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Release Notes: October 1997

This release of the International Data Base included new demographic estimates and/or projections for the following countries:

Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Angola
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas, The
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burma
Burundi
Cameroon
Canada
Central African Republic
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo (Brazzaville)
Congo (Kinshasa)
Costa
Cote d'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Faroe Islands
Finland
France
French
French
Gaza Strip
Georgia
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guatemala
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hong Kong S.A.R.
Hungary
Iceland
India
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macau
Macedonia, The Former Yugo. Rep. of 
Malaysia
Mali
Malta
Man, Isle of
Martinique
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Moldova
Montenegro
Morocco
Namibia
Nepal
Netherlands
New
New
Nicaragua
Nigeria
North Korea
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
Saint
Saint
Saint Helena
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Serbia
Seychelles
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Somalia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vietnam
Virgin Islands
West Bank
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe
    

In addition, the following geographic/name changes were made:


Name                             Notes   
Burkina Faso                     "Burkina" in previous release
Congo (Brazzaville)              "Congo" in previous release 
Congo (Kinshassa)                "Zaire" in previous release 
Hong Kong S.A.R.                 "Hong Kong" in previous release
Man, Isle of                     "Isle of Man" in previous release 
Micronesia, Federated States of  "Federated States of Micronesia" 
                                     in previous release 
Samoa                            "Western Samoa" in previous release 
Virgin Islands, British          "British Virgin Islands" in previous release 
    

Release notes history

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | International Programs | International Data Base   Revised:December 19, 2013   Version: Data:12.0625 Code:12.0321