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10 Most Populated Asian Countries in 1950

What were the most populated countries in Asian in the year 1950?
Using present-day nations' populations
Last updated: July 08, 2017
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Population
Country
562,580,000
China
369,881,000
India
83,806,000
Japan
82,979,000
Indonesia
45,646,000
Bangladesh
Population
Country
40,383,000
Pakistan
26,503,000
Russia
25,349,000
Vietnam
21,132,000
Philippines
20,846,000
South Korea
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level 84
Jul 8, 2017
It might be a good idea to say that the answers are the modern-day names of these countries (e.g. Bangladesh rather than East Pakistan, Russia rather than Soviet Union, etc.)
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level 79
Jul 8, 2017
I agree that this is confusing, since Bangladesh and Russia were not independent countries in 1950.