Most Populous Countries in the World (2016)

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#CountryPopulation
(2017)
Yearly
Change
World
Share
1 China 1,388,232,693 0.43 %18.5 %
2 India 1,342,512,706 1.18 %17.9 %
3 U.S. 326,474,013 0.73 %4.3 %
4 Indonesia 263,510,146 1.12 %3.5 %
5 Brazil 211,243,220 0.8 %2.8 %
6 Pakistan 196,744,376 2.03 %2.6 %
7 Nigeria 191,835,936 2.59 %2.6 %
8 Bangladesh 164,827,718 1.18 %2.2 %
9 Russia 143,375,006 -0.05 %1.9 %
10 Mexico 130,222,815 1.24 %1.7 %
11 Japan 126,045,211 -0.22 %1.7 %
12 Ethiopia 104,344,901 2.45 %1.4 %
13 Philippines 103,796,832 1.51 %1.4 %
14 Viet Nam 95,414,640 1.03 %1.3 %
15 Egypt 95,215,102 1.96 %1.3 %
16 DR Congo 82,242,685 3.16 %1.1 %
17 Iran 80,945,718 1.13 %1.1 %
18 Germany 80,636,124 -0.06 %1.1 %
19 Turkey 80,417,526 1 %1.1 %
20 Thailand 68,297,547 0.22 %0.9 %

Past: Most Populous Countries in 1950

#CountryPopulation
(1950)
World
Share
2017
Rank
1 China 544,112,923 21.5 % ()
2 India 376,325,205 14.9 % ()
3 U.S. 157,813,040 6.2 % ()
4 Russia 102,798,657 4.1 % ()
5 Japan 82,199,470 3.3 % ()
6 Germany 69,786,246 2.8 % ()
7 Indonesia 69,543,319 2.8 % ()
8 Brazil 53,974,726 2.1 % ()
9 U.K. 50,616,012 2 % ()
10 Italy 46,598,602 1.8 % ()
11 France 41,879,607 1.7 % ()
12 Bangladesh 37,894,680 1.5 % ()
13 Nigeria 37,859,745 1.5 % ()
14 Pakistan 37,542,380 1.5 % ()
15 Ukraine 37,297,652 1.5 % ()
16 Spain 28,069,737 1.1 % ()
17 Mexico 28,012,558 1.1 % ()
18 Poland 24,824,013 1 % ()
19 Viet Nam 24,809,903 1 % ()
20 Turkey 21,238,496 0.8 % ()

Future: Most Populous Countries in 2050

#CountryPopulation
(2050)
World
Share
2017
Rank
1 India 1,705,332,544 17.5 % ()
2 China 1,348,056,330 13.9 % ()
3 Nigeria 398,507,704 4.1 % ()
4 U.S. 388,864,747 4 % ()
5 Indonesia 322,237,405 3.3 % ()
6 Pakistan 309,639,865 3.2 % ()
7 Brazil 238,270,379 2.5 % ()
8 Bangladesh 202,209,053 2.1 % ()
9 DR Congo 195,277,035 2 % ()
10 Ethiopia 188,455,132 1.9 % ()
11 Mexico 163,753,801 1.7 % ()
12 Egypt 151,111,009 1.6 % ()
13 Philippines 148,260,478 1.5 % ()
14 Tanzania 137,135,916 1.4 % ()
15 Russia 128,599,237 1.3 % ()
16 Viet Nam 112,783,209 1.2 % ()
17 Japan 107,411,392 1.1 % ()
18 Uganda 101,872,981 1 % ()
19 Turkey 95,819,428 1 % ()
20 Kenya 95,504,636 1 % ()
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