NK the 49th Most Populous Nation

first_img AvatarKim Tae Hong News News News By Kim Tae Hong – 2011.11.01 11:50am SHARE Facebook Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Entire border patrol unit in North Hamgyong Province placed into quarantine following “paratyphoid” outbreak A new report from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFA) has revealed that North Korea is the 49th most populous nation on earth, with more than 24 million people.According to the report, ‘State of World Population 2011’, as of July of this year the North Korea population was approximately 24.5 million, of whom 12 million were males and 12.5 million females. The population is expected to grow by around 0.4% between 2010 and 2015.Meanwhile, the estimated life expectancy in North Korea is 66 for males and 72 for females; with a fertility rate of only 2.0, the percentage of aging adults is set to steadily increase.According to the report, the most populous nation is still China with 1.34 billion people, then India, the U.S., Indonesia and Brazil. North Korea tries to accelerate building of walls and fences along border with China There are signs that North Korea is running into serious difficulties with its corn harvest NK the 49th Most Populous Nation Newslast_img

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