 0.017% Official estimate
155 23x15px Bahrain 1,234,571 April 27, 2010 0.016% Census result
156 23x15px Swaziland 1,203,000 July 1, 2011 0.016% UN estimate
157 23x15px Timor-Leste 1,066,409 July 11, 2010 0.014% Census result
158 23x15px Fiji 868,000 July 1, 2011 0.011% UN estimate
159 23x15px Djibouti 818,159 June 1, 2009 0.011% Census result
160 23x15px Réunion (France) 808,250 January 1, 2008 0.011% Official estimate
161 23x15px Cyprus[11] 803,200 December 31, 2009 0.011% Official estimate
162 23x15px Guyana 784,894 July 1, 2010 0.01% Official estimate
163 23x15px Comoros[12] 754,000 July 1, 2011 0.01% UN estimate
164 23x15px Equatorial Guinea 720,000 July 1, 2011 0.009% UN estimate
165 23x15px Bhutan 708,265 July 1, 2011 0.009% Official estimate
166 23x15px Montenegro Montenegro 620,029 April 1, 2011 0.0081% Census result
167 23x15px Macau (China)[13] 560,100 September 1, 2011 0.0073% Official estimate
168 23x15px Western Sahara 548,000 July 1, 2011 0.0072% UN estimate
169 23x15px Solomon Islands 542,287 July 1, 2011 0.0071% Official estimate
170 23x15px Suriname 529,000 July 1, 2011 0.0069% UN estimate
171 23x15px Luxembourg 511,840 January 1, 2011 0.0067% Official estimate
172 23x15px Cape Verde 491,575 June 16, 2010 0.0064% Census result
173 23x15px Brunei 422,700 July 1, 2011 0.0055% Official estimate
174 23x15px Malta Malta 417,617 December 31, 2010 0.0055% Official estimate
175 23x15px Guadeloupe (France) 401,784 January 1, 2008 0.0053% Official estimate
176 23x15px Martinique (France) 397,693 January 1, 2008 0.0052% Official estimate
177 23x15px Bahamas 353,658 May 3, 2010 0.0046% Census result
178 23x15px Iceland 318,452 January 1, 2011 0.0042% Official estimate
179 23x15px Maldives 317,280 July 1, 2010 0.0042% Official estimate
180 23x15px Belize 312,698 May 12, 2010 0.0041% Census result
181 23x15px Barbados 276,302 December 31, 2010 0.0036% Official estimate
182 23x15px French Polynesia 274,000 July 1, 2011 0.0036% UN estimate
183 40px New Caledonia (France) 245,580 July 27, 2009 0.0032% Census result
184 23x15px Vanuatu 234,023 November 16, 2009 0.0031% Census result
185 23x15px French Guiana 219,266 January 1, 2008 0.0029% Official estimate
186 23x15px Mayotte (France) 211,000 July 1, 2011 0.0028% UN estimate
187 23x15px Samoa 184,032 July 1, 2010 0.0024% Official estimate
188 23x15px São Tomé and Príncipe 169,000 July 1, 2011 0.0022% UN estimate
189 23x15px Saint Lucia 166,526 May 10, 2010 0.0022% Census result
190 23x15px Guam (USA) 159,358 April 1, 2010 0.0021% Census result
191 23x15px Curaçao (the Netherlands) 142,180 January 1, 2010 0.0019% Official estimate
192 23x15px Grenada 110,821 July 1, 2009 0.0015% Official estimate
193 23x15px United States Virgin Islands 106,405 April 1, 2010 0.0014% Census result
194 23x15px Tonga 105,000 July 1, 2011 0.0014% UN estimate
195 23x15px Federated States of Micronesia 102,624 April 4, 2010 0.0013% Census result
196 23x15px Aruba (the Netherlands) 101,484 September 29, 2010 0.0013% Census result
197 23x15px Kiribati 101,000 July 1, 2011 0.0013% UN estimate
198 23x15px Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 100,892 July 1, 2009 0.0013% Official estimate
199 23x15px Jersey (UK) 92,500 December 31, 2009 0.0012% Official estimate
200 23x15px Seychelles 90,945 August 26, 2010 0.0012% Census result
201 23x15px Antigua and Barbuda 89,138 July 1, 2009 0.0012% Official estimate
202 23x15px Andorra 85,015 July 1, 2010 0.0011% Official estimate
203 23x15px Isle of Man (UK) 83,314 April 25, 2016 0.0011% Isle of Man 2016 Census
204 23x15px Dominica 71,685 July 1, 2009 0.0009% Official estimate
205 23x15px Bermuda (UK) 64,186 May 20, 2010 0.00084% Census result
206 23x15px Guernsey (UK) 62,431 March 31, 2010 0.00082% Official estimate
207 23x15px Greenland (Denmark) 56,890 July 1, 2011 0.00075% Official estimate
208 23x15px American Samoa American Samoa 55,519 April 1, 2010 0.00073% Census result
209 23x15px Cayman Islands (UK) 54,878 October 10, 2010 0.00072% Census result
210 23x15px Marshall Islands 54,305 July 1, 2010 0.00071% Official estimate
211 23x15px Northern Mariana Islands (USA) 53,883 April 1, 2010 0.00071% Census result
212 23x15px Saint Kitts and Nevis 51,970 July 1, 2009 0.00068% Official estimate
213 23x15px Faroe Islands (Denmark) 48,738 July 1, 2011 0.00064% Monthly official estimate
214 23x15px Turks and Caicos Islands (UK) 42,375 July 1, 2011 0.00056% Official estimate
215 23x15px Saint Martin (France) 37,163 January 1, 2008 0.00049% Census result
216 23x15px Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 36,157 December 31, 2010 0.00047% Official estimate
217 23x15px Monaco Monaco 35,881 2010 0.00047% Official estimate
218 23x15px San Marino 32,093 August 31, 2011 0.00042% Monthly official estimate
219 23x15px Gibraltar (UK)[14] 29,441 July 1, 2010 0.00039% Official estimate
220 23x15px British Virgin Islands (UK) 28,213 July 1, 2008 0.00037% Official estimate
221 23x15px Palau 21,000 July 1, 2011 0.00028% UN estimate
222 23x15px Anguilla (UK) 15,236 July 1, 2011 0.0002% Official estimate
223 23x15px Wallis and Futuna (France) 13,445 July 21, 2008 0.00018% Census result
224 23x15px Cook Islands (NZ) 10,900 March 1, 2011 0.00014% Monthly official estimate
225 23x15px Nauru 10,000 July 1, 2011 0.00013% UN estimate
226 23x15px Tuvalu 10,000 July 1, 2011 0.00013% UN estimate
227 23x15px Saint Barthélemy (France) 8,823 January 1, 2008 0.00012% Census result
228 23x15px Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) 6,290 January 1, 2008 0.00006% Census result
229 23x15px Montserrat (UK) 4,932 July 1, 2009 0.00005% Official estimate
230 23x15px Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (UK) 4,255 February 10, 2008 0.00004% Census result
231 23x15px Falkland Islands (UK)[15] 3,000 July 1, 2011 0.00003% UN estimate
232 23x15px Niue (NZ) 1,613 July 1, 2011 0.00001% UN estimate
233 23x15px Tokelau (NZ) 1,411 July 1, 2011 0.00001% UN estimate
234 23x16px  Vatican City 839 March 1, 2011 0.00001% Official estimate
235 23x15px Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) 550 August 9, 2011 0.0000076% 2011 Census result
236 23x15px Pitcairn Islands (UK) 12 2013 0.00000077%
  1. Estimate not only refers to metropolitan France, but also includes its separatedly listed overseas departments (Départements d'outre-mer, DOM) of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte (from March 31, 2011) and Réunion and its overseas collectivities (Collectivités d'outre-mer, COM) of French Polynesia, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon and Wallis and Futuna. Including its DOMs, the combined population of France stood at 65,027,000 inhabitants on 1 January 2011, according to a provisional official estimate.
  2. Census results are based on contemporary geographic split between Northern Sudan and Southern Sudan, which have since become separate countries. Results were disputed by the Autonomous Government of Southern Sudan.
  3. Partially recognized state, claimed by the People's Republic of China as one of its provinces. Taiwan also includes the minor islands of Kinmen, Matsu, Pescadores, etc.
  4. Includes Puntland (with a population of about 3,900,000 inhabitants) and Somaliland (some 3,500,000 inhabitants).
  5. Excludes the disputed territory of Kosovo (~ 1,800,000 inh.).
  6. Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China from July 1, 1997.
  7. Includes Åland Islands.
  8. Excludes (2011) the Republic of Abkhazia (216,000, census 2003) and South Ossetia (70,000, 2006).
  9. Excludes (statistica.md.2010.pdf) Transnistria (555,347, census 2005).
  10. Includes Agalega, Rodrigues and St. Brandon.
  11. Excludes Northern Cyprus (287,856, end of 2010, North Cyprus State Planning Organization).
  12. Excludes the island of Mayotte.
  13. Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China from December 20, 1999.
  14. Territory claimed by Spain.
  15. Islands claimed by Argentina.
  • CIA, 9 August, 2005.