At present population has become one of the major issues in the world because it has increased at highest volume in the different countries of the world therefore it is expected after a few decades, it will increase over millions of people so in this article, we have discussed the most populated countries around the globe and prepared a list countries having the highest population in the world. After reading this article you will not only find the information about the most populated countries around the globe, but you will also be able to make an estimate of population for the next coming years.
World Population by Country at a Glance
List of Top 10 Most Populated Countries in the world 2013 estimates
[box type=”info” style=”rounded”]
At present China is the world’s most populated country in the world having more than 1,361,090,000 population which is over 19.1% of the people living around the different countries of world.China is located in Asia continent. Beijing is capital which is one of the largest cities in the world having the highest populace.China is covering the total area of 9,706,961 square kilo meters and 2.8% water. It has per capita GDP $9,828.
India is also located in the Asia continent and it is the second largest country by population size in the world. Number of its inhabitants is more than 1,236,500,000 which are more than 17.4% of world’s total populace making it the second most populated country around the globe. India is officially recognized as Republic of India.New Delhi is the capital while Mumbai is the largest city of India which are also considered the world’s biggest cities. India has the Per Capita GDP of $ 3,991. India is always down from china while comparing the total number of inhabitants as well as the area of these nations.
Unites States is one of the biggest countries in the world by population size; in accordance to a most recent survey its population size is 317,075,000 which is 4.45% of world’s overall populace. It has one of the strongest economies in the world with $52,839 per capita GDP. USA is not only the largest country by its number of people but it is one of the strongest nations for having the most nuclear weapons in the world. It is the second largest oil-producing nation in the world.
Indonesia is world’s 4th biggest nation by the highest population size,While It is covering the total area of 1,904,569 square kilo meters and 4.85% water. its majority of inhabitants believes in Islam which is the second largest religion around the globe.So it is the country having largest number of Islam followers. Its total population is 237,461,326. Jakarta is the capital and the largest city of Indonesia. Per Capita GDP is $5,182.
Brazil is officially recognized as Federative Republic of Brazil which is world’s fifth most populated country around the globe. Having the populace of 201,032,714 people.Per capita GDP $12,118. It is covering the total area of 8,515,767 square kilo meters. Here the major religion is Christianity,Roman Catholic Church which is the 75% of its total population
Pakistan is officially recognized as Islamic Republic of Pakistan which came into existence on 14th august, 1974. It is also an Asian country having the population of 18,480,800 making it the sixth most populated country in the world. Its populace occupies world’s 2.59% population. Islam is the largest and major religion in the country. Pakistan has one of the strongest and largest armies in the world.
Nigeria is given the seventh rank for having the highest population in the world, its population up till July 2013 was calculated 174,507,539.Nigeria was declared and recognized on 1st October, 1960 but it was accepted a republic on Oct 1st, 1963. It is considered world’s second most religious country. And it is the sixth largest country with largest Muslim population in the world. Its people are living at the per capita GDP of $2,827.
Bangladesh is world’s 8thmost populated country having more than 150,039,000 according to 2013 estimates. It is the third largest country for having the largest Hindu population while the fourth largest country with highest Muslim population in the world. It is located In South Asia and officially recognized as People’s Republic of Bangladesh. It is one of the most famous agricultural nations and it is fourth largest Rice producing nation in the world with annual 33800 per 1000 metric tons.
Russia is also known as Russian Federation which is located in Europe continent. In accordance to a recent survey its population was calculated 143,500,000 making it the ninth most populous country in the world. Moscow is the capital and the largest city of Russian Federation. It is also famous for having the most nuclear weapons in the world and also has one of the strongest armies around the globe. Furthermore Russia is the fourth largest gold producing nation.
Japan is a country located in Pacific Ocean covering the total land area of 145,925 sq miles. Its population according to the most recent survey is calculated, 127,300,000 which Is equal to the 1.79% of world’s entire population. It has a good economy with per capita GDP of $37,135. One interesting thing about Japan is the number of recognized languages but Japan has no official language yet. It is considered one of the most educated nations around the globe so it is given the third rank for having the highest literacy rates in the world.
Question of the Day
[box type=”note” style=”rounded”]Q : Did you know what is the largest country in the world by population according to 2013 estimates?[/box]
Ans : At present China is the most populated Country in the world with more than 1,361,090,000 people.
Also See :
- Top 10 most populated cities in the world
- The Biggest Countries with Most Muslim People
- Top ten countries with most Hindu People