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Why What is Where: The Digital Knowledge Source for Geography & Global Affairs
Curated by Allison Anthony
Who said population couldn't be fun!?! Check out this resource!
China And India: The Tortoise And Hare And The Real Weight Of Demographics @Worldcrunch Worldcrunch - Great stories from the world's best news sources
This is a great story comparing China and India, including their populations but also their population structures and how the differences may allow India to surpass China in numbers, as well as economically. There is also a mention of Japan and how their aging and shrinking population has caused them to drop out of the number two spot in the global economy.
The Brazilian government's geographic department (Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística-roughly equivalent to the U.S. Census Bureau) has compiled an fantastic interactive world factbook (available in English and Spanish as well as Portuguese). The ease of navigation allows the user to conduct a specific search of simply explore demographic, economic, environmental and development data on any country in the world.
Tags: population, worldwide, statistics, mapping, zbestofzbest.