Population density

Population density (people per km2) by country, 2006
Living population density by country
Population density (people per km2) map of the world in 1994. In relation to the equator it is seen that the vast majority of the human population lives in the Northern Hemisphere, as 67% of the Earth's land area is there.
Population density (people per km2) map of the world in 2005
World environments map, compare with the maps above

Population density (in agriculture: standing stock or plant density) is a measurement of population per unit area, or exceptionally unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density. It is frequently applied to living organisms, most of the time to humans. It is a key geographical term.[1] In simple terms, population density refers to the number of people living in an area per square kilometre.

  1. ^ Matt Rosenberg Population Density. Geography.about.com. March 2, 2011. Retrieved on December 10, 2011.

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