10 Countries with the Highest Population

Find out the 10 countries with the highest population. These population statistics are taken from 2020 and are the latest one. Check out in which your country ranks and at the same time learn about population.

If in terms of population, the largest country in the world is China followed by India. These two countries are already having a population of over a billion. United States comes in 3rd rank with about 325 million residents. Brazil, Russia, India and China are expected to dominate the 21st century economy and something common of these 4 countries is that they are all part of the 10 most populous countries. This implies that population’s size is important in economic expansion.

However, there are also developing countries that are included in the list like Nigeria which has over 200 million, Bangladesh with almost 165 million and Mexico which has around 129 million population. Developing countries are those whose populations live as medium to low standard type.

It can also be seen that the countries with the largest economy have smaller populations such as Europe. The United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy are among the top 10 largest economies. Their population ranges from 60 million to 82 million people only.

Rank Country Population (2020)
1 China 1,439,323,776
2 India 1,380,004,385
3 United States 331,002,651
4 Indonesia 273,523,615
5 Pakistan 220,892,340
6 Brazil 212,559,417
7 Nigeria 206,139,589
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383
9 Russia 145,934,462
10 Mexico 128,932,753

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