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TABLE 4.1 World Population Data

Region or Country

Population as of Mid-1984 (millions)

Crude Birth Rate (per 1,000 population)

Infant Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births)

Percent Population Under Age 15

Percent Population Over Age 64

Urban Population (percent)

Worlda

4,762

28

84

35

6

40

Less developed

3,596

32

94

38

4

32

Africa

531

45

119

45

3

29

Asiab

2,662

30

91

38

4

25

Latin Americac

397

31

65

39

4

65

Oceaniad

5

41

89

43

3

18

More developed

1,116

16

19

23

12

71

Europe

491

14

15

22

13

72

North Americae

262

15

11

22

12

74

USSR

274

20

32

25

10

64

Australia, New Zealand

19

16

11

25

10

85

Japan

120

13

7

23

9

76

aError in total population due to rounding.

bJapan is excluded. China is included.

cMexico, Central America, and South America are included.

dAustralia and New Zealand are not included.

eCanada and the United States are included.

SOURCE: Population Reference Bureau, Inc. (1984).



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