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World Population Prospects: The 2010 Revision
The World Population Prospects allows users to change variables to learn about population prospects in the world. Users can change variables such as population, population density, location, date and variant in the basic panel to obtain basic output while a second panel allows users to obtain more detailed information such as median age, total fertility rate and population by age. There are also full country profiles, a profile of assumptions, definitions of regions, a glossary and sources. This is a site full of interesting and interactive population data from around the world.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Tools:
    • Calculation / Conversion
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright United Nations, 2003 AUTHORIZED USES OF COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS Users may: Search, view, retrieve and display the Copyrighted Materials: Electronically save parts of the Copyrighted Materials for personal use; Print off single copies of parts of the Copyrighted Materials. PROHIBITED USES OF COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS Users may not: Remove or alter the authors' names or the Publisher's copyright notices or other means of identification or disclaimers as they appear in the Copyrighted Materials; Systematically make print or electronic copies of multiple extracts of the Copyrighted Materials for any purpose; Mount or distribute any part of the Copyrighted Materials on any electronic network, including without limitation the Internet and the World Wide Web.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-080
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Joseph Chamie
Population Division, United Nations