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The FAOSTAT Population module contains time series data on population, by sex and urban/rural. The series consist of both estimates and projections for different periods as available from the original sources, namely:
1. Population data refers to the World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision from the UN Population Division.
2. Urban/rural population data refers to the World Urbanization Prospects: The 2014 Revision from the UN Population Division.
Long term series estimates and projections from 1961 to 2050. http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/
Historical versions of this dataset since 18 October 2010 are available.
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