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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 by country: UN guesses the shape of the world by 2100
theguardian.com - 5/5/2011 11:56:07 PM
According to the UN Population Division's best-case 'medium' estimate - and you can see the original report here - it will take 13 years to add the eighth billion, 18 years to add the ninth billion and 40 years to reach the tenth billion. Population expert ...
Niger Is Hurt by Runaway Birthrates
New York Times - 7/23/2014 12:45:36 PM
With an average of nearly eight children per woman, Niger, by some measures the poorest country in the world, also has its highest birthrate. At current rates, the population will double in the next 15 years, to 35 million from over 17 million. Does that ...
South Africa targets screening whole population for AIDS
Yahoo News - 7/23/2014 8:09:25 PM
With 6.4 million people infected with HIV, the virus that can cause AIDS, South Africa has the largest seropositive population in the world, but also the largest programme to treat them. After a recent spike in AIDS infections, the country aims to ...
World Population Day: Empowering Youth to Create a Better World
NewsBlaze - 7/15/2014 2:06:40 PM
As the global community marks the World Population Day, the United States of America today ... India is anticipated to overtake China as the world's most populous country by the mid-21st century. Photo: Wikimedia Commons According to Secretary Kerry ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 11/20/2010 11:59:42 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 ...
On World Population Day, Patna's Youth Look Towards Unkept Promises
NDTV - 7/17/2014 12:31:14 PM
On the occasion of World Population Day, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today launched a youth portal that carries some figures of India's census. According to the portal, India's youth between the ages of 10 and 24 is almost 30 per cent of the country's ...
Dirty Dozen Spampionship – which country is spewing the most spam?
Naked Security - 7/23/2014 12:49:46 AM
most notably that the top per-person spam relaying countries are no longer as far in front as they were before. As we have come to expect, the US tops the "by volume" charts, simply because it has a large population and the bulk of the world's internet ...
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's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/6/2007 11:53:29 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 ...
World’s Biggest Countries Rearranged According to Population
Planet Save - 1/2/2011 11:58:49 PM
One thing I often do with my students, when the opportunity arises, is ask them to tell me the 5 biggest countries according to geographic size and then ask them the 5 biggest countries according to population. I don’t know why, but I find such ...
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 ...
Ranking Caribbean Countries By Population Density
Caribbean Journal - 10/22/2013 11:46:59 PM
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 ...
How the world would look if countries were in proportion to their online population (Canada has nearly disappeared)
Daily Mail - 10/11/2013 12:22:42 AM
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 ...
The most corrupt countries in the world
USA Today - 7/13/2013 11:59:24 PM
More than half of the world's population believes corruption in the public sector is a very serious problem. Liberia and Mongolia are the two most corrupt countries in the world, according to a recent study. In both countries, 86% of residents believe ...
Pakistan could become world’s fourth most populous country
The Express Tribune - 10/26/2011 11:57:21 PM
With the world’s population reaching seven billion on October 31, UN officials have stated that, by 2050, Pakistan is going to be the fourth most populous country in the world. Resident Coordinator of United Nations Pakistan Timo Pakkala said that ...