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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
Why the aging developed country population affects your portfolio
Yahoo Finance - 7/29/2014 6:29:14 PM
3 big-picture shifts you should pay attention to (Part 2 of 5) (Continued from Part 1) The developed world’s aging populations. Populations are rapidly aging in most developed countries (URTH). The proportion of the developed market population older ...
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 ...
World's Population to Experience Water Shortage by 2040
HNGN - 7/29/2014 1:28:35 PM
The results show today's use of energy will lead to a decline in water supply needed to support the world population. The research was conducted ... is the main source of water consumption in most countries, since power plants need cooling cycles to ...
Drinking Water Shortage to Hit World by 2040
NDTV - 7/30/2014 12:01:30 PM
... in the world to quench the thirst of the world population by 2040, says a study. The study, focusing on four different case studies in France, the United States, China and India, added that in most countries, electricity is the biggest source of water ...
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 ...
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 - 10/11/2013 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 ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/6/2007 11:53:29 PM
On the list of “fattest” countries ... population has a high susceptibility to abdominal obesity (which is not directly reflected in BMI calculations), the cut-off point for overweight is 23. There are currently 1.6 billion overweight adults in the world.
Turkey marks World Population Day as EU's youngest country
aa.com.tr - 7/11/2014 12:59:50 PM
Turkey has witnessed several demographic changes over the past few decades that have changed the age composition of its population, Turkish Statistical Institute's figures released Friday show. The report, issued by the Turkish Statistical Institute for ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
New 'atheist map' of the world dominated by China where half the country's population describes themselves as non-believers
Daily Mail - 5/24/2013 1:31:30 PM
China has the highest amount of atheists living in a single country with nearly 50 per cent of its population describing themselves as non-believers, a new survey has revealed. Around 47 per cent of people living in China describe themselves as atheists ...
Interactive Data Table: World Muslim Population by Country
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life Project - 10/6/2009 11:59:11 PM
For information about how data for each country or territory were collected and analyzed, see Data Sources by Region. Sources include national censuses, demographic and health surveys, and other general population surveys and studies. Population figures ...
World population to peak by 2055: report
CNBC - 9/9/2013 3:48:16 PM
The latest numbers from the UN put the world population at 7.2 billion. While the UN forecasts the global population will reach 10.9 billion in 2100, Deutsche Bank believes it will be only 8 billion. Sanyal said that while developed countries have long had ...