According to the United Nations, the world population is estimated at 7.55 billion as of July 1, 2017. According to Wikipedia statistics, this increase in population tends to slow down with a worldwide decline of more or less significant ‘fertility rate.
If only 10 countries host more than 4 billion people, what are these countries with the most inhabitants in the world? What are the most populous countries on the planet?
Here is the list of the 10 most populous countries in the world
An island country located between the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan, the country of the rising sun is ranked in tenth place with an estimated population of 126 702 133 inhabitants.
Transcontinental state, shared between Asia and Europe, Russia is one of the world’s greatest powers. Surely because of all the progress of medicine, Russia is positioning itself in ninth place with a population of 142,355,415 inhabitants.
The People’s Republic of Bangladesh has 156,186,882 inhabitants and is in 8th place.
Pakistan is an Islamic state. This could explain its population of 201,995,540 inhabitants.
The country of Capoeira and the beautiful beaches alone cover almost half of the territory of South America. Brazil has 205,823,665 inhabitants.
With its 258 316 051 inhabitants, Indonesia is also like Russia a transcontinental country. Also, is it the largest archipelago in the world.
Uncle Sam’s country could not be out of this ranking. In the 3rd place of this ranking with 323,995,528 inhabitants, the United States is characterized by a cosmopolitan population.
Who knows Bollywood, also knows India. Located near the Maldives, India has 1,266,883,598 inhabitants and could soon be the most populous country in the world.
China keeps its rank of the most populated country in the world with a population estimated at 1,373,541,278 inhabitants.