- Demographic based analysis for world countries/areas
- Historical trends and also future projections
World Demographic Indicators (1950-2100)
Demographic is the study of a population based on factors such as age, race, and sex. Demographic data refers to socio-economic information expressed statistically, also including employment, education, income, marriage rates, birth and death rates and more factors.
The United Nations Statistics Division is the primary agency responsible at an international level for
collecting official national data on natality and mortality, that is on fertility, foetal deaths and deaths. Data on natality have been collected from national statistical offices and disseminated through the Demographic Yearbook system since its first issue in 1948.
- Total Fertility
- Birth Rate
- Growth Rate
- Crude Death Rate
Check out the Data and Dictionary section to learn about the indicators and country attributes which provide geographical, political and economical classifications of each country.
United Nations Population Division is the main source for the world population data and also provides the comprehensive list of locations with codes (numerical and ISO3), description, major area, region and development groups.
Related Data Products
- 235 countries or areas
- Estimates from 1950 to 2020
- Projections to the year 2100
19 Data Columns
2-Digit Alpha Country Code (co_alpha_2_code)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code that represents each country
Country Alpha 3 Codes (co_alpha_3_code)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 codes are three-letter country codes defined in ISO 3166-1, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), to represent countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest.
Geographic Region Name (co_agg_region_name)
Geographic regions presents the composition of geographical regions used by the United Nations' Statistics Division in its publications and databases. Each country or area is shown in one region only. These geographic regions are based on continental regions.
OECD Country Flag (co_agg_oecd_flag)
True if the country is a member of OECD, otherwise False
G20 Country Flag (co_agg_g20_flag)
True if the country belongs to G20 (Group of Twenty) which is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 19 countries and the European Union (EU)
European Union Member Flag (co_agg_eu_flag)
True if the country is a member of the European Union, otherwise False
Geographical Agregation (geo_agg)
Country or the agregation region such as OECD, World etc.
Time Period (time_period)
Time period of data
Total Fertility (total_fertility)
Total fertility (live births per woman)
Net Reproduction Rate (net_reproduction_rate)
Net reproduction rate (surviving daughters per woman)
Crude Birth Rate (crude_birth_rate)
Crude birth rate (births per 1000 population)
Number of Births (number_of_births)
Number of births
Natural Increase (natural_increase)
Rate of natural increase (per 1000 population)
Growth Rate (growth_rate)
Average annual rate of population change
Number of Deaths (number_of_deaths)
Number of deaths
Number of Male Deaths (number_of_male_deaths)
Number of male deaths
Number of Female Deaths (number_of_female_deaths)
Number of female deaths
Crude Death Rate (crude_death_rate)
Crude death rate (deaths per 1000 population)
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