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Index of all Countries of the World
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A hundred years ago, in the beginning of the 20th century the entire world population was less than 2 billion people.
Today, in 2013, the current world population has exceeded 7 billions (7,123,500,000).
The world’s population is growing by 200,000 people a day!, but death and birth rates have declined over the past several decades. (World Bank)
Some Demographic Data for the Countries and Regions of the World.
Top 20 World Population
The most populated countries of the world.
Countries with the highest population density.
World Population by Continents
|Continent||Human Beings (millions)||Year||
Northern Asia (Russia)
South Central Asia
South East Asia
Middle Africa (Central Africa)
The Americas and the Caribbean
To find world population by countries click here.
updated: April 2012 - Source: 2011/2012 World Population Data Sheet - Population Reference Bureau (World Population Data Sheet)
|Country||Human Beings (in millions)||Capital City|
|United States||312||Washington D.C.|
|Viet Nam (Vietnam)||88||Hanoi|
|Congo, Democratic Republic of||67.8||Kinshasa|
|updated: April 2012 -
Source: 2011 World Population Data Sheet - Population Reference
World Population Map (Map Source: Population Reference Bureau (PRB))
Population Density - Most Densely Populated Nations
The population density is calculated from the country's population and the land surface area of the country (population by square kilometer (km²)). Not recognized in this list are countries with a high population density even though the country has a great surface area, but big parts of the land are unhabitable due to deserts, mountain ranges, jungle and swamplands or land that is permanently covered in snow or ice.
|Country||Population / km²||Capital City|
|Hong Kong SAR||6,488||Hong Kong|
|Vatican City||1,877||Vatican City|
|Channel Islands||804||St. Helier/St. Peter Port|
|San Marino||524||San Marino|
|Puerto Rico||450||San Juan|
updated: April 2012, Sources: 2011 World Population Data Sheet - Population Reference Bureau (World Population Data Sheet)
United Nations Population Division
|More about population:
Population by Countries
List of population figures for all countries.
Global Village, Earth as a village of 100 people
Have a look at the international community.
Population by continents:
Africa The Americas Asia Australia/Oceania Europe
Most populated cities of the world
Human Development Index (HDI)
Countries by standards of the UN Human Development Index.
First, Second and Third World
Countries by Gross National Income
Countries in comparison of their gross national income based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) per capita in Int'l Dollars.
Sovereign Debt and Credit Rating of Countries
How indepted are countries.
World Resources Report 2008
1. Population and Human Well-Being
Table of core indicators on population, health, education, poverty, infant mortality, and HIV/AIDS prevalence by countries.
2. Food and Water
The Food and Water table contains four core indicators: Intensity of Agricultural Inputs, Food Security and Nutrition, Fisheries Production and Water Resources.
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