World Economic Outlook Database, April 2009

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes2008
Afghanistan, Rep. of.PopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Afghanis
Data last updated: 04/200928.139
AlbaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. INSTAT
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Albanian leks
Data last updated: 04/20093.182
AlgeriaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Algerian dinars
Data last updated: 04/200934.800
AngolaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency:  Angolan kwanzas
Data last updated: 03/200916.808
Antigua and BarbudaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 03/20090.084
ArgentinaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Argentine pesos
Data last updated: 04/200939.746
ArmeniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Armenian drams
Data last updated: 04/20093.549
AustraliaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics Time Series Statistics Plus
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Australian dollars
Data last updated: 04/200921.323
AustriaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/20098.290
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: 04/20098.670
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: 04/20090.337
BahrainPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. For data prior to 1990, the source is IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Bahrain dinars
Data last updated: 04/20090.779
BangladeshPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Bangladesh taka
Data last updated: 04/2009161.915
BarbadosPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Barbados dollars
Data last updated: 04/20090.276
BelarusPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Belarusian rubels
Data last updated: 04/20099.671
BelgiumPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/200910.750
BelizePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Belize dollars
Data last updated: 04/20090.320
BeninPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20098.107
BhutanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Bhutanese ngultrum
Data last updated: 08/20080.657
BoliviaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Thousands of Bolivianos
Data last updated: 03/200910.028
Bosnia and HerzegovinaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Notes: No census has been taken since 1990 (pre-war); data estimated by national authority.
Primary domestic currency:  Convertible marka
Data last updated: 03/20093.993
BotswanaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Botswana pula
Data last updated: 04/20091.782
BrazilPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Brazilian reais
Data last updated: 03/2009191.870
Brunei DarussalamPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Prime Minister's Office, Economic Planning and Development Department
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Brunei dollars
Data last updated: 04/20090.393
BulgariaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Bulgarian leva
Data last updated: 04/20097.582
Burkina FasoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/200914.042
BurundiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: IMF estimation
Primary domestic currency:  Burundi francs
Data last updated: 04/20097.949
CambodiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Cambodian riels
Data last updated: 04/200913.668
CameroonPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/200919.383
CanadaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Canadian dollars
Data last updated: 04/200933.260
Cape VerdePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Cape Verde escudos
Data last updated: 04/20090.504
Central African RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20094.355
ChadPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/20099.730
ChilePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Chilean pesos
Data last updated: 04/200916.750
ChinaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 03/20091,327.658
ColombiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: EMED - Emerging Markets Economic Data
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Colombian pesos
Data last updated: 04/200948.274
ComorosPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Comorian francs
Data last updated: 04/20090.652
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: 04/200962.885
Congo, Republic ofPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20093.650
Costa RicaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Costa Rican colones
Data last updated: 04/20094.533
Côte d'IvoirePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/200920.762
CroatiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Croatian kunas
Data last updated: 04/20094.436
CyprusPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/20090.761
Czech RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Czech koruny
Data last updated: 04/200910.323
DenmarkPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Danish kroner
Data last updated: 04/20095.476
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: 04/20090.784
DominicaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 03/20090.072
Dominican RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Dominican pesos
Data last updated: 03/20098.902
EcuadorPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/200913.922
EgyptPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Mid-year population estimates
Source: Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Egyptian pounds
Data last updated: 04/200975.045
El SalvadorPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/20095.784
Equatorial GuineaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
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: 04/20091.240
EritreaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: UN Population Prospects 2006
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Eritrean nakfa
Data last updated: 04/20095.006
EstoniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Estonian krooni
Data last updated: 04/20091.343
EthiopiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Ethiopian birr
Data last updated: 04/200979.179
FijiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Fiji dollars
Data last updated: 04/20090.877
FinlandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA)
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/20095.270
FrancePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/200962.277
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: 03/20091.454
Gambia, ThePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Gambian dalasis
Data last updated: 04/20091.630
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: 03/20094.400
GermanyPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. .
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
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: 04/200982.120
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: 04/200922.532
GreecePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/200911.172
GrenadaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 03/20090.106
GuatemalaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Guatemalan quetzales
Data last updated: 04/200913.678
GuineaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1995 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Guinean francs
Data last updated: 04/200910.279
Guinea-BissauPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20091.745
GuyanaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency:  Guyana dollars
Data last updated: 04/20090.764
HaitiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Haitian gourdes
Data last updated: 04/20098.786
HondurasPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Honduran lempiras
Data last updated: 04/20097.667
Hong Kong SARPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Hong Kong dollars
Data last updated: 04/20097.009
HungaryPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO)
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Hungarian forint
Data last updated: 04/200910.055
IcelandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Icelandic krónur
Data last updated: 04/20090.316
IndiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Indian rupees
Data last updated: 04/20091,190.451
IndonesiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Indonesian rupiah
Data last updated: 04/2009227.829
Iran, Islamic Republic ofPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Iranian rials
Data last updated: 04/200972.871
IraqPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Iraqi Dinar (ID)
Data last updated: 04/200930.413
IrelandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Central Statistical Office of Ireland (CSO).
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/20094.422
IsraelPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Israeli new sheqalim
Data last updated: 04/20097.113
ItalyPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/200959.336
JamaicaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Jamaica dollars
Data last updated: 04/20092.699
JapanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Global Insight and Nomura database.
Latest actual data: 2005. Actual surveys are taken every 5 years with the latest one being in 2005. The authorities project population on a monthly basis, which was last done March 2009.
Primary domestic currency:  Japanese yen
Data last updated: 04/2009127.694
JordanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Jordanian dinars
Data last updated: 04/20095.854
KazakhstanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Notes: Data prior to 1996 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Kazakhstani tenge
Data last updated: 04/200915.553
KenyaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Kenya shillings
Data last updated: 04/200935.265
KiribatiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Australian dollars
Data last updated: 04/20090.100
KoreaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Korean won
Data last updated: 04/200948.553
KuwaitPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Planning, Central Statistical Office, and Civil Information Authority
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Kuwaiti dinars
Data last updated: 04/20093.443
Kyrgyz RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Kyrgyz soms
Data last updated: 04/20095.311
Lao People's Democratic RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Lao kip
Data last updated: 04/20096.257
LatviaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Beginning of year population estimates.
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Latvian lats
Data last updated: 04/20092.271
LebanonPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Also: IMF staff.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Lebanese pounds
Data last updated: 04/20093.799
LesothoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Loti
Data last updated: 04/20092.451
LiberiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/20093.942
LibyaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Libyan dinars
Data last updated: 04/20096.210
LithuaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. End of year population estimates.
Source: National Statistical Office. Data from Statistics Lithuania: http://www.stat.gov.lt/en/
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Lithuanian litai
Data last updated: 04/20093.358
LuxembourgPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/20090.486
Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic ofPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Macedonia denars
Data last updated: 04/20092.055
MadagascarPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: UN, World Bank, and National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Malagasy ariary
Data last updated: 04/200920.215
MalawiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Malawi kwacha
Data last updated: 04/200913.656
MalaysiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Malaysian ringgit
Data last updated: 04/200927.297
MaldivesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Planning and National Development.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Maldivian rufiyaa
Data last updated: 04/20090.345
MaliPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/200913.360
MaltaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Eurostat
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Euro
Data last updated: 04/20090.413
MauritaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Mauritanian ouguiyas
Data last updated: 04/20093.032
MauritiusPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Mauritian rupees
Data last updated: 04/20091.272
MexicoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Mexican pesos
Data last updated: 04/2009106.316
MoldovaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Moldovan lei
Data last updated: 04/20093.386
MongoliaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Mongolian togrogs
Data last updated: 04/20092.654
MontenegroPopulationPersonsMillions  
MoroccoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Moroccan dirhams
Data last updated: 04/200931.436
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: 04/200920.747
MyanmarPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Department of Labour
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Myanmar kyats
Data last updated: 01/200958.799
NamibiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: United Nations
Latest actual data: 2007. The latest household survey was conducted in 1994.
Primary domestic currency:  Namibia dollars
Data last updated: 04/20092.045
NepalPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Nepalese rupees
Data last updated: 04/200927.643
NetherlandsPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/200916.704
New ZealandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Mean Population
Source: New Zealand Time Series
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  New Zealand dollars
Data last updated: 04/20094.276
NicaraguaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Nicaraguan córdobas
Data last updated: 04/20096.193
NigerPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/200913.765
NigeriaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Nigerian naira
Data last updated: 04/2009147.810
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: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Norwegian kroner
Data last updated: 04/20094.799
OmanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff. For data prior to 1990, the source is IFS - International Financial Statistics.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Rials Omani
Data last updated: 04/20092.769
PakistanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data refer to fiscal years
Primary domestic currency:  Pakistan rupees
Data last updated: 04/2009160.500
PanamaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/20093.403
Papua New GuineaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency:  Papua New Guinea kina
Data last updated: 03/20096.196
ParaguayPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Census of 2002.
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency:  Paraguayan guaraníes
Data last updated: 04/20096.154
PeruPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Peruvian nuevos soles
Data last updated: 03/200928.657
PhilippinesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Philippine pesos
Data last updated: 04/200990.345
PolandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Polish zlotys
Data last updated: 04/200938.100
PortugalPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Euro
Data last updated: 04/200910.631
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: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Qatar riyals
Data last updated: 04/20091.098
RomaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Romanian lei
Data last updated: 04/200921.489
RussiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Russian rubles
Data last updated: 04/2009142.000
RwandaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Rwanda francs
Data last updated: 04/20099.591
SamoaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Samoa tala
Data last updated: 08/20080.192
São Tomé and PríncipePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2007
Notes: Data revised to use the United Nations/World Bank database from 1980.
Primary domestic currency:  São Tomé and Príncipe dobras
Data last updated: 04/20090.160
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: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Saudi Arabian riyals
Data last updated: 04/200924.897
SenegalPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: UN Population World Prospects.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/200912.519
SerbiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Mid-year population estimates, excluding Kosovo.
Source: National Statistical Office. Serbian Statistics Office.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Serbian dinars
Data last updated: 04/20097.382
SeychellesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Seychelles rupees
Data last updated: 03/20090.082
Sierra LeonePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Sierra Leonean leones
Data last updated: 03/20095.887
SingaporePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Singapore dollars
Data last updated: 04/20094.668
Slovak RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Euro
Data last updated: 04/20095.411
SloveniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/20092.013
Solomon IslandsPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. For data prior to 1990, the source is IMF staff estimates.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Solomon Islands dollar
Data last updated: 01/20090.523
South AfricaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  South African rand
Data last updated: 04/200948.687
SpainPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/200945.618
Sri LankaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Sri Lanka rupees
Data last updated: 04/200920.085
St. Kitts and NevisPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 03/20090.053
St. LuciaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 03/20090.170
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 04/20090.107
SudanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: United Nations Population Division of Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Bank, and Central Bureau of Statistics, Sudan .
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Sudanese guinea. Sudan redenominated its currency by transforming 100 units of Sudanese dinar into one unit of Sudanese guinea.
Data last updated: 04/200938.126
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: 03/20090.533
SwazilandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Swaziland emalangeni
Data last updated: 04/20091.022
SwedenPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Economic Outlook Database
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Swedish kronor
Data last updated: 04/20099.179
SwitzerlandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Swiss francs
Data last updated: 04/20097.310
Syrian Arab RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Syrian pounds
Data last updated: 04/200919.880
Taiwan Province of ChinaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  New Taiwan dollars
Data last updated: 04/200923.037
TajikistanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Tajik somoni
Data last updated: 04/20096.458
TanzaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Tanzania shillings
Data last updated: 04/200939.743
ThailandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Labour force survey
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Thai baht
Data last updated: 04/200966.398
Timor-Leste, Dem. Rep. ofPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: U.N.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/20091.065
TogoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20096.625
TongaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Tongan pa’anga
Data last updated: 06/20080.103
Trinidad and TobagoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Trinidad and Tobago dollars
Data last updated: 04/20091.305
TunisiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Tunisian dinars
Data last updated: 04/200910.327
TurkeyPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Haver analytics. Haver receives this data directly from the Central Bank of Turkey.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  New Turkish lira
Data last updated: 04/200969.659
TurkmenistanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Turkmenistan authorities.
Latest actual data: 2007
Notes: Data prior to 1993 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Turkmen manat
Data last updated: 04/20095.269
UgandaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Uganda shillings
Data last updated: 04/200932.042
UkrainePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Ukrainian hryvnias
Data last updated: 04/200945.847
United Arab EmiratesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  U.A.E. dirhams
Data last updated: 04/20094.764
United KingdomPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Sterling pounds
Data last updated: 04/200961.073
United StatesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Haver analytics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009304.415
UruguayPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. And World Bank World Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Uruguayan pesos
Data last updated: 07/20083.200
UzbekistanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Uzbek sum
Data last updated: 04/200927.190
VanuatuPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 1999
Primary domestic currency:  Vanuatu vatu
Data last updated: 03/20090.235
VenezuelaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Venezuelan bolívares
Data last updated: 04/200928.050
VietnamPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Vietnamese dong
Data last updated: 04/200986.345
Yemen, Republic ofPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Yemeni rials
Data last updated: 04/200922.978
ZambiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Zambian kwacha
Data last updated: 04/200912.450
ZimbabwePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Notes: From 2001, data are unreliable.
Primary domestic currency:  Zimbabwe dollars
Data last updated: 08/2008n/a
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  Afghanistan, Rep. of.: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Afghanis
Data last updated: 04/2009


Albania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. INSTAT
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Albanian leks
Data last updated: 04/2009


Algeria: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Algerian dinars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Angola: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency: Angolan kwanzas
Data last updated: 03/2009


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: 03/2009


Argentina: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Argentine pesos
Data last updated: 04/2009


Armenia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Armenian drams
Data last updated: 04/2009


Australia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics Time Series Statistics Plus
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Australian dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Austria: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 04/2009


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: 04/2009


Bahrain: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. For data prior to 1990, the source is IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Bahrain dinars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Bangladesh: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Bangladesh taka
Data last updated: 04/2009


Barbados: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Barbados dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Belarus: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Belarusian rubels
Data last updated: 04/2009


Belgium: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2009


Belize: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Belize dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Benin: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Bhutan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Bhutanese ngultrum
Data last updated: 08/2008


Bolivia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Thousands of Bolivianos
Data last updated: 03/2009


Bosnia and Herzegovina: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Notes: No census has been taken since 1990 (pre-war); data estimated by national authority.
Primary domestic currency: Convertible marka
Data last updated: 03/2009


Botswana: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Botswana pula
Data last updated: 04/2009


Brazil: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Brazilian reais
Data last updated: 03/2009


Brunei Darussalam: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Prime Minister's Office, Economic Planning and Development Department
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Brunei dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Bulgaria: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Bulgarian leva
Data last updated: 04/2009


Burkina Faso: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Burundi: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: IMF estimation
Primary domestic currency: Burundi francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Cambodia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Cambodian riels
Data last updated: 04/2009


Cameroon: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Canada: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Cape Verde: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Cape Verde escudos
Data last updated: 04/2009


Central African Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Chad: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2009


Chile: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Chilean pesos
Data last updated: 04/2009


China: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 03/2009


Colombia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: EMED - Emerging Markets Economic Data
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Colombian pesos
Data last updated: 04/2009


Comoros: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Comorian francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 04/2009


Congo, Republic of: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Costa Rica: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Costa Rican colones
Data last updated: 04/2009


Côte d'Ivoire: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Croatia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Croatian kunas
Data last updated: 04/2009


Cyprus: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2009


Czech Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Czech koruny
Data last updated: 04/2009


Denmark: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Danish kroner
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 04/2009


Dominica: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 03/2009


Dominican Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Dominican pesos
Data last updated: 03/2009


Ecuador: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Egypt: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Mid-year population estimates
Source: Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Egyptian pounds
Data last updated: 04/2009


El Salvador: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Equatorial Guinea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
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: 04/2009


Eritrea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: UN Population Prospects 2006
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Eritrean nakfa
Data last updated: 04/2009


Estonia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Estonian krooni
Data last updated: 04/2009


Ethiopia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Ethiopian birr
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 04/2009


Finland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA)
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2009


France: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 03/2009


Gambia, The: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Gambian dalasis
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 03/2009


Germany: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. .
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
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: 04/2009


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: 04/2009


Greece: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2009


Grenada: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 03/2009


Guatemala: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Guatemalan quetzales
Data last updated: 04/2009


Guinea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1995 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Guinean francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Guinea-Bissau: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Guyana: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency: Guyana dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Haiti: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Haitian gourdes
Data last updated: 04/2009


Honduras: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: Honduran lempiras
Data last updated: 04/2009


Hong Kong SAR: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Hong Kong dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Hungary: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO)
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Hungarian forint
Data last updated: 04/2009


Iceland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Icelandic krónur
Data last updated: 04/2009


India: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Indian rupees
Data last updated: 04/2009


Indonesia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Indonesian rupiah
Data last updated: 04/2009


Iran, Islamic Republic of: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Iranian rials
Data last updated: 04/2009


Iraq: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Iraqi Dinar (ID)
Data last updated: 04/2009


Ireland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Central Statistical Office of Ireland (CSO).
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2009


Israel: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Israeli new sheqalim
Data last updated: 04/2009


Italy: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2009


Jamaica: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Japan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Global Insight and Nomura database.
Latest actual data: 2005. Actual surveys are taken every 5 years with the latest one being in 2005. The authorities project population on a monthly basis, which was last done March 2009.
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 04/2009


Jordan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Jordanian dinars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Kazakhstan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Notes: Data prior to 1996 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Kazakhstani tenge
Data last updated: 04/2009


Kenya: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Kenya shillings
Data last updated: 04/2009


Kiribati: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Australian dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Korea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Korean won
Data last updated: 04/2009


Kuwait: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Planning, Central Statistical Office, and Civil Information Authority
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Kuwaiti dinars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Kyrgyz Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Kyrgyz soms
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 04/2009


Latvia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Beginning of year population estimates.
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Latvian lats
Data last updated: 04/2009


Lebanon: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Also: IMF staff.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Lebanese pounds
Data last updated: 04/2009


Lesotho: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Loti
Data last updated: 04/2009


Liberia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Libya: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Libyan dinars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Lithuania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. End of year population estimates.
Source: National Statistical Office. Data from Statistics Lithuania: http://www.stat.gov.lt/en/
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Lithuanian litai
Data last updated: 04/2009


Luxembourg: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2009


Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Macedonia denars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Madagascar: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: UN, World Bank, and National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Malagasy ariary
Data last updated: 04/2009


Malawi: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Malawi kwacha
Data last updated: 04/2009


Malaysia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Malaysian ringgit
Data last updated: 04/2009


Maldives: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Planning and National Development.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Maldivian rufiyaa
Data last updated: 04/2009


Mali: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Malta: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Eurostat
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 04/2009


Mauritania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Mauritanian ouguiyas
Data last updated: 04/2009


Mauritius: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Mauritian rupees
Data last updated: 04/2009


Mexico: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Mexican pesos
Data last updated: 04/2009


Moldova: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Moldovan lei
Data last updated: 04/2009


Mongolia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Mongolian togrogs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Morocco: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Moroccan dirhams
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 04/2009


Myanmar: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Department of Labour
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Myanmar kyats
Data last updated: 01/2009


Namibia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: United Nations
Latest actual data: 2007. The latest household survey was conducted in 1994.
Primary domestic currency: Namibia dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Nepal: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees
Data last updated: 04/2009


Netherlands: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 04/2009


Nicaragua: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Nicaraguan córdobas
Data last updated: 04/2009


Niger: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Nigeria: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Nigerian naira
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Norwegian kroner
Data last updated: 04/2009


Oman: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff. For data prior to 1990, the source is IFS - International Financial Statistics.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Rials Omani
Data last updated: 04/2009


Pakistan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data refer to fiscal years
Primary domestic currency: Pakistan rupees
Data last updated: 04/2009


Panama: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 03/2009


Paraguay: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Census of 2002.
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency: Paraguayan guaraníes
Data last updated: 04/2009


Peru: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Peruvian nuevos soles
Data last updated: 03/2009


Philippines: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Philippine pesos
Data last updated: 04/2009


Poland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Polish zlotys
Data last updated: 04/2009


Portugal: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Qatar riyals
Data last updated: 04/2009


Romania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Romanian lei
Data last updated: 04/2009


Russia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Russian rubles
Data last updated: 04/2009


Rwanda: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Rwanda francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Samoa: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Samoa tala
Data last updated: 08/2008


São Tomé and Príncipe: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2007
Notes: Data revised to use the United Nations/World Bank database from 1980.
Primary domestic currency: São Tomé and Príncipe dobras
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Saudi Arabian riyals
Data last updated: 04/2009


Senegal: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: UN Population World Prospects.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2009


Serbia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Mid-year population estimates, excluding Kosovo.
Source: National Statistical Office. Serbian Statistics Office.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Serbian dinars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Seychelles: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Seychelles rupees
Data last updated: 03/2009


Sierra Leone: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Sierra Leonean leones
Data last updated: 03/2009


Singapore: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Singapore dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Slovak Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 04/2009


Slovenia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2009


Solomon Islands: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. For data prior to 1990, the source is IMF staff estimates.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Solomon Islands dollar
Data last updated: 01/2009


South Africa: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 04/2009


Spain: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2009


Sri Lanka: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Sri Lanka rupees
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 03/2009


St. Lucia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 03/2009


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: 04/2009


Sudan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: United Nations Population Division of Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Bank, and Central Bureau of Statistics, Sudan .
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Sudanese guinea. Sudan redenominated its currency by transforming 100 units of Sudanese dinar into one unit of Sudanese guinea.
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 03/2009


Swaziland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Swaziland emalangeni
Data last updated: 04/2009


Sweden: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Economic Outlook Database
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Swedish kronor
Data last updated: 04/2009


Switzerland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Swiss francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Syrian Arab Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Syrian pounds
Data last updated: 04/2009


Taiwan Province of China: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: New Taiwan dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Tajikistan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Tajik somoni
Data last updated: 04/2009


Tanzania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: Tanzania shillings
Data last updated: 04/2009


Thailand: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Labour force survey
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Thai baht
Data last updated: 04/2009


Timor-Leste, Dem. Rep. of: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: U.N.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Togo: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2009


Tonga: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Tongan pa’anga
Data last updated: 06/2008


Trinidad and Tobago: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Tunisia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Tunisian dinars
Data last updated: 04/2009


Turkey: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Haver analytics. Haver receives this data directly from the Central Bank of Turkey.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: New Turkish lira
Data last updated: 04/2009


Turkmenistan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Turkmenistan authorities.
Latest actual data: 2007
Notes: Data prior to 1993 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Turkmen manat
Data last updated: 04/2009


Uganda: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Uganda shillings
Data last updated: 04/2009


Ukraine: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Ukrainian hryvnias
Data last updated: 04/2009


United Arab Emirates: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: U.A.E. dirhams
Data last updated: 04/2009


United Kingdom: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Sterling pounds
Data last updated: 04/2009


United States: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Haver analytics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 07/2008


Uzbekistan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Uzbek sum
Data last updated: 04/2009


Vanuatu: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 1999
Primary domestic currency: Vanuatu vatu
Data last updated: 03/2009


Venezuela: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Venezuelan bolívares
Data last updated: 04/2009


Vietnam: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Vietnamese dong
Data last updated: 04/2009


Yemen, Republic of: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Yemeni rials
Data last updated: 04/2009


Zambia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Zambian kwacha
Data last updated: 04/2009


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: 08/2008


 
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