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most populous countries

Country

Census

Estimate (2002)

1 Combination of Federal Republic (61,241,700) and Democratic Republic (16,674,632)

2 Then including Eritrea (2,449,152)

China

1,295,330,000('00)

1,306,668,400

India

1,027,015,247 ('01)

1,047,074,700

USA

281,421,906 ('00)

288,212,300

Indonesia

203,506,695 ('00)

217,728,300

Brazil

169,590,693 ('00)

176,274,400

Pakistan

130,579,000 ('98)

149,277,300

Nigeria

88,514,501 ('93)

146,675,000

Russia

147,021,869('89)

142,881,200

Bangladesh

111,455,000('91)

136,433,600

Japan

126,925,843('00)

127,459,100

Mexico

97,361,711 ('00)

100,124,800

Germany

77,916,332 ('88)1

81,947,100

Vietnam

76,327,900 ('99)

80,305,200

Philippines

76,498,735 ('00)

79,894,200

Turkey

56,473,035 ('90)

70,140,900

Ethiopia

53,477,265 ('94)2

67,980,100

Egypt

59,272,382 ('96)

67,786,300

Iran

60,055,488 ('96)

65,529,100

Thailand

60,606,947 ('00)

62,456,900

UK

54,156,067 ('91)

59,751,900

France

60,186,184 ('99)

59,107,500

Italy

57,844,017 ('01)

58,082,500

Ukraine

49,291,200 ('01)

48,765,000


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