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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
Singapore ranked happiest country in Asia, so please smile
AsiaOne - 4/25/2015 7:39:45 AM
Singapore has just been named one of the 25 happiest nations in the world ... like other countries, and there is strong trust in the Government." But she said Singaporeans could be frustrated about living in a place with high population density and ...
Switzerland found to be happiest country on earth
Science Recorder - 4/25/2015 2:17:38 AM
This is a good way to map the trends of the world, and for leaders to see how their policies affect their population. The results themselves come from 2012-2015 Gallup polling data, which looked at 2,000 to 3,000 people in each country. When surveyed ...
Taking the World Cup to non-soccer countries
Cumberland Times News Homepage - 4/25/2015 12:15:56 AM
Qatar, with a population of around 1.7 million people ... Not to mention that Reynald Temarii, of Tahiti, another country that has never played in a World Cup, received a one-year ban for accusations of selling his World Cup host vote.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
The most corrupt countries in the world
USA Today - 7/14/2013 7:01:44 AM
(Photo: Kuni Takahashi, Getty Images file) 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.
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 ...
2015 World Malaria Day: Invest In The Future; Defeat Malaria
Leadership - 4/25/2015 2:03:19 AM
since 2010 have not been in vain as northeast Nigeria has one of the highest levels of net use in the country. Malaria is one of the most serious health problems facing the world and particularly Nigeria. On the occasion of the World Malaria Day 2015 ...
How To Defeat Malaria, By WHO
The Guardian - Nigeria - 4/25/2015 4:26:28 AM
AS the World marks World ... several of theses to ensure the country achieve the targets of malaria pre-elimination by 2020. We have adopted a paradigm shift from focusing on the vulnerable populations to the entire population at risk.
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 ...
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 ...
Half the world's population lives in these 6 countries
The Week Magazine - 8/22/2014 11:27:04 AM
The Earth's population now sits at around 7.2 billion. Half of those people, 3.6 billion, live in just a half-dozen countries, according to the United Nations. Check out the map below: (Pew Research Center) China remains the world's most populous nation at ...
This is what the world looks like if you scale countries by population
Vox - 1/27/2015 9:16:57 AM
TeaDranks made a great cartogram showing the entire world with every country's size scaled to its population. One neat thing about this one is that unlike with some cartograms, the basic shapes of the countries are very recognizable. Such low-population ...