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
World Population Expected to Rise Rapidly This Century
US News and World Report - 10/23/2014 8:57:47 PM
The world population will rise to 8.3 billion by 2030 and to 9.2 ... The study looked at data for 171 countries and projected populations until 2100, factoring in age, sex and level of education. Although the researchers attempted to factor in potential ...
World population likely to peak by 2070
Phys.org - 10/23/2014 2:16:55 PM
More than just population numbers, the new book also includes specific projections for population by age, sex, and education level, for 195 countries in the world, from 2010 to 2100. "This book presents the broadest ever synthesis of expert knowledge on ...
New Projections: Population to Peak by 2070
Laboratory Equipment - 10/23/2014 1:59:37 AM
More than just population numbers, the new book also includes specific projections for population by age, sex and education level, for 195 countries in the world, from 2010 to 2100. “This book presents the broadest ever synthesis of expert knowledge on ...
The Future of Population Control in China
zmescience.com - 10/24/2014 12:32:32 AM
With a population standing at over 1.355 billion people, China has the largest population of any country in the world. What’s interesting is that it’s growth rate is around 0.47% – coming in at 159th in the world. Having a large population isn’t a ...
List of the World's Richest Countries; America's Special Role in It
OpEdNews - 10/23/2014 9:19:16 PM
The world's richest countries are the ones where the median wealth per person ... in each given nation -- the person who is in the exact middle of that nation's population in terms of per-person wealth. Consequently, for example, if a Bill Gates or other ...
The great disconnect: A big chunk of the world’s offline population actually lives in the U.S.
Washington Post - 10/1/2014 11:32:43 PM
Worse, the vast majority of the world’s “offline population” is concentrated in 20 countries. The United States, of all places, is one of them. (McKinsey & Co.) Admittedly, the United States contributes far fewer people to the global offline pool ...
AMERICA AND WESTERN COUNTRIES: BECOMING THE WORLD'S REFUGEE CAMPS
News With Views - 10/24/2014 6:08:58 AM
That single act jumped America’s population from 196 million to 300 million by ... They arrived from 140 war-torn or starvation-prone countries around the world. They reached our shores from failed cultures, failed educational systems, failed economic ...
It's not a small world after all: world population will soar
Philadelphia Daily News - 9/19/2014 9:49:26 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Contrary to some earlier projections, the world's population will soar ... Raftery said the researchers used data on population, fertility, mortality and migration from every country and then predicted future rates using new ...
Kerry in Indonesia seeking Asian support against Islamic state
Yahoo News - 10/20/2014 12:51:36 AM
In a one-day stop in Jakarta, capital of a country with the world's largest Muslim population, Kerry plans bilateral meetings with Widodo, the prime ministers of neighboring Malaysia and Singapore, the Sultan of Brunei, Australia's prime minister and the ...
Nearly 30% of World Population Is Overweight
realestate.aol.com - 10/24/2014 6:44:46 AM
A new study says the global obesity has reached an all-time high, with 30 percent of people around the world either obese or ... think tank says the number of obese people in developing countries is outnumbering those in richer countries.
A place with the population of West Virginia just powered a work day entirely on clean energy
Grist - 10/14/2014 12:40:13 PM
An entire state in Australia with a population of around 1.7 million ... several government agencies responsible for the country’s climate change policies. In July, Australia became the world’s first developed nation to repeal a carbon tax.
World's population to reach 11 billion by 2100
Times of India - 9/19/2014 5:27:34 PM
Also, the ratio of working age people to older people is likely to decline substantially in all countries, even those that currently have young populations. A new study led by the University of Washington and the United Nations finds that world population ...
Flooding Risk From Climate Change, Country by Country
New York Times - 9/23/2014 10:09:09 PM
Some countries in Asia may choose to emulate the Dutch system ... The analysis, conducted by Benjamin Strauss and Scott Kulp, finds: About 2.6 percent of the world’s population — about 177 million people — live in areas that will be vulnerable ...
The 10 Most Livable Countries
24/7 Wall ST - 10/24/2014 6:01:49 AM
The top-rated country, Norway, had the world’s sixth highest gross national income per ... In the Democratic Republic of the Congo and in Burundi, more than 80% of the population lived on less than $1.25 per day. Life expectancies, another factor ...
More on TPP Transition Period Thresholds: Per Capita Income for the Bottom 80% of People in Living in TPP Countries
InfoJustice - 10/23/2014 4:11:27 PM
Put differently, once the richest 20% of a country has gotten its share of the pie, what is left over for everybody else? Using data on total GNI, population, and top-quintile income share* from the World Bank Development Indicators, we can compare total ...