In my English teaching we often have the topic of world population and how many people live in Australia, Sydney or the student’s own country.
Here is a quick quiz: Do you know the world population now (in April 2018) in billion? (a) 6 (b) 7.5 (c) 8 (d) 8.5
Which are the 5 most populated countries?
What is the population of Australia? 23, 24, 25 or 26 million?
What is the population of your country?
You should know the answers to these general knowledge questions! Read on for the facts.
According to the worldometers.info site, the world population at the time of writing this article is 7.616 billion people.
The five most populated countries are:
- China (1.413 billion)
- India (1.351 billion)
- USA (326 million)
- Indonesia (266 million)
- Brazil (210 million)
Australia’s population is 24.772 million, the 54th most populated country.
The population of my students’ countries are:
- Japan (127 million)
- South Korea (51 million)
- Thailand (69 million)
- Vietnam (69 million)
- Colombia (49 million)
You can check your country using this link.