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The Most Populated Countries In The Word


The world is made up of seven continents; they are Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, North America, Australia, and Antarctica. The population is the number of human beings living per particular region. Asia is the largest and the most populated continent with an approximate of 4.5 billion people in Europe with the lowest population of approximately seven hundred and forty million people. The world has a total population of approximately 7.6 billion with Asia, American continents and Africa highly populated as per united nations record of 2017. This explains the reason as to why the top ten most populated countries are from Asia.

Top five most populated countries in the world

Firstly, China is the most populated country in the world with a total population of approximately 1.4 billion people. China is a unitary sovereign state in the east of Asia. China population has grown so fast because of its stable economy in the last ten years. China has been dominated the world economy partially and highly competing for united states. The government initiative to control China healthcare has also maintained the high population by maintaining high mortality rate. The government is guided by the principle that every citizen is entitled to healthcare and insurance. 

India is the second most populated country in the world with a total population of approximately 1.3 billion people. India is population is estimated at 17% of total world population. India is a country in the South of Asia and also among the top largest countries in the world. The high population of India has been facilitated by high birth rates, just like China the mortality rate of India is relatively good. The high birth rate in India is caused by, early marriage. In Indian culture, marriage is a social compulsion where kids identify their spouses at an early age. 

The United States is the third country with the highest population in the world. It is located on the North America Continent; it has a population of approximately 324,459,463 people. It has fifty states hence the name United States, the highest population of Americans lives in the Urban Centers. America population has growth has been precipitated by immigration, unlike any other country in the world united states experience a high rate of immigrant into the states. This is because of its longtime founded economy. The mostly immigrants coming from Africa and Asia, the migrate to the United States in search of employment. Founded on mixed races the United States has received immigrants from all corners of the world. United States stable economy and industrialization has created a providence to the world and therefore welcoming immigrants to work in those industries. The high mortality rate in the United States has seen its population maintained high. Its technological advancement in the field of medicine has seen the States securing their statesmen against diseases and hence the population.

The fourth country with the highest population in the world is Indonesia. Indonesia is a country in the South Eastern of Asia. It has a population of approximately 263,991,379 people. It appears position fifteen in the world's biggest countries, it consists of agricultural islands which are very productive maintaining enough source of food to the available population. This enhances the Indonesians high population with most absolved into agriculture and maritime. This provides the country with surplus food to maintain its high population and make it growing every day. Indonesian practice of polygamous marriage ensures high population as this advocate for the marriage of every woman in the community hence the rate of bearing children is high.

The fifth most populated country in the world is Brazil. Brazil is located in the Southern of America. According to united nations statistical population reports Brazil has a total population of approximately 209,288,278 people. Just like other American countries, Brazil attracted high immigration into the state. It attracted immigrants from Africa who were taken there as slaves by Europeans but later settled there. Brazil has a relatively good economy that feeds its population well.


In conclusion, Population is generated by balanced mortality rate. This has to be caused by a stable economy in any state. It is evident that the stated countries have the stable economies in the world. Africa a developing continent produced no country despite been second, Nigeria in Africa has a very high growing population in the top ten populated countries in the world.

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