This database is the core of the latest Revision of World Population Prospects, the United Nations estimations and projections of population for all countries of the world, covering the period 1950-2100. It incorporates the findings of the most recent national population censuses and of numerous specialized population surveys carried out around the world. The latest Revision provides the demographic data and indicators to assess trends at the global, regional and national levels and to calculate many other key indicators commonly used by the United Nations system.
The Urban/Rural Population database provides data on urbanization, a movement of people from rural to urban areas with population growth. This interactive database allows users to view and download data for up to five countries or areas at a time.
The interactive database Trends in International Migrant Stock provides a comparable and up-to-date set of estimates for all countries and areas of the world. It comprises of total international migrants stock, stock by age and sex, and stock by destination and origin. The estimates are based on official statistics on the foreign-born or the foreign population, classified by sex, age and country of origin. Most of the statistics utilised to estimate the international migrant stock were obtained from population censuses. Additionally, population registers and nationally representative surveys provided information on the number and composition of international migrants.
World Population Policies
The World Population Policies database provides information on Government views and policies on population size and growth, population age structure, fertility, reproductive health and family planning, health and mortality, spatial distribution and internal migration, and international migration. It also provides information on selected demographic and socio-economic indicators