We have had an interest in our population levels for a long time, perhaps since we began to experience the effects of farming grain and domesticating animals.

The quote from Ecclesiastes on Population Net's Home page suggests that we've had such an interest at least since Biblical times.

These are some of our organizations directly concerned with human population.



Population Organizations of Nations

UNFPA United Nations
Department of Econonmic and Social Population Division - UN
POPIN: Population Info Network - UN
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population

Government Population Organizations

Australian Department of Health and Aging
Chinese National Population and Family Planning Commission - China (in Chinese)
Chinese National Population and Family Planning Commission - China (in English)
National Institute of Demographic Studies - France
Population and Development - Tanzania
National Population Commission - Nigeria
National Projections - UK
NICHD: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - US
Census International Programs Center - US
Census International Database - US
The National Counsel of Population - Mexico (in Spanish)
National Commission on Population and Development - Brazil (in Spanish)
National Commission on Population - India
GTZ Weltweit - Germany

Academic Population Communities

Institute of Population Research, Peking Univ. - China
Office of Population Research - Princeton University - US
University Population Index, Princeton University - US
Max Plank Institute for Demographic Research - Germany
Internat. Union for the Scientific Study of Population

Private International Population Organizations

Population Council
Population Reference Bureau
Pop Planet
Population Communications International
International Planned Parenthood
Australian Population Association
U.S. Population Association
Population Association of Japan
Population Connection
Rand Labor and Population Center
Population Research Center at NORC
Population Studies Journal
World Population Foundation
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