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The Most Populas Countries in the World

Six of the earth's seven continents are permanently inhabited on a large scale. As of March 2018 the estimated population of the world is 7.6 billion. Asia is the most populas continent with an estimated 4.3 billion inhabitants, that is 60% of the world population. Five (5) out of top ten (10) most populas countries are in Asia.

Two out of top ten most populas countries are in North America, USA and Mexico, one in Africa, Nigeria, one in South America, Brazil and one in Europe, Russia (as most of Russian population lives in European part of Russia) while no top ten most populas countries from Oceania or Antartica.

The table below provieds the figures of the 100 most populous countries in the world as of July 2017. China is the most populas country with more than 1.4 billion people.


Current World Population (estimated):

List of the 100 most populous countries in the world with population density

RANK COUNTRY POPULATION
July, 2017
Population Density (per sqkm) CONTINENT
1China1,409,517,397143Asia
2India1,339,180,127399Asia
3United States (incl. overseas territories)324,459,46333North America
4Indonesia263,991,379135Asia
5Brazil207,847,53025South America
6Pakistan197,015,955238Asia
7Nigeria190,886,311197Africa
8Bangladesh164,669,7511118Asia
9Russia143,989,7548.4Asia / Europe
10Mexico129,163,27664North America
11Japan127,748,513335Asia
12Ethiopia104,957,43890Africa
13Philippines104,918,090336Asia
14Egypt97,553,15191Africa
15Vietnam95,540,800282Asia
16Germany82,114,224226Europe
17Democratic Republic of the Congo81,339,98833Africa
18Iran81,162,78848Asia
19Turkey80,745,020100Asia / Europe
20Thailand69,037,513133Asia
21United Kingdom (incl. overseas territories)66,181,585247Europe
22France (incl. overseas territories)64,979,548105Europe
23Italy59,359,900199Europe
24Tanzania57,310,01957Africa
25South Africa56,717,15645Africa
26Myanmar53,370,60981Asia
27South Korea50,982,212502Asia
28Kenya49,699,86279Africa
29Colombia49,065,61543South America
30Spain46,354,32191Europe
31Ukraine44,823,76074Europe
32Argentina43,416,75016South America
33Sudan40,234,88022Africa
34Algeria39,666,52017Africa
35Uganda39,032,380162Africa
36Poland38,611,790123Europe
37Iraq36,423,39083Asia
38Canada35,939,9303.6North America
39Morocco34,377,51077Africa
40Afghanistan32,526,56049Asia
41Saudi Arabia31,540,37015Asia
42Peru31,376,67025South America
43Venezuela31,108,08034South America
44Malaysia30,331,01092Asia
45Uzbekistan29,893,49067Asia
46Nepal28,513,700194Asia
47Mozambique27,977,86035Africa
48Ghana27,409,890115Africa
49Yemen26,832,22051Asia
50North Korea25,155,320209Asia
51Angola25,021,97020Africa
52Madagascar24,235,39041Africa
53Australia (incl. overseas territories)23,973,9003.1Australia and Oceania
54Taiwan23,381,640650Asia
55Cameroon23,344,18049Africa
56Cote d'Ivoire22,701,56071Africa
57Sri Lanka20,715,010316Asia
58Niger19,899,12016Africa
59Romania19,511,32082Europe
60Syria18,502,410100Asia
61Burkina Faso18,105,57066Africa
62Chile17,948,14024South America
63Kazakhstan17,625,2306.5Asia / Europe
64Mali17,599,69014Africa
65Netherlands (incl. overseas territories)17,224,760408Europe
66Malawi17,215,230145Africa
67Guatemala16,342,900150North America
68Zambia16,211,77022Africa
69Ecuador16,144,36057South America
70Cambodia15,577,90086Asia
71Zimbabwe15,602,75040Africa
72Senegal15,129,27077Africa
73Chad14,037,47011Africa
74Guinea12,608,59051Africa
75South Sudan12,339,81019Africa
76Rwanda11,609,670441Africa
77Cuba11,389,560104North America
78Belgium11,299,190370Europe
79Tunisia11,253,55069Africa
80Burundi11,178,920402Africa
81Bolivia10,975,70010South America
82Greece10,954,62083Europe
83Benin10,879,83095Africa
84Somalia10,787,10017Africa
85Haiti10,711,070386North America
86Czech Republic10,543,190134Europe
87Dominican Republic10,528,390216North America
88Portugal10,349,800112Europe
89Hungary9,855,020106Europe
90Sweden9,779,43022Europe
91Azerbaijan9,753,970113Asia / Europe
92Belarus9,495,83046Europe
93Honduras8,575,06077North America
94Austria8,544,590102Europe
95Tajikistan8,481,85059Asia
96Israel8,464,040408Asia
97Switzerland8,298,660201Europe
98Jordan7,594,55085Asia
99Togo7,304,580129Africa
100Bulgaria7,149,79065Europe


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