This World Map was created using CIA World Factbook data and Natural Earth. It shows the most recent (2013) population numbers for each country.
As expected, the top 5 countries with most people are China, India, United States, Indonesia, and Brazil. China and India are quite close, each having a population of over 1.2 billion. United States is ranked 3rd but it is drastically lower than the top 2, with over 1 billion less people than China. Pakistan, which ranks #6, is quickly climbing and already only about 8 million people away from kicking Brazil from the #5 spot. Nigeria, is by far, the most populated country on the African continent. Compare to population density or go back to article.