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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
The 10 Most Polluted Countries in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/30/2014 11:45:27 AM
Most Polluted Countries in the World: We live in a world where development is crucial ... India has a particular problem because of its gigantic population and rapid urbanization. Carbon emissions are out of control. New Delhi has ranked among the most ...
What the world's top internet countries get wrong in understanding their people
Goulburn Post - 10/31/2014 6:43:37 AM
They estimate 30 per cent of the Italian population are immigrants ... and youth unemployment everywhere except Spain. The story What the world's top internet countries get wrong in understanding their people first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald.
Toronto: 'most multicultural city in the world'
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 10/19/2014 3:51:44 AM
While Pittsburgh, with a metro population of 2.4 million ... We have gone out to select the best and brightest in the world with a deliberate blindness to source country.” Immigration debates in Canada That doesn’t mean that Canada has no immigration ...
The great disconnect: A big chunk of the world’s offline population actually lives in the U.S.
Washington Post - 10/2/2014 9:12:33 AM
Worse, the vast majority of the world’s “offline population” is concentrated in 20 countries. The United States, of all places, is one of them. (McKinsey & Co.) Admittedly, the United States contributes far fewer people to the global offline pool ...
How will UK cities transform to meet the challenges of tomorrow?
blogs.msdn.com - 10/22/2014 6:11:21 AM
Will house 70% of the world’s population by 2050? Consume 80% of all electricity ... How are local authorities across the country responding to these challenges? Where does that transformation begin? If you feel overwhelmed by some of those challenges ...
Almost as many people use Facebook as live in the entire country of China
Norwich Bulletin - 10/30/2014 6:04:51 PM
If Facebook were a country, its population would rival the single most ... By these numbers, nearly 20 percent of the world's population logs into Facebook once a month. And if we just look at the world's Internet users, roughly half of them — every ...
Cities are lapping countries on climate action
Grist - 9/29/2014 8:18:50 AM
In 2005, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group formed. Despite the name, there are now 69 affiliated cities from more than 40 countries, accounting for a twelfth of the world’s population. There are 12 member cities in the U.S. Mostly, these are green ...
In Many Countries, Distance From Ebola Brings A Sense Of Safety
Radio Free Europe - 10/30/2014 10:55:21 AM
The World Health Organization (WHO) has called on all countries outside the epicenter to have the ... it is not recommending setting aside any specific number of beds based on population size, leaving the number to be decided by the countries' own health ...
Half the world's wildlife gone over last 40 years
CBS News - 9/30/2014 5:54:29 AM
WWF reports that the global human population already exceeds our planet's ... from 2010 show the Footprint resuming an upward trend. Just two countries account for a third of the the world's total Ecological Footprint: China, at 19 percent, and the United ...
The majority of people in these countries do not have Internet access
Market Watch Commentary - 10/2/2014 1:08:46 PM
More than 60% of the world’s population still isn’t plugged in to the Internet, and the rate of adoption is slowing, new data show. The entire the country of Myanmar is basically disconnected from what’s happening online, according to the Washington ...
Sustainable waters - Iceland leads way
Japan Today - 9/29/2014 8:11:41 AM
Iceland may be one of the world’s smallest countries by population. But when it comes to the management and sustainability of its ocean resources, the nation is a global leader. An early adopter of fish quotas—based on extensive research of fish stocks ...
COTE: We’ll take your country if you don’t mind
Leader Journal - 10/30/2014 6:12:00 PM
Immigrants from all over the world have been pouring into Greece for the last couple ... done anything to stop the influx of these mostly Muslim foreigners into their country. Repeatedly granting them amnesty has only fueled the fire and made the problem ...
China's Growing Food Problem/Opportunity
Forbes - 9/25/2014 12:34:07 PM
In addition to getting larger, the world’s population is growing wealthier, as underdeveloped countries move into the economic mainstream. Global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Per Capita Capita will increase by 50 percent, from approximately $10,000 today ...
Can 11 billion people survive on this planet? (Wait, 11 billion?)
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 10/4/2014 11:57:48 PM
By 2030, India’s population is projected to surpass China’s, becoming the most populous country in the world. Populations in North America, Europe, and Latin America and the Caribbean will each stay below one billion. “A rapidly rising population ...
Earth’s Wildlife Populations Dropped by More than Half in 40 Years – WWF Report
sci-news.com - 10/1/2014 5:24:40 AM
“Ecological overshoot is the defining challenge of the 21st century. Nearly three-quarters of the world’s population lives in countries struggling with both ecological deficits and low incomes. Resource restraints demand that we focus on how to improve ...