This is a list of countries and dependent territories by population.It includes sovereign states, inhabited dependent territories and, in some cases, constituent countries of sovereign states, with inclusion within the list being primarily based on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1.For instance, the United Kingdom is considered as a single entity, while the constituent countries of the Kingdom of ...
Countries in the world by population (2019) This list includes both countries and dependent territories.Data based on the latest United Nations Population Division estimates. Click on the name of the country or dependency for current estimates (live population clock), historical data, and projected figures.
THE WORLD POPULATION AND THE TOP TEN COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST POPULATION. The ten countries with the largest population in the world today are China, India, United States, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Mexico.
Population is another common metric for ranking the largest nations. Economic output can also be used to measure a nation's size in terms of financial and political power. In both cases, many of the same nations on this list can also rank among the top 10 in terms of population and economy, although not always.
This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area.. Entries in this list include, but are not limited to, those in the ISO 3166-1 standard, which includes sovereign states and dependent territories. Largely unrecognised states not in ISO 3166-1 are included in the list in ranked order, but are not given a rank number.
With a population of over 1.3 billion people, China is the largest country by population in the world, as of 2015. India has a population of over 1.2 billion people and is therefore the second-largest country by population, and the United States follows third with a population of 316 million.
The smallest countries in the world are predominantly in Europe, Oceania and the Americas, and many are island nations, some of which are constituent territories of other countries. Vatican City is the smallest in the world at a tiny 0.44 km², followed by Monaco at 2.02 km² and Gibraltar at 6 km².
Populations shown for the Most Populous Countries and on the world map are projected to July 1, 2019. To learn more about world population projections, go to Notes on the World Population Clock. To learn more about international trade data, go to Guide to Foreign Trade Statistics. All trade figures are in U.S. dollars on a nominal basis.
From Cape Horn all the way to the Arctic Circle, the world’s largest countries provide a beautiful snapshot of the variety of geography, climate, and wildlife on the planet. Collectively, the world’s largest countries contain rainforest and tundra, mountains and valleys, coastline and desert. As ...
European countries including the UK, Germany and Italy were among the world’s most populous nations in the 1950s. Today, they no longer make the top 12. The animation also shows Russia, the fourth most populous country in 1950, disappearing from the list by 2040.