Statistical Data of World

 GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (WORLD)

 

STATISTICAL DATA OF WORLD

 

 Census of world

 

World population: Based on the World Bank Report and United Nations statistics, the world's population at present (January 2004) is 6.3 billion and will rise to 9 billion by 2050.

 

Population Statistics

 

Year

Estimated Population

1950

2.5      billion

1960

3.027 billion

1970

3.678  billion

1980

4.478  billion

1990

5.333 billion

2000

6.07    billion

     

 Growth Rate: According to 2000 estimates, the population increases by 1.29 percent, that   would add 85 million people annually to the world population.

Birth Rate:   The birth rate which was estimated at 30.4/1000 in 1975, had reduced to 28/1000 in the '90s and    was 25.6/1000 by 2000 AD. Recent estimates of 2004 suggest the birth rate to be 20.24/1000.

Death Rate: The death rate estimated at 123/1000 in 1975, reduced to 10/1000 in the '90s and was expected to reduce to 9/1000 by 2000 AD. For year 2003, it was 833%, that is, out of every 113 people, I would die.                                         

The annual increase in the world population estimated at 1.8% reduced to 1.4% by 2000.

     Highest Birth Rate:Niger in Africa is reported to have the highest birth rate in the world, that is, about 51.45/1000 of 1000 of population.

Lowest Birth Rate:  Excluding the Vatican City (having nil birth rate), Lativa has the lowest birth rate of    51.54 /1000.

Highest Death Rate:  Botswana (26.26/1000)    

Lowest Death Rate:   Northern Marina (2.41/1000)

 

About 90% of the world's population lives in the northern hemisphere of which about 60% lives in Asia alone; and  30% lives in the temperate latitudes (mainly Europe) and barely 1% lives beyond 60% north. Asia is the most densely ppopulated continent in the world followed by Europe (including Russia), South America and North America.

     

China is the world's most populous country with over 1,256,167,701 People as in 2002. About 25% of the world's population lives in China alone.

 

      The average density of population is estimated 130 persons'sq km. And that of India is 324 persons per sq km. The Portuguese province of Macau (Macao) on the southern coast of China is the most densely populated territory-461,833 in an area of 25 sq km with a density of 18,000 per square kilometer.

       

           

World Population Growth,

 

World’s Most Populous

Year 1 to 2050

 

Countries 2005

1

200 million

 

1.

China

1,306,313,812

1000

275 million

 

2.

India

1,080,264,388

1500

450 million

 

3.

Unites States   

295,734,134

1750

700 million

 

4.

Indonesia

241,973,879

1850

1.2  billion

 

5.

Brazil

186,112,794

1900

1.6   billion

 

6.

Pakistan

162,419,946

1950

2.55 billion

 

7.

Bangladesh

144,319,628

1955

2.8   billion

 

8.

Russia

143,420,309

1960

3     billion

 

9.

Nigeria

128,771,988

1965

3.3  billion

 

10.

Japan

127,417,244

1970

3.7  billion

       

1975

4     billion

       

1980

4.5  billion

       

1985

4.85 billion

       

1990

5.3   billion

       

1995

5.7   billion

       

2000

6.1   billion

       

2005

6.45  billion

       

2010

6.8   billion

       

2020

7.5  billion

       

2040

8.6  billion

       

2050

9    billion

       

 

 

               

Most Populous Cities of the World

 

World’s Most Populous

Rank

City

Population

Year

 

Urban Agglomeration:2005

1.

Mumbai (Bombay), India

11,914,398

2001c

 

1.

Tokyo, Japan                  

35,327,000

2.

Shanghai, China

10.996,500

2003e

 

2.

Mexico City, Mexico        

19,013,000

3.

Sao Paulo, Brazil

10,677.02

2003e

 

3.

New York-Newark, U.S.   

18,498,000

4.

Seoul, South Korea

10,207,296

2002e

 

4.

Mumbai (Bombay), India  

18,336,000

5.

Moscow, Russia

10,101,500

2001c

 

5.

Sao Paulo, Brazil             

18,336,000

6.

Delhi, India

9,817,439

2001c

 

6.

Sao Paulo, Brazil            

15,334,000

7.

Karachi, Pakistan

9,339,023

1998c

 

7.

Calcutta, India                

14,299,000

8.

Istanbul, Turkey

8,831,805

2000c

 

8.

Buenos Aires, Argentina   

13,349,000

9.

Beijing, China

8,689,000

2001e

 

9.

Jakarta, Indonesia           

13,194,000

10.

Mexico City, Mexico

8,591,309

2000c

 

10.

Shanghai, China             

12,665,000

 

 

             

HIGHEST POPULATION

 

LOWEST POPULATION

DENSITY (per sq ml): 2006

 

DENSITY (per sq ml): 2006

1.

Monaco

43,046

 

1.

Western Sahara

2.7

2.

Singapore

16,548

 

2.

Mongolia

4.6

 

3.

Namibia

6.4

3.

Malta

3,266

 

4.

Australia

6.8

4.

Maldives

3,014

 

5.

Surinam

7

5.

Bahrain

2,681

 

6.

Botswana

7.1

6.

Bangladesh

2,596

 

7.

Iceland

7.5

 

8.

Mauritania

7.8

7.

Barbados

1,678

 

9.

Libya

8.5

 

10.

Canada

8.5

8.

Taiwan

1,648

       

9.

Nauru

1, 609

       
       

10.

Mauritius

1,562

       

 

 

             
 

 

 

 

     

HIGHEST INFANT MORTALITY

 

LOWEST INFANT MORTALITY RATE

 

RATE (deaths per 1,000 birth):2006

 

(deaths per 1,000 birth): 2006

 

1.     

Western Sahara     

191.2

 

 

 

2.     

Angolan

163.1

 

1.

Singapore

2.3

 

3.     

Afghanistan  

143.1

 

2.

Sweden

2.8

 

4.     

Sierra Leone          

130.8

 

3.

Iceland

3.3

 

5.     

Mozambique

128.9

 

4.

Japan

3.3

 

6.     

Liberia

121.7

 

5.

Finland 

3.6

 

7.     

Niger    

116.8

 

6.

Norway   

3.7

 

8.     

Mali 

116.7

 

7.

Czech Republic      

3.9

 

9.     

Somalia  

110.8

 

8.

Malta 

3.9

 

10.  

Tajikistan

107.2

 

9.

Andorra 

4

         

10.

Belarus

4.2