Top 10 Populated Countries in the World
Top 10 Populated Countries in the World
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Top 10 Populated Countries in the World

Rapid increase in population is the main obstacle in economic growth of countries of world. Recent increase in birth rate and longevity with decrease in death rate and infant mortality are some key reasons of high growth rate in most populated countries of world. Advancement in medicine, agricultural productivity and sanitation also contribute to large population in the world. China and India are two most-populated countries in the world and together constitute about 37% of the world’s population. Lets take a look at pie chart showing percentage of top ten most populated countries.

10 most populated countries
Rank Country Population
% age of World

Population

1. China 1,362,680,000 19.1%
2. India
1,240,090,000
17.4%
3. United States
317,501,000
4.45%
4. Indonesia
247,008,052
3.33%
5. Brazil
201,032,714
2.81%
6. Pakistan
185,585,000
2.6%
7. Nigeria
173,615,000
2.43%
8. Bangladesh
149,772,364
2.28%
9. Russia
143,600,000
2.01%
10. Japan
127,300,000
1.78%

 


 

China, with growth rate of 0.46% constitute 19% of world’ population, is the most populated country of the world. China has implemented two-child policy in December 2013 to tackle this issue. It is expected that chine will achieve a figure of 1 billion in 2030.

Source: wikipedia

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