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Top 10 Most Populated Countries in the World

As the population of different countries changes continuously, the list of top 10 most populated countries in the world also changes regularly. China is the most populous country in the world with almost 1.45 billion people. Since India's population is also nearing China's population and the population growth rate of India is much higher than that of China, very soon India will surpass the population of its neighboring country.

Top Ten Most Populated Countries with their Continents and Regions

    Rank Country Continent Region Population
    1 China Asia Eastern Asia 1,448,607,009
    2 India Asia Southern Asia 1,407,050,591
    3 United States North America Central North America 334,865,851
    4 Indonesia Asia South-Eastern Asia 279,222,632
    5 Pakistan Asia Southern Asia 229,624,653
    6 Nigeria Africa Western Africa 216,916,861
    7 Brazil South America Northern South America 215,396,687
    8 Bangladesh Asia Southern Asia 167,935,554
    9 Russia Europe Eastern Europe 145,803,083
    10 Mexico North America Southern North America 131,604,024

Source : The data is taken from World Population Review