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United Nations World Population Prospects 1950-2100 - 2010 Revision

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Global
Time period covered 
01/1950 - 12/2100
Series or system 
United Nations World Population Prospects Estimates
Data type
Summary 

The World Population Prospects is produced every two years by the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat.

The 2010 Revision of the World Population Prospects provides demographic estimates and projections for the period 1950-2100. The results are available at different levels of detail, for various kind of aggregations, and in several electronic formats such as Excel tables, figures and maps, and a comprehensive CD-ROM. Tables present aggregated data and indicators for four development groups, six major areas, and 21 geographical regions.

Data sources include censuses, vital registration systems, surveys, and official estimates from international statistical agencies. 

Citation
Publication year 
2011
Suggested citation 
United Nations Population Division. United Nations World Population Prospects 1950-2100 - 2010 Revision. New York City, United States: United Nations Population Division, 2011.