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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
The world’s migrant population continues to grow
MercatorNet - 2/10/2016 8:21:11 AM
They are 48% female (50% for the world). Around a third of these migrants live ... Arabia – international migrants make up a third of its resident population! On the flip side, the country with the largest number of their citizens-at-birth who have ...
7 Real Countries That Are Not Recognised By The Rest Of The World
IndiaTimes - 2/10/2016 3:52:09 PM
Take a country, for instance ... it in the top 20 destinations to travel to in the world in 2014. The Republic of Lakotah is a sizeable area of land within the United States and boasts of a population of more than 100,000 people. Located bang in the ...
Is Britain full? Home truths about the population panic
The Guardian - 2/9/2016 5:55:02 PM
It is predicted to be home to more people than France by 2030 and more people than Germany by 2047, which would make this much smaller land mass the most populous country in Europe. Facebook Twitter Pinterest The population of Ashford in Kent grew by ...
Best Countries in The World… B”H Israel # 25
The Times of Israel - 2/10/2016 2:51:54 AM
In a recent global survey of the Best Countries in the World, more than 16,000 people responded and ... according to the one hundred nations which comprise our multi-national population, and our cultural and artistic life is our dreams fulfilled.
Why Mothers in Rich Countries Are Having More Twins
The Atlantic - 2/8/2016 11:54:08 PM
In many developed countries, the rate of twin births has doubled or more than doubled over the past few decades, according to a recent study published in Population and Development ... relatively constant around the world, and doesn’t seem to be affected ...
1st World Countries Becoming Lazy and Uneducated
Live Trading News - 2/10/2016 3:59:19 PM
The danger to countries’ future economic health cannot be underestimated — students who perform poorly aged 15 face a high risk of dropping out of school and when a high proportion of the population does not have basic skills, “long-term economic ...
Our World: Syria and the real demographic threat
The Jerusalem Post - 2/8/2016 10:21:04 PM
According to the World Bank, the population of Jordan stood at 5.29 million in 2004 ... they being eclipsed by the destabilizing impact of Syrian refugees in the north of the country. According to the September 2015 Chatham House report, although there ...
The year 2040 is looking very scary for the world’s richest countries
Quartz - 2/10/2016 1:43:18 PM
For demographers and economists, 2020 is a big year. That’s when 20% of the population of the world’s richest countries will be older than 65—a magic number because, starting in the mid-1900s, it’s the age when people stop working (though in many ...
Questioning Authenticity and Narrative Performance in Dodie Bellamy's 'When the Sick Rule the World'
PopMatters - 2/10/2016 9:25:36 AM
As such, a chance to review her latest book, a collection of essays titled When the Sick Rule the World was an opportunity that I did ... of life under capitalism has made vast numbers of the population sick and “unfit for living”—but perhaps it ...
Quality of schools is critical for economic growth in developing countries, Stanford expert says
Stanford News - 2/8/2016 6:03:22 PM
Stanford economist Eric Hanushek said that a country's economic growth is directly based on the cognitive skills of the population, or the "knowledge ... especially in the developing world, a Stanford scholar writes. Rates of school attendance, student ...
Argentines have world’s lowest tolerance for torture
Buenos Aires Herald - 2/10/2016 12:46:02 PM
Argentines have the least tolerance for the use of torture in the world, with only 15 percent of those surveyed considering it justified whether carried out by national authorities or by the United States. In most countries, public opinion is divided about ...
Which Countries Are Happiest? Global Survey Suggests Capitalism and Wealth Aren't Delivering the Goods
Alter Net - 2/9/2016 6:20:41 AM
Take the movie Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014), in which Hector (Simon Pegg) travels the entire world trying to ... s relative effects on a population’s perception and enjoyment of their lives. Participating countries in the survey were ...
World Communication Forum to take place in March, India key focus
Economic Times - 2/9/2016 10:16:54 AM
This year participants from about 55 countries across five continents are expected to ... WCF is also looking at a strong Indian presence since about 17.5 per cent of the world population resides in India. "It is important for Indian's to share experiences ...
US one of the world's most fundamentalist countries: Noam Chomsky
Rediff - 2/9/2016 4:40:28 AM
There are not too many countries in the world where two-thirds of the population awaits The Second Coming, Chomsky said, adding that half of them think it is going to be in their lifetimes. "And maybe a third of the population believes the world was ...
UNICEF Estimate Of Female Genital Mutilation Up By 70 Million
NPR News - 2/8/2016 8:40:51 PM
Recalibrate that to 30 countries on several ... FGM in Indonesia and around the world. The interview has been edited for clarity and length. In light of the high numbers in Indonesia, why wasn't it included before? The Population Council [a research ...