|16||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||85,281,024|
|93||United Arab Emirates||9,701,315|
Definition: This entry gives an estimate from the US Bureau of the Census based on statistics from population censuses, vital statistics registration systems, or sample surveys pertaining to the recent past and on assumptions about future trends. The total population presents one overall measure of the potential impact of the country on the world and within its region. Note: Starting with the 1993 Factbook, demographic estimates for some countries (mostly African) have explicitly taken into account the effects of the growing impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. These countries are currently: The Bahamas, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2019See also: Population map
Shrinking country: Serbia struggles with population decline
Washington Post - 2/10/2020 11:02:00 AM
However it’s measured, the numbers look stark. According to the World Bank, Serbia’s population of just below 7 million is projected to fall to 5.8 million by 2050. That would represent a 25% fall since 1990. The Serbian government says the Balkan country is effectively losing a town each year, and that as many as 18 municipalities have ...
Whale shark population declined by 63pc in 75 yrs: WTI
YAHOO! - 2/20/2020 12:11:00 AM
Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) said whale sharks, the largest living fish in the world, are vanishing from the face of the earth ... dialogue with countries to protect this mega fauna which migrates from one country's coast to another and gets killed on the way. 'The population of these large and vulnerable aquatic animals which are deliberately ...
Expert: Deadly Viral Outbreak Could Infect 60% of World Population
Futurism - 2/11/2020 9:28:00 PM
“Is 60-80 percent of the world’s population going to get infected? Maybe not,” Leung told The Guardian. “Maybe this will come in waves. Maybe the virus is going to attenuate its lethality because it certainly doesn’t help it if it kills everybody in its path, because it will get killed as well.” Leung also said that other countries ...
Coronavirus could infect 60% of the world's population if it is left 'unchecked,' a leading disease expert warned
Business Insider on MSN.com - 2/11/2020 12:25:37 PM
The current estimated "attack rate" of the coronavirus could lead to 60-80% of the world's population being infected, suggests Dr Gabriel Leung.
Coronavirus Epidemic Could Infect Two-Thirds of World’s Population: WHO Scientist
Insurance Journal - 2/14/2020 7:38:00 AM
As the number of coronavirus cases jumps dramatically in China, a top infectious-disease scientist warns that things could get far worse: Two-thirds of the world’s population could catch it ... in China and beyond before they went into effect, Longini said. The country boosted its count of those infected by almost 15,000 on Thursday after ...
WTI: Whale shark population declined by 63% in 75 years
The Pioneer - 2/19/2020 8:17:00 PM
Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) said whale sharks, the largest living fish in the world, are vanishing from the face of the earth ... with countries to protect this mega fauna which migrates from one country's coast to another and gets killed on the way. “The population of these large and vulnerable aquatic animals which are deliberately ...
Claims of 2/3 world population likely getting COVID-19 infection debunked
Global Times - 2/17/2020 5:35:00 PM
Gabriel Leung, a public health professor at the University of Hong Kong, has also said to Bloomberg that "close to two-thirds of the world could potentially catch the virus if it is left unchecked." The estimation of two-thirds of the global population potentially ... If the outbreak continues, other countries and regions will face growing ...
Whale shark population declined by 63% in 75 yrs: Wildlife Trust of India
MSN - 2/19/2020 3:49:00 PM
said whale sharks, the largest living fish in the world, are vanishing from the face of the earth due to factors like climate change, rampant fishing and ocean pollution.
The 20 countries facing population collapse
Business Insider - 1/17/2020 3:56:00 PM
The BBC recently highlighted attempts to slow Bulgaria's population decline — the fastest in the world — by improving educational and economic opportunities in the country, making it more ...
Here's a World Map Adjusted for Each Country's Internet Population
Gizmodo UK - 9/27/2019 12:03:00 PM
Taking 2011 data on both a country's internet users and total population from the World Bank, this map actually presents us with two different bits of knowledge. The countries themselves are ...