Definition: Population density is the number of people per unit of area.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Population density map
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 ...
Lawrence Solomon: Can Earth handle 29 billion people? Easy
Financial Post - 7/18/2014 1:13:00 PM
At 29 billion, Earth’s population density would be about 215 people per square ... Singapore is one of the world’s healthiest and most affluent countries, with a longer lifespan and higher per capita income than the U.S. or Canada.
Philippine Population Officially tops 100 Million
asiasentinel.com - 7/28/2014 8:57:46 AM
The archipelago nation is now the world’s 12th largest country, ranking 35th of 238 countries or principalities in population density. That figure is deceptive, however. Much of the country’s land area of 298,170 sq km is on uninhabitable islands ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 11/20/2010 11:59:42 PM
... population would migrate to the second-largest country, and so on? The result would be this disconcerting, disorienting map. In the world described by it, the differences in population density between countries would be less extreme than they are today.
List of countries by population density
Princeton University - 7/29/2014 6:50:43 PM
This is a list of countries and dependencies ranked by ... figures for Population and Population Density figures are sourced from year 2005 data in United Nations World Population Prospects (2004 revision). Area figures given here are taken from various ...
Rethink on land use: A crucial necessity now
The Economic Times - 7/21/2014 11:17:54 PM
India may be the seventh-largest country in the world in terms of land mass, but it constitutes only 2.2% of the total land mass of the world. In population density, we are in the top 15 countries in the world. (Barring Bangladesh, all other nations are ...
Mauritian population density among 10 highest in the world
Le Matinal - 1/26/2014 6:36:53 AM
Mauritius is among the 10 countries having the highest population density in the world with 672 persons per square kilometre in 2012, according to the Family Planning and Demographic Yearbook 2012, published Friday by the Health Ministry in Port-Louis.
Here's What The World Would Look Like If It Were Divided Into Regions Of 100 Million People
The Business Insider - 3/27/2014 5:50:11 PM
This map, which breaks up the world by grouping 100 million people together in each colored shape, is a great perspective on population density. The map's creator ... more fascinating if one looks at this country-by-country map of global population ...
Top 10: the world’s most overpopulated countries
New Statesman - 7/7/2010 11:56:21 PM
Research newly published lists the most overpopulated ... countries. When we talk about "overpopulation" (as opposed to population size), we are referring to the link between the human population and its environment. Therefore, it's not just the size or ...
Pakistan could become world’s fourth most populous country
The Express Tribune - 10/26/2011 11:57:21 PM
With the world’s population reaching seven billion on October 31, UN officials have stated that, by 2050, Pakistan is going to be the fourth most populous country in the world. Resident Coordinator of United Nations Pakistan Timo Pakkala said that ...
Moving To A Stable World Population
Tree Hugger - 1/21/2009 11:57:21 PM
Countries By Population Density. Image credit ... some 43 countries around the world now have populations that are either essentially stable or declining slowly. In countries with the lowest fertility rates, including Japan, Russia, Germany, and Italy ...
World Population Becomes More Urban Than Rural
Gizmag - 5/27/2007 11:59:02 PM
The last century has seen the rapid urbanization of the world’s population ... point from a majority rural to a majority urban population came early in the late 1910s, the researchers say. Today, 21 percent of our country is rural although some states ...
Demography is density
The Economist online - 3/3/2013 11:58:28 PM
WHEN population density is measured by standard methods (according to which population is divided by land area) small countries and territories such as Macau, Monaco and Singapore rank among the world’s most crowded. However, given that mostly ...
Facts about World Countries: Be astonished!
Examiner - 11/16/2013 8:18:23 PM
... Populated Country - China China holds the distinction of being the world's most populous country, with 1.28453 billion people. It has one fifth of population. Its population density is 134 people per sq km. This is about four times greater than that of ...
Where cats are more popular than dogs in the U.S.—and all over the world
Washington Post - 7/28/2014 8:43:27 AM
We all know there are only two types of people in the world ... there are cat countries and dog countries, too. Here in the U.S., slightly more households own dogs than own cats. But Euromonitor’s numbers show that in terms of raw population, cats ...