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The government must be honest about the cost of meeting the healthcare needs of an ageing population. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Experts blame a rising population and growing numbers of older or obese mums. The Sun (2016)Only now our ageing population needs so much more. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The surrounding settlements are declining as the 50 per cent unemployed population of young people leaves to find work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Habitat loss because of the increasing human population and growth in agriculture has also contributed to the decline, the report said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hispanics have accounted for more than half of US population growth so far this century. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Work on a large Roman cemetery has found the earliest evidence of the diverse city 's migrant population. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Manchester has a higher average income, a larger population and a stronger international brand, due to its two football teams. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's true that a larger population requires more schools and houses, although not necessarily more aircraft carriers and street lights. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I imagine the whole female population of the country wants to sign... and he doesn't need to take off his shirt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps the general population in that area is receding. Christianity Today (2000)It is time to take refugees on a ratio based on country size and population. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is a problem that is going to mushroom as the population ages. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What does this surging population mean for people? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It had the population of a large prison but was contained in a very small area. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)What is the best means for controlling population growth in any country? An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Primary purpose is the defence of large military complexes and population centres. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The country had one of the largest elephant populations in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It spreads undetected like radiation through entire populations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There will be fewer of them relative to an ageing population. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The base of the triangle represents the youngest and largest number of people in the population. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Egypt also has the largest population of internet and mobile users in the region. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Population growth is key to the regeneration effort. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Its mine is a long way from population centres and well secured. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is not as if the entire population is worried about their mortgage. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The population is ageing and jobs are scarce. The Sun (2006)The increasing emphasis for the growing population of old people is in quality rather than quantity of years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet the potential exists with large numbers of the population in need of power and vast amounts of natural resources. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At the same time it would not be divisive since it would be available to far larger numbers of the population. Science, Technology, and Social Change (1988)Population The city population is in decline. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They get more world champions per head of population than any country on Earth. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The sales of ivory are of stockpiles; they do not endanger existing elephant populations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Iceland is a country with a population the size of Croydon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)GEAR has not led to a substantial change in the structure and composition of the population of the area. Remaking Planning: the politics of urban change in the Thatcher years (1989)
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Translations for 'population'
British English: population /ˌpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən/ NOUN
The population of a place is the people who live there, or the number of people living there.
The country has a population of about 110 million.
- American English: population
- Arabic: عَدَدُ سُكَّان
- Brazilian Portuguese: população
- Chinese: 人口
- Croatian: stanovništvo
- Czech: populace
- Danish: befolkning
- Dutch: bevolking
- European Spanish: población habitantes
- Finnish: väestö
- French: population
- German: Bevölkerung
- Greek: πληθυσμός
- Italian: popolazione
- Japanese: 人口
- Korean: 인구
- Norwegian: befolkning
- Polish: populacja
- European Portuguese: população
- Romanian: populație
- Russian: население
- Spanish: población conjunto de personas que habitan un lugar
- Swedish: befolkning
- Thai: ประชากร
- Turkish: nüfus
- Ukrainian: населення
- Vietnamese: dân số
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