Population and Vital Statistics Report, January 2008

This issue of the report presents data for countries or areas on population size (total, male, female) from the latest available census, estimated total population size for 2005 or 2006, and the number and rate of vital events (life births, death, and infant deaths) for the latest available year within the past 15 years (1992-2006). The issue also presents data for the world and its major areas and regions on estimated population size for both 2004 and 2005.