World Economic Outlook Database, April 2008

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes2007
Afghanistan, Rep. of.PopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Afghanis
Data last updated: 03/200827,407
AlbaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. INSTAT
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Albanian leks
Data last updated: 01/20083,166
AlgeriaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Algerian dinars
Data last updated: 03/200834,400
AngolaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency:  Angolan kwanzas
Data last updated: 03/200816,329
Antigua and BarbudaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/20080,083
ArgentinaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Argentine pesos
Data last updated: 03/200839,356
ArmeniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Armenian drams
Data last updated: 03/20083,471
AustraliaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics Time Series Statistics Plus
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Australian dollars
Data last updated: 03/200820,983
AustriaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/20088,277
AzerbaijanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Notes: Data prior to 1994 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Azerbaijan manat
Data last updated: 03/20088,551
Bahamas, ThePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Mid-year projections based on Census
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Bahamian dollars
Data last updated: 02/20080,333
BahrainPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. For data prior to 1990, the source is IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Bahrain dinars
Data last updated: 03/20080,764
BangladeshPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Bangladesh taka
Data last updated: 02/2008159,005
BarbadosPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Barbados dollars
Data last updated: 02/20080,275
BelarusPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Belarusian rubels
Data last updated: 03/20089,647
BelgiumPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/200810,660
BelizePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Belize dollars
Data last updated: 02/20080,311
BeninPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 01/20087,856
BhutanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Bhutanese ngultrum
Data last updated: 02/20080,650
BoliviaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Bolivianos
Data last updated: 03/20089,828
Bosnia and HerzegovinaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Notes: No census has been taken since 1990 (pre-war); data estimated by national authority.
Primary domestic currency:  Convertible marka
Data last updated: 03/20083,982
BotswanaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Botswana pula
Data last updated: 03/20081,561
BrazilPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Brazilian reais
Data last updated: 03/2008189,335
Brunei DarussalamPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Prime Minister's Office, Economic Planning and Development Department
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Brunei dollars
Data last updated: 03/20080,385
BulgariaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Bulgarian leva
Data last updated: 03/20087,637
Burkina FasoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/200813,727
BurundiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: IMF estimation
Primary domestic currency:  Burundi francs
Data last updated: 03/20087,794
CambodiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Cambodian riels
Data last updated: 03/200814,339
CameroonPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/200818,855
CanadaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Canadian dollars
Data last updated: 03/200832,934
Cape VerdePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Cape Verde escudos
Data last updated: 02/20080,494
Central African RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/20084,270
ChadPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/20089,493
ChilePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Chilean pesos
Data last updated: 03/200816,580
ChinaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 03/20081321,052
ColombiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: EMED - Emerging Markets Economic Data
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Colombian pesos
Data last updated: 03/200847,517
ComorosPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Comorian francs
Data last updated: 03/20080,639
Congo, Democratic Republic ofPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 1983
Notes: There has not been a census since 1983. 
Primary domestic currency:  Congo francs
Data last updated: 03/200861,053
Congo, Republic ofPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/20083,547
Costa RicaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Costa Rican colones
Data last updated: 03/20084,443
Côte d'IvoirePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/200818,750
CroatiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Croatian kunas
Data last updated: 03/20084,436
CyprusPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/20080,780
Czech RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Czech koruny
Data last updated: 03/200810,270
DenmarkPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Danish kroner
Data last updated: 03/20085,447
DjiboutiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Official population data are not available. Data prior to 1993 are taken from the World Bank World Development Indicators; other data are from U.N. sources.
Latest actual data: IMF estimation. There has been no census; all reported data should be considered as estimates.
Primary domestic currency:  Djibouti francs
Data last updated: 03/20080,765
DominicaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/20080,072
Dominican RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Dominican pesos
Data last updated: 03/20088,776
EcuadorPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 03/200813,730
EgyptPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Mid-year population estimates
Source: Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Egyptian pounds
Data last updated: 03/200873,574
El SalvadorPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 03/20087,130
Equatorial GuineaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Notes: The data correspond to the official 2001 Census data. From 2001 onwards, the 2.9% population growth rate was provided by the authorities. 
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 02/20081,205
EritreaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: UN Population Prospects 2006
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Eritrean nakfa
Data last updated: 03/20084,679
EstoniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Estonian krooni
Data last updated: 03/20081,342
EthiopiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Ethiopian birr
Data last updated: 03/200877,173
FijiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Fiji dollars
Data last updated: 02/20080,869
FinlandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA)
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/20085,258
FrancePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/200861,676
GabonPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff. In close cooperation with World Bank and country authorities.
Latest actual data: IMF estimation
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/20081,433
Gambia, ThePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Gambian dalasis
Data last updated: 02/20081,589
GeorgiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Prior to 1993, population data include Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Georgian lari
Data last updated: 03/20084,371
GermanyPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Notes: Data until 1990 refers to German federation only (West Germany). Data from 1991 refer to United Germany.
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/200882,200
GhanaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: IMF estimation
Notes: Data cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Ghanaian cedis
Data last updated: 01/200821,970
GreecePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/200811,128
GrenadaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/20080,106
GuatemalaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Guatemalan quetzales
Data last updated: 03/200813,308
GuineaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Notes: Data prior to 1995 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Guinean francs
Data last updated: 02/20089,958
Guinea-BissauPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 01/20081,669
GuyanaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency:  Guyana dollars
Data last updated: 01/20080,761
HaitiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Haitian gourdes
Data last updated: 01/20088,630
HondurasPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Honduran lempiras
Data last updated: 03/20087,509
Hong Kong SARPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Hong Kong dollars
Data last updated: 03/20086,972
HungaryPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO)
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Hungarian forint
Data last updated: 03/200810,056
IcelandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Icelandic krónur
Data last updated: 03/20080,313
IndiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2001. Latest decennial official census took place in 2001. Data after 2001 are projections.
Primary domestic currency:  Indian rupees
Data last updated: 03/20081123,967
IndonesiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Indonesian rupiah
Data last updated: 03/2008224,938
Iran, Islamic Republic ofPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Iranian rials
Data last updated: 03/200870,875
IrelandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Central Statistical Office of Ireland (CSO).
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/20084,315
IsraelPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Israeli new sheqalim
Data last updated: 03/20087,205
ItalyPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/200858,671
JamaicaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Jamaica dollars
Data last updated: 03/20082,686
JapanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Global Insight and Nomura database.
Latest actual data: 2005. Actual surveys are taken every 5 years with the lastest one being in 2005. The authorities project population on a monthly basis, which was last done January 2008.
Primary domestic currency:  Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/2008127,761
JordanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Jordanian dinars
Data last updated: 03/20085,728
KazakhstanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Notes: Data prior to 1996 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Kazakhstani tenge
Data last updated: 03/200815,120
KenyaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Kenya shillings
Data last updated: 03/200834,653
KiribatiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Australian dollars
Data last updated: 03/20080,098
KoreaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Korean won
Data last updated: 03/200848,456
KuwaitPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Planning, Central Statistical Office, and Civil Information Authority
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Kuwaiti dinars
Data last updated: 03/20083,310
Kyrgyz RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Kyrgyz soms
Data last updated: 03/20085,253
Lao People's Democratic RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Lao kip
Data last updated: 03/20086,140
LatviaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Beginning of year population estimates.
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Latvian lats
Data last updated: 03/20082,281
LebanonPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Also: IMF staff.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Lebanese pounds
Data last updated: 03/20083,751
LesothoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Lesotho maloti
Data last updated: 03/20082,407
LiberiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 01/20083,750
LibyaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Libyan dinars
Data last updated: 03/20086,089
LithuaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. End of year population estimates.
Source: National Statistical Office. Department of Statistics at http://www.std.lt.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Lithuanian litai
Data last updated: 03/20083,377
LuxembourgPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/20080,479
Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic ofPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Macedonia denars
Data last updated: 03/20082,049
MadagascarPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff, World Bank, and National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Malagasy ariary
Data last updated: 02/200816,971
MalawiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Malawi kwacha
Data last updated: 03/200813,386
MalaysiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Malaysian ringgit
Data last updated: 03/200826,841
MaldivesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Planning and National Development.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Maldivian rufiyaa
Data last updated: 02/20080,345
MaliPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/200813,059
MaltaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Eurostat
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Euro
Data last updated: 03/20080,410
MauritaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Mauritanian ouguiyas
Data last updated: 03/20082,961
MauritiusPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Mauritian rupees
Data last updated: 03/20081,261
MexicoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Mexican pesos
Data last updated: 03/2008105,366
MoldovaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Moldovan lei
Data last updated: 02/20083,386
MongoliaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Mongolian togrogs
Data last updated: 03/20082,629
Montenegro, Republic ofPopulationPersonsMillions  
MoroccoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Moroccan dirhams
Data last updated: 03/200830,732
MozambiquePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2007
Notes: Data prior to 1992 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Mozambican meticais
Data last updated: 02/200820,502
MyanmarPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Department of Labour
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Myanmar kyats
Data last updated: 02/200857,641
NamibiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: United Nations
Latest actual data: 1994. The latest household survey was conducted in 1994.
Primary domestic currency:  Namibia dollars
Data last updated: 03/20082,065
NepalPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Nepalese rupees
Data last updated: 02/200824,055
NetherlandsPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/200816,617
New ZealandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Mean Population
Source: New Zealand Time Series
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  New Zealand dollars
Data last updated: 03/20084,235
NicaraguaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Nicaraguan córdobas
Data last updated: 03/20086,054
NigerPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/200813,351
NigeriaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Nigerian naira
Data last updated: 03/2008143,854
NorwayPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Historical data come from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), projections are from National Statistical Office.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Norwegian kroner
Data last updated: 03/20084,665
OmanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff. For data prior to 1990, the source is IFS - International Financial Statistics.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Rials Omani
Data last updated: 03/20082,570
PakistanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Pakistan rupees
Data last updated: 03/2008158,170
PanamaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 03/20083,343
Papua New GuineaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency:  Papua New Guinea kina
Data last updated: 02/20086,056
ParaguayPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Census of 2002.
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency:  Paraguayan guaraníes
Data last updated: 03/20086,033
PeruPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Peruvian nuevos soles
Data last updated: 03/200828,068
PhilippinesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Philippine pesos
Data last updated: 03/200888,712
PolandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Polish zlotys
Data last updated: 03/200838,065
PortugalPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Euro
Data last updated: 03/200810,624
QatarPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff. Various data sources have been used, including Planning Council publications and web-page, Economist Inteligence Unit publications, Qatar Central Bank.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Qatar riyals
Data last updated: 03/20080,930
RomaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Romanian lei
Data last updated: 03/200821,564
RussiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Russian rubles
Data last updated: 03/2008142,102
RwandaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Rwanda francs
Data last updated: 02/20089,394
SamoaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Samoa tala
Data last updated: 02/20080,189
São Tomé and PríncipePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2004
Notes: Data revised to use the United Nations/World Bank database from 1980.
Primary domestic currency:  São Tomé and Príncipe dobras
Data last updated: 02/20080,164
Saudi ArabiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Central Department of Statistics, Ministry of Economy and Planning. Published by the Saudi Arabia Monetary Agency.
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Saudi Arabian riyals
Data last updated: 03/200824,289
SenegalPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: UN Population World Prospects.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/200812,225
SerbiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Mid-year population estimates, excluding Kosovo.
Source: National Statistical Office. Serbian Statistics Office.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Serbian dinars
Data last updated: 03/20087,448
SeychellesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Seychelles rupees
Data last updated: 02/20080,083
Sierra LeonePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Sierra Leonean leones
Data last updated: 03/20085,737
SingaporePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Singapore dollars
Data last updated: 03/20084,589
Slovak RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Slovak koruny
Data last updated: 03/20085,411
SloveniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/20082,010
Solomon IslandsPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. For data prior to 1990, the source is IMF staff estimates.
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Solomon Islands dollar
Data last updated: 02/20080,508
South AfricaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  South African rand
Data last updated: 03/200847,851
SpainPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/200844,874
Sri LankaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Sri Lanka rupees
Data last updated: 02/200819,928
St. Kitts and NevisPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/20080,052
St. LuciaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/20080,168
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/20080,107
SudanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: United Nations Population Division of Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Bank, and Central Bureau of Statistics (authorities).
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Sudanese pounds. Sudan redenominated its currency by transforming 100 units of Sudanese dinar into one unit of Sudanese pound.
Data last updated: 03/200837,159
SurinamePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. And International Financial Statistics (IFS). Census as of March 31, 2003.
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency:  Suriname guilders
Data last updated: 03/20080,525
SwazilandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Swaziland emalangeni
Data last updated: 03/20081,164
SwedenPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Economic Outlook Database
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Swedish kronor
Data last updated: 03/20089,170
SwitzerlandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Swiss francs
Data last updated: 03/20087,299
Syrian Arab RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Syrian pounds
Data last updated: 03/200819,405
Taiwan Province of ChinaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  New Taiwan dollars
Data last updated: 03/200823,082
TajikistanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Tajik somoni
Data last updated: 03/20086,419
TanzaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Tanzania shillings
Data last updated: 03/200838,964
ThailandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Labour force survey
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Thai baht
Data last updated: 03/200865,740
Timor-Leste, Dem. Rep. ofPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: U.N.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 02/20081,041
TogoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/20086,461
TongaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Tongan pa’anga
Data last updated: 08/20070,103
Trinidad and TobagoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Trinidad and Tobago dollars
Data last updated: 01/20081,301
TunisiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Tunisian dinars
Data last updated: 03/200810,304
TurkeyPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Haver analytics. Haver receives this data directly from the Central Bank of Turkey.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  New Turkish lira
Data last updated: 03/200868,897
TurkmenistanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Notes: Data prior to 1993 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Turkmen manat
Data last updated: 03/20085,186
UgandaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Uganda shillings
Data last updated: 02/200830,928
UkrainePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Ukrainian hryvnias
Data last updated: 03/200846,119
United Arab EmiratesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  U.A.E. dirhams
Data last updated: 03/20084,486
United KingdomPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Sterling pounds
Data last updated: 03/200860,836
United StatesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Haver analytics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008301,967
UruguayPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. And World Bank World Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Uruguayan pesos
Data last updated: 03/20083,200
UzbekistanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Uzbek sum
Data last updated: 03/200827,372
VanuatuPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 1999
Primary domestic currency:  Vanuatu vatu
Data last updated: 02/20080,229
VenezuelaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Venezuelan bolívares
Data last updated: 03/200827,500
VietnamPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Vietnamese dong
Data last updated: 03/200885,593
Yemen, Republic ofPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Yemeni rials
Data last updated: 03/200822,290
ZambiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Zambian kwacha
Data last updated: 02/200812,158
ZimbabwePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Notes: From 2001, data are unreliable.
Primary domestic currency:  Zimbabwe dollars
Data last updated: 02/200811,732
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  Afghanistan, Rep. of.: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Afghanis
Data last updated: 03/2008


Albania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. INSTAT
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: Albanian leks
Data last updated: 01/2008


Algeria: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Algerian dinars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Angola: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency: Angolan kwanzas
Data last updated: 03/2008


Antigua and Barbuda: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/2008


Argentina: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Argentine pesos
Data last updated: 03/2008


Armenia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Armenian drams
Data last updated: 03/2008


Australia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics Time Series Statistics Plus
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Australian dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Austria: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2008


Azerbaijan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Notes: Data prior to 1994 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Azerbaijan manat
Data last updated: 03/2008


Bahamas, The: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Mid-year projections based on Census
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Bahamian dollars
Data last updated: 02/2008


Bahrain: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. For data prior to 1990, the source is IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Bahrain dinars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Bangladesh: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Bangladesh taka
Data last updated: 02/2008


Barbados: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Barbados dollars
Data last updated: 02/2008


Belarus: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Belarusian rubels
Data last updated: 03/2008


Belgium: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2008


Belize: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Belize dollars
Data last updated: 02/2008


Benin: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 01/2008


Bhutan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Bhutanese ngultrum
Data last updated: 02/2008


Bolivia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Bolivianos
Data last updated: 03/2008


Bosnia and Herzegovina: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Notes: No census has been taken since 1990 (pre-war); data estimated by national authority.
Primary domestic currency: Convertible marka
Data last updated: 03/2008


Botswana: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Botswana pula
Data last updated: 03/2008


Brazil: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Brazilian reais
Data last updated: 03/2008


Brunei Darussalam: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Prime Minister's Office, Economic Planning and Development Department
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Brunei dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Bulgaria: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Bulgarian leva
Data last updated: 03/2008


Burkina Faso: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Burundi: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: IMF estimation
Primary domestic currency: Burundi francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Cambodia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Cambodian riels
Data last updated: 03/2008


Cameroon: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Canada: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Cape Verde: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Cape Verde escudos
Data last updated: 02/2008


Central African Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Chad: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Chile: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Chilean pesos
Data last updated: 03/2008


China: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 03/2008


Colombia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: EMED - Emerging Markets Economic Data
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Colombian pesos
Data last updated: 03/2008


Comoros: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Comorian francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Congo, Democratic Republic of: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 1983
Notes: There has not been a census since 1983.
Primary domestic currency: Congo francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Congo, Republic of: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Costa Rica: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Costa Rican colones
Data last updated: 03/2008


Côte d'Ivoire: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Croatia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Croatian kunas
Data last updated: 03/2008


Cyprus: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2008


Czech Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Czech koruny
Data last updated: 03/2008


Denmark: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Danish kroner
Data last updated: 03/2008


Djibouti: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Official population data are not available. Data prior to 1993 are taken from the World Bank World Development Indicators; other data are from U.N. sources.
Latest actual data: IMF estimation. There has been no census; all reported data should be considered as estimates.
Primary domestic currency: Djibouti francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Dominica: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/2008


Dominican Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Dominican pesos
Data last updated: 03/2008


Ecuador: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Egypt: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Mid-year population estimates
Source: Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Egyptian pounds
Data last updated: 03/2008


El Salvador: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Equatorial Guinea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Notes: The data correspond to the official 2001 Census data. From 2001 onwards, the 2.9% population growth rate was provided by the authorities.
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 02/2008


Eritrea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: UN Population Prospects 2006
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Eritrean nakfa
Data last updated: 03/2008


Estonia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Estonian krooni
Data last updated: 03/2008


Ethiopia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Ethiopian birr
Data last updated: 03/2008


Fiji: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Fiji dollars
Data last updated: 02/2008


Finland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA)
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2008


France: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2008


Gabon: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff. In close cooperation with World Bank and country authorities.
Latest actual data: IMF estimation
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Gambia, The: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Gambian dalasis
Data last updated: 02/2008


Georgia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Prior to 1993, population data include Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Georgian lari
Data last updated: 03/2008


Germany: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Notes: Data until 1990 refers to German federation only (West Germany). Data from 1991 refer to United Germany.
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2008


Ghana: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: IMF estimation
Notes: Data cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Ghanaian cedis
Data last updated: 01/2008


Greece: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2008


Grenada: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/2008


Guatemala: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Guatemalan quetzales
Data last updated: 03/2008


Guinea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Notes: Data prior to 1995 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Guinean francs
Data last updated: 02/2008


Guinea-Bissau: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 01/2008


Guyana: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency: Guyana dollars
Data last updated: 01/2008


Haiti: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Haitian gourdes
Data last updated: 01/2008


Honduras: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: Honduran lempiras
Data last updated: 03/2008


Hong Kong SAR: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Hong Kong dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Hungary: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO)
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Hungarian forint
Data last updated: 03/2008


Iceland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Icelandic krónur
Data last updated: 03/2008


India: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2001. Latest decennial official census took place in 2001. Data after 2001 are projections.
Primary domestic currency: Indian rupees
Data last updated: 03/2008


Indonesia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Indonesian rupiah
Data last updated: 03/2008


Iran, Islamic Republic of: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Iranian rials
Data last updated: 03/2008


Ireland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Central Statistical Office of Ireland (CSO).
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2008


Israel: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Israeli new sheqalim
Data last updated: 03/2008


Italy: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2008


Jamaica: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Japan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Global Insight and Nomura database.
Latest actual data: 2005. Actual surveys are taken every 5 years with the lastest one being in 2005. The authorities project population on a monthly basis, which was last done January 2008.
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/2008


Jordan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Jordanian dinars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Kazakhstan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Notes: Data prior to 1996 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Kazakhstani tenge
Data last updated: 03/2008


Kenya: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Kenya shillings
Data last updated: 03/2008


Kiribati: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Australian dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Korea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Korean won
Data last updated: 03/2008


Kuwait: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Planning, Central Statistical Office, and Civil Information Authority
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Kuwaiti dinars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Kyrgyz Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Kyrgyz soms
Data last updated: 03/2008


Lao People's Democratic Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Lao kip
Data last updated: 03/2008


Latvia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Beginning of year population estimates.
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Latvian lats
Data last updated: 03/2008


Lebanon: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Also: IMF staff.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Lebanese pounds
Data last updated: 03/2008


Lesotho: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Lesotho maloti
Data last updated: 03/2008


Liberia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 01/2008


Libya: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Libyan dinars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Lithuania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. End of year population estimates.
Source: National Statistical Office. Department of Statistics at http://www.std.lt.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Lithuanian litai
Data last updated: 03/2008


Luxembourg: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2008


Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Macedonia denars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Madagascar: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff, World Bank, and National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Malagasy ariary
Data last updated: 02/2008


Malawi: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Malawi kwacha
Data last updated: 03/2008


Malaysia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Malaysian ringgit
Data last updated: 03/2008


Maldives: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Planning and National Development.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Maldivian rufiyaa
Data last updated: 02/2008


Mali: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Malta: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Eurostat
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2008


Mauritania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Mauritanian ouguiyas
Data last updated: 03/2008


Mauritius: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Mauritian rupees
Data last updated: 03/2008


Mexico: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Mexican pesos
Data last updated: 03/2008


Moldova: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Moldovan lei
Data last updated: 02/2008


Mongolia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Mongolian togrogs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Morocco: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Moroccan dirhams
Data last updated: 03/2008


Mozambique: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2007
Notes: Data prior to 1992 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Mozambican meticais
Data last updated: 02/2008


Myanmar: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Department of Labour
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Myanmar kyats
Data last updated: 02/2008


Namibia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: United Nations
Latest actual data: 1994. The latest household survey was conducted in 1994.
Primary domestic currency: Namibia dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Nepal: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees
Data last updated: 02/2008


Netherlands: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2008


New Zealand: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Mean Population
Source: New Zealand Time Series
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: New Zealand dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Nicaragua: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Nicaraguan córdobas
Data last updated: 03/2008


Niger: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Nigeria: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Nigerian naira
Data last updated: 03/2008


Norway: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Historical data come from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), projections are from National Statistical Office.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Norwegian kroner
Data last updated: 03/2008


Oman: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff. For data prior to 1990, the source is IFS - International Financial Statistics.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Rials Omani
Data last updated: 03/2008


Pakistan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Pakistan rupees
Data last updated: 03/2008


Panama: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Papua New Guinea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency: Papua New Guinea kina
Data last updated: 02/2008


Paraguay: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Census of 2002.
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency: Paraguayan guaraníes
Data last updated: 03/2008


Peru: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Peruvian nuevos soles
Data last updated: 03/2008


Philippines: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Philippine pesos
Data last updated: 03/2008


Poland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Polish zlotys
Data last updated: 03/2008


Portugal: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2008


Qatar: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff. Various data sources have been used, including Planning Council publications and web-page, Economist Inteligence Unit publications, Qatar Central Bank.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Qatar riyals
Data last updated: 03/2008


Romania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Romanian lei
Data last updated: 03/2008


Russia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Russian rubles
Data last updated: 03/2008


Rwanda: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Rwanda francs
Data last updated: 02/2008


Samoa: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Samoa tala
Data last updated: 02/2008


São Tomé and Príncipe: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2004
Notes: Data revised to use the United Nations/World Bank database from 1980.
Primary domestic currency: São Tomé and Príncipe dobras
Data last updated: 02/2008


Saudi Arabia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Central Department of Statistics, Ministry of Economy and Planning. Published by the Saudi Arabia Monetary Agency.
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Saudi Arabian riyals
Data last updated: 03/2008


Senegal: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: UN Population World Prospects.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Serbia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Mid-year population estimates, excluding Kosovo.
Source: National Statistical Office. Serbian Statistics Office.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Serbian dinars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Seychelles: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Seychelles rupees
Data last updated: 02/2008


Sierra Leone: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Sierra Leonean leones
Data last updated: 03/2008


Singapore: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Singapore dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Slovak Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Slovak koruny
Data last updated: 03/2008


Slovenia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2008


Solomon Islands: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. For data prior to 1990, the source is IMF staff estimates.
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Solomon Islands dollar
Data last updated: 02/2008


South Africa: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2008


Spain: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2008


Sri Lanka: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Sri Lanka rupees
Data last updated: 02/2008


St. Kitts and Nevis: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/2008


St. Lucia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/2008


St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/2008


Sudan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: United Nations Population Division of Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Bank, and Central Bureau of Statistics (authorities).
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Sudanese pounds. Sudan redenominated its currency by transforming 100 units of Sudanese dinar into one unit of Sudanese pound.
Data last updated: 03/2008


Suriname: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. And International Financial Statistics (IFS). Census as of March 31, 2003.
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency: Suriname guilders
Data last updated: 03/2008


Swaziland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Swaziland emalangeni
Data last updated: 03/2008


Sweden: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Economic Outlook Database
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Swedish kronor
Data last updated: 03/2008


Switzerland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Swiss francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Syrian Arab Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Syrian pounds
Data last updated: 03/2008


Taiwan Province of China: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: New Taiwan dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Tajikistan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Tajik somoni
Data last updated: 03/2008


Tanzania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: Tanzania shillings
Data last updated: 03/2008


Thailand: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Labour force survey
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Thai baht
Data last updated: 03/2008


Timor-Leste, Dem. Rep. of: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: U.N.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 02/2008


Togo: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2008


Tonga: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Tongan pa’anga
Data last updated: 08/2007


Trinidad and Tobago: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollars
Data last updated: 01/2008


Tunisia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Tunisian dinars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Turkey: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Haver analytics. Haver receives this data directly from the Central Bank of Turkey.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: New Turkish lira
Data last updated: 03/2008


Turkmenistan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Notes: Data prior to 1993 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Turkmen manat
Data last updated: 03/2008


Uganda: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Uganda shillings
Data last updated: 02/2008


Ukraine: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Ukrainian hryvnias
Data last updated: 03/2008


United Arab Emirates: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: U.A.E. dirhams
Data last updated: 03/2008


United Kingdom: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Sterling pounds
Data last updated: 03/2008


United States: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Haver analytics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 03/2008


Uruguay: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. And World Bank World Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Uruguayan pesos
Data last updated: 03/2008


Uzbekistan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Uzbek sum
Data last updated: 03/2008


Vanuatu: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 1999
Primary domestic currency: Vanuatu vatu
Data last updated: 02/2008


Venezuela: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: Venezuelan bolívares
Data last updated: 03/2008


Vietnam: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Vietnamese dong
Data last updated: 03/2008


Yemen, Republic of: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Yemeni rials
Data last updated: 03/2008


Zambia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Zambian kwacha
Data last updated: 02/2008


Zimbabwe: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Notes: From 2001, data are unreliable.
Primary domestic currency: Zimbabwe dollars
Data last updated: 02/2008


 
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