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UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund

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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect. UNFPA because everyone counts.
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Australian Bureau of Statistics

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The go-to source for information on the population of Australia. 

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Is the World Full or Empty?

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http://storymaps.esri.com/stories/2013/full-and-empty/

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Explore the uneven distribution of human population with this interactive Storymap.

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Don’t Panic – The Facts About Population

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Full hour-long documentary by statistician Hans Rosling on population and the future of the world.

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Peter Phillips's curator insight, November 27, 2013 2:02 PM

Hans Rosling is always worth listening to. A true educator, an entertainer... And almost uniquely in this topic, an optimist.

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2013 Data Sheet - World Population Data Sheet PRB

2013 Data Sheet - World Population Data Sheet PRB | GEP Global perspectives on population for the classroom | Scoop.it
2013 WORLD POPULATION
DATA SHEET

EXPLORE POPULATION TRENDS THROUGH INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS

 POPULATION DATA / 2REGIONAL CLOSE-UP / 3FACTORS THAT AFFECT POPULATION GROWTH / 4REGIONAL TOTAL FERTILITY RATE / 5DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDE: NIGER V. NETHERLANDS / 630 MOST POPULOUS CITIES / 7POOREST COUNTRIES/GREATEST POPULATION INCREASE / 8WEALTH DISPARITIES / 9CASE STUDY: UGANDA & CAMBODIA / 10
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World population

Award-winning videographic — The seventh billion The planet's population has now passed 7 billion. But its growth will start to slow
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The amazing, surprising, Africa-driven demographic future of the Earth, in 9 charts

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The world is poised to change dramatically over the next century, and in ways that you might not expect.
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An examination of populaton trends for the twenty-first century, emphasising upcoming demgraphic transitions and their effects on the world. Featuring interactive population charts.

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Michelle Fulton's curator insight, October 8, 2013 8:45 PM

It is interesting to read about future population projections and impacts of this. 

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Development Progress - exploring what works and why

Rising inequality, increased impacts from climate change, continued undernourishment and hunger. These challenges are real, they are global, and they are hit...
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7 Billion

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There will soon be 7 billion people on the planet. Find out why you shouldn’t panic—at least, not yet.
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Webinar on PRB's 2012 World Population Data Sheet - Population Reference Bureau


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Graphics Bank - Population Reference Bureau


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United Nations Population Division Home Page

Population Division...

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United Nations Population Information Network (POPIN)

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A central clearing house for United Nations population data. 

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Will saving poor children lead to overpopulation? - YouTube

Hans Rosling explains a very common misunderstanding about the world. CC by www.gapminder.org
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Michelle Fulton's curator insight, February 11, 2014 9:02 PM

A good model to explain how minimizing poverty affects population. 

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The largest migration in history: China's migrant workers

Migration from inland villages to coastal cities has transformed China. Now that is changing, as regional cities inland become the new focus of migration patterns.


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CD - The reasons for and effects of internal migration in China.

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Distilled Demographics: Where Do Population Data Come From?

In this Distilled Demographics video, PRB senior demographer Carl Haub explains how demographic data from countries are obtained, highlighting major global surveys and other means.
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Highlights From the World's Youth 2013 Data Sheet

This video highlights key findings from PRB's The World's Youth 2013 Data Sheet, including girls' access to school and early marriage and childbearing.
Early marriage and childbearing remains a concern for many young women around the world—especially those in the poorest regions of the world.The experience of young people around the world varies, not only by region, but also within countries.More progress is needed to ensure that young people, particularly girls, complete school and find a job.
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MigrationsMap.net

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Interactive Migrations Map: Where are migrants coming from? Where have migrants left?
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Interactive map shows the top ten origin countries and destinations for migration for any nation. The data is a few years old, but the visualisation is very effective.

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Link with History and Geography

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Map: Population Density, Global Fertility, And GDP : NPR

Map: Population Density, Global Fertility, And GDP : NPR | GEP Global perspectives on population for the classroom | Scoop.it
To sustain themselves, many nations adopt policies to raise, lower, or maintain their population levels. And while a country's gross domestic product can often help predict its stance, that's not always the case.
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Great resource for VCE Geography on population

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Hans Rosling's 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes - The Joy of Stats - BBC Four

More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wgq0l Hans Rosling's famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport's ...
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A brilliant visualisation of worldwide trends in population and wealth over the last 200 years.

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Home - Population Reference Bureau

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The Population Reference Bureau provides timely and objective information on U.S. and international population trends and their implications.

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2012 World Population Data Sheet - Population Reference Bureau

2012 World Population Data Sheet - Population Reference Bureau | GEP Global perspectives on population for the classroom | Scoop.it

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Health Nutrition Population Statistics, World Bank | Topic Dashboard

worldbank.org - Key health, nutrition and population statistics gathered from a variety of international sources.

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Dementia Cases Expected to Triple by 2050 as World Population Ages - Population Reference Bureau

Across the globe, more than 35 million people are living with dementia, according to recent World Health Organization estimates. This number is expected to more than triple to reach 115 million by 2050 in the wake of world population aging.

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