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Which country has the largest population?

China is home to more than 1.2 billion (1,200,000,000) people. With a global population of 6 billion, one out of every five people on the planet.

India is currently the world's second most populous country with 1 billion people but by 2040, India is expected to become the world's most populous country (by then it'll be home to over 1.5 billion while China will have a population of under 1.5 billion.)

For a list of the largest countries based on population, click here.

 

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