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World Population Data Sheet 2013

PRB's 2013 Interactive Map

Which countries will grow the most by 2050? Where do people live the longest? What is a country’s per capita income, and what share of income do the poorest fifth and wealthiest fifth have? Find the answers in PRB's interactive map. Browse through 18 indicators organized in six tabs: population, births & deaths, life expectancy, HIV/AIDS, family planning, and income. View data on global, regional, or country maps or tables. You can easily embed the map on your blog or website.

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2013 World Population Data Sheet

The 2013 World Population Data Sheet offers detailed information on 20 population, health, and environment indicators for more than 200 countries. This year's data include: wealth and income disparity, HIV/AIDS prevalence, percent of population with access to improved sanitation, and more.

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This year's data sheet has a special focus on wealth and income disparities. Wendy Baldwin, PRB president and CEO and Carl Haub, PRB senior demographer and co-author of the Data Sheet, conducted a webinar on Sept. 13 and presented major findings from the Data Sheet and answered questions from participants.

This infographic highlights key population trends in our 2013 World Population Data Sheet, and the numbers behind them.

You'll understand what world population looks like in 2013, and what it will look like in 2050. Learn about factors that affect population growth, and where wealth and income disparities are the widest.

  • The difference in world population between developing and developed countries is large: 1.2 billion in developed countries, and 5.9 billion in developing countries. More

  • The wide gulf between high birth rates in developing countries and low birth rates in developed countries, and its consequences, has never been greater. More

  • The "demographic divide" shows differences in the average number of births per woman and the share of the population in their childbearing years. More

  • Inequality in income and wealth is generally large around the world, especially in developing countries. More