This is a list of countries by population. The list includes independent countries and inhabited dependent territories. Also given, as a percentage, is each country’s population compared to the population of the world, which is currently about 6,897,500,000.

Rank Country / Territory Population  % of World population
1  China 1,342,120,000 19.5%
2  India 1,193,590,000 17.3%
3  United States 311,999,000 4.52%
4  Indonesia 237,556,363 3.44%
5  Brazil 190,732,694 2.77%
6  Pakistan 171,739,000 2.49%
7  Nigeria 158,259,000 2.29%
8  Bangladesh 149,983,000 2.17%
9  Russia 141,927,297 2.06%
10  Japan 127,370,000 1.85%
11  Mexico 112,322,757 1.63%
12  Philippines 94,013,200 1.36%
13  Vietnam 86,930,000 1.26%
14  Germany 81,802,000 1.19%
15  Egypt 79,744,000 1.16%
16  Ethiopia 79,455,634 1.15%
17  Iran 75,078,000 1.09%
18  Turkey 73,722,988 1.07%
19  Dem. Rep. of Congo 67,827,000 0.98%
20  Thailand 67,070,000 0.97%
21  France 65,821,885 0.95%
22  United Kingdom 61,792,000 0.9%
23  Italy 60,518,477 0.88%
24  Myanmar (Burma) 50,496,000 0.73%
25  South Africa 49,991,300 0.72%
26  South Korea 48,501,000 0.7%
27  Spain 46,152,925 0.67%
28  Colombia 45,828,000 0.66%
29  Ukraine 45,795,911 0.66%
30  Sudan 43,192,000 0.63%
31  Tanzania 43,187,823 0.63%
32  Argentina 40,091,359 0.58%
33  Kenya 38,610,097 0.56%
34  Poland 38,092,000 0.55%
35  Canada 34,342,000 0.5%
36  Algeria 34,300,000 0.53%
37  Morocco 32,052,000 0.46%
38  Uganda 31,800,000 0.46%
39  Iraq 31,467,000 0.46%
40  Peru 29,461,933 0.43%
41  Afghanistan 29,117,000 0.42%
42  Venezuela 29,095,000 0.42%
43  Nepal 28,584,975 0.41%
44  Uzbekistan 27,794,000 0.4%
45  Malaysia 27,565,821 0.4%
46  Saudi Arabia 27,136,977 0.39%
47  North Korea 23,991,000 0.35%
48  Ghana 23,951,519 0.35%
49  Republic of China (Taiwan) 23,162,123 0.34%
50  Australia 22,552,000 0.32%

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