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
List of countries by population density
Princeton University - 10/25/2014 12:17:02 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 ...
UW researcher predicts population increase
The Daily - 10/15/2014 11:59:04 PM
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 ...
An Ebola Outbreak Contained: What U.S. And Other Nations Can Learn From Nigeria
Forbes - 10/20/2014 9:44:18 PM
Today, the country of Nigeria is free ... largest in the U.S., with combined population of 6.5 million people). But Dallas and Lagos each cover the exact same area: 386 square miles. Despite this population density and a nation that was facing its first ...
World population could surpass 13 BILLION by the end of the century
Mongabay - 9/17/2014 11:56:29 PM
The new study further demolishes the long-held theory that human population growth will quit growing by mid-century and then fall. "Analysis of these data reveals that, contrary to previous literature, world population is unlikely to stop growing this ...
UN: World Population Could Double by 2100 and We’re Not Equipped to Handle It
Healthline Networks - 9/18/2014 9:24:59 PM
Few people in the developed world consider the sheer number ... with 95 percent confidence that Africa's population will rise from one billion to between 3.1 and 5.7 billion by 2100, bringing the population density in Africa to the level of China today.
60% of crude oil yet to be produced by 2040 – ExxonMobil
Businessday - 10/16/2014 10:21:50 AM
The increased energy demand would be driven by population growth, improved living standards and expanded urbanization, adding that the world will require all forms ... portability and high energy density. Natural gas will continue to be the fastest ...
Africa's Population Will Quadruple by 2100. What Does That Mean for its Cities?
citylab.com - 9/18/2014 11:55:18 PM
In Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, present-day density rates are already larger than China ... Also, Nigeria will likely boast one of the world’s youngest population bases by the end of the century. Density in Africa overall may not be ...
Why Australia’s outback is globally important
THE CONVERSATION - 10/14/2014 7:42:34 PM
These are part of our country’s essence ... distance from major population centres, relatively intact natural environments, low human population density, relatively infertile soils and low productivity. So defined, the Australian Outback comprises ...
World population to keep growing this century, hit 11 billion by 2100
Phys.org - 9/18/2014 4:45:48 PM
The top panel shows total world population ... higher in all countries in all years in the future is very low," Raftery said. The new method uses statistical models to narrow the range, finding an 80 percent probability that the population in 2100 will ...
A World With 11 Billion People? New Population Projections Shatter Earlier Estimates
National Geographic - 9/18/2014 10:22:15 PM
Both groups foresee India becoming the world's most populous country, with its numbers peaking around 2070 and declining to around 1.5 or 1.6 billion by 2100. Where they differ most is in their estimates of the coming population decline in China and of the ...
World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Ranking: Pakistan to be among top 50 countries by 2025
Business Recorder - 8/15/2014 4:18:43 AM
Food insecure population will be reduced from 60% to 30% by 2025. About achieving sustained, indigenous and inclusive growth, it was said that by 2025, Pakistan will be one of the largest 25 economies in the world, leading to Upper Middle Income country ...
Cities are lapping countries on climate action
Grist - 9/29/2014 8:18:50 AM
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 ... to an American who associates urban density with energy efficiency. But North America and ...
The World’s Going to Get A Lot More Crowded. Population Projections Hit 11 Billion
newsledge.com - 9/19/2014 8:19:22 PM
Today, there’s just over 7 billion people across the world ... that still have low population density such as Africa. Birth rates in sub-Saharan Africa have not been falling as fast as predicted. Sub-Saharan Africa are the countries south of Algeria ...
Ebola’s Next Frontier
Mareeg - 10/23/2014 9:19:16 PM
NEW DELHI –Mareeg.com- 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 ...
Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary named among the best places to live in the world by The Economist
Financial Post - 8/19/2014 5:21:23 PM
The report noted the world’s most livable cities were often mid-sized cities in wealthier countries with low population density. “This can foster a range of recreational activities without leading to high crime levels or overburdened infrastructure,” ...