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 ...
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 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.
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 ...
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 - 9/22/2014 10:10:20 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 ...
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 ...
Hey, U.N.: Climate change and population are related
Grist - 9/18/2014 5:04:18 AM
But most of the climate change the world is currently experiencing stems ... Many governments of least-developed countries themselves recognize population size or density as impediments to climate-change adaptation, as noted by these two peer-reviewed ...
Billionaires Homes Around The World: New York City Houses 103 Of The Richest People On The Planet
International Business Times - 10/1/2014 10:53:57 AM
Of the 2,325 billionaires in the world, 103 live in New York City. Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014 The U.S. has 571 billionaires, with a collective worth of $2.26 trillion, the highest population of any country, but only New York and Los Angeles ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Global population to reach 8 Billion by 2024
Dubai Chronicle - 6/25/2014 6:45:06 AM
Despite, China’s Macau will have the highest population density by 2050, followed ... The top 10 of the world’s most populated countries will be quite different from what we know it today. For instance, Japan and the Russian Federation will be pushed ...