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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, 2014See also: Population map
India's poverty rate lowest among nations with poor population: World Bank
Firstpost - 10/6/2015 8:35:47 AM
but its poverty rate was lowest among countries having large number of poor population, a latest World Bank report has said. According to the report, the number of people living in extreme poverty around the world is likely to fall to under 10 per cent of ...
25 Dumbest Countries in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/7/2015 3:48:16 AM
There are countries in the world which produce the finest intellectuals in every ... We used patent applications per million population to rank countries based on their advancement in technology and research. WEF obtained patent application data from ...
World Undergoing Major Population Shift with Far-reaching Implications for Migration, Poverty, Development: WB/IMF Report
The World Bank - 10/7/2015 6:28:45 PM
... IMF report says that large-scale migration from poor countries to richer regions of the world will be a permanent feature of the global economy for decades to come as a result of major population shifts in countries. According to the Global Monitoring ...
Poverty to fall below 10% of world’s population - World Bank
Ghana Web - 10/6/2015 11:30:35 PM
It forecasts that the proportion of the world's population in this category will fall from ... The World Bank says the downward trend was due to strong growth rates in developing countries and investments in education, health, and social safety nets.
Rise in Large Scale Refugees Triggers New International Population Order
Inter Press Service - 10/7/2015 7:54:39 PM
World population growth is expected to slow to 1.0 percent from ... The direction and pace of this global demographic transition varies dramatically from country to country, with differing implications depending on where a nation stands on the spectrum ...
The 10 Most Competitive Countries In The World
Seeking Alpha - 10/7/2015 8:27:27 AM
A recent Sovereign Man post makes this point very emphatically: U.S. regulations have made its entire population guilty of crimes ... has helped the country surpass China as the world's top destination for foreign direct investment. As I shared with ...
Global Internet Population At 3.27 Bil, Led By China
Investors Business Daily - 10/5/2015 8:18:29 PM
The U.S. accounts for 9.6% of the total. Among countries with the highest Internet penetration by population, the U.K. leads at 91.6%, then Japan at 90.6% and Germany at 88.4%. The top 20 countries comprise 74% of all the Internet users in the world.
'India isn't the best place in the world to die'
Times of India - 10/6/2015 2:05:04 PM
The Index says, "As governments across the world work to improve life for their citizens, they must also consider how to help them die well. In many countries, older people make up an ever-growing proportion of the population. Meanwhile, the prevalence of ...
The 4 Countries That Produce the Most Food
Investopedia - 10/6/2015 1:29:17 PM
One country noticeably missing from the list is Russia, the largest country in the world and home to the ninth-largest population. Russia is partially a victim of its own harsh northern climate. A huge percentage of the Russian territory is neither arable ...
Japan's Rugby World Cup success breaks world TV viewing record
The Guardian - 10/6/2015 10:51:48 AM
A fifth of Japan’s entire population watched recent match against ... watch their team demolish Samoa in their third game of the Rugby World Cup, in the latest demonstration of the country’s newfound love of the sport. The Brave Blossoms’ 26-5 ...
Rugby World Cup 2015: Japan fans set new world record for rugby TV audience
CNN - 10/7/2015 11:26:24 AM
"It shows that the general population there appreciate ... to reach the quarterfinals of a World Cup for the first time. The rugby fever sweeping through Japan has led some to rename the country the "land of the rising scrum." The playful moniker is ...
Tony Blair: Islamic extremist ideology supported by Muslims across the world
Christian Today - 10/7/2015 3:29:47 PM
"The conspiracy theories which illuminate much of the jihadi writings have significant support even amongst parts of the mainstream population of some Muslim countries," he said. "There are millions of schoolchildren every day in countries round the world ...
World Bank estimates show fall in India’s poverty rate
The Hindu - 10/5/2015 9:30:04 PM
The latest headline estimate for 2012 based on the new data suggests that close to 900 million people (12.8 per cent of the global population ... the lowest among those countries with the largest number of poor, the latest World Bank report notes.
World Bank family powers Zambia’s growth agenda
Times of Zambia - 10/5/2015 7:21:13 PM
the country’s economic growth has not translated into significant poverty reduction. Sixty per cent of the population still live below the poverty line and 42 per cent are considered to be in extreme poverty. The World Bank has over the years played a ...
World Bank President to visit Ghana next week
Modern Ghana - 10/6/2015 5:32:40 PM
The World Bank is making this projection based on the updated international poverty line of 1 dollar 90 cents a day, which incorporates new information on differences in the cost of living across countries. Conflict and rapid population growth, according ...