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Definition of Population

Population

  1. The act or process of populating; multiplication of inhabitants.
  2. The whole number of people, or inhabitants, in a country, or portion of a country; as, a population of ten millions.

Population Quotations

Our population and our use of the finite resources of planet Earth are growing exponentially, along with our technical ability to change the environment for good or ill.
Stephen Hawking

Every State has the primary duty to protect its own population from grave and sustained violations of human rights, as well as from the consequences of humanitarian crises, whether natural or man-made.
Pope Benedict XVI

Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

It's coming home to roost over the next 50 years or so. It's not just climate change; it's sheer space, places to grow food for this enormous horde. Either we limit our population growth or the natural world will do it for us, and the natural world is doing it for us right now.
David Attenborough

As an atheist, I am angry that we live in a society in which the plain truth cannot be spoken without offending 90% of the population.
Sam Harris
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Population Translations

population in Afrikaans is bevolking
population in Danish is befolkning
population in Dutch is bevolking
population in French is population
population in Italian is popolazione
population in Latin is frequentia
population in Norwegian is befolkning

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