Special Report

The 25 Largest Countries in the World

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15. Viet Nam
> Population, July 2020: 97,338,583
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 10.7%
> Projected 2050 population: 109,605,010
> Land area: 128,066 square miles

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14. Egypt
> Population, July 2020: 102,334,403
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 23.7%
> Projected 2050 population: 159,956,809
> Land area: 386,661 square miles

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13. Philippines
> Population, July 2020: 109,581,085
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 16.6%
> Projected 2050 population: 144,488,171
> Land area: 115,831 square miles

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12. Ethiopia
> Population, July 2020: 114,963,583
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 31.2%
> Projected 2050 population: 205,410,671
> Land area: 426,372 square miles

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11. Japan
> Population, July 2020: 126,476,458
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: -1.6%
> Projected 2050 population: 105,804,023
> Land area: 145,898 square miles