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According to the CIA World Fact Book:1.35 billion - China1.22 billion - India317 million - USA
And more English speakers in China and India than English speakers in the USA. My local high schools offer Mandarin. Does yours?
The official language of India is English.
I was surprised at where the largest cities were. Jakarta is #2 in the world. Karachi, Pakistan is larger than New York. Cairo is larger than Greater Los Angeles.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_urban_areas_by_population
From that link, Tokyo (37 million) has more population that all of Canada (34 million) and close to the population of all California (38 million).
World population growth (one dot = one million people)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_9SutNmfFkBest to start at about 5:00 (from about 1630 A.D.)http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=9_9SutNmfFk#t=5m