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Countries by population (2018)

1. INTRODUCTION

Which is the most populated country? Which is the least populated? How many inhabitants does your country have?

Below you can find a list with the population that all the sovereign countries of the world had in 2018.

I hope it helps. 🙂

 

2. SOVEREIGN COUNTRIES BY POPULATION (2018)

N.ºCountryPoulation prospect (1/7/2018)
1China1 391 778 000
2India1 364 645 000
3United States327 054 000
4Indonesia264 841 000
5Pakistan214 248 000
6Brazil209 586 000
7Nigeria207 483 000
8Bangladesh174 358 000
9Russia147 240 000
10Japan126 581 000
11Mexico124 738 000
12Philippines106 126 000
13Egypt97 886 000
14Etiopia96 548 000
15Democratic Repubic of the Congo95 818 000
16Vietnam94 702 000
17Germany83 705 000
18Iran81 714 000
19Turkey81 447 000
20Thailand67 909 000
21United Kingdom66 736 000
22France65 239 000
23Italy60 466 000
24South Africa57 394 000
25Birmania/Myanmar54 224 000
26Tanzania53 041 000
27South Korea52 447 000
28Colombia49 925 000
29Kenya47 820 000
30Spain46 653 000
31Argentina44 495 000
32Argelia42 739 000
33Ukraine42 307 000
34Sudan41 985 000
35Iraq39 852 000
36Uganda38 823 000
37Poland38 455 000
38Canada37 105 000
39Morocco34 948 000
40Saudi Arabia33 748 000
41Uzbekistan32 964 000
42Malaysia32 559 000
43Peru32 163 000
44Venezuela31 828 000
45Mozambique29 824 000
46Ghana29 625 000
47Angola29 234 000
48Nepal29 219 000
49Yemen29 216 000
50Afganistan28 389 000
51Ivory Coast25 163 000
52Syria25 027 000
53Madagascar24 970 000
54Australia24 954 000
55North Korea24 326 000
56Cameroon24 304 000
57Sri Lanka21 688 000
58Niger21 154 000
59Burkina Faso20 268 000
60Mali19 952 000
61Romania19 510 000
62Kazakhstan18 289 000
63Malawi17 926 000
64Chile17 793 000
65Guatemala17 642 000
66Netherlands17 239 000
67Ecuador17 039 000
68Zambia16 893 000
69Cambodia15 770 000
70Senegal15 728 000
71Chad15 189 000
72South Sudan14 891 000
73Zimbabwe13 981 000
74Somalia13 501 000
75Rwanda12 234 000
76Benin11 969 000
77Haiti11 665 000
78Tunisia11 606 000
79Greece11 581 000
80Guinea11 566 000
81Belgium11 431 000
82Bolivia11 311 000
83Cuba11 240 000
84Jordan11 015 000
85Burundi10 714 000
86Czech Republic10 602 000
87Dominican Republic10 266 000
88Portugal10 216 000
89Sweden10 203 000
90Azerbaijan9 993 000
91Hungary9 749 000
92Belarus9 501 000
93United Arab Emirates9 225 000
94Tajikistan9 041 000
95Honduras9 012 000
96Israel8 879 000
97Austria8 871 000
98Switzerland8 560 000
99Papua New Guinea8 532 000
100Eritrea8 094 000
101Sierra Leone7 704 000
102Togo7 694 000
103Paraguay7 053 000
104Bulgaria7 035 000
105Serbia6 995 000
106Laos6 811 000
107El Salvador6 643 000
108Libya6 471 000
109Nicaragua6 461 000
110Kyrgyzstan6 281 000
111Lebanon6 003 000
112Denmark5 802 000
113Singapore5 617 000
114Finland5 521 000
115Slovakia5 442 000
116Norway5 319 000
117Central African Republic5 200 000
118Republic of the Congo5 142 000
119Turkmenistan5 090 000
120Costa Rica5 003 000
121New Zealand4 868 000
122Ireland4 859 000
123Oman4 780 000
124Kuwait4 639 000
125Liberia4 382 000
126Panama4 159 000
127Croatia4 147 000
128Mauritania4 063 000
129Georgia3 710 000
130Moldova3 572 000
131Uruguay3 506 000
132Bosnia and Herzegovina3 376 000
133Mongolia3 236 000
134Armenia2 975 000
135Albania2 856 000
136Lithuania2 792 000
137Jamaica2 734 000
138Qatar2 445 000
139Namibia2 421 000
140Botswana2 312 000
141Bahrain2 202 000
142The Gambia2 184 000
143Republic of Macedonia2 077 000
144Slovenia2 069 000
145Gabon1 972 000
146Latvia1 921 000
147Lesotho1 918 000
148Guinea-Bissau1 603 000
149Trinidad and Tobago1 363 000
150Estonia1 322 000
151Mauritius1 275 000
152Equatorial Guinea1 272 000
153East Timor1 259 000
154Swaziland1 160 000
155Djibouti1 048 000
156Fiji891 000
157Cyprus865 000
158Comoros850 000
159Bhutan802 000
160Guyana746 000
161Solomon Island699 000
162Montenegro623 000
163Luxembourg613 000
164Suriname580 000
165Cape Verde546 000
166Malta447 000
167Brunei436 000
168Belize399 000
169Bahamas381 000
170Maldivas362 000
171Iceland341 000
172Barbados285 000
173Vanuatu282 000
174Sao Tome and Principe208 000
175Samoa194 000
176Santa Lucia175 000
177Kiribati114 000
178Saint Vincent and the Grenadines111 000
179Grenada109 000
180Federated States of Micronesia105 000
181Seychelles100 000
182Tonga100 000
183Antigua and Barbuda92 000
184Andorra79 000
185Dominica71 000
186Marshall Islands56 000
187Saint Kitts and Nevis46 000
188Liechtenstein38 000
189Monaco38 000
190San Marino33 000
191Palau18 000
192Nauru11 000
193Tuvalu10 000
194Vatican City800

 

3. NON-SOVEREIGN TERRITORIES BY POPULATION (2018)

N.ºTerritoryPopulation prospect (1/7/2018)
1Taiwan23 618 000
2Hong Kong7 369 000
3Palestine5 095 000
4Puerto Rico3 405 000
5Kosovo1 767 000

(*) NOTE: I only included those non-sovereign territories that people usually ask about (in the spanish website). If you want to know the population of any other territory, you can use the question service or the comments. 🙂

 

4. MAP WITH THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE WORLD POPULATION

countries by population

Distribution of the world population by countries.

 

5. REFERENCES

  • Wikipedia.org (2018). Países y territorios dependientes por población. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Saberespractico.com (2018). Países del mundo ordenados por población (2018). Avaliable [HERE].
  • Census.gov (2018). U.S. and World Population Clock. Avaliable [HERE]. (*) Real time population clock!
  • Cia.gov (2018). The World Factbook > United States > People and Society > Population. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Instituto Nacional de Estadística (2018). Población residente en España. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Ali Zifan – Wikimedia Commons (2015). Countries and Dependencies by Population in 2014. Avaliable [HERE].
 

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