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TOP 10 COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST POPULATION IN THE WORLD

HIGHEST POPULATION IN THE WORLD

HIGHEST POPULATION IN THE WORLD

Here: TOP 10 COUNTRIES LIST WITH THE HIGHEST POPULATION IN THE WORLD

1. China

China is a country in Asia , East Asia to be precise and the country with highest number of people in the World, with a population of around 1.428 billion in 2017.

China covers approximately 9,600,000 square kilometers which makes it  the third or four largest countries by total area.

  • Current Population =  1,433,783,686
  • Rank in the World = 1
  • Total Area Covered = 9,388,211 Km2 (3,624,807 sq. miles)
  • Population Density = 153 per Km2 (396 people per mi2).
  • Percentage in World’s Population = 18.59%

2. India

India is a country belonging to South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area.

  • Current Population =  1,371,751,558
  • Rank in the World = 2
  • Total Area Covered = 2,973,190 Km2
  • Population Density = 460 per Km2
  • Percentage in World’s Population = 17.71%

 

3. United States of America (USA)

The U.S. is a country of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various “possessions”.

  • Current Population =  329,827,157
  • Rank in the World = 3
  • Total Area Covered = 9,147,420 Km2
  • Population Density =36 per Km2
  • Percentage in World’s Population = 4.27%

4. Indonesia

Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia, located between the Indian and Pacific oceans.

It is the world’s largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands, and at 1,904,569 square kilometers. Also it is the 14th largest by land area and 7th largest in the combined sea and land area in the World. Also the 4th most populous country in the entire World.

  • Current Population =  271,762,845
  • Rank in the World = 4
  • Total Area Covered = 1,811,570 Km2
  • Population Density = 149 per Km2
  • Percentage in World’s Population = 3.51%

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5. Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

Covering almost 8.5 million square kilometers and with over 208 million people, it is the world’s fifth-largest country by area and the fifth most populous.

  • Current Population =  216,643,095
  • Rank in the World = 5
  • Total Area Covered =  8,358,140 Km2
  • Population Density = 25 per Km2
  • Percentage in World’s Population = 2.81%

6. Pakistan

Pakistan is a country in South Asia. It is the sixth-most populous country in the World with a population exceeding 212.7 million people.

It is the 33rd-largest country in therms of area covered, covering 881,913 square kilometers.

  • Current Population =  214,255,633
  • Rank in the World = 6
  • Total Area Covered =  770,880 Km2
  • Population Density = 281 per Km2
  • Percentage in World’s Population =2.74%

7. Nigeria

Nigeria is an African country on the Gulf of Guinea. It has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Its one of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock.

It is the country with 7th largest population figure in the world.

  • Current Population =  202,979,849
  • Rank in the World = 7
  • Total Area Covered =  910,770 Km2
  • Population Density =  221 per Km2
  • Percentage in World’s Population =  2.61%

8. Bangladesh

Bangladesh is country of south-central Asia. In 1971 it became the independent country of Bangladesh, with its capital at Dhaka.

Bangladesh ranks 8th in terms of population in the world.

  • Current Population =  163,691,210
  • Rank in the World = 8
  • Total Area Covered =  130,170 Km2
  • Population Density =  1253 per Km2
  • Percentage in World’s Population =  2.11%

9. Russia

Russia is a transcontinental country in Eastern Europe and North Asia.

It is one of the most developed countries and also one of the superpowers of this multi-polar world.

  • Current Population =  145,896,792
  • Rank in the World = 9
  • Total Area Covered =  16,376,870 Km2
  • Population Density =  9 per Km2
  • Percentage in World’s Population =  1.89%

10. Mexico

Mexico is a country in the southern portion of North America.

  • Current Population =  128,108,161
  • Rank in the World = 10
  • Total Area Covered =  1,943,950 Km2
  • Population Density =  66 per Km2
  • Percentage in World’s Population =  1.65%

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