Special Report

The 25 Largest Countries in the World

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10. Mexico
> Population, July 2020: 128,932,753
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 13.0%
> Projected 2050 population: 155,150,814
> Land area: 756,065 square miles

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9. Russian Federation
> Population, July 2020: 145,934,460
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 1.7%
> Projected 2050 population: 135,824,486
> Land area: 6,601,665 square miles

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8. Bangladesh
> Population, July 2020: 164,689,383
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 11.6%
> Projected 2050 population: 192,567,779
> Land area: 55,598 square miles

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7. Nigeria
> Population, July 2020: 206,139,587
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 30.1%
> Projected 2050 population: 401,314,997
> Land area: 356,669 square miles

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6. Brazil
> Population, July 2020: 212,559,409
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 8.6%
> Projected 2050 population: 228,980,400
> Land area: 3,287,611 square miles