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  World Population Prospects  
  The 2010 Revision  
     
 
 
 

The 2010 Revision of the World Population Prospects is the twenty-second round of global demographic estimates and projections undertaken by the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat. The world population prospects are used widely throughout the United Nations and by many international organizations, research centers, academic researchers and the media.

 
     
  Press Release  
  3 May 2011  
     
     
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