As of July 2015, the world population was estimated to be greater than 7.2 billion. The most populous country was China, with more than 1.3 billion people, followed by India, with more than 1.2 billion people. The third most populous country was the United States, but with a considerably smaller pop
The 2014 estimated U.S. population was 318,857,056. Of this number 23.3 percent of the population was under 18 and 2.4 percent of the population identified with two or more races. In 2013, 50.8 percent of the American population in 2013 was female, and 12.9 percent identified as foreign-born.
The United States Census Bureau publishes statistics about the United States population on its United States Quick Facts Page, according to the Census website. For example, it notes that the population of the country in 2014 was 318,857,056, up from the 2013 estimate of 316,497,531, which is an incr
The United States Census Bureau provides population statistics for the entire United States, including race statistics. The Census Bureau also has a search engine called QuickFacts that can search for population statistics by state, county, town or ZIP code.
According to San Jose State University, statistics helps researchers make inferences about data. Instead of just using raw data to explain observations, researchers use various statistical analyses to derive predictions and trends from large data sets. Scientists and professionals use statistics in
Prison population counts are regularly maintained by the National Prisoner Statistics Program from which yearly publications are produced analyzing and presenting the data accumulated. These documents are available for viewing and download from the Bureau of Justice Statistics website. Additionally,
There were 19.3 million military veterans living in the United States in 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, including 1.6 million female veterans and 9.4 million veterans who were 65 and older. There were 7 million living veterans of the Vietnam War and 5.5 million Gulf War veterans.
Of the United States' 2014 population of 318,857,056 people, 77.4 percent identify as white, while 17.4 percent identify as Hispanic or Latino, making this the largest ethnic minority in the country. The next largest minority identifies as Black or African American, making up 13.2 percent of the nat
One statistic about the deaf population in the United States is that, as of November 2015, there are more than 28 million Americans who are considered deaf or hearing-impaired, according to the National Court Reporters Association. Another fact is that one out of every 22 American children is born w
Internally, companies use statistics to evaluate employee performance and to make financial decisions. Statistics gathered through external research are used to enhance products and services and to build effective promotional campaigns, according to Audra Bianca for the Houston Chronicle.