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Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. International Statistical Program Center
This study collected demographic data for 201 nations and political entities worldwide. Variables include population for each year between 1950-1975, plus the figures for birth, death, and growth rates in 1975.
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United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. International Statistical Program Center. World Population, 1950-1975. ICPSR07493-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1977. doi:10.3886/ICPSR07493.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07493.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: birth rates, demographic characteristics, economic development, economic growth rate, mortality rates, nations, population characteristics, population growth rate, population migration, post-World War II period, world population
Geographic Coverage: Afghanistan, Africa, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Asia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda Islands, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Central America, Chad, Channel Islands, Chile, China (Peoples Republic), Christmas Island, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Europe, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Gaza Strip, Georgia (Republic), Germany, Ghana, Gibralter, Global, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latin America, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia (Federated States), Middle East, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North America, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Persian Gulf States, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South America, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Soviet Union, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam (Socialist Republic), Virgin Islands of the United States, West Indies, Western Samoa, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Universe: 201 nations and other political entities worldwide.
Data Types: census/enumeration data
Data Collection Notes:
Some of the developing nations included in the study had few or no population censuses, and no vital registration systems providing coverage of births. Consequently, for some parts of the world, the figures presented are rough estimates based on censuses that were available, and on household sample surveys.
population censuses, household sample surveys
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-10
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