The 30 Most Populated Countries in the World

 

Earth is such an extraordinary planet. Almost every corner of it is a forge of cultures, uses, customs, and is made up of eyes, smiles, different skin colors, and various religions. The Earth is a gigantic Tower of Babel, within which there are areas inhabited by so many people that distinguishing them becomes almost impossible.

Indeed, some countries have too many people that the streets are crowded and people walk abreast of one another. But, which are the most crowded ones? Which are the most populated?

Here are the 30 most populated states in the world!

Country Continent Population Population density
Tanzania Africa 41,892,895 50 inhabitants per sq. km
Ukraine Europe 45.415.596 72,34 inhabitants per sq. km
Spain Europe 46.505.963 92 inhabitants per sq. km
Colombia South America 47,790,000 40 inhabitants per sq. km
South Korea Asia 48,422,644 491 inhabitants per sq. km
South Africa Africa 49,000,000 44 inhabitants per sq. km
Myanmar (Burma) Asia 53,414,374 76.1 inhabitants per sq. km
Italy Europe 60,340,328 200,76 inhabitants per sq. km
UK Europe 62,348,447 266.35 inhabitants per sq. km
France Europe 64,768,389 99 inhabitants per sq. km
Thailand Asia 67,089,500 135 inhabitants per sq. km
Democratic Republic of Congo Africa 70,916,439 33 inhabitants per sq. km
Iran Asia 76,923,300 48 inhabitants per sq. km
Turkey Asia 77,804,122 102 inhabitants per sq. km
Egypt Africa 80,471,869 98 inhabitants per sq. km
Germany Europe 81,802,257 228 inhabitants per sq. km
Ethiopia Africa 88,013,491 76 inhabitants per sq. km
Vietnam Asia 89,571,130 270 inhabitants per sq. km
Philippines Asia 99.900.177 344 inhabitants per sq. km
Mexico North America 112,468,855 57 inhabitants per sq. km
Japan Asia 127,288,000 343 inhabitants per sq. km
Russia Europe 140,702,000 8,56 inhabitants per sq. km
Nigeria Africa 154,000,000 174 inhabitants per sq. km
Bangladesh Asia 156,118,464 1,144.9 inhabitants per sq. km
Pakistan Asia 184,404,791 261,04 inhabitants per sq. km
Brazil South America 201,103,330 23 inhabitants per sq. km
Indonesia Asia 242.968.342 131 inhabitants per sq. km
USA North America 310,232,863 34 inhabitants per sq. km
India Asia 1,173,108,018 385 inhabitants per sq. km
China Asia 1,330,044,000 143,7 inhabitants per sq. km

5. Brazil, South America

5. Brazil, South America

Brazil is the land of carnival, football, samba, and home to the luxuriant Amazonian Forest, which is increasingly endangered by man’s wickedness. It’s the fifth-largest nation in the world, bordering almost all the South American states. Although its population exceeds 200 million inhabitants, the density is among the lowest in the world, with an average of 23 inhabitants per square kilometer.

Capital: Brasilia
Population: 201,103,330 inhabitants (of which 2,914,830 inhabitants in the capital)
Surface: 8,511,965 sq. Km
Population density: 23 inhabitants per sq. km
Population growth rate: 0.77%

4. Indonesia, Asia

4. Indonesia, Asia

Indonesia is one of the Asian destinations most targeted by tourists for its dream views, varied biodiversity, and, strange but true, the internal, never bridged social contradictions.

Although one of the top 5 most populated countries in the world, the population density is tolerable with 131 inhabitants per square kilometer, a good average between the paradoxes of Bangladesh (1,145 inhabitants per sq. km) and Russia (less than 9 inhabitants per square kilometer.

Capital: Jakarta
Population: 242.968.342 inhabitants (of which 10.075.310 inhabitants in the capital)
Surface: 1,919,440 sq. Km
Population density: 131 inhabitants per sq. km
Population growth rate: 1,03%

3. USA, Nord America

3. USA, Nord America

50 states plus a Federal District make up the vast area of ​​the United States of America, which has always been considered the land of a thousand opportunities. Every corner of this great and powerful nation is the ideal set of hugely successful TV series, also thanks to the countless symbols of this state, all emblems of freedom expression.

Although with a population of over 300 million inhabitants, the vast territory allows for a very low density, with an average of 34 inhabitants per square kilometer.

Capital: Washington
Population: 310,232,863 inhabitants (672,228 of which are in the capital)
Surface: 9,629,091 sq. km
Population density: 34 inhabitants per sq. km
Population growth rate: 0.81%

2. India, Asia

2. India, Asia

It’s the land that gave birth to four of the most professed religions in the world, the cradle of culture, and one of the most important commercial areas of the globe – India. It’s the second-most populous nation in the world, which has made multi-ethnicity its workhorse.

Over one billion inhabitants live in an area that, although vast, seems to struggle to contain them all. There are almost 400 inhabitants per square kilometer and one of the highest population growth rates.

Capital: New Delhi
Population: 1.173.108.018 inhabitants (of which 249.998 inhabitants in the capital)
Surface: 3,287,590 sq. Km
Population density: 385 inhabitants per sq. Km
Population growth rate: 1.312 %

1. China, Asia

1. China, Asia

The gold medal of the most populous nations in the world goes to the People’s Republic par excellence, China. Over a billion inhabitants trample the soil of the great Asian state, which with its over 9 million square kilometers is the third-largest state in the world by surface. In short, it’s a record-breaking area that fascinates tourists with its lights and shadows, with 143.7 inhabitants per square kilometer

Capital: Beijing
Population: 1,330,044,000 inhabitants (21,516,000 of which live in the capital)
Surface: 9,596,960 sq. km
Population density: 143.7 inhabitants per sq. km
Population growth rate: 0.481%