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
The 15 Most Densely Populated Countries in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/28/2014 4:31:10 AM
So, population density is the number of people per unit of area and ... From Asia to Europe, from Oceania to the Americas, here are the most densely populated countries in the world. Let’s take a look at the countdown!
Taking the census, with cellphones
news.sciencemag.org - 10/27/2014 7:55:46 PM
Ninety-six percent of the world’s people have active cellphone subscriptions ... de Louvain in Belgium used mobile phone data to estimate population density in France and Portugal. For each country, they obtained aggregate, anonymized call records ...
Researchers use cellphone data to construct population density maps
Phys.org - 10/28/2014 11:19:12 AM
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers made up of members with diverse, multi-national backgrounds has found a way to construct population density maps using cellphone ... Officials in different countries use a variety of techniques to gather census data ...
Phone data could be the census of the future
home.bt.com - 10/29/2014 11:39:29 AM
Mobile phone records could provide more accurate and up-to-date information than traditional census methods for keeping track of populations around the world ... particularly in low income countries, where recent population density information is often ...
Phone call data can accurately map population
Vancouver Desi South Asian news - 10/29/2014 7:21:47 AM
Such maps can offer infrastructure and emergency planners a quicker solution to know more updated data on population density and mobility than even ... weekly or monthly changes across an entire country, at less cost and with greater flexibility ...
Will overpopulation lead to public health catastrophe?
Medical News Today - 10/29/2014 4:18:39 PM
High population density leads to a much higher rate ... rates decline quickly but fertility rates fail to follow, countries can find it harder to reduce poverty." The UN's 2012 Revision of the world population prospects report suggested if we make rapid ...
List of countries by population density
Princeton University - 10/28/2014 2:43:48 AM
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 ...
Researchers Prove Accuracy Of Mobile Phone Population Mapping
Eurasia Review - 10/28/2014 3:29:44 PM
Their findings show maps made using mobile records are detailed, reliable and flexible enough to help inform infrastructure and emergency planners; particularly in low income countries, where recent population density ... 70% of the world’s population ...
The future of innovation belongs to the mega-city
Washington Post - 10/28/2014 7:51:36 AM
Clary/AFP/Getty Images) By 2030, according to the UN, there will be 41 mega-cities around the world ... cities by population) can have a disproportionate impact on the future of national innovation. That’s a pattern repeated around the country, as ...
UW researcher predicts population increase
The Daily - 10/16/2014 8:05:50 AM
As a result, population density in the country is on the rise ... Climate change will also negatively affect the world economy and global agriculture. By 2050, global mean temperature may rise 5 to 7.5 degrees Fahrenheit, which could have a severe impact ...
What if Ebola spreads to India?
forumblog.org - 10/27/2014 10:58:54 AM
Which countries, beyond those in West Africa ... India, with its large emigrant population (the second largest in the world), high urban density and inadequate public health-care infrastructure, potentially has the most to lose if the Ebola virus spreads.
Former UWG president speaks to Rotary
Times-Herald - 10/19/2014 1:45:52 PM
The professor noted that India will soon overtake China as the most populated country in the world. India’s landmass, compared to the greater size of China and the U.S., gives India the highest population density in the world. “India has four times the ...
World View: Forecasting the Ebola Endgame and Global Risk
Breitbart News - 10/19/2014 3:01:38 AM
The same will be true of other countries that the spread of ... what may be more important than total population is population density. The following table lists the most densely populated cities in the world, with a few United States cities added to ...
CDC guidelines 'insufficient' for New York population density -Cuomo
one.trust.org - 10/24/2014 9:10:55 PM
NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Federal guidelines for screening and monitoring travelers from Ebola-affected countries are "insufficient" for the New York City region with its extreme population density, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday.
Datawatch: the growth of city living
Financial Times - 10/22/2014 9:24:37 AM
This year it is estimated that 54 per cent of the world’s population live in cities ... The UN makes no effort to standardise individual countries definitions of urban: population numbers, density and the proportion not working in agriculture and other ...