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16 October 2014
Global Population

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BBC websites :


Standard Grade Bitesize – Geography

Population Section


Intermediate/Higher – Geography

Population Section (this site!)


Higher Bitesize – Geography

Population Section


Search for the latest news stories concerning population and migration issues on


Country Profiles with facts about countries including history, politics and economic background including audio and video clips from the BBC archives


Migration Special – a large section with personal stories, viewpoints, facts, q&a's and more


Destination UK - In depth report on asylum and migration issues within the UK


Sudan : A Nation Divided - In depth look at Sudan and its problems



Non BBC websites:


World Population clock showing the current population and a chance to compare with any year 1970-2037.


NASA map of the world from space showing the earth at night, highlighting particularly developed or populated areas


Census 2001 site from National Statistics Online


Scotland's Census Results OnLine shows the results from Scotland 's 2001 Census


CIA's World Factbook - up to date facts and stats for countries


US Census Bureau site showing Population Pyramids for countries over time


UK government's Home Office site for Immigration & Nationality Directorate


Australian government's site for The Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs



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