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Which country has the largest population, and what is the ranking of all nations by population?

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Officially China has the largest population, but I think India has surpassed China in terms of population.

Here is the list of 229 countries/territories sorted by their population:

  1. China  (1,454,756,569)
  2. India  (1,415,912,250)
  3. United States of America (USA)  (336,147,870)
  4. Indonesia  (280,664,391)
  5. Pakistan  (230,166,090)
  6. Nigeria  (217,108,598)
  7. Brazil  (216,552,160)
  8. Bangladesh  (168,722,661)
  9. Russian Federation  (146,049,767)
  10. Mexico  (132,591,178)
  11. Japan  (126,302,389)
  12. Ethiopia  (120,686,419)
  13. Philippines  (113,110,159)
  14. Egypt  (106,863,447)
  15. Vietnam  (99,578,067)
  16. Democratic Republic of the Congo  (95,170,053)
  17. Turkey  (87,384,200)
  18. Iran  (86,063,750)
  19. Germany  (83,780,078)
  20. Thailand  (70,357,415)
  21. United Kingdom (UK)  (68,753,253)
  22. France  (65,921,552)
  23. Tanzania  (63,526,921)
  24. Italy  (60,610,762)
  25. South Africa  (60,505,513)
  26. Kenya  (56,690,593)
  27. Myanmar  (55,320,870)
  28. Republic of Korea  (51,855,803)
  29. Colombia  (51,835,253)
  30. Uganda  (48,687,306)
  31. Spain  (46,509,734)
  32. Argentina  (46,138,662)
  33. Sudan  (45,658,818)
  34. Algeria  (45,521,361)
  35. Ukraine  (43,473,902)
  36. Iraq  (43,060,274)
  37. Afghanistan  (41,393,741)
  38. Canada  (38,535,593)
  39. Morocco  (37,930,220)
  40. Poland  (37,884,661)
  41. Saudi Arabia  (36,531,194)
  42. Angola  (35,015,305)
  43. Uzbekistan  (34,454,808)
  44. Peru  (33,808,626)
  45. Malaysia  (33,362,869)
  46. Mozambique  (32,964,392)
  47. Ghana  (32,577,181)
  48. Yemen  (31,385,284)
  49. Nepal  (29,716,623)
  50. Venezuela  (29,464,051)
  51. Madagascar  (29,233,358)
  52. Cameroon  (27,850,226)
  53. Cote d'Ivoire  (27,605,545)
  54. Australia  (26,334,377)
  55. Niger  (26,147,658)
  56. Democratic People's Republic of Korea  (26,056,061)
  57. Taiwan  (23,914,846)
  58. Burkina Faso  (22,125,183)
  59. Sri Lanka  (21,631,908)
  60. Mali  (21,437,958)
  61. Malawi  (20,325,292)
  62. Chile  (19,535,012)
  63. Zambia  (19,505,025)
  64. Kazakhstan  (19,379,719)
  65. Romania  (18,929,950)
  66. Guatemala  (18,663,101)
  67. Ecuador  (18,182,930)
  68. Senegal  (17,801,082)
  69. Chad  (17,527,527)
  70. Cambodia  (17,270,228)
  71. Netherlands  (17,262,478)
  72. Somalia  (16,591,959)
  73. Syria  (16,347,585)
  74. Zimbabwe  (15,563,119)
  75. Guinea  (13,826,621)
  76. Rwanda  (13,555,608)
  77. Benin  (12,765,026)
  78. Burundi  (12,689,160)
  79. South Sudan  (12,272,880)
  80. Tunisia  (12,082,185)
  81. Bolivia  (12,041,417)
  82. Belgium  (11,753,517)
  83. Haiti  (11,717,505)
  84. Cuba  (11,369,947)
  85. Dominican Republic  (11,122,346)
  86. Jordan  (10,927,923)
  87. Czech Republic  (10,717,203)
  88. Azerbaijan  (10,439,763)
  89. Greece  (10,345,536)
  90. United Arab Emirates  (10,292,261)
  91. Sweden  (10,273,283)
  92. Honduras  (10,182,065)
  93. Portugal  (10,099,703)
  94. Tajikistan  (9,955,592)
  95. Hungary  (9,596,759)
  96. Belarus  (9,452,705)
  97. Papua New Guinea  (9,331,865)
  98. Austria  (9,060,126)
  99. Israel  (8,941,133)
  100. Switzerland  (8,870,026)
  101. Togo  (8,725,566)
  102. Serbia  (8,655,787)
  103. Sierra Leone  (8,330,286)
  104. Lebanon  (7,880,047)
  105. Hong Kong  (7,618,057)
  106. Laos  (7,519,217)
  107. Paraguay  (7,322,669)
  108. Bulgaria  (6,854,298)
  109. Libya  (6,831,300)
  110. Nicaragua  (6,774,422)
  111. Kyrgyzstan  (6,737,317)
  112. El Salvador  (6,515,921)
  113. Turkmenistan  (6,174,973)
  114. Oman  (6,133,613)
  115. Singapore  (6,111,580)
  116. Denmark  (5,841,779)
  117. Congo  (5,796,292)
  118. Finland  (5,604,239)
  119. Norway  (5,568,880)
  120. Slovakia  (5,467,810)
  121. Palestinian Authority  (5,387,182)
  122. Liberia  (5,319,037)
  123. Costa Rica  (5,211,344)
  124. Central African Republic  (5,019,191)
  125. Ireland  (4,947,105)
  126. New Zealand  (4,887,378)
  127. Mauritania  (4,872,141)
  128. Kuwait  (4,753,886)
  129. Panama  (4,454,113)
  130. Croatia  (4,081,889)
  131. Republic of Moldova  (4,030,990)
  132. Georgia  (3,875,593)
  133. Eritrea  (3,711,914)
  134. Uruguay  (3,496,311)
  135. Mongolia  (3,391,856)
  136. Bosnia and Herzegovina  (3,280,406)
  137. Qatar  (3,196,639)
  138. Armenia  (2,986,833)
  139. Jamaica  (2,981,984)
  140. Puerto Rico  (2,886,811)
  141. Albania  (2,876,815)
  142. Namibia  (2,660,560)
  143. Lithuania  (2,633,113)
  144. Gambia  (2,575,456)
  145. Botswana  (2,442,867)
  146. Gabon  (2,322,008)
  147. Lesotho  (2,197,017)
  148. North Macedonia  (2,091,320)
  149. Slovenia  (2,086,219)
  150. Guinea-Bissau  (2,061,605)
  151. Latvia  (1,842,133)
  152. Kosovo  (1,769,413)
  153. Bahrain  (1,744,332)
  154. Equatorial Guinea  (1,481,601)
  155. Trinidad and Tobago  (1,413,590)
  156. Timor-Leste  (1,379,800)
  157. Estonia  (1,316,558)
  158. Mauritius  (1,283,216)
  159. Cyprus  (1,235,187)
  160. Swaziland  (1,197,358)
  161. Djibouti  (1,013,002)
  162. Comoros  (912,020)
  163. Fiji  (909,330)
  164. Reunion  (908,033)
  165. Bhutan  (795,084)
  166. Guyana  (791,619)
  167. Solomon Islands  (713,248)
  168. Macau  (675,127)
  169. Luxembourg  (654,879)
  170. Montenegro  (629,914)
  171. Western Sahara  (622,642)
  172. Suriname  (597,469)
  173. Cape Verde  (569,250)
  174. Maldives  (559,472)
  175. Brunei Darussalam  (451,156)
  176. Malta  (444,407)
  177. Belize  (415,690)
  178. Bahamas  (405,421)
  179. Guadeloupe  (405,015)
  180. Martinique  (376,218)
  181. Iceland  (346,025)
  182. Vanuatu  (320,626)
  183. French Guiana  (315,173)
  184. New Caledonia  (293,369)
  185. Barbados  (289,519)
  186. Mayotte  (288,268)
  187. French Polynesia  (287,469)
  188. Sao Tome and Principe  (228,742)
  189. Samoa  (201,444)
  190. Saint Lucia  (186,995)
  191. Channel Islands  (175,223)
  192. Guam  (173,306)
  193. Curacao  (166,063)
  194. Kiribati  (123,873)
  195. Federated States of Micronesia  (114,873)
  196. Grenada  (113,382)
  197. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  (110,844)
  198. Aruba  (107,706)
  199. Tonga  (106,190)
  200. United States Virgin Islands  (104,457)
  201. Antigua and Barbuda  (99,984)
  202. Seychelles  (99,765)
  203. Isle of Man  (86,734)
  204. Andorra  (77,832)
  205. Dominica  (72,274)
  206. Cayman Islands  (69,052)
  207. Bermuda  (63,301)
  208. Marshall Islands  (61,854)
  209. American Samoa  (56,904)
  210. Greenland  (56,785)
  211. Saint Kitts and Nevis  (54,086)
  212. Northern Mariana Islands  (51,942)
  213. Faroe Islands  (49,284)
  214. Sint Maarten  (45,957)
  215. Turks and Caicos Islands  (41,821)
  216. Monaco  (38,989)
  217. Liechtenstein  (38,689)
  218. San Marino  (34,772)
  219. Gibraltar  (33,923)
  220. British Virgin Islands  (31,436)
  221. Palau  (18,208)
  222. Cook Islands  (16,216)
  223. Anguilla  (15,744)
  224. Tuvalu  (11,926)
  225. Wallis and Futuna Islands  (11,439)
  226. Nauru  (10,961)
  227. Saint Helena  (6,122)
  228. Saint Pierre and Miquelon  (5,813)
  229. Montserrat  (5,049)

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