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 ...
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 ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 11/21/2010 6:57:52 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 - 9/19/2014 7:57:53 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 ...
Here's What The World Would Look Like If It Were Divided Into Regions Of 100 Million People
The Business Insider - 3/27/2014 1:32:29 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 ...
The World’s Going to Get A Lot More Crowded. Population Projections Hit 11 Billion
newsledge.com - 9/19/2014 2:14:18 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 ...
World population could surpass THIRTEEN billion by the end of the century
Mongabay - 9/18/2014 8:20:33 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 ...
World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 new study predicts
Daily Telegraph - 10/2/2013 12:40:32 AM
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 ...
UN: World Population Could Double by 2100 and We’re Not Equipped to Handle It
Healthline Networks - 9/18/2014 8:42:02 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.
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.
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 ...
At NYC's Density, the World's Population Could Live in Texas
Tree Hugger - 7/27/2011 10:29:00 AM
A series of maps produced by denisty blog Per Square Mile shows that if the entire world's population- 6.9 billion people ... to be said for the benefits of living in the country. But Per Square Mile's density statistics are thought-provoking.
Population Density By State and Suicide Rates
INSIDER MONKEY - 12/26/2010 9:15:19 PM
New Mexico had the second highest suicide rate, followed by Wyoming. Wyoming has the second lowest population density in the country, New Mexico has the sixth lowest. This pattern is supported at the country level as well. The former Soviet states have ...
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 ...
Feeling crowded? World's population expected to hit 11 billion by the end of the century
Yahoo News Canada - 9/18/2014 7:51:55 PM
Growth in the world’s population of humans is showing no signs ... The newly-released projections are based on recent data about fertility, mortality and population levels from most countries. "Many previous projections have been based at least partly ...