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Human Population through History: 1 A.D. to 2020
This website contains eight maps showing human population density starting in 1 AD. Maps can be viewed as large single maps or as an animation of population change through time. The maps are from a Social Contract article by John H. Hanton, 'End of the Migration Epoch.'
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restriction Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-161
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Robert Bleier
Demographic, Environmental, and Security Issues Project