The International Data Base (IDB) offers a variety of demographic indicators for countries and areas of the world with a population of 5,000 or more. The IDB has provided access to demographic data for over 25 years to governments, academics, other organizations, and the public. It is funded by organizations that sponsor the research of the Census Bureau"s International Programs Center for Demographic and Economic Studies. For more information and all the Release Notes see the Frequently Asked Questions page.
The estimates and projections for the United States and Puerto Rico do not incorporate the 2010 Census results released in December 2010. The estimates and projections for the U.S. Island Areas of American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands do not incorporate the 2010 Census results that are scheduled for release in 2012 and 2013. The estimates of land area and density for all these areas also do not reflect the results of the 2010 Census operations.
This release of the IDB contains revised estimates and projections for 18 countries incorporating new data or analysis. For general information about how these estimates and projections are developed, see Population Estimates and Projections Methodology. All projections have been produced by sex and single years of age up to 100 years and over.
* Denotes that a country has undergone additional analyses to update the estimated effects of HIV/AIDS. See Population Estimates and Projections Incorporating AIDS.
Below is a brief summary of revisions for countries experiencing more than a 500,000 change from the previously estimated 2010 population.