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
Michigan researcher says world's population growth will slow
The Tifton Gazette - 6/29/2016 1:41:55 PM
The world’s current population is about 7.3 billion ... Some researchers have highlighted India — the planet’s second most populous country with 1.26 billion people — as an area of concern. But “since the 1980s, India's food production has ...
25 Facts in Observance of World Population Day July 11
The Huffington Post - 6/28/2016 9:54:02 AM
Standing side by side, the entire world's population would fit into 500 square miles (1,300 square kilometers) - which is less than the size of Los Angeles. (Source) 6. The difference in average life expectancy between people in developed countries and ...
India goes from village to village to compile world’s biggest ID database
The Guardian - 6/28/2016 4:03:17 AM
The world’s biggest biometric ID programme is coming ... The national database will allow the central government to take stock of the population’s needs in various parts of the country and provide services accordingly. Dr Ajay Bhushan Pandey, director ...
Four Countries The United States Can Look To When Fighting Homelessness
Think Progress - 6/29/2016 10:28:38 AM
Homelessness is an issue for nearly every country. In recent years ... 80 percent live in government-built residential units,” City Lab reported. The U.S. population could prove a stumbling block in repeating such a task but providing housing and ...
How Reba McEntire climbed to the top of the music world and stayed there for 40 years
Yahoo Finance - 6/29/2016 12:58:58 PM
McEntire is picking up on what makes country music fans different: They outspend the general population on concerts by 21 percent ... her first thought was, "What in the world do I know about that?" But ultimately she realized, "I know more than I thought ...
Poverty to kill 69m children by 2030, says UN agency
Irish Examiner - 6/29/2016 5:13:40 AM
Our flagship report, the State of the World's Children ... Inequality exists in every country, he said, and children in the poorest 20% of the population are twice as likely to die before age five as children in the richest 20%. Mr Chaiban said that ...
World must act to stop children dying – Unicef
Times of Malta - 6/29/2016 4:37:53 AM
Unicef’s annual State of the World’s Children Report ... Inequality existed in every country, he said, and globally children in the poorest 20 per cent of the population were twice as likely to die before the age of five than those in the richest ...
3 promises made by 'Brexit' leaders that may not happen
USA Today - 6/28/2016 6:07:57 PM
Claims were also made that Turkey's population of 75 million would flood the U.K. with criminals. “Many of these countries have high crime rates, problems with gangs and terror cells as well as challenging levels of poverty," Armed Forces Minister ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 6/29/2016 7:58:19 AM
Visitors entering the country under the Visa Waiver Program ... the Julius Nyerere International Airport and the Port of Dar es Salaam as part of the world’s first canine team trained to sniff out illegal wildlife products in shipping cargo and airport ...
UN: Poverty and Early Deaths Await Millions of World's Disadvantaged Children
Student Operated Press - 6/29/2016 12:30:20 PM
Some 69 million children under five years of age will die from mostly preventable causes, 167 million children will live in poverty, and 750 million women will have been married as children by 2030, unless the world ... numbers in 129 countries, and ...
Global X-By-Wire System Industry
prnewswire.com - 6/28/2016 6:15:07 PM
II-14 Expanding Middle Class Population in Developing Countries Fuels Growth..... II-14 Table 6: With 67% of the World Middle Class Population by 2030, Asia-Pacific Ranks as an Important Market for Innovative Automotive Technologies: Breakdown of ...
Poverty, illiteracy and early deaths await world’s most disadvantaged children: UNICEF
Sierra Express Media - 6/29/2016 2:50:30 AM
The State of the World’s Children, UNICEF’s annual flagship report ... boys and girls attend primary school in equal numbers in 129 countries, and the number of people living in extreme poverty worldwide is almost half what it was in the 1990s.
In the Face of Zika, What Population Should Be Controlled?
American Thinker - 6/29/2016 6:25:15 AM
Although the link between microcephaly and Zika has not been confirmed, the World ... the population of disease-carrying mosquitos. Vijay Jayaraj (M.S., Environmental Science, University of East Anglia, England), Research Associate for Developing Countries ...
Puerto Rico’s Rapid Population Loss Deepens Economic Crisis
The Wall Street Journal - 6/29/2016 5:02:21 PM
Federal tax credits long cultivated a robust manufacturing sector, steering the island away from agriculture after World War II and ... of the debt crisis and population flight. “What business will want to stay in a country that doesn’t have a working ...
Japan census report shows surge in elderly population, many living alone
Japan Times - 6/29/2016 10:14:19 AM
The number of elderly people aged 65 or older accounts for 26.7 percent of the 127.11 million total population ... country’s baby boomer generation, known in Japanese as dankai no sedai, usually refers to those born several years after the end of World ...