GTFS: Global Trends and Future Scenarios Index

World Population Prospects: the 2004 Revision


The 2004 Revision of World Population Prospects represents the latest global demographic estimates and projections prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat. This third and last volume of the 2004 Revision provides a detailed analysis of the results of the World Population Prospects 2004. It also documents data sources used and methods applied in the preparation of the 2006 Revision. The report is accompanied by an executive summary of the results and the assumptions underlying the 2004 Revision. The executive summary and the assumptions have been translated into the six official United Nations languages.