World Economic Outlook Database, April 2010

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes2008
Islamic Republic of AfghanistanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Afghanis
Data last updated: 04/201028,139
AlbaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. INSTAT
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Albanian leks
Data last updated: 04/20103,170
AlgeriaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Algerian dinars
Data last updated: 04/201034,460
AngolaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency:  Angolan kwanzas
Data last updated: 03/201016,808
Antigua and BarbudaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 04/20100,084
ArgentinaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Argentine pesos
Data last updated: 03/201039,746
ArmeniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Armenian drams
Data last updated: 04/20103,234
AustraliaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics Time Series Statistics Plus
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Australian dollars
Data last updated: 04/201021,644
AustriaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 02/20108,290
AzerbaijanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1994 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Azerbaijan manat
Data last updated: 04/20108,897
The BahamasPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Mid-year projections based on Census
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Bahamian dollars
Data last updated: 03/20100,338
BahrainPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. For data prior to 1990, the source is IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Bahrain dinars
Data last updated: 04/20100,779
BangladeshPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Bangladesh taka
Data last updated: 03/2010161,747
BarbadosPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Barbados dollars
Data last updated: 02/20100,276
BelarusPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Belarusian rubels
Data last updated: 04/20109,672
BelgiumPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/201010,730
BelizePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Belize dollars
Data last updated: 03/20100,320
BeninPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20109,126
BhutanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Bhutanese ngultrum
Data last updated: 12/20090,687
BoliviaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Thousands of Bolivianos
Data last updated: 04/201010,028
Bosnia and HerzegovinaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: No census has been taken since 1990 (pre-war); data estimated by national authority.
Primary domestic currency:  Convertible marka
Data last updated: 03/20103,993
BotswanaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Botswana pula
Data last updated: 04/20101,791
BrazilPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Brazilian reais
Data last updated: 04/2010189,613
Brunei DarussalamPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Prime Minister's Office, Economic Planning and Development Department
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Brunei dollars
Data last updated: 03/20100,393
BulgariaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Bulgarian leva
Data last updated: 03/20107,607
Burkina FasoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/201014,042
BurundiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: IMF estimation
Primary domestic currency:  Burundi francs
Data last updated: 03/20107,949
CambodiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Cambodian riels
Data last updated: 04/201013,668
CameroonPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/201019,383
CanadaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Canadian dollars
Data last updated: 03/201033,276
Cape VerdePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Cape Verde escudos
Data last updated: 03/20100,504
Central African RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20104,355
ChadPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20109,730
ChilePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Chilean pesos
Data last updated: 04/201016,750
ChinaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 03/20101328,020
ColombiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: EMED - Emerging Markets Economic Data
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Colombian pesos
Data last updated: 02/201044,450
ComorosPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Comorian francs
Data last updated: 03/20100,652
Democratic Republic of CongoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: 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: 04/201062,885
Republic of CongoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20103,650
Costa RicaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Costa Rican colones
Data last updated: 04/20104,533
Côte d'IvoirePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/201020,762
CroatiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Croatian kunas
Data last updated: 03/20104,436
CyprusPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Eurostat
Latest actual data: 2009
Notes: Annual data prior to 1994 are end of year. Starting 1995 annual data are as of January 1 of each year.
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/20100,789
Czech RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Czech koruny
Data last updated: 04/201010,422
DenmarkPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Danish kroner
Data last updated: 03/20105,476
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: 04/20100,784
DominicaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 04/20100,073
Dominican RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Dominican pesos
Data last updated: 04/20108,902
EcuadorPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/201013,922
EgyptPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Mid-year population estimates
Source: Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Egyptian pounds
Data last updated: 03/201075,200
El SalvadorPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/20105,784
Equatorial GuineaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
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: 04/20101,240
EritreaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: UN Population Prospects 2006
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Eritrean nakfa
Data last updated: 04/20105,006
EstoniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Estonian krooni
Data last updated: 04/20101,343
EthiopiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Ethiopian birr
Data last updated: 04/201080,713
FijiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Fiji dollars
Data last updated: 04/20100,877
FinlandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA)
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/20105,326
FrancePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/201062,275
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: 04/20101,454
The GambiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Gambian dalasis
Data last updated: 03/20101,630
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: 04/20104,382
GermanyPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. .
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
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: 03/201082,120
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: 04/201022,532
GreecePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/201011,137
GrenadaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 03/20100,103
GuatemalaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Guatemalan quetzales
Data last updated: 04/201013,673
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: 03/201010,279
Guinea-BissauPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/20101,575
GuyanaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency:  Guyana dollars
Data last updated: 02/20100,767
HaitiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: IMF estimation
Primary domestic currency:  Haitian gourdes
Data last updated: 03/20108,786
HondurasPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Honduran lempiras
Data last updated: 04/20107,667
Hong Kong SARPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Hong Kong dollars
Data last updated: 04/20107,009
HungaryPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO)
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Hungarian forint
Data last updated: 04/201010,045
IcelandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Icelandic krónur
Data last updated: 04/20100,316
IndiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Indian rupees
Data last updated: 04/20101182,060
IndonesiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Indonesian rupiah
Data last updated: 04/2010228,575
Islamic Republic of IranPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Iranian rials
Data last updated: 03/201072,871
IraqPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Iraqi Dinar (ID)
Data last updated: 04/201030,413
IrelandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Central Statistical Office of Ireland (CSO).
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/20104,422
IsraelPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Israeli new sheqalim
Data last updated: 04/20107,114
ItalyPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: There is a break in teh series strating 2002.
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 04/201059,336
JamaicaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Jamaica dollars
Data last updated: 03/20102,699
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 August 2009.
Primary domestic currency:  Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/2010127,692
JordanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Jordanian dinars
Data last updated: 04/20105,854
KazakhstanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1996 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Kazakhstani tenge
Data last updated: 04/201015,553
KenyaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Kenya shillings
Data last updated: 04/201035,265
KiribatiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Australian dollars
Data last updated: 04/20100,100
KoreaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Korean won
Data last updated: 04/201048,607
KosovoPopulationPersonsMillions  
KuwaitPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Planning, Central Statistical Office, and Civil Information Authority
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Kuwaiti dinars
Data last updated: 04/20103,443
Kyrgyz RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Kyrgyz som
Data last updated: 04/20105,311
Lao People's Democratic RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Lao kip
Data last updated: 04/20106,257
LatviaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Beginning of year population estimates.
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Latvian lats
Data last updated: 04/20102,271
LebanonPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Also: IMF staff.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Lebanese pounds
Data last updated: 04/20103,808
LesothoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Loti
Data last updated: 04/20102,451
LiberiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/20103,498
LibyaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Libyan dinars
Data last updated: 03/20106,210
LithuaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. End of year population estimates.
Source: National Statistical Office. Data from Statistics Lithuania: http://www.stat.gov.lt/en/
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Lithuanian litai
Data last updated: 03/20103,358
LuxembourgPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/20100,488
Former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Macedonia denars
Data last updated: 04/20102,055
MadagascarPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: UN, World Bank, and National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Malagasy ariary
Data last updated: 03/201020,215
MalawiPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Malawi kwacha
Data last updated: 03/201013,656
MalaysiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Malaysian ringgit
Data last updated: 04/201027,297
MaldivesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Planning and National Development.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Maldivian rufiyaa
Data last updated: 04/20100,345
MaliPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/201013,360
MaltaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Eurostat
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euro
Data last updated: 03/20100,413
MauritaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  Mauritanian ouguiyas
Data last updated: 04/20103,032
MauritiusPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Mauritian rupees
Data last updated: 04/20101,272
MexicoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Mexican pesos
Data last updated: 04/2010106,683
MoldovaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Moldovan lei
Data last updated: 03/20103,573
MongoliaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Mongolian togrogs
Data last updated: 04/20102,654
MontenegroPopulationPersonsMillions  
MoroccoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Moroccan dirhams
Data last updated: 04/201031,436
MozambiquePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1992 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Mozambican meticais
Data last updated: 04/201020,747
MyanmarPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Department of Labour
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Myanmar kyats
Data last updated: 04/201058,799
NamibiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: United Nations
Latest actual data: 2008. The latest household survey was conducted in 1994.
Primary domestic currency:  Namibia dollars
Data last updated: 04/20102,065
NepalPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Nepalese rupees
Data last updated: 04/201027,643
NetherlandsPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/201016,704
New ZealandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population. Mean Population
Source: New Zealand Time Series
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  New Zealand dollars
Data last updated: 04/20104,276
NicaraguaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Nicaraguan córdobas
Data last updated: 04/20106,193
NigerPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs.
Data last updated: 03/201013,765
NigeriaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Nigerian naira
Data last updated: 03/2010147,810
NorwayPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office.
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Norwegian kroner
Data last updated: 04/20104,787
OmanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy. For data prior to 1990, the source is IFS - International Financial Statistics.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Rials Omani
Data last updated: 04/20102,870
PakistanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data refer to fiscal years
Primary domestic currency:  Pakistan rupees
Data last updated: 04/2010160,970
PanamaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 03/20103,403
Papua New GuineaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Papua New Guinea kina
Data last updated: 04/20106,196
ParaguayPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Census of 2002.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Paraguayan guaraníes
Data last updated: 04/20106,154
PeruPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Peruvian nuevos soles
Data last updated: 03/201028,657
PhilippinesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Philippine pesos
Data last updated: 04/201090,457
PolandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Polish zlotys
Data last updated: 04/201038,123
PortugalPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euro
Data last updated: 03/201010,618
QatarPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff. World Bank
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Qatar riyals
Data last updated: 03/20101,098
RomaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Romanian lei
Data last updated: 04/201021,489
RussiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Russian rubles
Data last updated: 04/2010142,000
RwandaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Rwanda francs
Data last updated: 03/20109,591
SamoaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Asian Development Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Samoa tala
Data last updated: 04/20100,181
São Tomé and PríncipePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data revised to use the United Nations/World Bank database from 1980.
Primary domestic currency:  São Tomé and Príncipe dobras
Data last updated: 04/20100,160
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: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Saudi Arabian riyals
Data last updated: 03/201024,897
SenegalPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: UN Population World Prospects.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/201012,519
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: 04/20107,382
SeychellesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Seychelles rupees
Data last updated: 03/20100,085
Sierra LeonePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Sierra Leonean leones
Data last updated: 04/20105,887
SingaporePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Singapore dollars
Data last updated: 04/20104,668
Slovak RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euro
Data last updated: 04/20105,412
SloveniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/20102,013
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: 04/20100,523
South AfricaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  South African rand
Data last updated: 03/201048,687
SpainPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: There is a break in series starting 2002
Primary domestic currency:  Euros
Data last updated: 03/201045,283
Sri LankaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Sri Lanka rupees
Data last updated: 03/201020,085
St. Kitts and NevisPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 02/20100,053
St. LuciaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 03/20100,170
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 01/20100,107
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.
Data last updated: 03/201038,126
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: 04/20100,516
SwazilandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Swaziland emalangeni
Data last updated: 04/20101,022
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: 02/20109,179
SwitzerlandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Swiss francs
Data last updated: 04/20107,310
Syrian Arab RepublicPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Syrian pounds
Data last updated: 03/201019,880
Taiwan Province of ChinaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  New Taiwan dollar
Data last updated: 02/201023,037
TajikistanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Tajik somoni
Data last updated: 04/20106,458
TanzaniaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency:  Tanzania shillings
Data last updated: 03/201039,743
ThailandPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Labour force survey
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Thai baht
Data last updated: 04/201066,320
Democratic Republic of Timor-LestePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: U.N.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/20101,065
TogoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20106,623
TongaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Tongan pa’anga
Data last updated: 04/20100,103
Trinidad and TobagoPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Trinidad and Tobago dollars
Data last updated: 04/20101,305
TunisiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  Tunisian dinars
Data last updated: 04/201010,327
TurkeyPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Haver analytics. Haver receives this data directly from the Central Bank of Turkey.
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Turkish lira
Data last updated: 04/201069,659
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: 04/20105,269
UgandaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Uganda shillings
Data last updated: 03/201032,042
UkrainePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Ukrainian hryvnias
Data last updated: 03/201045,936
United Arab EmiratesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  U.A.E. dirhams
Data last updated: 03/20104,765
United KingdomPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Sterling pounds
Data last updated: 04/201061,373
United StatesPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Haver analytics
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010304,718
UruguayPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. And World Bank World Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency:  Uruguayan pesos
Data last updated: 03/20103,334
UzbekistanPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Uzbek sum
Data last updated: 04/201027,553
VanuatuPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 1999
Primary domestic currency:  Vanuatu vatu
Data last updated: 03/20100,235
VenezuelaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Venezuelan bolívares
Data last updated: 04/201028,050
VietnamPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Vietnamese dong
Data last updated: 03/201086,177
Republic of YemenPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Yemeni rials
Data last updated: 03/201022,978
ZambiaPopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency:  Zambian kwacha
Data last updated: 04/201011,745
ZimbabwePopulationPersonsMillionsDefinition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Notes: From 2001, data are unreliable.
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/201011,732
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Afghanis
Data last updated: 04/2010


Albania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. INSTAT
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Albanian leks
Data last updated: 04/2010


Algeria: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Algerian dinars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Angola: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency: Angolan kwanzas
Data last updated: 03/2010


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: 04/2010


Argentina: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Argentine pesos
Data last updated: 03/2010


Armenia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Armenian drams
Data last updated: 04/2010


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: 04/2010


Austria: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 02/2010


Azerbaijan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1994 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Azerbaijan manat
Data last updated: 04/2010


The Bahamas: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Mid-year projections based on Census
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Bahamian dollars
Data last updated: 03/2010


Bahrain: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. For data prior to 1990, the source is IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Bahrain dinars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Bangladesh: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Bangladesh taka
Data last updated: 03/2010


Barbados: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Barbados dollars
Data last updated: 02/2010


Belarus: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Belarusian rubels
Data last updated: 04/2010


Belgium: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2010


Belize: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Belize dollars
Data last updated: 03/2010


Benin: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Bhutan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Bhutanese ngultrum
Data last updated: 12/2009


Bolivia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Thousands of Bolivianos
Data last updated: 04/2010


Bosnia and Herzegovina: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: No census has been taken since 1990 (pre-war); data estimated by national authority.
Primary domestic currency: Convertible marka
Data last updated: 03/2010


Botswana: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Botswana pula
Data last updated: 04/2010


Brazil: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Brazilian reais
Data last updated: 04/2010


Brunei Darussalam: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Prime Minister's Office, Economic Planning and Development Department
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Brunei dollars
Data last updated: 03/2010


Bulgaria: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Bulgarian leva
Data last updated: 03/2010


Burkina Faso: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Burundi: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: IMF estimation
Primary domestic currency: Burundi francs
Data last updated: 03/2010


Cambodia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Cambodian riels
Data last updated: 04/2010


Cameroon: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Canada: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollars
Data last updated: 03/2010


Cape Verde: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Cape Verde escudos
Data last updated: 03/2010


Central African Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Chad: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Chile: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Chilean pesos
Data last updated: 04/2010


China: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 03/2010


Colombia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: EMED - Emerging Markets Economic Data
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Colombian pesos
Data last updated: 02/2010


Comoros: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Comorian francs
Data last updated: 03/2010


Democratic Republic of Congo: 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: 04/2010


Republic of Congo: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Costa Rica: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Costa Rican colones
Data last updated: 04/2010


Côte d'Ivoire: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Croatia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Croatian kunas
Data last updated: 03/2010


Cyprus: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Eurostat
Latest actual data: 2009
Notes: Annual data prior to 1994 are end of year. Starting 1995 annual data are as of January 1 of each year.
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2010


Czech Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Czech koruny
Data last updated: 04/2010


Denmark: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Danish kroner
Data last updated: 03/2010


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: 04/2010


Dominica: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Dominican Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Dominican pesos
Data last updated: 04/2010


Ecuador: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Egypt: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Mid-year population estimates
Source: Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Egyptian pounds
Data last updated: 03/2010


El Salvador: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Equatorial Guinea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
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: 04/2010


Eritrea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: UN Population Prospects 2006
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Eritrean nakfa
Data last updated: 04/2010


Estonia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Estonian krooni
Data last updated: 04/2010


Ethiopia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Ethiopian birr
Data last updated: 04/2010


Fiji: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Fiji dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Finland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA)
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2010


France: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2010


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: 04/2010


The Gambia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Gambian dalasis
Data last updated: 03/2010


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: 04/2010


Germany: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. .
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
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: 03/2010


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: 04/2010


Greece: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2010


Grenada: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 03/2010


Guatemala: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Guatemalan quetzales
Data last updated: 04/2010


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: 03/2010


Guinea-Bissau: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2010


Guyana: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2002
Primary domestic currency: Guyana dollars
Data last updated: 02/2010


Haiti: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: IMF estimation
Primary domestic currency: Haitian gourdes
Data last updated: 03/2010


Honduras: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: Honduran lempiras
Data last updated: 04/2010


Hong Kong SAR: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Hong Kong dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Hungary: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Hungarian Central Statistical Office (HCSO)
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Hungarian forint
Data last updated: 04/2010


Iceland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Icelandic krónur
Data last updated: 04/2010


India: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Indian rupees
Data last updated: 04/2010


Indonesia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Indonesian rupiah
Data last updated: 04/2010


Islamic Republic of Iran: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Iranian rials
Data last updated: 03/2010


Iraq: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Iraqi Dinar (ID)
Data last updated: 04/2010


Ireland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Central Statistical Office of Ireland (CSO).
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2010


Israel: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Israeli new sheqalim
Data last updated: 04/2010


Italy: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: There is a break in teh series strating 2002.
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 04/2010


Jamaica: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollars
Data last updated: 03/2010


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 August 2009.
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/2010


Jordan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Jordanian dinars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Kazakhstan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1996 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Kazakhstani tenge
Data last updated: 04/2010


Kenya: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Kenya shillings
Data last updated: 04/2010


Kiribati: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Australian dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Korea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Korean won
Data last updated: 04/2010


Kuwait: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Planning, Central Statistical Office, and Civil Information Authority
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Kuwaiti dinars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Kyrgyz Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Kyrgyz som
Data last updated: 04/2010


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: 04/2010


Latvia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Beginning of year population estimates.
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Latvian lats
Data last updated: 04/2010


Lebanon: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Also: IMF staff.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Lebanese pounds
Data last updated: 04/2010


Lesotho: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Loti
Data last updated: 04/2010


Liberia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Libya: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Libyan dinars
Data last updated: 03/2010


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: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Lithuanian litai
Data last updated: 03/2010


Luxembourg: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2010


Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Macedonia denars
Data last updated: 04/2010


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: 03/2010


Malawi: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Malawi kwacha
Data last updated: 03/2010


Malaysia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Malaysian ringgit
Data last updated: 04/2010


Maldives: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Planning and National Development.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Maldivian rufiyaa
Data last updated: 04/2010


Mali: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Malta: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Eurostat
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2010


Mauritania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: Mauritanian ouguiyas
Data last updated: 04/2010


Mauritius: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Mauritian rupees
Data last updated: 04/2010


Mexico: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Mexican pesos
Data last updated: 04/2010


Moldova: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Moldovan lei
Data last updated: 03/2010


Mongolia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Mongolian togrogs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Morocco: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Moroccan dirhams
Data last updated: 04/2010


Mozambique: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. Human Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1992 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Mozambican meticais
Data last updated: 04/2010


Myanmar: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Department of Labour
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Myanmar kyats
Data last updated: 04/2010


Namibia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: United Nations
Latest actual data: 2008. The latest household survey was conducted in 1994.
Primary domestic currency: Namibia dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Nepal: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees
Data last updated: 04/2010


Netherlands: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2010


New Zealand: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population. Mean Population
Source: New Zealand Time Series
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: New Zealand dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Nicaragua: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Nicaraguan córdobas
Data last updated: 04/2010


Niger: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs.
Data last updated: 03/2010


Nigeria: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Nigerian naira
Data last updated: 03/2010


Norway: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office.
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Norwegian kroner
Data last updated: 04/2010


Oman: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy. For data prior to 1990, the source is IFS - International Financial Statistics.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Rials Omani
Data last updated: 04/2010


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: 04/2010


Panama: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 03/2010


Papua New Guinea: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Papua New Guinea kina
Data last updated: 04/2010


Paraguay: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Census of 2002.
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Paraguayan guaraníes
Data last updated: 04/2010


Peru: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Peruvian nuevos soles
Data last updated: 03/2010


Philippines: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Philippine pesos
Data last updated: 04/2010


Poland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Polish zlotys
Data last updated: 04/2010


Portugal: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2010


Qatar: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff. World Bank
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Qatar riyals
Data last updated: 03/2010


Romania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Romanian lei
Data last updated: 04/2010


Russia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Russian rubles
Data last updated: 04/2010


Rwanda: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Rwanda francs
Data last updated: 03/2010


Samoa: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Asian Development Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Samoa tala
Data last updated: 04/2010


São Tomé and Príncipe: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators.
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data revised to use the United Nations/World Bank database from 1980.
Primary domestic currency: São Tomé and Príncipe dobras
Data last updated: 04/2010


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: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Saudi Arabian riyals
Data last updated: 03/2010


Senegal: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: UN Population World Prospects.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2010


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: 04/2010


Seychelles: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Seychelles rupees
Data last updated: 03/2010


Sierra Leone: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2005
Primary domestic currency: Sierra Leonean leones
Data last updated: 04/2010


Singapore: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Singapore dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Slovak Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 04/2010


Slovenia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2010


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: 04/2010


South Africa: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2010


Spain: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: There is a break in series starting 2002
Primary domestic currency: Euros
Data last updated: 03/2010


Sri Lanka: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Sri Lanka rupees
Data last updated: 03/2010


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: 02/2010


St. Lucia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: Eastern Caribbean dollars
Data last updated: 03/2010


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: 01/2010


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.
Data last updated: 03/2010


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: 04/2010


Swaziland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Swaziland emalangeni
Data last updated: 04/2010


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: 02/2010


Switzerland: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Swiss francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Syrian Arab Republic: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Syrian pounds
Data last updated: 03/2010


Taiwan Province of China: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: New Taiwan dollar
Data last updated: 02/2010


Tajikistan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IFS - International Financial Statistics
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Tajik somoni
Data last updated: 04/2010


Tanzania: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2001
Primary domestic currency: Tanzania shillings
Data last updated: 03/2010


Thailand: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office. Labour force survey
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Thai baht
Data last updated: 04/2010


Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: U.N.
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Togo: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Tonga: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Tongan pa’anga
Data last updated: 04/2010


Trinidad and Tobago: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Tunisia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: Tunisian dinars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Turkey: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Haver analytics. Haver receives this data directly from the Central Bank of Turkey.
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Turkish lira
Data last updated: 04/2010


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: 04/2010


Uganda: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Uganda shillings
Data last updated: 03/2010


Ukraine: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Ukrainian hryvnias
Data last updated: 03/2010


United Arab Emirates: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: U.A.E. dirhams
Data last updated: 03/2010


United Kingdom: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Sterling pounds
Data last updated: 04/2010


United States: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Haver analytics
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


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: 03/2010


Uzbekistan: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Uzbek sum
Data last updated: 04/2010


Vanuatu: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 1999
Primary domestic currency: Vanuatu vatu
Data last updated: 03/2010


Venezuela: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: Ministry of Economy
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Venezuelan bolívares
Data last updated: 04/2010


Vietnam: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Vietnamese dong
Data last updated: 03/2010


Republic of Yemen: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Yemeni rials
Data last updated: 03/2010


Zambia: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2003
Primary domestic currency: Zambian kwacha
Data last updated: 04/2010


Zimbabwe: Population (Persons)
Definition: Population
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2000
Notes: From 2001, data are unreliable.
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


 
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