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  • Total Population by Country


    The Total Population of a country presents the basic pool from which all other facets of its global power emerge.

    For the purposes of the GFP ranking, Total Populations are used to as the starting point for all other population-related values including Labor Force, Available Military Manpower and those Fit for Military Service. Generally, the higher the base population, the larger the military fighting force.


    The data presented below is through 2017.


    1
    1,373,541,278  
    China
    CHN
    2
    1,266,883,598  
    India
    IND
    3
    323,995,528  
    United States
    USA
    4
    258,316,051  
    Indonesia
    INO
    5
    205,823,665  
    Brazil
    BRA
    6
    201,995,540  
    Pakistan
    PAK
    7
    186,053,386  
    Nigeria
    NIG
    8
    156,186,882  
    Bangladesh
    BAN
    9
    142,355,415  
    Russia
    RUS
    10
    126,702,133  
    Japan
    JPN
    11
    123,166,749  
    Mexico
    MEX
    12
    102,624,209  
    Philippines
    PHI
    13
    102,374,044  
    Ethiopia
    ETH
    14
    95,261,021  
    Vietnam
    VTN
    15
    94,666,993  
    Egypt
    EGP
    16
    82,801,633  
    Iran
    IRN
    17
    81,331,050  
    Democratic Republic of the Congo
    DRC
    18
    80,722,792  
    Germany
    GER
    19
    80,274,604  
    Turkey
    TUR
    20
    68,200,824  
    Thailand
    THA
    21
    66,836,154  
    France
    FRA
    22
    64,430,428  
    United Kingdom
    UKD
    23
    62,007,540  
    Italy
    ITA
    24
    56,890,418  
    Myanmar
    MYA
    25
    54,300,704  
    South Africa
    SAF
    26
    52,482,726  
    Tanzania
    TAN
    27
    50,924,172  
    South Korea
    SKO
    28
    48,563,476  
    Spain
    SPA
    29
    47,220,856  
    Colombia
    COL
    30
    46,790,758  
    Kenya
    KEN
    31
    44,209,733  
    Ukraine
    UKR
    32
    43,886,748  
    Argentina
    ARG
    33
    40,263,711  
    Algeria
    ALG
    34
    38,523,261  
    Poland
    POL
    35
    38,319,241  
    Uganda
    UGA
    36
    38,146,025  
    Iraq
    IRQ
    37
    36,729,501  
    Sudan
    SUD
    38
    35,362,905  
    Canada
    CAN
    39
    33,655,786  
    Morocco
    MOR
    40
    33,332,025  
    Afghanistan
    AFG
    41
    30,949,962  
    Malaysia
    MLY
    42
    30,912,302  
    Venezuela
    VEN
    43
    30,741,062  
    Peru
    PER
    44
    29,473,614  
    Uzbekistan
    UZB
    45
    29,033,914  
    Nepal
    NEP
    46
    28,160,273  
    Saudi Arabia
    SAR
    47
    27,392,779  
    Yemen
    YEM
    48
    26,908,262  
    Ghana
    GHA
    49
    25,930,150  
    Mozambique
    MOZ
    50
    25,115,311  
    North Korea
    NKO
    51
    24,430,325  
    Madagascar
    MAD
    52
    24,360,803  
    Cameroon
    CAM
    53
    23,740,424  
    Ivory Coast
    IVC
    54
    23,464,787  
    Taiwan
    TAI
    55
    22,992,654  
    Australia
    AUS
    56
    22,235,000  
    Sri Lanka
    SRL
    57
    21,599,736  
    Romania
    ROM
    58
    20,172,332  
    Angola
    ANG
    59
    18,638,600  
    Niger
    NGR
    60
    18,360,353  
    Kazakhstan
    KAZ
    61
    17,650,114  
    Chile
    CHI
    62
    17,467,108  
    Mali
    MAL
    63
    17,185,170  
    Syria
    SYR
    64
    17,016,967  
    Netherlands
    NET
    65
    16,080,778  
    Ecuador
    ECU
    66
    15,957,223  
    Cambodia
    CMB
    67
    15,510,711  
    Zambia
    ZAM
    68
    15,189,958  
    Guatemala
    GUA
    69
    14,546,961  
    Zimbabwe
    ZIM
    70
    12,530,717  
    South Sudan
    SSU
    71
    11,852,462  
    Chad
    CHD
    72
    11,409,077  
    Belgium
    BEL
    73
    11,179,995  
    Cuba
    CUB
    74
    11,134,588  
    Tunisia
    TUN
    75
    10,969,649  
    Bolivia
    BOL
    76
    10,833,816  
    Portugal
    POR
    77
    10,817,354  
    Somalia
    SOM
    78
    10,773,253  
    Greece
    GRE
    79
    10,644,842  
    Czech Republic
    CZR
    80
    10,606,865  
    Dominican Republic
    DOM
    81
    9,880,604  
    Sweden
    SWE
    82
    9,874,784  
    Hungary
    HUN
    83
    9,872,765  
    Azerbaijan
    AZR
    84
    9,570,376  
    Belarus
    BLR
    85
    8,893,259  
    Honduras
    HON
    86
    8,711,770  
    Austria
    AST
    87
    8,330,946  
    Tajikistan
    TAJ
    88
    8,185,384  
    Jordan
    JOR
    89
    8,179,294  
    Switzerland
    SWI
    90
    8,174,527  
    Israel
    ISR
    91
    7,144,653  
    Bulgaria
    BUL
    92
    7,143,921  
    Serbia
    SER
    93
    7,019,073  
    Laos
    LAO
    94
    6,862,812  
    Paraguay
    PAR
    95
    6,541,948  
    Libya
    LIB
    96
    6,237,738  
    Lebanon
    LEB
    97
    6,156,670  
    El Salvador
    ESL
    98
    6,018,888  
    Sierra Leone
    SIE
    99
    5,966,798  
    Nicaragua
    NIC
    100
    5,927,482  
    United Arab Emirates
    UAE
    101
    5,781,728  
    Singapore
    SIN
    102
    5,727,553  
    Kyrgyzstan
    KYR
    103
    5,593,785  
    Denmark
    DEN
    104
    5,507,257  
    Central African Republic
    CAR
    105
    5,498,211  
    Finland
    FIN
    106
    5,445,802  
    Slovakia
    SLK
    107
    5,291,317  
    Turkmenistan
    TKM
    108
    5,265,158  
    Norway
    NOR
    109
    4,928,052  
    Georgia
    GEO
    110
    4,852,412  
    Republic of the Congo
    ROC
    111
    4,474,549  
    New Zealand
    NWZ
    112
    4,313,707  
    Croatia
    CRO
    113
    3,861,912  
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    BOS
    114
    3,705,246  
    Panama
    PAN
    115
    3,677,293  
    Mauritania
    MAU
    116
    3,355,262  
    Oman
    OMA
    117
    3,351,016  
    Uruguay
    URU
    118
    3,051,250  
    Armenia
    ARM
    119
    3,038,594  
    Albania
    ALB
    120
    3,031,330  
    Mongolia
    MON
    121
    2,854,235  
    Lithuania
    LIT
    122
    2,832,776  
    Kuwait
    KUW
    123
    2,436,469  
    Namibia
    NAM
    124
    2,258,283  
    Qatar
    QTR
    125
    2,209,208  
    Botswana
    BOT
    126
    2,100,025  
    Macedonia
    MAC
    127
    1,978,029  
    Slovenia
    SLV
    128
    1,965,686  
    Latvia
    LAT
    129
    1,738,541  
    Gabon
    GAB
    130
    1,378,904  
    Bahrain
    BAH
    131
    1,258,545  
    Estonia
    EST
    132
    585,824  
    Suriname
    SUR