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- China - 1,397,715,000. China is the most populous country on Earth. Nearly 1.4 billion people call it home. The country has taken certain measures to combat overpopulation, including a so-called one-child policy, instituted in 1979, which made it illegal for families in the country to have more than one child.
- India - 1,366,417,750. India is the second most populous country in the world, with over 1.36 billion people. In fact, it is estimated that by 2027, India could overtake China as the world’s most populous country.
- United States - 328,239,520. The United States has a total population of over 328 million. Yearly population growth in the U.S. reached 1.76% in 1956, then declined to a low of 0.89% in 1970.
- Indonesia - 270,625,570. Indonesia’s population is more than 270.6 million. Growth in Indonesia’s population stood at an annual rate of 2.76% in 1967, but has declined since.
List of countries and dependencies in the world ranked by population, from the most populated. Growth rate, median age, fertility rate, area, density, population density, urbanization, urban population, share of world population.
This is a list of countries and dependencies by population. It includes sovereign states, inhabited, dependent territories and, in some cases, constituent countries of sovereign states, with inclusion within the list being primarily based on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1. For instance, the United Kingdom is considered a single entity, while the ...
This is a list of countries and other inhabited territories of the world by total population, based on estimates published by the United Nations in the 2019 revision of World Population Prospects. These figures refer to the de facto population in a country or area as shown in the "estimates" section.
Are the world's most populated countries the most polluted too?
In 2013, a NASA study found a city’s pollution relates to the size of its population. Through its satellite observations, the space agency had confirmed that larger urban populations resulted in higher concentration of air pollution.
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