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United Nations: Population Division (UNPOP)

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The United Nations Population Division (UNPOP) provides information on demographic issues for countries all over the world. It is situated in New York. Its provides support for intergovernmental UN bodies such as the Commission on Population and Development, for instance by providing data to help monitor the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). It provides data on demographic issues including population projections, rate of urbanisation, birth rates, infant mortality and more.

Statistical themes

  • Population
  • Demographic trends
  • Family planing/Contraception
  • Migration
  • Urbanisation
  • Birth rates
  • Infant and mother mortality
  • Abortion

Statistical database

UNPOP: Population Statistics

Statistical yearbook

Demographic Yearbook

Additional Information


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