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Table 1
Population counts for the G8 countries and other selected countries, 2010 or 2011

Table 1 Population counts for the G8 countries and other selected countries, 2010 or 2011
DescriptionThis table displays the results of table 1 population counts for the G8 countries and other selected countries. The information is grouped by G8 countries (appearing as row headers), continent, reference year and population (appearing as column headers).
Country Continent Reference year Population
G8 countries
United States North America 2011 311,215,000
Russia Europe and Asia 2011 142,914,000
Japan Asia 2011 127,817,000
Germany Europe 2011 81,745,000
France (métropolitaine) Europe 2011 63,128,000
United Kingdom Europe 2010 62,262,000
Italy Europe 2011 60,702,000
Canada North America 2011 33,476,688
Emerging market countriesFootnote 1
China Asia 2010 1,339,725,000
India Asia 2011 1,210,193,000
Brazil South America 2011 192,376,000
Mexico North America 2010 112,337,000
South Africa Africa 2011 50,587,000

Sources: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, U.S. Census Bureau – Population Estimates Program, Instituto Nazionale di Statistica (Italy), National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (France), United Kingdom Office for National Statistics, Statistics Bureau of Japan, Federal Statistical Office of Germany, Russian Federation Federal State Statistics Service, National Bureau of Statistics of China, Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner (India), Instituto Brasileiro de Geographia e Estatistica, Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Geografia (Mexico) and Statistics South Africa.

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