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 ...
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 - 4/19/2014 5:48:33 AM
This is a list of countries and dependencies ranked by human population density ... figures for Population and Population Density figures are sourced from year 2005 data in United Nations World Population Prospects (2004 revision). Area figures given ...
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 ...
Moving To A Stable World Population
Tree Hugger - 1/21/2009 11:57:21 PM
Countries By Population Density. Image credit:Wikipedia ... At Earth Policy Institute, we are looking at an issue that lurks behind many of the world's ills: population growth. As I note in Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization, some 43 countries ...
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 ... 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 – Maine ...
The Developing World's Urban Population Could Triple by 2210
The Atlantic Cities Place Matters - 2/20/2014 3:32:44 PM
It took 10,000 years – a hundred centuries – for the world ... Overall population growth – as well as urban population growth – will start to level off after that, according to their research. In economically developed countries, this process ...
US Could Be World’s Most Populous Country
Yale Global Online - 4/15/2013 11:57:34 PM
The populations of the three countries currently larger ... 255. Even if the world’s entire population of 7.1 billion were to reside in America, the nation’s resulting density of 732 persons per square kilometer would still be less than current ...
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 ...
The Countries With the Fastest Growing Populations
Fox Business - 8/2/2011 4:12:39 PM
The world s population is likely to exceed 10 billion by the end of the century, up from 7 billion this year, according to research based on United Nations data. While population changes will remain flat or decline in developed countries, developing ...
World's Healthiest Countries
Forbes - 4/6/2008 11:57:41 PM
The statistics we examined included estimated air pollution in world cities; the percentage of a country’s population with access to improved drinking water and sanitation; infant mortality rates; the rate of prevalence of tuberculosis; the density of ...
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 ...
Explore the world's population clusters
SmartPlanet - 4/16/2012 9:15:07 PM
But as you slide the bar farther to the right population density increases and the number of very dense places dwindles down to a few concentrated urban islands, located most prominently in Asian countries. Here's what the world of 300 people per square ...
World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 new study predicts
Daily Telegraph - 10/1/2013 11:50:25 PM
The projections ran parallel to forecasts by the United Nations, the World Bank and other prominent ... Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, will outstrip the United States with a population of 444 million against a projected 400 million Americans ...