Country name 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Afghanistan 13,975,825 14,363,102 14,686,823 15,046,063 15,508,973
Albania 1,917,515 1,887,867 1,858,316 1,828,925 1,799,636
Algeria 12,713,562 12,689,129 12,646,535 12,577,981 12,498,722
American Samoa 7,526 7,268 7,006 6,738 6,565
Andorra 4,227 4,375 4,519 4,706 4,974
Angola 9,455,096 9,624,319 9,793,067 9,974,323 10,176,778
Antigua and Barbuda 46,650 48,236 49,826 51,335 52,702
Argentina 4,120,726 4,097,972 4,073,916 4,048,877 4,023,698
Armenia 1,085,914 1,082,364 1,082,500 1,084,477 1,086,908
Aruba 42,965 44,479 45,788 47,059 48,412
Australia 2,511,720 2,499,054 2,483,511 2,470,411 2,458,288
Austria 2,721,984 2,725,070 2,728,062 2,733,375 2,739,956
Azerbaijan 3,734,314 3,794,654 3,855,372 3,896,779 3,912,746
Bahamas, The 53,410 53,388 53,338 53,360 53,594
Bahrain 67,350 69,456 71,824 74,499 77,542
Bangladesh 94,292,525 95,846,549 97,380,208 98,874,563 100,311,613
Barbados 177,153 177,494 177,830 178,143 178,552
Belarus 3,219,907 3,167,936 3,114,946 3,062,481 3,004,201
Belgium 319,832 313,175 306,498 300,145 294,416
Belize 112,119 116,182 120,632 125,100 129,436
Benin 3,886,695 3,983,129 4,078,531 4,178,093 4,285,466
Bermuda 0 0 0 0 0
Bhutan 402,441 404,226 408,788 414,674 420,782
Bolivia 3,095,390 3,118,435 3,140,995 3,162,536 3,182,858
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,309,634 2,291,460 2,290,158 2,296,102 2,302,049
Botswana 808,654 811,781 813,464 813,662 812,389
Brazil 35,867,479 35,177,116 34,476,727 33,771,774 33,061,914
Brunei Darussalam 93,281 93,958 94,523 94,977 95,319
Bulgaria 2,675,519 2,640,661 2,604,686 2,571,814 2,541,005
Burkina Faso 8,774,670 8,972,588 9,158,096 9,346,173 9,536,622
Burundi 5,863,982 5,931,291 6,002,037 6,091,426 6,209,060
Cabo Verde 200,937 202,292 203,341 204,027 204,298
Cambodia 9,073,113 9,290,958 9,504,710 9,725,148 9,930,802
Cameroon 8,137,319 8,273,618 8,408,255 8,541,525 8,673,914
Canada 6,542,357 6,495,228 6,435,543 6,373,418 6,314,558
Cayman Islands 0 0 0 0 0
Central African Republic 2,142,151 2,189,902 2,236,537 2,281,236 2,323,601
Chad 5,684,550 5,880,054 6,086,214 6,305,165 6,538,077
Chile 2,179,413 2,164,009 2,147,750 2,130,524 2,112,780
China 828,956,742 825,589,438 821,328,874 815,968,942 809,645,853
Colombia 11,098,144 11,150,746 11,198,577 11,242,177 11,282,806
Comoros 353,678 363,619 373,656 383,752 393,903
Congo, Dem. Rep. 28,969,250 29,523,470 30,036,807 30,571,903 31,173,012
Congo, Rep. 1,206,935 1,227,072 1,247,175 1,266,423 1,284,284
Costa Rica 1,601,805 1,606,957 1,610,098 1,610,537 1,607,511
Cote d'Ivoire 8,675,611 8,877,413 9,068,728 9,216,957 9,325,868
Croatia 2,020,907 2,049,628 2,011,542 2,028,898 1,965,719
Cuba 2,801,727 2,792,129 2,776,484 2,760,265 2,743,290
Curacao 17,033 16,162 15,003 13,667 12,379
Cyprus 278,033 282,514 286,895 291,280 295,739
Czech Republic 2,629,045 2,639,712 2,650,698 2,661,463 2,667,547
Denmark 789,145 791,005 792,450 793,693 795,603
Djibouti 159,232 161,860 164,516 167,110 169,571
Dominica 24,959 24,761 24,539 24,341 24,203
Dominican Republic 3,337,141 3,324,820 3,310,088 3,293,593 3,275,546
Ecuador 4,874,698 4,914,885 4,951,797 4,984,770 5,013,679
Egypt, Arab Rep. 36,452,379 37,131,563 37,771,028 38,422,122 39,089,616
El Salvador 2,525,179 2,474,443 2,420,624 2,405,158 2,387,967
Equatorial Guinea 283,738 293,549 303,670 314,112 324,876
Eritrea 2,667,220 2,709,308 2,766,161 2,835,365 2,914,559
Estonia 423,107 420,938 419,548 420,495 427,924
Ethiopia 50,802,171 52,254,946 53,697,100 55,156,176 56,649,816
Faeroe Islands 29,519 28,746 29,037 29,409 29,598
Fiji 421,406 422,340 423,182 423,288 422,582
Finland 962,241 952,617 942,729 932,575 922,245
France 14,889,277 14,841,299 14,795,596 14,752,729 14,697,577
French Polynesia 95,622 97,794 99,992 102,165 104,229
Gabon 262,766 258,084 253,639 249,380 245,300
Gambia, The 610,843 617,986 625,200 632,713 640,631
Georgia 2,141,870 2,113,538 2,103,646 2,098,063 2,092,595
Germany 21,926,962 22,009,929 22,067,414 22,114,521 22,142,025
Ghana 10,147,692 10,250,565 10,346,913 10,445,295 10,555,362
Greece 2,972,974 2,978,841 2,981,976 2,982,153 2,978,726
Greenland 10,565 10,513 10,462 10,392 10,341
Grenada 65,708 65,656 65,503 65,324 65,168
Guam 11,420 11,253 11,066 10,860 10,673
Guatemala 5,994,676 6,097,550 6,201,201 6,306,565 6,413,918
Guinea 5,706,046 5,826,374 5,916,526 5,993,469 6,069,928
Guinea-Bissau 803,625 811,471 819,036 826,309 833,288
Guyana 518,087 521,337 524,445 527,148 529,246
Haiti 5,320,986 5,370,763 5,418,474 5,463,530 5,505,686
Honduras 3,237,712 3,282,609 3,325,222 3,365,929 3,405,101
Hong Kong SAR, China 0 0 0 0 0
Hungary 3,600,375 3,606,198 3,610,855 3,613,643 3,617,236
Iceland 22,059 21,799 21,592 21,450 21,369
India 716,674,117 728,127,204 739,534,755 750,844,493 762,014,464
Indonesia 125,483,940 124,945,800 124,289,513 123,533,986 122,689,217
Iran, Islamic Rep. 23,856,250 23,813,679 23,800,042 23,762,732 23,678,365
Iraq 6,550,058 6,799,041 7,018,128 7,223,184 7,426,990
Ireland 1,522,516 1,528,639 1,535,385 1,543,367 1,554,566
Isle of Man 35,143 35,580 36,073 36,562 37,003
Israel 515,524 524,715 532,971 542,736 553,243
Italy 18,774,128 18,749,929 18,721,181 18,690,180 18,664,484
Jamaica 1,233,502 1,239,286 1,244,257 1,246,625 1,247,723
Japan 27,484,192 27,389,665 27,304,928 27,196,540 27,082,249
Jordan 922,955 935,418 947,532 958,230 968,610
Kazakhstan 6,863,153 6,752,349 6,633,482 6,578,957 6,589,130
Kenya 22,892,350 23,391,638 23,881,704 24,377,348 24,886,207
Kiribati 49,407 49,115 48,821 48,504 48,147
Korea, Dem. Rep. 9,005,413 9,079,595 9,145,210 9,207,493 9,270,388
Korea, Rep. 9,714,056 9,693,908 9,653,050 9,610,494 9,579,783
Kuwait 31,825 32,528 33,824 35,228 36,409
Kyrgyz Republic 2,959,121 3,015,793 3,075,814 3,131,739 3,169,363
Lao PDR 4,060,747 4,099,531 4,130,043 4,152,877 4,168,674
Latvia 770,339 763,915 760,337 759,695 756,030
Lebanon 456,285 449,707 443,117 445,563 452,953
Lesotho 1,466,578 1,476,507 1,483,938 1,489,402 1,493,370
Liberia 1,253,538 1,341,025 1,441,583 1,535,712 1,609,930
Libya 1,190,508 1,209,350 1,227,575 1,245,314 1,262,476
Liechtenstein 26,224 26,749 27,276 27,781 28,246
Lithuania 1,180,429 1,173,860 1,167,517 1,161,377 1,155,337
Luxembourg 71,143 72,233 72,653 71,252 68,866
Macao SAR, China 81 0 0 0 0
Macedonia, FYR 795,463 804,044 814,234 824,597 834,035
Madagascar 10,265,106 10,557,640 10,858,110 11,164,293 11,474,661
Malawi 8,642,945 8,823,757 9,044,092 9,302,180 9,557,899
Malaysia 9,148,770 9,107,727 9,055,936 8,989,524 8,905,272
Maldives 193,859 194,359 198,494 204,025 206,761
Mali 7,329,249 7,480,191 7,630,151 7,768,318 7,914,460
Malta 32,867 31,925 30,983 30,026 29,106
Marshall Islands 16,931 16,861 16,765 16,645 16,505
Mauritania 1,296,863 1,316,218 1,335,852 1,355,875 1,376,209
Mauritius 644,552 654,086 662,415 672,335 680,434
Mexico 25,324,644 25,530,242 25,719,082 25,882,723 25,987,955
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 81,827 82,585 83,002 83,283 83,441
Moldova 1,973,248 1,969,582 1,972,402 1,972,955 1,972,550
Monaco 0 0 0 0 0
Mongolia 1,001,685 1,011,029 1,020,700 1,030,709 1,027,710
Montenegro 276,948 270,212 263,549 257,067 250,788
Morocco 13,221,246 13,310,558 13,388,482 13,454,553 13,509,776
Mozambique 11,813,626 12,058,215 12,340,016 12,633,806 12,949,921
Myanmar 33,618,067 33,943,757 34,263,612 34,558,110 34,814,202
Namibia 1,188,355 1,216,199 1,242,782 1,265,745 1,283,529
Nepal 19,412,873 19,740,290 20,039,968 20,310,675 20,551,606
Netherlands 4,093,839 3,988,053 3,887,534 3,790,157 3,695,515
New Caledonia 78,630 79,365 80,075 80,784 81,497
New Zealand 544,088 548,856 551,306 551,756 552,538
Nicaragua 2,172,934 2,201,089 2,227,562 2,252,294 2,275,277
Niger 8,163,521 8,455,864 8,761,345 9,078,858 9,407,722
Nigeria 74,786,019 76,081,768 77,393,330 78,721,041 80,066,473
Northern Mariana Islands 6,233 6,430 6,595 6,702 6,764
Norway 1,137,439 1,131,729 1,135,563 1,111,641 1,074,194
Oman 629,326 631,991 631,678 632,281 636,685
Pakistan 85,358,761 87,166,688 88,970,620 90,726,248 92,413,538
Palau 5,104 5,304 5,501 5,688 5,759
Panama 1,146,501 1,146,601 1,146,153 1,144,980 1,144,928
Papua New Guinea 4,167,459 4,287,155 4,410,413 4,536,433 4,664,461
Paraguay 2,300,234 2,320,144 2,338,333 2,354,575 2,368,664
Peru 6,995,769 7,001,826 7,001,497 6,995,871 6,986,132
Philippines 36,983,132 37,857,982 38,739,117 39,630,174 40,559,838
Poland 14,855,705 14,848,040 14,836,338 14,817,709 14,646,934
Portugal 4,853,841 4,809,043 4,766,554 4,726,461 4,692,296
Puerto Rico 228,098 224,814 220,778 216,681 213,889
Qatar 23,771 22,930 22,559 22,227 21,892
Romania 10,491,599 10,495,945 10,508,454 10,526,353 10,547,299
Russian Federation 39,459,464 39,400,200 39,340,949 39,226,747 39,067,982
Rwanda 5,404,137 5,695,065 6,113,865 6,518,368 6,824,530
Samoa 134,253 134,817 135,276 135,729 136,239
San Marino 2,082 2,008 1,936 1,866 1,799
Sao Tome and Principe 64,495 64,339 64,146 63,980 63,886
Saudi Arabia 4,076,973 4,130,903 4,185,703 4,245,163 4,310,971
Senegal 5,384,670 5,506,157 5,626,991 5,751,349 5,882,328
Serbia 3,647,857 3,617,302 3,583,252 3,550,096 3,518,552
Seychelles 38,504 38,876 39,549 40,227 40,468
Sierra Leone 2,504,249 2,501,908 2,515,424 2,551,557 2,614,041
Singapore 0 0 0 0 0
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0 0 0
Slovak Republic 2,338,702 2,346,254 2,352,691 2,358,385 2,358,481
Slovenia 981,527 979,652 976,983 977,145 979,506
Solomon Islands 314,506 322,591 330,803 339,131 347,133
Somalia 4,420,938 4,527,682 4,659,596 4,798,153 4,929,987
South Africa 18,013,311 18,232,970 18,465,190 18,709,918 18,967,960
South Sudan 4,690,915 4,870,696 5,102,687 5,350,611 5,588,386
Spain 9,499,241 9,492,258 9,493,345 9,510,038 9,557,682
Sri Lanka 14,945,307 15,136,634 15,315,159 15,539,215 15,579,018
St. Kitts and Nevis 28,844 29,254 29,675 30,124 30,616
St. Lucia 106,411 108,163 109,950 111,698 113,358
St. Martin (French part)
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 60,804 60,373 59,939 59,524 59,143
Sudan 17,244,819 17,693,282 18,103,970 18,515,491 18,955,177
Suriname 153,562 155,904 158,103 159,952 161,321
Swaziland 757,321 774,390 792,619 808,994 822,401
Sweden 1,422,163 1,420,501 1,418,811 1,417,437 1,417,231
Switzerland 1,872,131 1,880,261 1,889,554 1,902,230 1,916,614
Syrian Arab Republic 7,298,402 7,448,553 7,596,016 7,734,170 7,858,612
Tajikistan 4,200,987 4,285,999 4,372,150 4,463,338 4,547,688
Tanzania 24,314,232 24,836,952 25,345,212 25,863,081 26,408,406
Thailand 41,646,412 42,004,866 42,388,737 42,781,242 43,013,261
Timor-Leste 662,903 655,642 645,991 639,965 641,633
Togo 3,025,023 3,083,504 3,144,142 3,206,573 3,270,606
Tonga 74,153 74,395 74,685 75,012 75,370
Trinidad and Tobago 1,134,366 1,133,462 1,132,085 1,130,967 1,131,330
Tunisia 3,465,750 3,477,519 3,485,708 3,494,617 3,493,158
Turkey 22,203,347 22,237,713 22,266,349 22,287,503 22,297,847
Turkmenistan 2,346,461 2,374,345 2,396,973 2,416,528 2,434,682
Turks and Caicos Islands 3,045 2,993 2,941 2,912 2,916
Tuvalu 5,153 5,134 5,115 5,099 5,085
Uganda 18,569,937 19,115,029 19,675,828 20,263,885 20,887,238
Ukraine 16,853,978 16,681,382 16,513,903 16,339,552 16,156,725
United Arab Emirates 530,734 546,605 563,758 582,318 602,827
United Kingdom 12,556,499 12,554,474 12,556,019 12,563,329 12,572,963
United States 60,247,274 59,962,727 59,647,910 59,318,323 59,093,274
Uruguay 297,683 289,583 281,477 273,250 264,769
Uzbekistan 14,380,920 14,713,064 14,984,254 15,179,222 15,424,002
Vanuatu 136,644 138,663 140,548 142,571 144,950
Venezuela, RB 3,033,862 3,013,284 2,990,963 2,967,605 2,942,674
Vietnam 56,638,649 57,235,633 57,817,635 58,353,664 58,709,144
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 9,818 9,347 8,888 8,440 8,054
West Bank and Gaza 758,154 779,829 790,656 804,767 819,109
Yemen, Rep. 11,994,979 12,304,376 12,581,386 12,848,187 13,120,949
Zambia 6,020,876 6,231,611 6,450,521 6,674,453 6,901,352
Zimbabwe 8,061,133 8,136,304 8,199,375 8,247,655 8,280,237

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