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, 2014See also: Population map
Jamaica ranks 46th on World Youth Index
m.jamaicaobserver.com - 10/21/2016 7:40:38 PM
LONDON, England — The world’s youth population is at an all-time high ... Development Index (YDI), an initiative of the Commonwealth Secretariat, ranks 183 countries according to the prospects of young people in employment, education, health, civic ...
Project to increase wild tiger population
The Hindu - 10/21/2016 12:13:50 AM
The ‘Project C.A.T — Conserving acres for Tigers’ by Discovery Communications and NGO World Wildlife Fund (WWF) aims to conserve the wild tiger population ... across all 13 tiger range countries, with rigorous scientific analysis and monitoring ...
Middle East’s Migrant Population More Than Doubles Since 2005
Dubai Chronicle - 10/23/2016 4:36:19 AM
Armed conflict in countries such as Syria ... because of job opportunities there but also to repatriate Jews to the world’s only Jewish state. The growth of its foreign-born population between 2005 and 2015, however, is far behind the region as a ...
UN population body urges stronger sex ed for PH
Global Nation - 10/22/2016 9:26:49 PM
It also costs the country around P33 billion each year in foregone earnings ... and help ensure the success of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” UNFPA said. The State of World Population report noted that of the 125 million 10-year-olds ...
Uganda: Two Million Babies Added Onto Uganda's Population Every Year
AllAfrica - 10/22/2016 10:56:54 AM
launched in Kampala alongside the State of the World Population Report 2016, paints a distressing picture of a country whose rapidly rising population could have "negative impacts" for its per capita economic growth. The report indicates that throughout ...
CAR worst country in the world
Vanguard - 10/21/2016 9:25:01 AM
The Central African Republic, CAR, is the worst country in the world to be a young person ... all from sub-Saharan Africa – the only region where the size of its youth population has not peaked. Nigeria is not among the 10. According to U.N. estimates ...
World Population To Increase To 9.7B By 2050; India Will Overtake China As Most Populous Nation: New Study
International Business Times - 10/2/2013 10:34:40 AM
The world’s population will climb to 9.7 billion in 2050, and India’s population is projected to overtake that of China, while some of the African countries with higher fertility rates will see their population doubling during the period, a new study ...
Help heal Rwanda on World Mission Sunday, urges pope
premier.org.uk - 10/23/2016 10:05:36 AM
In a 100 days twenty per cent of the population were tortured and killed ... bad things are done within the Church." World Mission Sunday is celebrated by Catholics in every country where the Church is present. On Sunday parishes all over the world are ...
Graphs Are Feeding the World
dzone.com - 10/23/2016 9:36:58 AM
Here’s a review of what he covered: Monsanto is a global agricultural products company that develops productivity products – primarily seeds – sold in 160 countries worldwide ... solve the problem of feeding a population that is projected to grow ...
Central African Republic worst country in the world for young people – study
Yahoo News - 10/21/2016 6:47:32 AM
Sub-Saharan Africa continued to have the lowest levels of youth development in the world ... The 10 countries that score lowest on the index are all from sub-Saharan Africa – the only region where the size of its youth population has not peaked.
World population projected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050
UN News Centre - 6/13/2013 9:07:23 PM
The report, World Population Prospects: the 2012 Revision, notes that the population of developed regions will remain largely unchanged at around 1.3 billion from now until 2050. In contrast, the 49 least developed countries are projected to double in ...
UN urges greater investment in the world's 10-year-old girls
Billings Gazette - 10/20/2016 8:03:18 PM
The State of World Population 2016 launched Thursday said more than half of these girls live in the 48 countries considered to have the worst gender equality, and they are less likely than boys to finish school and more likely to be forced to work and to ...
UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Poland
worldatlas.com - 10/21/2016 4:27:22 PM
... largest country in the world with an area coverage of 120,726 square miles and 34th most populous country in the world with an average population of 38.5 million. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions and is a unitary state. Warsaw is the ...
Global Cooperation On Carbon Trading Could Reduce Climate Change Mitigation Costs By 32%
CleanTechnica - 10/21/2016 2:32:50 PM
A total of 189 countries representing 96% of global greenhouse gas emissions and 98% of the world’s population have committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change, but now these governments must follow through on these ...
Who would win the US presidential election if the whole world could vote? One man is trying to find out
South China Morning Post - 10/23/2016 5:55:04 AM
It is dubbed the world’s most important ... votes cast and an estimated voting-age population of just under 241 million people. By comparison, judging from the most recent national elections in OECD countries, the highest turnout rates were in Belgium ...