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People > People > Note: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry includes miscellaneous demographic information of significance not included elsewhere.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan of the estimated 4 million refugees in October 2001, 2.3 million have returned
Ashmore and Cartier Islands the landing of illegal immigrants from Indonesia's Rote Island has become an ongoing problem
Christmas Island the Australian Bureau of Statistics reports a population of 1,508 as of the 2001 Census
Cook Islands 2001
Cuba illicit emigration is a continuing problem; Cubans attempt to depart the island and enter the US using homemade rafts, alien smugglers, direct flights, or falsified visas; Cubans also use non-maritime routes to enter the US including direct flights to Miami and over-land via the southwest border
Germany second most populous country in Europe after Russia
Ghana there are 9,500 Liberians, 2,000 Sierra Leoneans, and 1,000 Togolese refugees residing in Ghana
Greece women, men, and children are trafficked to and within Greece for the purposes of sexual exploitation and forced labor
Papua New Guinea the indigenous population of Papua New Guinea is one of the most heterogeneous in the world; PNG has several thousand separate communities, most with only a few hundred people; divided by language, customs, and tradition, some of these communities have engaged in low-scale tribal conflict with their neighbors for millennia; the advent of modern weapons and modern migrants into urban areas has greatly magnified the impact of this lawlessness
Rwanda Rwanda is the most densely populated country in Africa
Trinidad and Tobago in 2007, the government of Trinidad and Tobago estimated the population to be 1.3 million
Turks and Caicos Islands destination and transit point for illegal Haitian immigrants bound for the Turks and Caicos Islands, The Bahamas, and the US
Ukraine the sex trafficking of Ukrainian women is a serious problem that has only recently been addressed
United States data for the US are based on projections that do not take into consideration the results of the 2000 census

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"Countries Compared by People > People > Note. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/People/Note

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