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The 10 Most Populated Countries in the World

The 10 Most Populated Countries in the World
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Travelling to different countries can be exciting and fun for a number of reasons.

Understanding their culture, history, beliefs and religion are just to name a few.

But often, the population gets overlooked, it’s something that’s not really seen to be important for most.

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However, for those of you that find this sort of stuff interesting, and would like to understand a bit more about the world you live in, then this article’s for you.

Here’s a list of the 10 most populated countries in the world:

 

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The 10 Most Populated Countries In The World

The list of countries and figures mentioned below have been compiled from various sources around the web, such aWikipediaWorldometres & World Population Review

These are the 10 most populated countries in the world:

10. Mexico – 128 Million

The tenth most populated country in the World is Mexico.

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With a current population of 128 million people, Mexico has overtaken Japan and the Philippines to claim its spot in the top ten.

Mexico covers an area of approximately 1,972,550 square metres and holds roughly 1.63% of the world’s population.

It has a population density of around 66 per km², with the majority of the population aged between 25-54.

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Mexico City, Itzapalpa and Ecetepec are the most densely populated cities in the country, holding around 16 million people combined.

 

9. Russia – 146 Million 

Next up, we have a country with 146 million people and a total land area of 16, 376,870 km².

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The population density in Russia roughly equates to nine people per km².

Russia’s population is equivalent to approximately 1.89% of the worlds total population and it has an average median age of 38.8 years.

Like many countries, the majority of Russias population resides in urban areas, such as the capital city, Moscow, which has a population of 12.1 million people.

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Russia’s population isn’t expected to increase any time soon, in fact, it’s more likely to decline slowly over the next decade, with many experts predicting a total population of 140 million by 2030.

However, government incentives have been put in place to offer new mothers monetary rewards for having three or more children.

So, we’ll just have to wait and see what happens.

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8. Bangladesh – 167 Million

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

It has a total land area of 130,170 km² and roughly 1,250 people per km².

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Dhaka is the capital city of Bangladesh, with a population of 14.4 million people.

The population of Bangladesh is equivalent to 2.11% of the total world population.

The median age in Bangladesh is 26.1 years and at this current time, the country is growing at approximately 1%.

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By 2020, Bangladesh is expected to reach a population of approximately 170 million and 186 million by 2030.

 

7. Nigeria – 202 Million

The current population of Nigeria is approximately 202 million people.

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Over 50% of people, 51.2% to be exact, live in urban areas.

Nigeria has many cities, five of which have a population of more than one million people.

Lagos is Nigeria’s capital city and by far the largest city in Nigeria. It has roughly 17.5 million people.

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The median age of Nigeria is 17.9 years old and there are approximately 221 people per km².

Nigeria has a total land area of 910,770 km² and its population is equivalent to 2.61% of the total world population.

It’s predicted that Nigeria’s population is expected to hit 206 million by 2020 and 264 million by 2030. If that rate of growth continues, by 2036 Nigeria could cross the 300 million population threshold.

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6. Brazil – 211 Million

Brazil is the sixth most populated country in the world, with a current total population of 211 million.

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It’s the largest country in South America, with a population density of 24.66 people per km².

The largest city is Sao Paulo, with a total of 11.9 million residents, and the Capital, Brasilia, has a population of 2.8 million.

Brazil covers a total area of 8,358,140 km² and holds roughly 25 people per km².

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It has a median age of  31.8 years and 87.4% of the population is urban.

Due to families deciding to wait longer to have children and more Brazilian woman entering the workplace, the birth rate in Brazil has fallen considerably since 1970.

The average birth rate today is 1.77 births per woman, which has fallen from 4 per woman in the 70s.

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It is expected that Brazil will continue to grow slowly until 2050, and then the impacts of a decline in birth rate will start to take effect and the population will begin to stagnate and or decrease.

 

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5. Pakistan – 216 Million

Coming in at number five on the list is Pakistan. With a population of just over 216 million, Pakistans population density is 281 per km².

It has a total land area of 770,880km² and most of the population can be found in its major cities and urbanised areas.

Pakistan has 10 cities with over one million people residing in them.

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The two biggest cities are Karachi and Lahore. Karachi has a population of 14,916,456 and Lahore has 11,126,285.

The current median age in Pakistan is 22.0 years and its population is equivalent to 2.81% of the total world population.

Pakistan has a current growth rate of around 2%, however, this is expected to drop to 1% by 2050.

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It’s expected that the population will hit around 245 million by 2030.

 

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4. Indonesia – 270 Million

Indonesia is the fourth most populated country in the world.

It has a current population of 270 million people and a population density of 149 per km².

Indonesia is made up of approximately 17,000 islands and has a total land area covering 1,811,570 km².

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About 56.7% of Indonesia’s population, live in Java, the most populated island.

The median age in Indonesia is 28.8 years old and the population equates to 3.51% of the total world population.

It has 11 cities with a population of over one million, and its capital city, Jakarta, has a population of 10.6 million.

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Indonesia’s population has doubled in the last 4o years, from 119 million in 1971 to 240 million in 2010. It is expected that the countries population will continue to grow over the next coming decades.

 

3. United States – 329 Million

The United States has a population of 329 million people. It is the third most populated country in the world.

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America is pretty big in comparison to some other countries on the list, with a total land area of 9,147,420 km².

It has a population density of 36 people per km² and 82.5% of people live in urban areas.

Its most populated states are California and Texas. California has a population of 39.5 million and Texas has a population of 28.7 million.

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The largest city in the United States is New York City, with a population of approximately 8.4 million.

By 2050, the United States is expected to grow to a population of 438 million people.

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2. India – 1.37 Billion

The second most populated country in the world is India, with a total population of 1.37 billion people.

The country has pretty much doubled in size in the last 40 years, adding approximately 181.5 million people from 2001 to 2011.

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Its population is now equivalent to 17.71 of the total world population and has a very high population density of 461 people per km².

As we’ve seen with most countries on our list, the majority of the population can be found in the major cities and urbanised areas.

Roughly 34.5% of India’s population is located throughout its major cities, like Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore.

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Mumbai, India’s capital city, has a population of 12.5 million people.

The median age in India is 27.1 years.

It’s expected that as India’s population continues to grow, it will surpass China by 2024 and become the most populated country in the world.

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1. China – 1.43 Billion

The crown for the most populated country in the world goes to China.

It holds almost 20%, 18.59% to be exact, of the world’s population within its borders.

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It has a total land area of 9,388, 211 km² and has a population density of 153 per km².

Most of Chinas population can be found in the big cities, like Shanghai and Beijing and its median age is 37.

The capital, Beijing, has approximately 11,716,620 residents and Shanghai, the biggest city in China, holds around 22,315,474.

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Since the implementation of the one-child policy, Chinas growth rate has slowed down significantly.

It’s predicted that it will continue to slow down and the population will begin to decrease by 2030 onwards.

For now, we will just have to wait and see what happens. India is hot on its tail to take the title of the most populated country in the world.

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Top 10 Richest Women in the United States 2021

Top 10 richest women in the United States of America 2021: United States of America is known to be one of the most powerful nations in the world. It is also home to most of the wealthiest people in the world.

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Top 10 richest women in the United States of America 2021: United States of America is known to be one of the most powerful nations in the world. It is also home to most of the wealthiest people in the world.

In this article, we bring to you the list of the top 10 richest women in the United States. The list is annual ranking of the richest self made females in America by Forbes. The list features only billionaires who have made it while investing in companies based in the United States.

According to this years ranking, heiress to the fortune of Walmart Alice Walton retains her spot as the richest female in the United States. The list also includes new comer Melinda Gates after her divorce with Bill Gates.

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America in General has a supportive economy for investments of all kind. It is easy to survive as an entrepreneur in the United Sates despite the tight competition. The top 10 list of the richest women in the united States is a compilation of the most exceptional achievers in various business engagements they find themselves.

Keep reading as we unveil to you the top 10 wealthiest females in America.

Top 10 Richest Women in the United States

Alice Walton

Net Worth: $68 billion

Source of wealth : Walmart

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Alice Louise Walton is an American heiress to the fortune of Walmart. In September 2016, she owned over US$11 billion in Walmart shares.

Walmart heiress Alice Walton remains the richest woman in the U.S. for the seventh year running. She’s $5.6 billion richer than last year as a result of the 13% rise in Walmart stock.

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Walton was born in Newport, Arkansas. She was raised along with her three brothers in Bentonville, Arkansas and graduated from Bentonville High School in 1966. She graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, with a B.A. in economics.

MacKenzie Scott

Net Worth: 59 billion

Source of wealth: Amazon

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MacKenzie Scott is an American novelist, and philanthropist. she has a net worth of US$59.0 billion making her the second richest woman in the United States, owing to a 4% stake in Amazon, after her divorce from Amazon founder and former chief executive Jeff Bezos.

She is known for her involvement in the founding and development of Amazon, as well as her now dissolved marriage to Bezos.

 She is a signatory to the Giving Pledge, a commitment to give at least half of her wealth to charity.

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 In 2020, she made US$5.8 billion in charitable gifts, one of the largest annual distributions by a private individual to working charities. Scott donated a further $2.7 billion in 2021.

Julia Koch & family

Net Worth: $51 billion

Source of wealth: Koch industries

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Julia Koch and her family comes in third place of our list of top 10 richest women in the united states of America.

Julia Margaret Flesher Koch  is an American socialite, billionaire, philanthropist, and one of the richest women in the world as well. She inherited her fortune from her husband, David Koch, who died in 2019.

With her late husband, she donated $10 million to Mount Sinai Medical Center and $10 million to Stanford Children’s Hospital to study food allergies.

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Julia Margaret Flesher was born on April 12, 1962. Her family came from a farming background, but when she was born her parents, Margaret and Frederic Flesher, had a furniture store called Flesher’s.

After graduating from the University of Central Arkansas and working as a model, in 1984 Flesher moved to New York City, where she worked as fashion designer Adolfo’s assistant 

Jacqueline Mars

Net worth: $32 billion

Source of wealth: candy, pet food

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The fourth richest woman in the United States is Jacqueline Mars with a net worth of $32 billion.

Jacqueline Mars is an American heiress and investor. She is the daughter of Audrey Ruth (Meyer) and Forrest Mars, Sr., and granddaughter of Frank C. Mars, founders of the American candy company Mars, Incorporated. 

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Jacqueline Mars owns an estimated one-third of Mars, the world’s largest candymaker, founded by her grandfather. She worked for the company for nearly 20 years.

Jacqueline Mars was born on October 10, 1939. She attended and graduated from the boarding school Miss Hall’s School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1961 with a degree in anthropology

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Miriam Adelson

Net worth: $31 billion

Source of wealth: Casinos

Miriam Adelson is one of the richest women in America
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – NOVEMBER 06: Miriam Adelson attends the Friends Of The Israel Defense Forces 2014 Western Region Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 6, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/WireImage)

Miriam Adelson is an Israeli American physician and billionaire. Adelson is the 44th-richest person, 5th-richest woman in the United States, and richest Israeli in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$31 billion.

Miriam Farbstein was born in Tel Aviv, Mandatory Palestine in 1945, to parents who fled Poland before the Holocaust. Her father was a prominent member of the Mapam political party. In the 1950s, her family settled in Haifa, where Adelson’s father owned and operated several movie theaters.

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She attended the Hebrew Reali School for 12 years. She served mandatory army service as a medical officer at Ness Ziona.

After earning a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Genetics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, she earned a medical degree from Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Medical School.

Miriam Adelson is among the top 10 richest women in the United States with a worth of $31 billion according to Forbes estimation.

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Abigail Johnson

Net worth: $25.2 billion

Source of wealth: money management

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Abigail Pierrepont Johnson is an American billionaire businesswoman. Since 2014, Johnson has been president and chief executive officer of American investment firm Fidelity Investments (FMR), and chairman of its international sister company Fidelity International (FIL).

Fidelity was founded by her grandfather Edward C. Johnson II. Her father Edward C. “Ned” Johnson III remains chairman emeritus of FMR.

As of March 2013, the Johnson family owned a 49% stake in the company, with Johnson herself holding an estimated 24.5%.

Johnson’s wealth is approximately $25.2 billion, making her one of the world’s wealthiest women and the 6th richest woman in the United States of America.

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Laurene Powell Jobs

Net Worth: $22.2 billion

Source of wealth: Apple, Disney 

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Laurene Powell Jobs is an American billionaire, businesswoman, executive and the founder of Emerson Collective, an organization that, among other investing and philanthropic activities, advocates for policies concerning education reform, social redistribution and environmental conservation.

She is the widow of Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc., and she manages the Laurene Powell Jobs Trust.

She earned a B.A. in political science from the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences and a B.S. degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1985. She received her M.B.A. degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1991.

Diane Hendricks

Net worth: $11 billion

Source of wealth: roofing

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Diane Marie Hendricks is an American billionaire businesswoman and film producer from Wisconsin. She is the widow of the late businessman Ken Hendricks.

Hendricks was born and raised in Wisconsin, the daughter of dairy farmers. She graduated from Osseo-Fairchild High School in 1965, and had been divorced from her first husband for ten years when she met Ken Hendricks

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Diane is among the wealthiest self-made female women in America with a net worth of $11 billion.

Blair Parry-Okeden

Net worth: $9.7 billion

Source of wealth: Media, Automotive.

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Blair Parry-Okeden  is an American-born Australian billionaire heiress and philanthropist. Parry-Okeden is an heiress to the Cox Enterprises.

Parry-Okeden was born in 1950 in Honolulu, Hawaii, and educated there at La Pietra: Hawaii School for Girls, which was founded by her mother, Barbara Cox Anthony. She then studied to become a teacher.

Parry-Okeden’s grandfather James M. Cox founded the privately held media company Cox Enterprises.

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Her brother James C. Kennedy is the chairman, and her aunt, Anne Cox Chambers, is the largest shareholder and sits on the board. In 2007, following the death of her mother, Parry-Okeden inherited 25% of Cox Enterprises. She presently has no role at the company.

With a net worth of $9.7 billion, Blair Perry-Okeden is one of the top 10 richest woman in the United States of America.

Ann Walton Kroenke

Net Worth: $9.3 billion

Source of wealth: Walmart

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Ann Walton Kroenke is an heiress to the Walmart fortune. Kroenke and her sister, Nancy Walton Laurie, inherited stock from her father, Bud Walton, who was the brother and an early business partner of Walmart founder Sam Walton.

She is the owner of the Denver Nuggets of the NBA and Colorado Avalanche of the NHL.

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Her husband, Stan Kroenke, is the majority owner and CEO of the Los Angeles Rams (NFL), Arsenal (Premier League), Colorado Rapids (Major League Soccer), and Colorado Mammoth (National Lacrosse League).

Ann Walton Kroenke is the 10th richest woman in the United States with a net worth of $9.3 billion.

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