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Population living in rural areas (% of total)

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.

Definition and source: World Bank
URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.RUR.TOTL.ZS

Population growth rate

 

Definition and source: World Bank
URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.POP.GROW

Population

 

Definition and source: World Bank
URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.POP.TOTL

Life expectancy

Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

Definition and source: World Bank
URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.DYN.LE00.IN

Population ages 65 and above (% of total)

 

Definition and source: World Bank
URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.POP.65UP.TO.ZS

Population ages 0-14 (% of total)

 

Definition and source: World Bank
URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.POP.0014.TO.ZS

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