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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
UN projects world population to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, driven by growth in developing countries
UN News Centre - 7/28/2015 11:56:20 PM
29 July 2015 – The world’s population is projected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050 and exceed 11 billion in 2100, with India expected to surpass China as the most populous around seven years from now and Nigeria overtaking the United ...
Nigeria projected to be 3rd most populous country in the world by 2050
The Sun - 8/4/2015 12:32:10 AM
Nigeria’s population will reach 413m, overtaking America as the world’s third most-populous country. Congo and Ethiopia will swell to more than 195m and 188m repectively, more than twice their current numbers. India will surpass China as the world’s ...
India to become the country with the largest population by 2022
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 8/3/2015 9:15:54 AM
India is expected to outpace China in the world’s largest population boom, the United Nations said. Meanwhile, Nigeria is predicted to overtake the United States by being the country with the third largest population by 2050. The current global ...
India set to become world’s most populous country by 2022
The Guardian - Nigeria - 7/30/2015 9:49:17 AM
United Nations World Population Prospects report said on Wednesday that India would in six years sooner than previously forecast overtake China and become the world’s most populous country. John Wilmoth, Head of the UN Population division said in New ...
Nigeria: Country to Become World's Third Largest Country By 2030 - UN Report
AllAfrica - 7/30/2015 11:53:57 PM
Moreover, the report reveals that during the 2015-2050 period, half of the world's population growth is expected to be concentrated in nine countries: India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Tanzania, the United States ...
Population growth and climate change: fewer people does not mean more CO2
theguardian.com - 8/3/2015 6:12:46 PM
Allowing the world population to continue to rise is storing up ... Obviously increased pollution in a country is not a function of the reduction of the population of that country. What is true is that countries with richer populations tend to pollute ...
India will be the most populous country in the world by 2022
americanbazaaronline.com - 7/30/2015 12:09:27 AM
According to the Daily Mail, John Wilmoth, director of the population division in the U.N.’s department of economic and social affairs, said that high fertility in some of world’s poorest countries could bring overarching problems with it.
Mike Dowty: The world’s population levitation
The Livingston Parish News - 8/2/2015 5:06:33 AM
India is projected to take over the top spot by 2023. At the moment, the top three countries in the world by population are China (1.4 billion), India (1.3 billion) and the good old USA (322 million). Nigeria, home to 1-in-4 people living in Africa ...
Romania will register population drop of 22.1% until 2050, according to UN report
ACT Media News Agency - 8/3/2015 6:59:54 AM
In the next seven years India will become the most populated country, with a population bigger than that of China. The number of inhabitants in China (1.38 billions) and India (1.31 billions) will reach 1.4 billions by 2022. World population will grow to 9 ...
German Immigrant Population at 10.9M, Highest Since 2005
New York Times - 8/3/2015 6:45:35 AM
BERLIN — German authorities say the number of immigrants living in the country reached 10.9 million last year ... came in at 16.4 million — about one-fifth of the entire population of 80 million.
Why So Many Countries Are Building Airstrips on These Remote Islands
Gizmodo - 8/3/2015 10:20:20 AM
So why go to the trouble? Because by building infrastructure on this contested land, countries can stake a claim—which are bolstered by proof that the territory has a permanent population and government, making airstrips a necessity. As the AMTI points ...
Special Olympics movement continues after World Games
ESPN - 8/3/2015 3:49:36 PM
Not just among the 165 countries that sent athletes with intellectual disabilities to compete. Not just within the global organization itself. But also in households around the world, in villages where the disabled population is uncounted and, most ...
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 ...
Some Of The World’s Most Dangerous Places To Travel
The Inquisitr - 8/3/2015 10:06:01 AM
With cheaper flights available, the world is pretty much open to ... it turns out in general the country has incredibly high crime rates, especially due to the fact that half the population (approximately 3.5 million people) live below the poverty line.
World Heart Federation outlines roadmaps to reduce CVD globally
Healio - 8/3/2015 4:25:24 PM
Because these are prominent subgroups that comprise 55% of the worldwide population ... according to the editorial. The World Heart Federation microsite, cvdroadmaps.org, was developed to support countries in their local adaption and implementation ...