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
Global CVD Risk Calculator Predicts Risk by Country
MedPage Today - 3/27/2015 8:09:58 PM
Note that this population-based study used existing cardiovascular ... national health surveys in 11 countries around the world: China, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Iran, Japan, Malawi, Mexico, South Korea, Spain, and the U.S. CVD Risk Varies Greatly ...
IMF: China One of the World’s Most Unequal Countries
China Digital Times - 3/28/2015 1:39:15 AM
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) working paper on fiscal policy and income inequality in China and other developing countries shows that China is “one of the most unequal countries in the world ... last July 1% of the population controlled ...
Germany needs more immigration from non-EU countries - study
Channel News Asia - 3/27/2015 2:55:00 PM
Germany will need between 276,000 and 491,000 net immigrants from non-EU countries each year to safeguard its levels of prosperity and economic activity, said the study by the Bertelsmann foundation. It predicted the working-age population would drop to ...
What The World Would Look Like If Countries Were Scaled By Population
Io9 - 1/28/2015 8:39:59 AM
Redditor TeaDranks has created a super-interesting cartogram in which the size of each country is apportioned according to population. Suddenly, the largest countries in the world don't look so mighty — Russia and Canada, we're looking at you. What's ...
South Africa salaries versus the world
businesstech.co.za - 3/27/2015 10:37:18 AM
have the highest disposable incomes in the world. It should be noted that the latter two countries have a population of approximately 550,000 and 100,000 respectively. The average person in Switzerland can expect to take home $6,300 (R75,000), after tax.
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 ...
One Year On - AfDB's Support of Ebola-Affected Countries Continues
AllAfrica - 3/28/2015 7:51:29 AM
Reporting specifically on the country's new perspectives ... in the day-to-day implementation of Bank-funded interventions such as the World Health Organization, United Nations Population Fund and UNICEF," Balde explained. For the past year, the Bank ...
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.
You'll Never Guess Which Country Can't Get Enough of Nike (Hint: It's Not the U.S.)
The Motley Fool - 3/28/2015 2:32:21 PM
The article notes, Outsiders often regard the 30m Saudis as far behind the rest of the world. [...] But the country ... and are as globalised as their peers in other countries. Fully 75% of the population are under 30. They have grown up thinking it ...
World Population Prospects Report projected India to be most Populous Country by 2028
Jagran Josh - 6/14/2013 11:58:00 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 ...
Things to know about Nigeria, as country votes for president
Newsday - 3/28/2015 12:09:11 PM
Here's a look at Africa's most populous country and its biggest economy ... Of more than 250 ethnic groups, the population is split between a predominantly Christian south and Muslim north. A small percentage practices indigenous beliefs.
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 ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/7/2007 11:59:27 PM
Nauru tops a list of countries with the greatest percentage of overweight people, with an alarming 94.5% of its adult population (ages 15+) classified as such, based on the most recent estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO). The Federated States ...
India Grows, Canada Disappears: Mapping Countries By Population
NPR News - 1/28/2015 2:30:44 PM
In the case of TeaDranks' cartogram, the attribute is population. A quick look at it, and a few ideas pop out: India has almost caught up with China as being the most populous country in the world. Nigeria quickly has become Africa's population hub ...
10 projections for the global population in 2050
Pew Research Center - 2/3/2014 6:01:45 PM
The U.S. population is projected to grow by 89 million residents from 2010 to 2050. The U.S. is likely to grow faster than European and East Asian countries, but slower than Nigeria, which is expected to replace the U.S. as the world’s third most ...