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Which continent has the largest population growth rate?
Africa. Most African countries have the annual population growth rate in excess of 2%. In addition, there is a high proportion of younger people within the Africa population as a whole, with reports that 41% of the African population are under the age of 15. The population of Africa is currently projected to quadruple in just 90 years, with a growth rate that will make Africa more important than ever to the global economy.
What part of the world's total population do Asians constitute?
60%. If we could shrink the earth's population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all the existing human ratios remaining the same, it would look something like the following • 60 Asians • 12 Europeans • 13Africans • 9 Latin Americans/Caribbeans • 5 North Americans • 1 Oceanian
Which European country has the largest Jewish population?
France has the largest number of Jews in Europe at about 480,000 Jews who are mainly found in Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Strasbourg and Toulouse regions. French Jews suffered anti-Semitism, but most of them survived the Holocaust. Jews later migrated to France from French colonies of the Mediterranean and North Africa in the 19th century. Currently, the Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews are the majority.
China, India and the United States are the three most populous countries. Which country is the fourth?
Indonesia has 237 million inhabitants. This is more than Brazil (201M), Pakistan (184M), Nigeria (173M), Bangladesh (152M), Russia (143M) and Japan (127M)
Which of these countries is not an absolute monarchy?
Bhutan has transitioned from an absolute monarchy to a multi-party democracy. The development of Bhutanese democracy has been marked by the active encouragement and participation of reigning Bhutanese monarchs since the 1950s, beginning with legal reforms such as the abolition of slavery, and culminating in the enactment of Bhutan's Constitution. The first democratic elections in Bhutan began in 2007, and all levels of government had been democratically elected by 2011. These elections included Bhutan's first ever partisan National Assembly election.
Which country has the highest population density in the world?
Monaco, one of the world's smallest countries, is also second most densely populated country in the world. It has a population density of 43,830 people per square mile (16,923 per square kilometer). As Macau is technically not an independent country, Monaco can be considered the world's most densely populated country.
Which Indonesian island is the most populous?
Island 3. With a population of 135 million (excluding the 3.6 million on the island of Madura which is administered as part of the province of Java), Java is the world's most populous island, and one of the most densely-populated places on the globe.