Definition: This entry gives an estimate from the US Bureau of the Census based on statistics from population censuses, vital statistics registration systems, or sample surveys pertaining to the recent past and on assumptions about future trends. The total population presents one overall measure of the potential impact of the country on the world and within its region. Note: Starting with the 1993 Factbook, demographic estimates for some countries (mostly African) have explicitly taken into account the effects of the growing impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. These countries are currently: The Bahamas, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Population map
Countries with the most enslaved people
USA Today - 11/23/2014 7:13:37 AM
These are the countries with the most slaves. With the second-largest population in the world, it is perhaps not surprising that India has the largest absolute number of residents living in conditions of modern slavery. The 14.3 million modern-day slaves ...
India’s demographics—geography and population profile
Market Realist - 11/25/2014 11:36:06 AM
India has the second largest population in the world. In terms of geographic area, India is the seventh largest country. India is densely populated. To determine a population’s broad density, we divide the total number of people by the country’s ...
Global online population hits 3 billion: ITU
ZDNet - 11/24/2014 11:54:35 PM
The world's online population has edged over more than 3 billion people ... at 6.6 percent globally in 2014, with developed countries seeing 8.7 percent growth in internet usage and developing nations receiving 3.3 percent growth. However, the research ...
Denmark is world's most connected country
Phys.org - 11/24/2014 1:24:39 PM
Hong Kong led Asia, in ninth place in the world ... and the population's competence with the technology. "Over three billion people are now online and information and communication technology growth remains buoyant in just about every country worldwide ...
Nigeria to Launch 2014 World Population Report
AllAfrica - 11/23/2014 10:12:34 AM
The launch, which is being organised by the National Population Commission (NPC ... people between the ages of 10 and 24 in the world and that nine out of 10 young people live in less developed countries. "While underscoring the significance of young ...
How the world would look if countries were in proportion to their online population (Canada has nearly disappeared)
Daily Mail - 10/10/2013 7:22:03 PM
Every day when you log online, you enter the world wide web: A place where most of Africa has disappeared and China has eclipsed Russia as the country with the world's largest land mass. At least that's what the world looks like according to a new map ...
World Population Day Fact: Half The World’s Population Live In These Six Countries!
The Inquisitr - 7/11/2014 10:11:01 PM
Today (July 11) is World Population Day, and according to latest data from the United Nations, the population of the world stands at a staggering 7.2 billion people. According to Business Insider, the U.N. data also revealed another staggering fact.
World Population Prospects Report projected India to be most Populous Country by 2028
Jagran Josh - 6/12/2013 11:53:13 PM
The UN report titled World Population Prospects was released on 13 June 2013, forecasted that India will be the most populous country of the world by 2028 leaving behind China. The report also claimed that by 2025 the world population will increase by one ...
India Has World’s Largest Youth Population: UN report
The Link - 11/24/2014 1:43:09 AM
9 in 10 of the world’s young population live in less developed countries. “Young people are the innovators, creators, builders and leaders of the future. But they can transform the future only if they have skills, health, decision-making, and real ...
UN Calls for More Investment in Youths
Voice of America - 11/18/2014 9:06:55 AM
Nations could greatly improve their development prospects by investing in their young, this year’s State of the World Population report argues. Conversely, it says countries that dismiss their young as unimportant do so at their peril. The UNFPA report ...
The Top 10 Countries with the Highest Population in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/28/2014 9:10:21 AM
Do you ever wonder about which are the countries with the highest population in the world? Population rates tend to increase globally at a steady rate. However, some countries have managed to keep their numbers under control through promoting birth control ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 11/21/2010 6:57:52 PM
What if the world were rearranged so that the inhabitants of the country with the largest population would move to the country with the largest area? And the second-largest population would migrate to the second-largest country, and so on? The result would ...
UN: India to be world's most populous country by 2028
BBC - 6/14/2013 4:55:40 PM
India looks set to overtake China as the world's most populous country from 2028, according to the United Nations. At that point, both nations will number 1.45 billion people. Subsequently India's population will continue to grow until the middle of the ...
The 5 Fastest-Growing Countries in the World
The Motley Fool - 11/24/2014 2:11:47 AM
China, the world's most successful emerging market since the dawn ... Nigeria will need all the growth it can muster, however: The IMF projects the country's population to swell by another 14.5% over the next five years. The combination of falling energy ...
Ranking Caribbean Countries By Population Density
Caribbean Journal - 10/22/2013 5:53:15 AM
The World Bank’s recently-released ... This one focuses on population density, or, to put it another way, what are the Caribbean’s most crowded and least crowded countries? According to the data, it’s Suriname that is the most sparsely populated ...