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Table 8 Population size in selected years (in millions)

From: Disparities in length of life across developed countries: measuring and decomposing changes over time within and between country groups

  Males Females
  1970 1984 1994 2004 2010 1970 1984 1994 2004 2010
Established market economies 325.9 361.9 387.9 414.4 431.5 342.5 380.3 405.7 431.7 448.5
Australiaa 6.3 7.8 8.9 10.0 10.9 6.3 7.8 9.0 10.1 11.0
Austria 3.5 3.6 3.8 4.0 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3
Belgium 4.7 4.8 4.9 5.1 5.3 4.9 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.6
Canadaa 10.7 12.7 14.3 15.8 16.7 10.7 12.9 14.6 16.1 17.0
Denmark 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.8
England & Wales 23.8 24.2 24.9 26.0 27.4 25.2 25.5 26.3 27.1 28.3
Finlanda 2.2 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.7
France 24.8 26.8 28.0 29.4 30.5 26.0 28.2 29.6 31.3 32.5
Iceland 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
Irelanda 1.5 1.8 1.8 2.0 2.2 1.5 1.8 1.8 2.0 2.2
Italya 25.9 27.6 27.6 28.2 29.2 27.4 29.2 29.4 30.0 31.0
Japan 50.5 58.7 60.9 61.6 61.6 52.4 60.7 63.2 64.5 64.8
Luxembourga 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Netherlandsa 6.5 7.1 7.6 8.1 8.2 6.5 7.3 7.8 8.2 8.4
New Zealandb 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.1 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.1 2.2
Northern Ireland 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9
Norwaya 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.4 1.9 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4
Portugal 4.1 4.8 4.8 5.1 5.1 4.6 5.2 5.2 5.4 5.5
Scotland 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.7
Spain 16.5 18.8 19.4 21.1 23.0 17.3 19.5 20.2 21.8 23.6
Sweden 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.5 4.7 4.0 4.2 4.4 4.5 4.7
Switzerland 3.0 3.1 3.4 3.6 3.9 3.2 3.3 3.6 3.8 4.0
United States of America 99.3 114.7 128.5 143.7 152.0 104.7 121.2 134.4 148.8 157.1
West Germany 29.1 29.2 32.0 33.1 33.1 32.0 31.9 33.8 34.6 34.4
Central and Eastern Europe 39.9 42.9 42.9 41.9 41.6 42.8 45.6 45.5 44.5 44.1
Bulgaria 4.2 4.4 4.1 3.8 3.6 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.0 3.8
Czech Republic 4.7 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3
East Germany 7.9 7.9 7.5 7.2 7.0 9.2 8.8 8.0 7.5 7.2
Hungarya 5.0 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.8 5.3 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.3
Polanda 15.8 18.0 18.7 18.5 18.4 16.7 18.9 19.7 19.7 19.7
Slovakiaa 2.2 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.8
Former Soviet Union 88.1 97.3 101.1 96.4 94.2 105.4 113.0 115.1 111.4 109.6
Belarus 4.2 4.6 4.8 4.5 4.4 4.9 5.3 5.4 5.2 5.1
Estonia 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7
Latvia 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.2 1.1
Lithuania 1.5 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.7 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.7
Russian Federation 59.4 65.8 68.9 66.8 65.6 70.9 76.2 78.0 77.0 76.3
Ukrainea 21.4 23.3 23.9 21.8 21.1 25.9 27.5 27.6 25.4 24.7
All countries 453.8 502.1 531.9 552.7 567.3 490.8 538.9 566.2 587.7 602.2
  1. Note: aData of 2009 used as the last point; bData of 2008 used as the last point