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  City Population
Population of all countries and of the principal agglomerations of the world
Population grow of the administrative divisions and major cities
Population density of the administrative divisions and major cities
www.citypopulation.de   (60 words)

 United Nations Population Division Home Page
Population and development in the United Nations system is under the responsibility of different intergovernmental bodies whose work is supported by the Secretariat of the United Nations and its affiliated agencies, programmes and funds.
Within the United Nations work in the area of population is reviewed by a three-tiered system consisting of the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and the Commission on Population and Development.
Population and development issues in the United Nations system are treated by various entities.
www.un.org /esa/population   (114 words)

  Population Index
Population Index is the primary reference tool to the world's population literature.
As a special bonus, we are also including four full-length articles that appeared in the hard copy of Population Index and were later made available on the website.
Copying, storage, or distribution of the intellectual property of Population Index is forbidden.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Population&bdcr=2&bdcu=http://popindex.princeton.edu/&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-BB65AA2C-3BF4-00DD-F304-AB04926DBDEE-ym   (394 words)

Population levels must be reduced and growth rates reduced at a break-neck pace to avoid catastrophe.
Population density in many places is too high, but this is a matter of social relations, not population per se.
Still, it is undeniably true that population can't just keep growing without eventually causing serious ecological consequences, so reducing rates of growth of population to a point of steady state is an important item on any progressive agenda, even if it isn't the apocalyptic priority that some people suggest.
www.zmag.org /zmag/articles/albert3.htm   (2140 words)

  Population, by Ronald Demos Lee: The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics: Library of Economics and Liberty
Population aging generates intense political pressures to modify this implicit social contract by such devices as delaying the age of retirement or reducing the size of the benefit.
Although population aging and bulging age distributions are real concerns, many people's greater fear is that global population growth will overwhelm the capacity of economies and of the global ecosystem.
Worries about population growth have now come full circle: from the classical concern for limited land, to the emphasis on physical capital, to more recent emphasis on human capital and the ameliorative influence of competitive markets, to beneficial aspects of population growth, and back once again to the natural constraints urged by ecologists.
www.econlib.org /library/Enc/Population.html   (2230 words)

  Population - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Populate, as a verb, means the process of increasing the population of a geographic area, as by procreation or immigration.
Population decline is a decrease in a region's population.
Population transfer is a policy by which a state forces the movement of a large group of people from one region to another, often on the basis of their ethnicity or religion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Population   (2276 words)

 Population - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Populate, as a verb, means the process of populating a geographic area, as by procreation or immigration.
The age and gender distribution of a population within a given nation or region is commonly represented by means of a population pyramid.
Population transfer is a term referring to a policy by which a state forces the movement of a large group of people out of a region, most frequently on the basis of their ethnicity or religion.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Population   (1775 words)

 Livingston County MI - General Info - Population
In 2010 a population of 187,725 is estimated and in 2020 a population of 219,674 is estimated.
From 1980 to 1990 the percent of population that is 65 plus increased 4.6 percent in Macomb County, 2 percent in Oakland, 1.2 percent in Livingston, 1.1 percent in Washtenaw and.4 percent in Wayne.
The Asian population is relatively evenly distributed throughout the County with the highest concentration (111) in Brighton Township.
co.livingston.mi.us /general_info/population.htm   (1957 words)

 Human Population and its Limits ( 3-Aug-2006)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Population moralists criticize people who have large families and demand that they be taxed extra.
Therefore, the burden the population complainers put on the next generation by not having children is much larger than the burden imposed by my children's use of resources.
The population complainers often produce fierce remedies for what they presume the problem to be.
www-formal.stanford.edu /jmc/progress/population.html   (2158 words)

With an average population of 107 inhabitants per km², France is relatively densely populated in global terms.
At first, there was population growth in both town centres and suburbs, but in the 1970s, this trend was reversed and the populations of most city centres and inner suburbs of the larger conurbations decreased in size.
France’s working population (by which we mean people currently in work, those seeking work and those who have taken early retirement) stood at 26 million in 2000, 45.3% of the total population.
www.ambafrance-au.org /article.php3?id_article=461   (2276 words)

In 1990, the population of the Amarillo MSA was 187,547.
The 1999 population estimate for the Amarillo MSA is 222,122 as prepared and adopted by the Amarillo Population Technical Committee.
Population affects the demand for the future development of utilities, transportation, schools, parks, businesses, etc., as well as the amount of land for each land use and activity.
www.ci.amarillo.tx.us /departments/planning/compplan/population.htm   (2414 words)

 List of countries by population - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Population figure is from the CIA World Factbook (as of 2005-07-01).
The Statistical Institute of the Republic of Cyprus shows a population of 749,200 (2004 Census).
^ Consists of the bailiwicks of Guernsey (with a population as of the 2001 census of 62,101) and Jersey (with a population as of the 2001 census of 87,186)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_countries_by_population   (443 words)

 Rockefeller Commission on Population and the American Future - Intro and Chapter 1
By the same token, because population is so tightly interwoven with all of these concerns, whatever success we have in resolving these problems will contribute to easing the complex system of pressures that impel population growth.
The “population problem” of the developing countries may be more pressing at this time, but in the longer perspective, it is both proper and in our best interest to participate fully in the worldwide search for the good life, which must include the eventual stabilization of our numbers.
In this view, the population problem is regarded more as the sum of such individual problems than as a societal problem transcending the interests of individuals; the welfare of individuals and that of the general society are seen as congruent, at least at this point in history.
www.population-security.org /rockefeller/001_population_growth_and_the_american_future.htm   (2169 words)

 The Saudi Arabian Information Resource - Population
Currently, it is estimated that almost half the Saudi population is under the age of 20.
As an indication of the growth of urbanization, we quote the population figures for the city of Riyadh, capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In 1862 (1372/73 AH), the population (as estimated by W. Palgrave) was 7,500.
www.saudinf.com /main/a4.htm   (204 words)

 Population Issues
While population growth rates have slowed since their peak in the 1960s, the numbers being added to the population each year continue to be huge, in part because of the growth in the numbers of people of reproductive age.
Population growth is not the only threat facing humanity, but it will be a major contributor to the crises that await us in the coming century.
Yet, global population growth during and since the Green Revolution is continuing to consume more and more of the expanding food base, leading to a decline in per capita availability of cereal grains on a global basis over the last 15 years.
www.populationmedia.org /issues/issues.html   (1521 words)

 DCS - Population Statistics...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Population is concerned with its size or numbers, its structure and characteristics, its distribution and the changes taking place in it over a period of time.
The first systematic and scientific population census was taken in 1871 and it showed a population of 2.4 million.
Population census provides reliable and detailed benchmark statistics on the size, distribution and composition of population.
www.statistics.gov.lk /population/index.htm   (1152 words)

 Population Genetics (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Population genetics is a field of biology that studies the genetic composition of biological populations, and the changes in genetic composition that result from the operation of various factors, including natural selection.
Population geneticists pursue their goals by developing abstract mathematical models of gene frequency dynamics, trying to extract conclusions from those models about the likely patterns of genetic variation in actual populations, and testing the conclusions against empirical data.
Population genetics is intimately bound up with the study of evolution and natural selection, and is often regarded as the theoretical cornerstone of modern Darwinism.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/population-genetics   (9407 words)

 The First Measured Century: Book: Section 1.6
At the beginning of the century, 60 percent of the population lived in or around places with fewer than 2,500 inhabitants, and most were involved in farming.
The combined population of the ten largest American cities in 1900 was slightly more than 9 million.
The share of the U.S. population that lived in the suburbs doubled from 1900 to 1950 and doubled again from 1950 to 2000 (see lower chart).
www.pbs.org /fmc/book/1population6.htm   (364 words)

While the population is ageing, growth has also been slower than predictions.
The population on census day last year was 58,789,194 - about one million lower than estimates.
The population of southern England and London is continuing to grow while northern areas decline.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/shared/spl/hi/uk/03/census_2001/html/population.stm   (181 words)

 MidEast Web - Population of Palestine
Analysis of population by sub-districts shows that Arab population tended to increase the most between 1931 and 1948 in the same areas where there were large proportions of Jews.
It might indicate that an unregistered and illegal population of 100,000 was included in the refugees, or it might be due to serious and systematic undercounting of Arab population by the Mandate authorities.
According to official estimates, the population of Palestine grew from 750,000 at the census of 1922 to 1,765,000 at the end of 1944.
www.mideastweb.org /palpop.htm   (4399 words)

 Argument - Trends in Population Growth
This is equivalent to a population increase of roughly 261 million people between 1995 and 2025 and a population decline of 3.7 million between 2025 and 2050 (see Table 2).
I have used population and area data for 2,550 counties, cities, and city districts from the Chinese Ministry of Public Security to analyze the spatial distribution of the Chinese population in 1992.
Almost all of China's population is concentrated in less than one-third of the country, where the average population density is greater than that of Belgium.
www.iiasa.ac.at /Research/LUC/ChinaFood/argu/trends/trend_10.htm   (2018 words)

The population is growing by about 2 percent a year, giving the Philippines one of the world’s highest population-growth rates.
The high birthrate contributes to a predominantly young population; in 2001 about 57 percent of the population was under the age of 25.
The Muslim population of the Philippines lives mostly in the southern islands of Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago.
www.philippineembassy-usa.org /about/population.htm   (2236 words)

 CAIN: Background Information on Northern Ireland Society - Population
The population in Northern Ireland has been increasing steadily for the past number of years, and according to future projections, it will continue to do so for the next 20 years or so.
It has also a relatively young population, with 54.6% being under the age of 35, and 24.7% of whom are under 16 years of age.
This figure of 8.9 (per 1000 of the population) in Northern Ireland in 1997 compares with 10.7 in the UK as a whole, 8.6 in the Republic of Ireland, 10.6 in England and Wales, and 11.6 in Scotland for the same year.
cain.ulst.ac.uk /ni/popul.htm   (1512 words)

The density of population varies in different regions of the country, but as to its average density, Uzbekistan is ahead of other CIS or Central Asian countries.
Due to high population growth, the average density of population in 1995 was 50.4 per sq.
The picture is sharply different in many CIS stales which have a decreasing population in the countryside, mainly because of movement to towns, declining birthrates and increasing levels of mortality.
www.umid.uz /Main/Uzbekistan/Population/population.html   (1513 words)

 Best gobal population websites!
Population Action International covers the politics of reproductive health and environmental impacts of population.
Population Council wants to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations to achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources.
United Nations Population Fund extends assistance to developing countries at their request to help them address reproductive health and population issues.
www.care2.com /channels/ecoinfo/population   (643 words)

The population of the MSA grew at a faster rate than the State of Texas and the United States from 1890 to 1970.
The 1990 population of 157,615 persons was thought to be an undercount by the U.S. Bureau of Census, however, no adjustment was made to the total.
The percent of African-American population under the age of 18 is 37% as compared to 25% of the white population.
www.wtamu.edu /research/ttird/pscc/population.htm   (441 words)

 Checks on Population Growth
As the human population grows, jungles are cleared for agriculture, farms are paved for shopping centers, rivers are dammed for hydroelectric power and irrigation, etc. Although wildlife sanctuaries are being established, they must be made large enough so that they can support populations large enough to survive density-independent checks when they strike.
The house finch, Carpodacus mexicanus, — native to western North America — is a recent immigrant to the eastern United States where it is parasitized by a mycoplasma that reduces the lifespan and fecundity of the birds.
Because of this lag, one might expect that the lemming population would continue to outstrip the weasel population until the lemmings bumped into the carrying capacity of their environment (e.g., availability of food and nesting sites).
users.rcn.com /jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/P/Populations2.html   (3620 words)

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