Population and Demographics
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The who, why, when and where of people migrating to the USA. The American Immigration Home Page was started as a part of a school project for a 10th grade American History Class. The project was meant to give information as to how immigrants were treated, and why they decided to go to America.
CENSUS - U.S. POP Clock Projection
Resident population of the USA *NOW* and the demographic assumptions made to obtain the figure, such as birth and death rates.
US Census Bureau
From this page you can access population data and pyramids for all the countries of the world. The output is in printer friendly format. Includes birth and death, projected 2025 values and gender variations.
An online tutorial and explanation of the demographic transition model, produced by a UK school. Contains clear introductions to the different stages, and concluded with a comparison between the demographic transition model and population pyramids.
Transition Model (2)
This is more complex look at the model, but has the advantage of large, brightly coloured illustrations, and a number of practical examples showing the model applied to real life events such as measles mortality rates in the usa, scurvy in the UK and mortality in Mexico.
European Union demographic info in Adobe Acrobat .pdf format. The data covers a vast range of information about member states of the European Union (the EU ).
IDB Summary Demographic
World data from the U.S. Census Bureau including the current and projected population, life expectancy and mortality for countries around the world.
on Population and Development
Also known as I.C.P.D
People and Planet Net
A bright and informative site covering a range of population related issues from birth control and reproductive health through to biodiversity and eco-tourism. There is also a very useful picture gallery and the latest online news about population issues.
Advanced level reports
of U.S.A. which shows the ageing, and projected ageing, of the population for
the period between 1950 and 2050
Animated graphic for 1950 to 2050
Age/Sex pyramids for almost all countries
Urban Area Population and Density Trends: 1950-1990: U.S.A.
U.S.A. Life Expectancy
Details of how long people can expect to live in the USA
U.S.A. Population Density Maps - 1960-1990
This is an animated map of the United States of America that shows the ratio of men to women in 48 of the USA states during the period 1790 to 1990.
Racial and Ethnic Divides
A interesting article from the American newspaper,The Washington Post, about immigration to the U.S.A. from Asian and Latin American countries.
The World Village
This page imagines that the entire world population was a village of 100 people. What would the village population look like?
World Population from 1950
The USA government census presents population data and estimates for the world population. The data includes their calculated and predicted annual growth rates and annual increases in population size.
Current estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau
Map showing population density
Totals and changes since 1900
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