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Source: Demographic Statistics Database | United Nations Statistics Division

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Country or AreaYearArea CodeSex CodeCode of LanguageRecord Type CodeReliability CodeReliabilitySource Year
Åland Islands20000099999950Final figure, complete2009
Albania20110099999950Final figure, complete2013
Algeria20080099999950Final figure, complete2015
American Samoa20000099999950Final figure, complete2001
Anguilla20010099999930Final figure, complete2003
Armenia20110099999950Final figure, complete2013
Armenia20010099999950Final figure, complete2003
Aruba20000099999950Final figure, complete2009
Australia20160099999950Final figure, complete2017
Australia20110099999950Final figure, complete2012
Australia20060099999950Final figure, complete2011
Australia20010099999950Final figure, complete2009
Australia19960099999930Final figure, complete2003
Austria20010099999950Final figure, complete2003
Azerbaijan20090099999950Final figure, complete2011
Azerbaijan19990099999950Final figure, complete2001
Belarus20090099999950Final figure, complete2011
Belarus19990099999950Final figure, complete2009
Belize20000099999930Final figure, complete2005
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)20120099999930Final figure, complete2014
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)20010099999930Final figure, complete2007
Botswana20110099999930Final figure, complete2015
Botswana20010099999930Final figure, complete2003
Bulgaria20110099999950Final figure, complete2012
Burkina Faso20060099999950Final figure, complete2009
Cambodia20080099999930Final figure, complete2009
Cambodia19980099999930Final figure, complete2009
Canada20160099999950Final figure, complete2017
Canada20110099999950Final figure, complete2013
Canada20060099999950Final figure, complete2017
Canada20010099999950Final figure, complete2009
Canada19960099999950Final figure, complete1997
Cayman Islands20100099999950Final figure, complete2012
Cayman Islands19990099999950Final figure, complete2007
China, Hong Kong SAR20160099999950Final figure, complete2017
China, Hong Kong SAR20110099999950Final figure, complete2013
China, Hong Kong SAR20060099999950Final figure, complete2011
China, Hong Kong SAR20010099999950Final figure, complete2002
China, Macao SAR20160099999980Final figure, complete2017
China, Macao SAR20110099999950Final figure, complete2012
China, Macao SAR20010099999950Final figure, complete2002
Cook Islands20110099999950Final figure, complete2014
Croatia20110099999950Final figure, complete2014
Croatia20010099999950Final figure, complete2005
Cyprus20110099999950Final figure, complete2013
Cyprus20010099999950Final figure, complete2002
Czechia20110099999950Final figure, complete2012
Czechia20010099999950Final figure, complete2003
Ecuador20100099999930Final figure, complete2012
Estonia20110099999950Final figure, complete2013


1 - Statistics are compiled from registers.
2 - Data refer to population 5 years of age and over.
3 - Data refer to population in housing units and collective living quarters only.
4 - Including armed forces stationed in the area.
5 - The methodology used for calculating the number of the de facto and de jure population in the 2001 census data differs as follows from the methodology used in previous censuses: the duration that defines a person as being ' temporary present ' or 'temporary absent' is now 'under one year'. The previously applied definition was for '6 months'.
6 - Data refer to mother tongue, defined as the language usually spoken in the individual's home in his or her early childhood.
7 - Because of rounding, totals are not in all cases the sum of the respective components.
8 - These data have been randomly rounded to protect confidentiality. Individual figures may not add up to totals, and values for the same data may vary in different tables.
9 - Including population in off-shore, migratory and shipping.
10 - Data refer to usual language, defined as the language currently spoken, or most often spoken, by the individual in his or her present home.
11 - Data refer to population 2 years of age and over.
12 - To ensure confidentiality, the values, including totals are randomly rounded either up or down to a multiple of '5' or '10.' As a result, when these data are summed or grouped, the total value may not match the individual values since totals and sub-totals are independently rounded. Similarly, percentages, which are calculated on rounded data, may not necessarily add up to 100%.
13 - Data refer to most frequently reported languages, based on 20 per cent sample data.
14 - Excluding the institutional population.
15 - Data refer to Hong Kong resident population at the census moment, which covers usual residents and mobile residents. Usual residents refer to two categories of people: (1) Hong Kong permanent residents who had stayed in Hong Kong for at least three months during the six months before or for at least three months during the six months after the census moment, regardless of whether they were in Hong Kong or not at the census moment; and (2) Hong Kong non-permanent residents who were in Hong Kong at the census moment. Mobile Residents, they are Hong Kong permanent residents who had stayed in Hong Kong for at least one month but less than three months during the six months before or for at least one month but less than three months during the six months after the census moment, regardless of whether they were in Hong Kong or not at the census moment.
16 - Excluding persons who are mute or aged under 5 years.
17 - Data are estimates from sample enquiry.
18 - Data refer to population 3 years of age or more.
19 - Population by-census is conducted between two population censuses, adopting a sampling method to select 29,421 housing units in Macao for enumeration, with the unit of observation being the individuals residing in the selected housing units.
20 - Excluding Niue, shown separately, which is part of Cook Islands, but because of remoteness is administered separately.
21 - Data refer to government controlled areas.
22 - Including all persons irrespective of citizenship, who at the time of the census resided in the country or intended to reside for a period of at least one year. It does not distinguish between those present or absent at the time of census.
23 - A person could speak more than one language.

Demographic Statistics Database

Source:  United Nations Statistics Division

The United Nations Statistics Division collects, compiles and disseminates official demographic and social statistics on a wide range of topics. Data have been collected since 1948 through a set of questionnaires dispatched annually to over 230 national statistical offices and have been published in the Demographic Yearbook collection. The Demographic Yearbook disseminates statistics on population size and composition, births, deaths, marriage and divorce, as well as respective rates, on an annual basis. The Demographic Yearbook census datasets cover a wide range of additional topics including economic activity, educational attainment, household characteristics, housing characteristics, ethnicity, language, foreign-born and foreign population. The available Population and Housing Censuses' datasets reported to UNSD for the censuses conducted worldwide since 1995, are now available in UNdata.

This latest update includes several datasets on international travel and migration inflows and outflows, and on incoming and departing international migrants by several characteristics, as reported by the national authorities to the UN Statistics Division for the reference years 2010 to the present as available. 2019/02/20 - Revised dataset released to update city population for Zoetermeer, Netherlands.
Last update in UNdata: 2019/02/20
Next update in UNdata: 2019/07/01