Population decline is a rising issue for many countries in Eastern Europe, as well as outliers like Japan and Cuba.
Population density varies across the globe. These maps use geographical circles to show the most densely populated areas on multiple continents.
See the world's 100 biggest islands in a side-by-side comparison. Then, we look to see which islands have the highest population densities.
The U.S. saw 7.4% population growth in the past decade, the lowest it's been since the 1930s. How does population by state look today?
The most populous countries in the world are China, India, and the U.S—but global population trends may be shifting faster than you think.
We’ve come a long way since Pangea. This short video examines the area, population, and GDP of our continents as a share of the world's total.