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Largest Countries In The World By Population

In this article, we are going to talk about the top 10 largest countries in the world by population in 2021.

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However, this list includes all the countries in the world but it’s based on the latest United Nations Population Division estimates.

Worldmeters.info also have the same information, so it’s not manipulated yet upon enough research on the internet.

Most of the things that determine the ranking factors are based on the dependencies by population.

These countries have billions and millions of inhabitants and it keeps on increasing every year.

Moreover, each country national census authority determine the total population of their country.

In addition to that, collected figures are not received at the same time in all country, or at the same level of efficiency.

So without any waste of time, let’s get directly to the 10 most largest countries in the world based on their populations.

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10 Most Largest Countries In The World By Population In 2021

Here is the ranked list of the 10 most populated countries in the world based on their dependencies by population.

1. China: 1,441,903,636

The most populated country in the world as of 2021 is China and

It reported that the country has 1,441,903,636 as of today.

However, this isn’t an estimated but extracted from the live population clock.

Moreover, it’s reported that China’s yearly growth rate has been increasing by 0.39% in 2020.

This make the China occupied 18.47% of the total world population.

China’s population density is currently 153 per Km2 (397 people per mi2).

The total land area is 9,388,211 Km2 (3,624,807 sq. miles) and 60.8 % of the population is urban (875,075,919 people in 2020)

The median age in China is 38 years.

2. India: 1,386,271,357

India is the second-largest counties in the world by population in 2021.

Based on the live population clock and according to UN data, India’s current inhabitants are 1,386,271,357.

It’s also reported that India’s yearly growth rate has been increasing by 0.99% in 2020.

This make the India occupied 17.7% of the total world population.

India’s population density is currently 464 per Km2 (1,202 people per mi2).

The total land area is 2,973,190 Km2 (1,147,955 sq. miles) and 35.0 % of the population is urban (483,098,640 people in 2020)

The median age in India is 28 years.

3. United States: 331,002,651

The third-largest country in the world by population is The United States of America.

However, the current population in the United States is 331,002,651 in which the median age is 38 years.

It’s also reported that the United States yearly growth rate has been increasing by 0.59% in 2020.

This make the United States occupied 4.25% of the total world population.

In addition, the population density in the United States is currently 36 per Km2 (94 people per mi2).

The total land area is 9,147,420 Km2 (3,531,837 sq. miles) and 82.8% of the population is urban (273,975,139 people in 2020)

4. Indonesia: 274,858,766

Indonesia is the fourth-largest counties in the world by populations in 2021

Based on the live population clock and according to UN data, Indonesia’s current inhabitants are 274,858,766.

It’s also reported that Indonesia’s yearly growth rate has been increasing by 1.07% in 2020.

This make the Indonesia occupied 3.51% of the total world population.

Indonesia’s population density is currently 151 per Km2 (391 people per mi2).

The total land area is 1,811,570 Km2 (699,451 sq. miles) and 56.4% of the population is urban (154,188,546 people in 2020)

The median age in Indonesia is 30 years.

5. Pakistan: 222,857,045

Pakistan is the fifth most populated country in the world today.

However, the current population in Pakistan is 222,857,045 in which the median age is 23 years.

It’s also reported that Pakistan’s yearly growth rate has been increasing by 2.00% in 2020.

This make the Pakistan’s occupied 2.83% of the total world population.

In addition, the population density in Pakistan is currently 287 per Km2 (742 people per mi2).

The total land area is 770,880 Km2 (297,638 sq. miles) and 35.1% of the population is urban (77,437,729 people in 2020).

6. Brazil: 212,559,417

The sixth-largest country in the world by population is Brazil.

However, the current population in Brazil is 331,002,651 in which the median age is 34 years.

It’s also reported that Brazil’s yearly growth rate has been increasing by 0.72% in 2020.

This make Brazil occupied 2.73% of the total world population.

In addition, the population density in Brazil is currently 25 per Km2 (66 people per mi2).

The total land area is 8,358,140 Km2 (3,227,095 sq. miles) and 87.6% of the population is urban (186,217,070 people in 2020)

7. Nigeria: 206,139,589

Nigeria is the seventh-largest counties in the world by population in 2021.

Based on the estimated population and according to UN data, Nigeria’s current inhabitants are 206,139,589.

It’s also reported that Nigeria’s yearly growth rate has been increasing by 2.58% in 2020.

This make the Nigeria occupied 2.64% of the total world population.

Nigeria’s population density is currently 226 per Km2 (586 people per mi2).

The total land area is 910,770 Km2 (351,650 sq. miles) and 52.0% of the population is urban (107,112,526 people in 2020)

The median age in Nigeria is 18 years.

8. Bangladesh: 164,689,383

Bangladesh is the eighth most populated country in the world today.

However, the current population in Bangladesh is 164,689,383 of which the median age is 28 years.

It’s also reported that Bangladesh’s yearly growth rate has been increasing by 1.01% in 2020.

This make the Bangladesh’s occupied 2.11% of the total world population.

In addition, the population density in Bangladesh is currently 1265 per Km2 (3,277 people per mi2).

The total land area is 130,170 Km2 (50,259 sq. miles) and 39.4% of the population is urban (64,814,953 people in 2020).

9. Russia: 145,934,462

Russia is the ninth-largest counties in the world by populations in 2021

Based on the live population clock and according to UN data, Russia’s current inhabitants are 145,934,462.

It’s also reported that Russia’s yearly growth rate has been increasing by 0.04% in 2020.

This make the Russia occupied 1.87% of the total world population.

Russia’s population density is currently 9 per Km2 (23 people per mi2).

The total land area is 16,376,870 Km2 (6,323,142 sq. miles) and 73.7% of the population is urban (107,486,269 people in 2020).

The median age in Russia is 40 years.

10. Mexico: 128,932,753

The tenth most populated country in the world as of 2021 is Mexico.

It reported that the country has 128,932,753 as of today.

However, this isn’t an estimated but extracted from the live population clock.

Moreover, it’s reported that Mexico’s yearly growth rate has been increasing by 1.06% in 2020.

This make the Mexico occupied 1.65% of the total world population.

Mexico’s population density is currently 66 per Km2 (172 people per mi2).

The total land area is 1,943,950 Km2 (750,563 sq. miles) and 83.8% of the population is urban (108,074,410 people in 2020).

The median age in Mexico is 29 years.

Final Thought on Largest Countries In The World By Population (2021)

From this list of most populated countries in the world, you can see how the ranking is been done.

However, you can see that China ranked the highest followed by India, the United States, Indonesia, and so on.

Maybe you have find your own country among the list or not.

You can use the comment box to tell us what’s your own opinion on the list of the largest country in the world by population ranking in 2021.

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Source: live population clock, United Nations Population Division, Worldmeters.info, Wikipedia.



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