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 5:53:15 AM
The World Bank’s recently-released World Development Report contains mounds of fascinating data about the world and, more importantly, the Caribbean. We’ll be doing a series of posts putting together the data, on everything from GDP per capita to life ...
List of countries by population density
Princeton University - 12/15/2014 11:51:09 PM
This is a list of countries and dependencies ranked by human population density, and measured by the number of human inhabitants per square kilometre or square mile. The list includes sovereign states and self-governing dependent territories based upon the ...
Is a Country Merely Empty Space?
Front Page - 12/10/2014 11:57:05 PM
... with the same population density as Macau, you have room for 9.3 billion people. Theoretically, you could move the entire planet’s human population to Sweden. Yet there is even more open space in Antarctica. Is a country simply empty space, waiting ...
The 15 Most Densely Populated Countries in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/28/2014 4:31:10 AM
whether you consider that last item a blessing or a curse actually depends on your personal situation… But some countries are very densely populated, which is not the same thing as being highly populated; population and population density are related but ...
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
is a great perspective on population density. The map's creator, reddit user DMan9797, notes that the data is from July 2013 with minor projections, rounding, and estimations. The map becomes even more fascinating if one looks at this country-by-country ...
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 12/3/1980 11:53:41 PM
Pregnancy comes with lots of changes--particularly for the mothers-to-be. But a new study reveals that men go through some hormonal changes along with their partners. A mysterious burst of methane detected by the Curiosity rover has NASA scientists ...
World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 new study predicts
Daily Telegraph - 10/2/2013 12:40:32 AM
Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, will outstrip the United States with a population of 444 million against a projected 400 million Americans in the middle of the century.
The Countries With the Fastest Growing Populations
Fox Business - 8/2/2011 4:12:39 PM
While population changes will remain flat or decline in developed countries, developing countries, notably those in Africa, will experience tremendous growth. According to David Bloom, a Harvard economist and author of the report 7 Billion and Counting ...
Population density: Bihar, West Bengal among world's most crowded
Hindustan Times - 5/5/2013 7:09:00 PM
In a first for Indian states, the population density of Bihar and West Bengal has breached the 1,000 mark. This makes them more populous than even a sizeable country such as neighbouring Bangladesh, an HT analysis shows. Population density is defined as ...
Mauritian population density among 10 highest in the world
Le Matinal - 1/26/2014 4:02:23 PM
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.
Kaziranga has highest density of tiger population in world
Deccan Herald - 4/28/2010 11:53:28 PM
Releasing the study report, Forest and Environment Minister Rockybul Hussain said, "KNP has the highest density of tigers compared to any tiger habitats in the world...It is a matter of pride for us that when in the rest of the country tiger population has ...
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.
World population could surpass 13 BILLION by the end of the century
Mongabay - 9/17/2014 11:56:29 PM
"While this is large, it does not imply unprecedented population density: it would make Africa's population ... on policies that could accelerate fertility decline in high-fertility countries and so slow population growth." Human population growth over ...
The Developing World's Urban Population Could Triple by 2210
citylab.com - 2/20/2014 3:32:44 PM
Overall population growth – as well as urban population growth – will start to level off after that, according to their research. In economically developed countries ... to accommodate those fleeing the high-density cities that exist today.
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 ...