Population Map - 2015
2015 MAP - Based on US State Dept projections.
See where the human beings of the world live, and how many are where. This map makes learning the population of each country an exciting visual experience. Each country is shown proportional to its population. The map presents people, not territory. Each square of the grid on the map represents a million people. From the perspective of population, China is the biggest country in the world! India is not far behind. For a real shock, compare Indonesia with the United States. This map shows how the USA is only a small part of the whole, 4.5% or less than one-twentieth of the Earth's humans.
Paper, folded - 35" x 50" Price: $20.00 (International customers pay $30)
Laminated, bulk, rolled - 35" x 50" Price: $25.00
Laminated (slight "seconds") - available at times $21.00
Laminated, rolled and plastic-tubed - 35" x 50" Price: $39.95
Two maps - Compare 2005 and 2015 maps - both folded paper $35.50
Spring roller mounted - 25.5" x 48" Price: $199.00 Call to order custom sizes
Oversize laminated 56'' x 80'' - Price: $350 Call to order custom sizes
Oversize synthetic paper 53'' x 75'' - Price: $375 Call to order custom sizes
Paper rolled version available from our partner organization: Population Education
which also includes a teaching guide. Click HERE to buy their map.
Purchase any version of the map and get Population Education's 43-page PDF Activity Guide to accompany the map.
The map is enhanced by a series of startling and informative images at the bottom showing population by continent, throughout human history, including: 100,000 years ago; at the time of the birth of Christ; at 1650 AD; at 1900 AD, and population projections for the year 2150. There is also a new 7th thumbnail panel showing the percentages of children under 15 years old -- the strongest predictor of future population growth. To learn more about this map, visit our link Behind the Maps Recommended reading The No-Nonsense Guide to World Population by Vanessa Baird (published by New Internationalist).
Other versions, sizes and formats of earlier maps available HERE
ISBN Numbers :
978-1-931057-33-2 POPULATION MAP 2015– paper folded 35"x50"
978-1-931057-34-9 POPULATION MAP 2015– laminated bulk 35"x50"
978-1-931057-35-6 POPULATION MAP 2015– lam/gift-tube 35"x50"
Cartography by Paul Breding