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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Census Bureau Releases New Population Projections for 30 Countries and Areas

Press Release Number CB21-TPS.148

DEC. 21, 2021 — The U.S. Census Bureau today released new population estimates and projections and other demographic data up to the year 2100 for 30 countries and areas in the International Database (IDB).

New data and analyses were used to refine population estimates and projections for Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, the Gambia, Germany, India, Italy, Kosovo, Laos, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United Kingdom.

The current update incorporates newly available data from censuses, surveys and administrative records and updated analyses based on those data.

The IDB consists of estimates and projections of demographic indicators, including population size and growth (by sex and single year of age up to 100-plus) and components of change (mortality, fertility and net migration) for more than 200 countries and areas. The Census Bureau periodically updates the IDB as new data become available.

Estimates and projections from the IDB can be found at on the International Database Overview web page.

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Kristina Barrett
Public Information Office
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877-861-2010 (U.S. and Canada only)


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