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World countries by population

This is a list of the world's sovereign states ordered by number of inhabitants as of 2019. The total population of the world is currently 7,625,100,738.

World

# Country Population
1 Flag of India.svg India 1,694,897,434
2 Flag of the Chang remastered.png China 1,410,471,115
3 Flag of Ghana (Differently).png Ghana 362,200,000
4 1949 Malaya Flag Proposal 1.svg Malaysia 289,239,454
5 Flag of Brazil (1870–1889).svg Brazil 215,602,815
6 Flag of Russia.svg Russia 214,732,800
7 US flag 35 stars.svg United States 203,106,775
8 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria 200,962,417
9 West Persia Differently.png West Persia 152,320,687
10 Flag of East Persia (Differently).png East Persia 141,170,913
11 Mexico flag, 1893-1916.png Mexico 132,750,300
12 Flag of Ethiopia (1897-1936; 1941-1974).svg Ethiopia 127,147,255
13 Flag of Japan.svg Japan 126,440,000
14 Egypt Differently.png Egypt 121,241,451
15 Flag of the Confederate States of America (March 1861 – May 1861).svg Confederate States 114,230,000
16 Flag of the Philippines.svg Philippines 107,842,000
17 Flag of South Vietnam.svg Vietnam 94,569,072
18 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Congo-Kinshasa 86,790,567
19 Flag of the German Empire.svg Germany 82,800,000
20 Flag of the Arab League.svg Arabia 77,983,936
21 Flag of Korea (1899).svg Korea 76,814,821
22 Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzania 68,179,259
23 Flag of France.svg France 67,120,000
24 Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand 66,379,717
25 Flag of Italy (1861-1946) crowned.svg Italy 60,441,811
26 Flag of Great Britain without Scotland (vector).svg United Kingdom 60,340,000
27 Flag of Byzantium (with B).png Byzantium 57,324,176
28 Flag of Chad.svg Central Sahel 55,297,672
29 Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia 54,549,293
30 Flag of Myanmar.svg Myanmar 54,339,766
31 Kenyan Star.png Kenya 52,573,973
32 New Zulu Kingdom.png Mutapa 51,441,034
33 Bornu Differently.png Bornu 50,284,849
34 Flag of Spain.svg Spain 46,730,300
35 Carthage Differently.jpg Carthage 46,029,258
36 Flag of the Federal Republic of Central America.svg Central America 44,994,775
37 Flag of Argentina (1818).svg Argentina 44,938,712
38 Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg Austria-Hungary 44,419,548
39 The Republic of Mesopotamia by maxwasson.png Syria 42,388,955
40 Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda 40,006,700
41 Flag of Poland.svg Poland 38,823,456
42 Berber flag.svg Mauretania 35,740,000
43 Flag of Uzbekistan (Differently).png Uzbekistan 32,979,000
44 Flag of Peru.svg Peru 32,495,510
45 Flag of Venezuela (1863–1905).svg Venezuela 32,219,521
46 Flag of Avizia.png Avizia 30,175,553
47 Flag of Canada.svg Canada 28,852,011
48 Flag of Nepal.svg Nepal 29,609,623
49 Flag of RENAMO.png Mozambique 27,909,798
50 Flag of Mongolia (Differently).png Mongolia 27,787,998
51 Flag of the Merina people.png Madagascar 25,263,000
52 Australia flag Differently.png Australia 25,079,200
53 Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon 24,348,251
54 Flag of Romania.svg Romania 22,100,000
55 Flag of Ceylon.svg Ceylon 21,670,112
56 Kingdom of Haiti.png Haiti 21,396,000
57 Flag of Malawi.svg Nyasaland 17,563,749
58 Flag of Zambia.svg Zambia 17,381,168
59 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 17,327,400
60 Flag of Ecuador.svg Ecuador 17,266,800
61 Flag of Chile (1812-1814, alternative).svg Chile 17,107,216
62 Third Kingdom of Cambodia.png Cambodia 15,288,489
63 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe 15,159,624
64 Flag of Bolivia (state).svg Bolivia 13,469,896
65 Melanesia flag Differently.png Melanesia 12,549,689
66 Flag Rwanda 1959.svg Rwanda 12,374,397
67 Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium 11,467,362
68 Alternate flag of federal republic of somalia by resistance pencil-daq4ttn.jpg Somalia 11,031,386
69 Flag Portugal (1830).svg Portugal 10,291,027
70 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 10,263,568
71 Azerbaijan Differently.png Azerbaijan 9,442,000
72 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland 8,542,323
73 Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec 8,215,000
74 Flag of Gabon.svg French Equator 7,363,634
75 Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay 7,152,703
76 Flag of Laos (1952-1975).svg Laos 7,123,205
77 Kingdom of Serbia.png Serbia 7,001,444
78 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria 7,000,039
79 Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg Boer Republic 6,968,595
80 Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Chagatai 6,389,500
81 Turkmenistan Differently.png Turkmenistan 5,942,089
82 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark 5,811,413
83 Non-Muslim Singapore.png Singapore 5,638,700
84 3rd Republic of Congo-Elizabethville Flag Differently.png Congo-Elizabethville 5,608,683
85 Flag of Finland.svg Finland 5,518,752
86 Flag of Norway.svg Norway 5,334,762
87 Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland 5,295,000
88 Kyle Lockwood's New Zealand Flag (alt 1).svg New Zealand 4,969,660
89 Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland 4,857,000
90 600px-Flag of the Vatican City svg.png Rome 4,343,037
91 Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia 3,723,500
92 Flag of Armenia.svg Armenia 2,962,100
93 Flag of Lithuania.svg Lithuania 2,791,133
94 Communist Jamaica alternate flag.png Jamaica 2,726,667
95 Flag of Warrenia.png Warrenia 2,544,894
96 Flag of Namibia.svg Namibia 2,454,088
97 Caribbean Federation flag.png Caribbean Federation 2,271,032
98 Flag of Latvia.svg Latvia 1,913,900
99 Kanaka Maoli flag.svg Hawaii 1,415,872
100 Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Mbini 1,358,276
101 Estonia-nordic-cross-flag-2.svg Estonia 1,324,820
102 Flag of Mauritius.svg Mauritius 1,265,577
103 Flag of the United Kingdom of Fiji 1871-1874.svg Fiji 1,092,459
104 Djibouti Flag - Alawite.png Djibouti 1,078,373
105 Comoros Differently.png Comoros 873,724
106 Flag of Johannia.png Johannia 800,500
107 Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana 782,766
108 Flag of Bhutan.svg Bhutan 741,672
109 Flag of Macau.svg Macau 682,800
110 Flag of the Kingdom of Montenegro.svg Montenegro 622,359
111 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg 613,894
112 Flag of Suriname.svg Suriname 581,372
113 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland 531,950
114 Flag of Belize.svg Belize 398,050
115 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas 385,340
116 Flag of the Maldives until 1903.svg Maldives 378,114
117 Flag of Micronesia.svg Micronesia 122,375
118 Flag of Kiribati.svg Kiribati 120,100
119 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga 100,300
120 Flag of Seychelles.svg Seychelles 96,762
121 Andorra vlag 1939 2.svg Andorra 76,177
122 Flag of the Marshall Islands.svg Marshall Islands 55,500
123 600px-Bandiera Elba.svg.png Elba 42,162
124 Flag of Liechtenstein.svg Liechtenstein 38,380
125 Flag of Monaco.svg Monaco 38,300
126 Flag of San Marino.svg San Marino 33,422
127 Flag of Tuvalu (1996–1997).svg Tuvalu 10,200

By continent

Africa

# Country Population
1 Flag of Ghana (Differently).png Ghana 362,200,000
2 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria 200,962,417
3 Flag of Ethiopia (1897-1936; 1941-1974).svg Ethiopia 127,147,255
4 Egypt Differently.png Egypt 121,241,451
5 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Congo-Kinshasa 86,790,567
6 Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzania 68,179,259
7 Flag of Chad.svg Central Sahel 55,297,672
8 Kenyan Star.png Kenya 52,573,973
9 New Zulu Kingdom.png Mutapa 51,441,034
10 Bornu Differently.png Bornu 50,284,849
11 Carthage Differently.jpg Carthage 46,029,258
12 Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda 40,006,700
13 Berber flag.svg Mauretania 35,740,000
14 Flag of Avizia.png Avizia 30,175,553
15 Flag of RENAMO.png Mozambique 27,909,798
16 Flag of the Merina people.png Madagascar 25,263,000
17 Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon 24,348,251
18 Flag of Malawi.svg Nyasaland 17,563,749
19 Flag of Zambia.svg Zambia 17,381,168
20 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe 15,159,624
21 Flag Rwanda 1959.svg Rwanda 12,374,397
22 Alternate flag of federal republic of somalia by resistance pencil-daq4ttn.jpg Somalia 11,031,386
23 Flag of Gabon.svg French Equator 7,363,634
24 Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg Boer Republic 6,968,595
25 3rd Republic of Congo-Elizabethville Flag Differently.png Congo-Elizabethville 5,608,683
26 Flag of Warrenia.png Warrenia 2,544,894
27 Flag of Namibia.svg Namibia 2,454,088
28 Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Mbini 1,358,276
29 Flag of Mauritius.svg Mauritius 1,265,577
30 Djibouti Flag - Alawite.png Djibouti 1,078,373
31 Comoros Differently.png Comoros 873,724
32 Flag of Seychelles.svg Seychelles 96,762

Americas

# Country Population
1 Flag of Brazil (1870–1889).svg Brazil 215,602,815
2 US flag 35 stars.svg United States 203,106,775
3 Mexico flag, 1893-1916.png Mexico 132,750,300
4 Flag of the Confederate States of America (March 1861 – May 1861).svg Confederate States 114,230,000
5 Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia 54,549,293
6 Flag of the Federal Republic of Central America.svg Central America 44,994,775
7 Flag of Argentina (1818).svg Argentina 44,938,712
8 Flag of Peru.svg Peru 32,495,510
9 Flag of Venezuela (1863–1905).svg Venezuela 32,219,521
10 Flag of Canada.svg Canada 28,852,011
11 Kingdom of Haiti.png Haiti 21,396,000
12 Flag of Ecuador.svg Ecuador 17,266,800
13 Flag of Chile (1812-1814, alternative).svg Chile 17,107,216
14 Flag of Bolivia (state).svg Bolivia 13,469,896
15 Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec 8,215,000
16 Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay 7,152,703
17 Communist Jamaica alternate flag.png Jamaica 2,726,667
18 Caribbean Federation flag.png Caribbean Federation 2,271,032
19 Flag of Johannia.png Johannia 800,500
20 Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana 782,766
21 Flag of Russia.svg Russia
(North American part)
696,462
22 Flag of Suriname.svg Suriname 581,372
23 Flag of Belize.svg Belize 398,050
24 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas 385,340
25 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland
(North American part)
56,081

Asia

# Country Population
1 Flag of India.svg India 1,694,897,434
2 Flag of the Chang remastered.png China 1,410,471,115
3 1949 Malaya Flag Proposal 1.svg Malaysia 289,239,454
4 West Persia Differently.png West Persia 152,320,687
5 Flag of East Persia (Differently).png East Persia 141,170,913
6 Flag of Japan.svg Japan 126,440,000
7 Flag of the Philippines.svg Philippines 107,842,000
8 Flag of South Vietnam.svg Vietnam 94,569,072
9 Flag of the Arab League.svg Arabia 77,983,936
10 Flag of Korea (1899).svg Korea 76,814,821
11 Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand 66,379,717
12 Flag of Myanmar.svg Myanmar 54,339,766
13 Flag of Russia.svg Russia
(Asian part)
51,262,973
14 The Republic of Mesopotamia by maxwasson.png Syria 42,388,955
15 Flag of Uzbekistan (Differently).png Uzbekistan 32,979,000
16 Flag of Nepal.svg Nepal 29,609,623
17 Flag of Mongolia (Differently).png Mongolia 27,787,998
18 Flag of Ceylon.svg Ceylon 21,670,112
19 Third Kingdom of Cambodia.png Cambodia 15,288,489
20 Azerbaijan Differently.png Azerbaijan 9,442,000
21 Flag of Laos (1952-1975).svg Laos 7,123,205
22 Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Chagatai 6,389,500
23 Turkmenistan Differently.png Turkmenistan 5,942,089
24 Non-Muslim Singapore.png Singapore 5,638,700
25 Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia 3,723,500
26 Flag of Armenia.svg Armenia 2,962,100
27 Flag of Bhutan.svg Bhutan 741,672
28 Flag of Macau.svg Macau 682,800
29 Flag of the Maldives until 1903.svg Maldives 378,114

Europe

# Country Population
1 Flag of Russia.svg Russia
(European part)
165,683,093
2 Flag of the German Empire.svg Germany 82,800,000
3 Flag of France.svg France 67,120,000
4 Flag of Italy (1861-1946) crowned.svg Italy 60,441,811
5 Flag of Great Britain without Scotland (vector).svg United Kingdom 60,340,000
6 Flag of Byzantium (with B).png Byzantium 57,324,176
7 Flag of Spain.svg Spain 46,730,300
8 Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg Austria-Hungary 44,419,548
9 Flag of Poland.svg Poland 38,823,456
10 Flag of Romania.svg Romania 22,100,000
11 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 17,327,400
12 Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium 11,467,362
13 Flag Portugal (1830).svg Portugal 10,291,027
14 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 10,263,568
15 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland 8,542,323
16 Kingdom of Serbia.png Serbia 7,001,444
17 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria 7,000,039
18 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark 5,811,413
19 Flag of Finland.svg Finland 5,518,752
20 Flag of Norway.svg Norway 5,334,762
21 Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland 5,295,000
22 Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland 4,857,000
23 600px-Flag of the Vatican City svg.png Rome 4,343,037
24 Flag of Lithuania.svg Lithuania 2,791,133
25 Flag of Latvia.svg Latvia 1,913,900
26 Estonia-nordic-cross-flag-2.svg Estonia 1,324,820
27 Flag of the Kingdom of Montenegro.svg Montenegro 622,359
28 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg 613,894
29 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland
(European part)
364,134
30 Andorra vlag 1939 2.svg Andorra 76,177
31 600px-Bandiera Elba.svg.png Elba 42,162
32 Flag of Liechtenstein.svg Liechtenstein 38,380
33 Flag of Monaco.svg Monaco 38,300
34 Flag of San Marino.svg San Marino 33,422

Oceania

# Country Population
1 Australia flag Differently.png Australia 25,079,200
2 Melanesia flag Differently.png Melanesia 12,549,689
3 Kyle Lockwood's New Zealand Flag (alt 1).svg New Zealand 4,969,660
4 Kanaka Maoli flag.svg Hawaii 1,415,872
5 Flag of the United Kingdom of Fiji 1871-1874.svg Fiji 1,092,459
6 Flag of Micronesia.svg Micronesia 122,375
7 Flag of Kiribati.svg Kiribati 120,100
8 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga 100,300
9 Flag of the Marshall Islands.svg Marshall Islands 55,500
10 Flag of Tuvalu (1996–1997).svg Tuvalu 10,200

See also