NOTES: (1) The Top 10 Most Populated Countries of the World Table was updated in June 30, 2017. (2) Detailed data for individual countries may be found clicking on each country name. (3) Demographic (population) estimates for years 2017, 2050 and 2000 are based mainly on mid-year data from the US Census Bureau website and the United Nations Population Department . (4) The China population data is for the mainland only. (5) Data from the Internet World Stats website may be cited, always giving the due credit and establishing an active link back to Internet World Stats . (6) For definitions, navigation help and methodology, see the Site Surfing Guide . Copyright © 2017, Miniwatts Marketing Group. All rights reserved worldwide.