Countries are mostly rated for their natural beauties and ancient rich history. Often they also sort down as for their population scale. Among the developing countries, it believes to be an important task to trace out the population of the country. It’s mainly to get the GDP per Capita. Major emerging economies indicates the sheer importance of the economic expansion of the countries.

It’s notable to get that mostly the countries with the highest populations have low economies. However, it’s not satisfying on some counties that we are going to list down under the heading of Top 12 Countries with the highest populations in the world.

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Philippines – Population: 105,538,000

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Let’s start with the Republic of the Philippines. The country is known to be a unitary sovereign and the archipelagic country, situated in the Western Pacific. It combines the 7,641 islands and spans around 343,448 square kilometers which is the home of more than 100 million. Its abundant natural resources and the greatest biodiversity plays a vital part in increasing the country’s population.

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Mexico – Population: 123,982,528

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Mexico has just entered in the list of countries with the highest population for its population size of 123,982,528. The Federal Republic which is officially known as United Mexican States which is covering the 2 million sq. km. When to talk about the history, the Pre-Columbian Mexico approx. dates back 8,000 BC. Thus it’s the home to seven cradle civilizations.

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Japan – Population: 126,560,000

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While sorting down the list by population-wise, Japan holds the 10th rank. According to the recent statistics of February 2018, Japanese with 1.66% of the world of the population. Japan has a total population of 126,560,000.

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Russia – Population: 146,877,088

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By size, Russia is so far the largest country in the world. But by population-wise, Russian has been residing at 9th rank on our list of 12 countries with the highest population in the world. The Sovereign country in Eurasia spreads around 17,125,200 square kilometers which are covering the one-eighth of the earth inhabitants.

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Bangladesh – Population: 164,113,000

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The country of Bengal is 2.16% of the whole population of the earth. The population has been updated to 164,113,000 on 7th March by the Official Population Clock. Most of the population has the ethnic group of individuals in it

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Nigeria – Population: 193,392,500

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Next up on our list of 12 Countries with the highest population is Nigeria. Surprisingly, the federal republic of West Africa has been accommodating the 193,393,500 peoples on 356,669 sq. miles area. The country has comprised a total of 36 states.

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Brazil – Population: 208,750,000

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Brazil is a renowned country for football passion in the people. It is continuously attracting a large number of tourists for its beautiful nature which is grossing enough revenue. Thus, the country has been increasing its population rapidly. According to the recent update of 7th March, the country has become the 2.74% of the whole world population.

5

Pakistan – Population: 210,817,000

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With the increasing population, Pakistan has been moving towards being the technologically advanced country. Pakistan is officially known as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The country spans around 340,509 square miles and the home to almost 210,817,000 peoples. It’s the 33rd largest country in the world.

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Indonesia – Population: 261,890,900

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At 735,358 square miles, The Republic of Indonesia has to accommodate the 4th most populous population of 261,890,900. With over 261 million people, the unitary sovereign state is managing the $13,120 GDP per capita. The Indonesian nation widely consists of hundreds of distinct native ethnic groups in which Muslims are in the majority.

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United State of America – Population: 326,746,000

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The United States or only America is the federal republic. It composed of 50 states in which five are the self-governing territories. It has a total area of 3.8 million square miles for over 326 million peoples. The United State of America is one of the powerful country as well as the advance in technology. However, the country population is 4.3% of the whole world population.

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India – Population: 1,328,820,000

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In sub-continent of Asia, India is an ancient and historically rich country. Despite being divided into numerous countries, still, the country is home to almost 1.3 billion people. The country spans over 1,269,219 sq. miles. It’s the second one on our list of 12 countries with the highest population. It’s also the seventh largest country in the world as well.

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China – Population: 1,389,620,000

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Recognized as a nation in 1949, but the country has been challenging the superpowers for years. The People’s Republic of China is the official name of this country. It approximately spans over 3,700,000 sq. miles and compensating 1.389 billion people. It consists of 5 autonomous regions and 22 provinces which includes the special administrative regions of Macau and Hong Kong.