SESRIC - Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries

Population Structure of the OIC Member Countries
Date : 21 November 2007

Population Pie ChartDistribution of population within OIC Member Countries is not uniform. The most crowded countries of the world; Indonesia, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh with more than 100 millions of people and the scarcely populated ones; Maldives, Brunei, Suriname, Comoros, Bahrain, Guyana, Djibouti and Qatar with less than 1 million are among the member countries.

Population density for the African member countries is considerably less than the densities for the Asian member countries. On the average, there are 62 people per square kilometer in Africa whereas it is 227 people in Asia. As extreme points, population density is only 3 people per square kilometer in Libya and Mauritania whereas it is 1,123 people in Maldives.

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Population Structure of the OIC Member Countries (English)