The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has launched this year's edition of the State of the World's Population Report to guide policy makers and researchers to institute measures to prevent conflicts and enhance development.
The report on the theme: "People and Possibilities in a World of 7 billion" focuses on the world population which is expected to reach 7 billion on the 31st of October, 2011.
It also looks at the trends that are defining our world of 7 billion and shows what people in different countries and circumstances are doing in their own communities to make the most of our world in 7 billion.
|1||People's Republic of China||1,347,100,000||October 28, 2011||19.3%||Chinese Official Population Clock|
|2||India||1,203,710,000||March 2011||17%||Census of India Organisation|
|3||United States||312,513,000||October 28, 2011||4.48%||United States Official Population Clock|
|4||Indonesia||238,400,000||May 2010||3.36%||SuluhNusantara Indonesia Census report|
|5||Brazil||195,446,000||February 28, 2011||2.8%||Brazilian Official Population Clock|
|6||Pakistan||177,653,000||October 28, 2011||2.55%||Official Pakistani Population Clock|
|7||Bangladesh||158,570,535||July 2011||2.27%||2011 CIA World Factbook estimate|
|8||Nigeria||155,215,000||July 2011||2.23%||2011 CIA World Factbook estimate|
|9||Russia||141,927,297||January 1, 2010||2.036%||Federal State Statistics Service of Russia|
|10||Japan||127,380,000||June 1, 2010||1.83%||Official Japan Statistics Bureau|
Approximately 4.03 billion people live in these ten countries, representing 58.7% of the world's population as of November 2010 collect from wikipidia, ckp swamiji