The geographic distribution of the world’s population

The geographic distribution of the world’s population

The world’s population is very unevenly distributed across the globe. Some areas are uninhabited, while others have a population density of around 60,000 people per square kilometre.

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population, Earth, population density, population growth rate, Population explosion, demography, China, India, uneven distribution, temperate zone, cold zone, Tropical or arid region, uninhabited, dispersion, mortality data, birth data, migration, population pyramid, society, geography

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Earth: 51 people/sq km, 90% of the World’s population lives in the northern hemisphere, Three-quarters of the global population lives in Eurasia, Southern temperate zone, Northern temperate zone, 50% of the Earth’s population lives in coastal areas, 80% of the world’s population lives at elevations between 0 and 500 m

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