UNITED NATIONS WORLD POPULATION DATABASE
Select variables, region, year and GO!
WHERE DO PEOPLE LIVE?
Back in 1959, Earth had five billion people. By 2050, the world population is expected to grow to more than nine billion people. Check out the World Almanac for Kids Online for more information.
Check out what's happening right now with population, births and deaths. World statistics updated in real time.
Check out the COUNTRIES & PLACES section for information on Arctic countries and cities. There's just about everything in this library that you'd ever need to know about the Arctic, listed both ALPHABETICALLY and by CATEGORY. Ideal for students. (Double-click any word on these pages for a "pop-up" definition.)
6 BILLION HUMAN BEINGS
The exhibit and interactive game will help you understand why the world's population has
exploded in recent years (Requires Shockwave plug-in).
The population is now threatening to reach the stage where there are simply too many people for the planet to support.
The total population of both the World and the U.S.A., projected to the time you click on this link.
WORLD POPULATION CALCULATOR
Calculate world population for any year from 1970 to well into the future.
This page allows you to obtain graphs that show the distribution of population by age and sex for over 227 countries and areas. How many people in your age group? This is interesting stuff, I'll tell ya!
COUNTRIES RANKED BY POPULATION
Find the largest countries for any year 1950 to 2050.
U.S CENSUS BUREAU
A whole bunch of census information here. Projections, income, poverty, housing and more...
An educational resource for global population. Population education helps students appreciate the interdependence of people, animals, natural resources, food industry, and land.
Latest news from the World News Network.
On these web pages, you'll find many population statistics and maps of cities and countries from all over the world.
SEARCH POPULATION INDEX
You may search the Population Index database for 1986-2000 by author, subject, geographical region
and/or year. Just type one or more words in any of the fields and
click on the "Search" button.
ARCTIC POPULATION MAP
Total and indigenous populations of the Arctic by Arctic area of each country.
WORLD OVERPOPULATION AWARENESS
Population, and specifically, overpopulation, has become a neglected and even unpopular issue. Overpopulation is a serious problem getting worse every year: if we continue at the current rate, population will double to over 11 billion by 2035.