Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Afghanistan 17,481,800 18,034,130 18,511,480 19,038,420 19,701,940
Albania 3,168,033 3,148,281 3,128,530 3,108,778 3,089,027
Algeria 29,411,839 29,887,717 30,336,880 30,766,551 31,183,658
American Samoa 53,926 54,942 55,899 56,768 57,522
Andorra 64,291 64,147 63,888 64,161 65,399
Angola 13,424,813 13,801,868 14,187,710 14,601,983 15,058,638
Antigua and Barbuda 70,245 72,232 74,206 76,041 77,648
Argentina 35,419,683 35,833,965 36,241,578 36,648,054 37,057,453
Armenia 3,173,425 3,137,652 3,112,958 3,093,820 3,076,098
Aruba 83,195 85,447 87,276 89,004 90,858
Australia 18,311,000 18,517,000 18,711,000 18,926,000 19,153,000
Austria 7,959,017 7,968,041 7,976,789 7,992,324 8,011,566
Azerbaijan 7,763,000 7,838,250 7,913,000 7,982,750 8,048,600
Bahamas, The 283,792 286,968 290,054 293,572 297,891
Bahrain 579,855 597,834 618,054 640,904 666,855
Bangladesh 120,987,124 123,574,107 126,169,583 128,746,273 131,280,739
Barbados 265,940 266,944 267,949 268,920 269,838
Belarus 10,160,000 10,117,000 10,069,000 10,035,000 10,005,000
Belgium 10,156,637 10,181,245 10,203,008 10,226,419 10,251,250
Belize 213,674 221,608 230,289 239,024 247,312
Benin 6,176,318 6,361,301 6,546,493 6,740,491 6,949,366
Bermuda 60,129 60,497 60,943 61,285 61,833
Bhutan 512,377 520,917 533,506 548,387 564,187
Bolivia 7,717,445 7,870,860 8,026,257 8,182,710 8,339,512
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,810,649 3,779,354 3,775,898 3,784,389 3,792,878
Botswana 1,611,827 1,645,846 1,678,111 1,708,368 1,736,579
Brazil 165,303,155 167,893,835 170,516,482 173,153,066 175,786,441
Brunei Darussalam 302,449 309,746 316,873 323,812 330,554
Bulgaria 8,362,826 8,312,068 8,256,786 8,210,624 8,170,172
Burkina Faso 10,372,809 10,665,781 10,969,093 11,283,016 11,607,944
Burundi 6,333,415 6,420,397 6,511,920 6,623,707 6,767,073
Cabo Verde 399,508 409,805 419,884 429,576 438,737
Cambodia 11,022,162 11,338,733 11,641,509 11,928,306 12,197,905
Cameroon 14,317,191 14,709,961 15,108,630 15,514,249 15,927,713
Canada 29,671,900 29,987,200 30,247,900 30,499,200 30,769,700
Cayman Islands 33,535 35,596 37,742 39,810 41,685
Central African Republic 3,417,163 3,497,910 3,577,028 3,653,310 3,726,048
Chad 7,242,018 7,494,143 7,760,157 8,042,713 8,343,321
Chile 14,396,020 14,594,070 14,788,609 14,980,484 15,170,387
China 1,217,550,000 1,230,075,000 1,241,935,000 1,252,735,000 1,262,645,000
Colombia 38,049,040 38,645,409 39,234,059 39,819,279 40,403,959
Comoros 492,979 506,525 520,180 533,909 547,696
Congo, Dem. Rep. 43,424,997 44,558,347 45,647,949 46,788,238 48,048,664
Congo, Rep. 2,795,903 2,873,638 2,953,011 3,031,969 3,109,269
Costa Rica 3,596,733 3,682,725 3,767,369 3,848,725 3,925,450
Cote d'Ivoire 14,852,193 15,296,390 15,728,482 16,137,824 16,517,948
Croatia 4,494,000 4,572,000 4,501,000 4,554,000 4,426,000
Cuba 10,955,372 11,000,431 11,041,893 11,080,506 11,116,787
Curacao 146,306 146,956 144,472 139,428 133,860
Cyprus 873,246 890,733 908,040 925,491 943,287
Czech Republic 10,315,241 10,304,131 10,294,373 10,283,860 10,255,063
Denmark 5,263,074 5,284,991 5,304,219 5,321,799 5,339,616
Djibouti 673,202 685,644 698,256 710,652 722,562
Dominica 71,146 70,756 70,295 69,902 69,679
Dominican Republic 8,029,114 8,163,474 8,296,375 8,429,116 8,562,623
Ecuador 11,683,480 11,924,991 12,163,887 12,398,691 12,628,596
Egypt, Arab Rep. 63,595,629 64,754,566 65,922,626 67,112,877 68,334,905
El Salvador 5,643,363 5,692,300 5,736,075 5,775,660 5,811,836
Equatorial Guinea 463,844 479,836 496,330 513,347 530,896
Eritrea 3,202,598 3,260,612 3,337,227 3,429,656 3,535,156
Estonia 1,415,594 1,399,535 1,386,156 1,380,620 1,396,985
Ethiopia 59,076,414 60,893,264 62,707,547 64,550,161 66,443,603
Faeroe Islands 44,081 44,467 45,126 45,852 46,491
Fiji 784,479 792,859 800,314 806,494 811,223
Finland 5,124,573 5,139,835 5,153,498 5,165,474 5,176,209
France 59,753,098 59,964,845 60,186,291 60,496,715 60,912,498
French Polynesia 219,282 223,734 228,380 232,956 237,267
Gabon 1,114,879 1,143,838 1,173,114 1,202,412 1,231,548
Gambia, The 1,095,839 1,126,786 1,159,001 1,192,920 1,228,863
Georgia 4,616,100 4,531,600 4,487,300 4,452,500 4,418,300
Germany 81,914,831 82,034,771 82,047,195 82,100,243 82,211,508
Ghana 17,169,214 17,568,583 17,969,006 18,384,426 18,824,994
Greece 10,709,173 10,776,504 10,834,880 10,882,580 10,917,482
Greenland 55,900 56,000 56,100 56,100 56,200
Grenada 100,796 101,125 101,302 101,441 101,620
Guam 148,060 150,306 152,275 153,951 155,328
Guatemala 10,612,300 10,871,786 11,136,814 11,408,815 11,688,660
Guinea 8,124,799 8,331,366 8,497,582 8,647,336 8,799,165
Guinea-Bissau 1,207,006 1,233,520 1,260,424 1,287,727 1,315,455
Guyana 730,193 733,854 737,316 740,189 742,218
Haiti 7,965,548 8,111,954 8,258,484 8,404,396 8,549,202
Honduras 5,724,587 5,855,946 5,985,675 6,114,534 6,243,080
Hong Kong SAR, China 6,435,500 6,489,300 6,543,700 6,606,500 6,665,000
Hungary 10,311,238 10,290,486 10,266,570 10,237,530 10,210,971
Iceland 268,916 271,128 274,047 277,381 281,205
India 979,290,432 997,817,250 1,016,402,907 1,034,976,626 1,053,481,072
Indonesia 199,926,615 202,853,850 205,753,493 208,644,079 211,540,428
Iran, Islamic Rep. 61,306,632 62,426,086 63,616,065 64,780,362 65,850,062
Iraq 20,855,408 21,519,356 22,200,835 22,888,600 23,574,751
Ireland 3,637,510 3,674,171 3,712,696 3,754,786 3,805,174
Isle of Man 72,899 73,817 74,853 75,879 76,806
Israel 5,692,000 5,836,000 5,971,000 6,125,000 6,289,000
Italy 56,860,281 56,890,372 56,906,744 56,916,317 56,942,108
Jamaica 2,509,923 2,534,069 2,556,780 2,574,289 2,589,389
Japan 125,757,000 126,057,000 126,400,000 126,631,000 126,843,000
Jordan 4,325,000 4,444,000 4,564,000 4,680,000 4,797,000
Kazakhstan 15,577,894 15,333,703 15,071,300 14,928,426 14,883,626
Kenya 28,116,027 28,842,245 29,564,614 30,301,240 31,065,820
Kiribati 78,907 80,190 81,556 82,969 84,406
Korea, Dem. Rep. 22,016,510 22,240,826 22,444,986 22,641,747 22,840,218
Korea, Rep. 45,524,681 45,953,580 46,286,503 46,616,677 47,008,111
Kuwait 1,637,906 1,686,256 1,766,247 1,853,152 1,929,470
Kyrgyz Republic 4,628,400 4,696,400 4,769,000 4,840,400 4,898,400
Lao PDR 4,966,303 5,068,658 5,165,072 5,256,207 5,342,879
Latvia 2,457,222 2,432,851 2,410,019 2,390,482 2,367,550
Lebanon 3,070,974 3,092,684 3,113,960 3,156,661 3,235,380
Lesotho 1,779,201 1,801,695 1,821,632 1,839,631 1,856,225
Liberia 2,197,801 2,365,290 2,558,085 2,741,755 2,891,968
Libya 4,970,391 5,062,160 5,153,764 5,245,414 5,337,264
Liechtenstein 31,327 31,842 32,357 32,843 33,282
Lithuania 3,601,613 3,575,137 3,549,331 3,524,238 3,499,536
Luxembourg 414,225 419,450 424,700 430,475 436,300
Macao SAR, China 405,231 412,031 418,810 425,448 431,907
Macedonia, FYR 1,958,303 1,969,345 1,984,242 1,999,362 2,012,051
Madagascar 13,882,646 14,329,239 14,790,245 15,262,817 15,744,811
Malawi 10,006,767 10,260,421 10,563,554 10,882,543 11,193,230
Malaysia 21,260,881 21,808,125 22,358,128 22,898,579 23,420,751
Maldives 262,000 264,000 271,000 280,000 286,000
Mali 9,901,045 10,168,000 10,444,822 10,736,542 11,046,926
Malta 372,687 375,236 377,516 379,360 381,363
Marshall Islands 51,397 51,697 51,922 52,076 52,161
Mauritania 2,403,779 2,476,188 2,551,429 2,629,806 2,711,421
Mauritius 1,133,996 1,148,284 1,160,421 1,175,267 1,186,873
Mexico 96,181,710 97,925,825 99,632,299 101,266,570 102,808,590
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 108,342 108,506 108,236 107,808 107,430
Moldova 3,667,748 3,654,208 3,652,732 3,647,001 3,639,592
Monaco 30,971 31,242 31,517 31,795 32,081
Mongolia 2,316,571 2,335,694 2,355,588 2,376,165 2,397,438
Montenegro 607,502 606,549 605,693 605,119 604,950
Morocco 27,556,892 27,934,014 28,292,299 28,630,973 28,950,553
Mozambique 16,410,777 16,872,896 17,317,376 17,774,066 18,264,536
Myanmar 45,290,888 45,895,991 46,509,586 47,106,923 47,669,791
Namibia 1,705,349 1,758,097 1,809,920 1,857,320 1,897,953
Nepal 21,902,534 22,395,247 22,866,496 23,315,053 23,740,145
Netherlands 15,530,498 15,610,650 15,707,209 15,812,088 15,925,513
New Caledonia 197,564 201,418 205,279 209,214 213,230
New Zealand 3,732,000 3,781,300 3,815,000 3,835,100 3,857,700
Nicaragua 4,700,777 4,786,641 4,869,627 4,949,661 5,026,792
Niger 9,701,730 10,058,960 10,432,657 10,821,434 11,224,523
Nigeria 111,164,651 113,975,055 116,860,691 119,826,231 122,876,723
Northern Mariana Islands 60,248 62,939 65,374 67,271 68,434
Norway 4,381,336 4,405,157 4,431,464 4,461,913 4,490,967
Oman 2,219,768 2,227,596 2,224,922 2,225,481 2,239,403
Pakistan 125,697,651 128,845,692 132,013,680 135,158,132 138,250,487
Palau 17,695 18,123 18,524 18,878 19,174
Panama 2,794,845 2,852,739 2,911,383 2,970,193 3,028,751
Papua New Guinea 4,840,311 4,969,116 5,101,633 5,236,863 5,374,051
Paraguay 4,870,695 4,980,346 5,089,306 5,196,935 5,302,703
Peru 24,441,076 24,827,409 25,199,744 25,561,297 25,914,875
Philippines 71,437,381 73,042,605 74,656,228 76,285,225 77,932,247
Poland 38,624,370 38,649,660 38,663,481 38,660,271 38,258,629
Portugal 10,063,945 10,108,977 10,160,196 10,217,828 10,289,898
Puerto Rico 3,724,655 3,759,430 3,781,101 3,800,081 3,810,605
Qatar 511,864 528,213 548,618 570,643 593,453
Romania 22,619,004 22,553,978 22,507,344 22,472,040 22,442,971
Russian Federation 148,160,042 147,915,307 147,670,692 147,214,392 146,596,557
Rwanda 6,097,688 6,506,118 7,047,196 7,585,143 8,021,875
Samoa 171,276 172,191 172,979 173,758 174,614
San Marino 26,201 26,503 26,795 27,097 27,420
Sao Tome and Principe 127,946 130,110 132,284 134,602 137,164
Saudi Arabia 19,331,311 19,809,633 20,302,193 20,825,955 21,392,273
Senegal 8,939,438 9,163,184 9,386,923 9,617,641 9,860,578
Serbia 7,617,794 7,596,501 7,567,745 7,540,401 7,516,346
Seychelles 76,417 77,319 78,846 80,410 81,131
Sierra Leone 3,833,053 3,843,472 3,878,475 3,948,800 4,060,709
Singapore 3,670,700 3,796,000 3,927,200 3,958,700 4,027,900
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 31,240 31,084 30,519
Slovak Republic 5,373,361 5,383,291 5,390,516 5,396,020 5,388,720
Slovenia 1,988,628 1,985,956 1,981,629 1,983,045 1,988,925
Solomon Islands 369,438 379,859 390,489 401,319 412,336
Somalia 6,480,888 6,672,781 6,904,231 7,148,406 7,385,416
South Africa 40,000,247 40,926,063 41,899,683 42,923,485 44,000,000
South Sudan 5,584,223 5,806,951 6,092,688 6,398,416 6,692,999
Spain 39,478,186 39,582,413 39,721,108 39,926,268 40,263,216
Sri Lanka 18,336,000 18,568,000 18,784,000 19,056,000 19,102,000
St. Kitts and Nevis 43,391 43,885 44,391 44,938 45,544
St. Lucia 148,962 150,994 153,066 155,073 156,949
St. Martin (French part) 32,102 31,304 30,358 29,305 28,384
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 108,078 108,001 107,923 107,879 107,897
Sudan 25,466,387 26,149,124 26,777,059 27,406,808 28,079,664
Suriname 453,653 461,569 469,108 475,637 480,751
Swaziland 984,506 1,006,760 1,028,694 1,048,151 1,063,715
Sweden 8,840,998 8,846,062 8,850,974 8,857,874 8,872,109
Switzerland 7,071,850 7,088,906 7,110,001 7,143,991 7,184,250
Syrian Arab Republic 14,736,209 15,151,962 15,568,797 15,972,430 16,354,050
Tajikistan 5,862,224 5,936,780 6,012,308 6,094,126 6,186,152
Tanzania 30,733,937 31,533,781 32,323,953 33,135,281 33,991,590
Thailand 59,878,955 60,544,937 61,250,974 61,973,957 62,693,322
Timor-Leste 859,496 853,867 845,106 841,063 847,185
Togo 4,392,941 4,506,465 4,624,826 4,747,665 4,874,735
Tonga 96,174 96,526 96,937 97,398 97,898
Trinidad and Tobago 1,258,365 1,260,677 1,262,544 1,264,781 1,267,980
Tunisia 9,089,300 9,214,900 9,333,300 9,455,900 9,552,500
Turkey 59,451,488 60,394,104 61,344,874 62,295,617 63,240,157
Turkmenistan 4,267,690 4,335,991 4,395,293 4,449,427 4,501,419
Turks and Caicos Islands 15,967 16,527 17,114 17,866 18,876
Tuvalu 9,264 9,298 9,334 9,374 9,419
Uganda 21,041,468 21,679,497 22,336,812 23,026,357 23,757,636
Ukraine 51,057,189 50,594,105 50,143,939 49,673,350 49,175,848
United Arab Emirates 2,467,726 2,595,220 2,733,770 2,884,188 3,050,128
United Kingdom 58,166,950 58,316,954 58,487,141 58,682,466 58,892,514
United States 269,394,000 272,657,000 275,854,000 279,040,000 282,162,411
Uruguay 3,248,039 3,271,014 3,292,134 3,309,318 3,321,242
Uzbekistan 23,225,000 23,667,000 24,051,000 24,311,650 24,650,400
Vanuatu 171,802 175,004 178,074 181,346 185,058
Venezuela, RB 22,649,212 23,108,003 23,565,734 24,023,355 24,481,477
Vietnam 73,156,700 74,306,900 75,456,300 76,596,700 77,630,900
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 108,093 108,355 108,535 108,596 108,639
West Bank and Gaza 2,587,997 2,706,518 2,776,568 2,848,431 2,922,153
Yemen, Rep. 15,834,747 16,349,809 16,829,935 17,304,422 17,795,219
Zambia 9,502,346 9,763,742 10,034,412 10,309,310 10,585,220
Zimbabwe 11,877,664 12,059,858 12,226,742 12,374,019 12,499,981

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