10 Countries With The Largest Population

The following list contains the 10 largest countries by population:

1. China – The largest population in the world with over 1.3 billion people – 1,359,100,000 to be exact. China’s population alone is 19.1% of the entire population on earth! China is also the third largest in the world by size (after Russia and Canada)

The Great Wall Of China. China has the largest population in the world (source: wiki)

The Great Wall Of China. China has the largest population in the world (source: wiki)

 

2. India – Not too far behind, India has the second largest population in the world with¬† 1,231,990,000¬† (over than 1.2 billion). India’s population is 17.3% of the entire world population. India and China together consist of 26.4% of the total human population!

The Taj Mahal in India. India has the second largest population (source: wiki)

The Taj Mahal in India. India has the second largest population (source: wiki)

 

3. United States – Third largest population in the world but far far behind China and India is the United States. With 316,364,000 in population, and 4.45% of the total population on the planet. The United States is also 4th largest in the world by area

Times Square, a symbol of the United States (source: wiki)

Times Square, a symbol of the United States (source: wiki)

 

4, Indonesia – 4th largest in the world with 237,641,000 people – 3.35% of the world population

Jakarta - the capital of indonesia (source: wiki)

Jakarta – the capital of indonesia (source: wiki)

5. Brazil – Brazil is 5th largest in the world by size and also by population with 193,946,000 which are 2.73% of the total human population

Corcovado statue in Rio. Brazil has the 5th largest population (source: wiki)

Corcovado statue in Rio. Brazil has the 5th largest population (source: wiki)

 

6. Pakistan – Population of 183,830,000, 2.59% of the total human population in the world

Faisal mosque in islamabad, Pakistan (source: wiki)

Faisal mosque in islamabad, Pakistan (source: wiki)

 

7. Nigeria – Not far behind Pakistan, Nigeria has a population of 173,615,000 which accumulate to 2.44% of the entire population

Zuma Rock near Abuja, the capital of Nigeria (source: wiki)

Zuma Rock near Abuja, the capital of Nigeria (source: wiki)

8. Bangladesh 152,518,015, 2.15%

Sadarghat port in  Dhaka, capital of Bangaladesh (source: wiki)

Sadarghat port in Dhaka, capital of Bangaladesh (source: wiki)

 

9. Russia – Russia is the largest country in the world by far, but population-wise it is only 9th in the world with a total population of 143,400,000 which are only 2.02% of the world’s population

The Kremlin in Moscow. A symbol of Russia (source: wiki)

The Kremlin in Moscow. A symbol of Russia (source: wiki)

 

10. Japan – Japan is 10th largest in the world population-wise, but it’s population is less than 10% of the population of China. Japan has a population of 127,350,000 which are 1.79% of the world’s population

Tokyo, Japan. Japan has the 10th largest population in the world (source: wiki)

Tokyo, Japan. Japan has the 10th largest population in the world (source: wiki)

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