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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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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