A cartogram of the world population in 2002 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 .
WORLD POPULATION REVIEW IN 2019 The World Population Review offers World and United States data through graphs, charts, analysis and visualizations. They also strive to present the most recent information available, and develop their own projections and analyses based on recent population growth.
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.
Determining the world's largest cities depends on which definitions of city are used, as well as the criteria used for size: this article focuses on population. The United Nations uses three definitions for what constitutes a city, as not all cities may be classified using the same criteria. Cities may be defined as the cities proper, the extent of their urban area, or their metropolitan regio...
The largest city in the world by population is Tokyo, Japan, with a population of 38,001,000. Tokyo is followed by Delhi, India (population 25,703,168) and Shanghai, China (population 23,740,778). The following is a list of the world's 150 largest metropolitan areas, which generally includes an urban area and its surrounding suburbs.
Shanghai, China is said to be the world's most populated city. Shanghai has the largest population of any city in the world. Urban centers have been proliferating across the world as large populations settle in cities to take advantage of better economic opportunities, modern infrastructure, and ...
Sao Paulo is the 5th largest city in the world with a population of 21,242,939, however, it is predicted that by 2030, the city will have a population of 23,444,00. The city is the vibrant financial centre of Brazil and known for its cultural institutions and a rich architectural tradition.
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.
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.
The projections are based on a monthly series of population estimates starting with the April 1, 2010 resident population from the 2010 Census. At the end of each year, a new series of population estimates, from the census date forward, is used to revise the postcensal estimates, including the population clock projections series.