Special Report

25 Largest Countries in the World

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15. Vietnam

> 2016 population: 94.6 million
> Land area: 128,066 square miles
> 1950 population: 24.8 million
> Proj. 25 year pop. increase: 18.5%

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14. Egypt
> 2016 population: 95.7 million
> Land area: 386,661 square miles
> 1950 population: 20.7 million
> Proj. 25 year pop. increase: 46.9%


13. Ethiopia
> 2016 population: 102.4 million
> Land area: 426,372 square miles
> 1950 population: 18.1 million
> Proj. 25 year pop. increase: 67.3%

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12. Philippines

> 2016 population: 103.3 million
> Land area: 115,831 square miles
> 1950 population: 18.6 million
> Proj. 25 year pop. increase: 37.4%

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11. Mexico
> 2016 population: 127.5 million
> Land area: 756,065 square miles
> 1950 population: 28.0 million
> Proj. 25 year pop. increase: 24.9%

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