SOURCES: United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.
Did you know
- North Korea is the least ethnically diverse country on Earth. The next least? South Korea.
- Of the eight countries which include the word "democratic" in their conventional long form name, three are dictatorships: North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea), Laos (Lao People's Democratic Republic) and the Democratic republic of the Congo.