Temporal Info: 
Annual
Units: 
People (thousands)
Source: 
UN 2012
Footnote: 

Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2010 Revision, http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp/Excel-Data/population.htm

Population is total number of people residing within a country in a given year. The data is compiled by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat using census and survey results from each countries. One should keep in mind that data reliability varies among countries, but the U.N. demographic models are widely accepted because they employ well-understood assumptions.

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