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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
Mobile phones to outnumber world population by 2014: Report
India Times - 5/14/2013 4:32:10 AM
More than a third of the global population are online, the ITU World in 2013 report also found. The Commonwealth of Independent States, the alliance of countries formerly in the Soviet Union, is believed to have the highest mobile penetration ...
The 5 Richest Countries in the World
The Motley Fool - 5/19/2013 5:26:30 PM
Singapore's emergence as a business hub and tax haven -- research firm WealthInsight predicts that the country will surpass Switzerland as the world's largest offshore wealth hub by 2020 -- has been a boon for its population's standard of living.
2010 World Population: 7 Billion
Short News - 5/22/2013 11:56:38 PM
The global population is projected to reach 7 billion next year, with most growing coming from developing and/or poor regions including Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Caribbean, according to the Population Reference Bureau. A co-author of the PRB's ...
The world's 33 most charitable countries named
Mother Nature Network - 5/17/2013 11:55:25 PM
a project continually being carried out in 153 countries that represents 95 percent of the world's population. Respondents surveyed in each country number anywhere from 500 to 2,000 individuals depending on population size and access to polling ...
Despite fears, Muslims growing only modestly in world and Canada
The Vancouver Sun - 5/17/2013 11:55:25 PM
The non-partisan Pew Forum’s army of researchers, mostly academics from scores of countries, project that Muslims will, indeed, grow in relative size in the next two decades – expanding to 26.4 per cent of the world’s population by 2030, a modest ...
A new computer game called, “what’s my population density?”
journalofcommerce.com - 5/23/2013 8:10:34 AM
A long-term problem for most of the world’s industrialized nations will be an aging citizenry, accompanied by minimal population growth or actual declines. A “given” throughout world history has been that more people within a country’s borders has ...
Analysis: What 1.2 billion Indians think about the world
SBS Online - 5/23/2013 9:32:17 PM
With 1.2 billion people and counting ... But what of the relationship between India and China? The poll suggests that China faces a publicly diplomacy challenge of Himalayan proportions — no doubt worsened by recent tensions on the contested border ...
Mobile phones to outnumber human population by 2014: Report
IN.com - 5/13/2013 2:53:08 AM
More than a third of the global population are online, the ITU World in 2013 report also found. The Commonwealth of Independent States, the alliance of countries formerly in the Soviet Union, is believed to have the highest mobile penetration with 1.7 ...
Niagara Falls drops below 50,000 for first time since World War I
I4U NEWS - 5/23/2013 3:12:54 PM
CHICAGO (CBS) – Chicago gained nearly 10,000 people from ... New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that big-time population growth i ... Eight of the 15 fastest-growing U.S. cities and towns for the year ending July 1, 2012, were in the Lone ...
The Failing Success of Population Control in the Developing World
blog.acton.org - 5/23/2013 7:30:36 PM
Around the developing world, “Roughly three-quarters (73%) of the 222 million women in developing countries who want to avoid a pregnancy but are not using a modern method now live in the poorest countries, compared with 67% in 2003,” according to the ...
Five Obstacles To A Healthier World
Forbes - 5/23/2013 4:31:39 PM
Imagine a community in which “great health” is as important as education or social status, or where health education is as important as mathematics. In this community, well-being would be a priority that would be appreciated, pursued and ...
World Bank Group : Developing World’s Share of Global Investment to Triple by 2030, Says New World Bank Report
4-traders - 5/17/2013 5:04:24 AM
And among the developing countries, China and India ... world's infrastructure financing needs at $14.6 trillion between now and 2030. The report also points to aging populations in East Asia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, which will see the largest ...
Developing World’s Share of Global Investment to Triple by 2030, Says New World Bank Report
The World Bank Group - 5/16/2013 10:30:42 PM
Developing countries’ share in global investment is projected to triple by 2030 to three-fifths, from one-fifth in 2000, says the report, titled ‘Capital for the Future: Saving and Investment in an Interdependent World’. With world population set to ...
The 9 Most Obese Countries in the World
Daily Finance - 5/23/2013 4:10:10 PM
The world is expanding, but unfortunately it's not the global economy whose waistline needs to go up a size. The rate of worldwide obesity has been marching higher at an extraordinary rate for more than three decades now. According to the ...