Category: Population

Tunisia Country Population

Tunisia Population

After many years of dictatorship, Tunisia gained a people-elected government in 2011, and a new democratic constitution...

Tonga Population

Tonga was called “Friendly Islands” after Captain James Cook was kindly received in the 18th century. The...

Togo Population

After more than 40 years of dictatorship, Togo can take a step in the democratic direction. Key...

East Timor Population

East Timor became independent in 2002 after being occupied by Indonesia for about a quarter of a...

Thailand Country Population

Thailand Population

The Buddhist monarchy Thailand quickly moved from being an agricultural country to an industrialized country after World...

Tanzania Country Population

Tanzania Population

Tanzania is among the poorest countries in Africa and the economy has been largely characterized by corruption....

Tajikistan Country Population

Tajikistan Population

Tajikistan is the poorest of the former Soviet republics of Central Asia. Since independence in 1991, the...

Syria Country Population

Syria Population

Syria was the hotbed of one of the world’s oldest civilizations, and is today an oil-producing country...

Switzerland Country Population

Switzerland Population

Switzerland is one of the richest countries in the world and has a form of direct democracy...

Sweden Country Population

Sweden Population

Sweden is the largest and most populous country in the Nordic countries. The country has large resources...

Swaziland Country Population

eSwatini Population

ESwatini is one of the last monarchical kingdoms in the world. The king decided in 2018 that...

Suriname Population

Suriname consists almost exclusively of dense, pristine rainforest. Political unrest, weak economy, military coup and civil war...

Sudan Country Population

Sudan Population

Sudan has struggled with civil war and unrest since independence in 1956. The country was given a...

Saint Lucia Population

Saint Lucia’s strategic location in the Caribbean has made the island the site of European colonization. Today,...

Sri Lanka Population

The tropical island of Sri Lanka was ravaged by civil war for over 25 years. Since the...

Spain Country Population

Spain Population

Spain is one of Europe’s oldest states. The Spanish conquerors made the country a world power, and...

South Sudan Population

South Sudan declared independence from Sudan in 2011 and is the youngest state in the world. Since...

South Korea Country Population

South Korea Population

When South Korea became an independent state in 1948, it was very poor. Tremendous economic growth has...

South Africa Country Population

South Africa Population

South Africa is one of Africa’s largest economies, but the legacy of the apartheid era means that...

Somalia Country Population

Somalia Population

Somalia has been ravaged by civil war and the absence of government structures for over 20 years....

Solomon Islands Country Population

Solomon Islands Population

The Solomon Islands look like a tropical paradise, but society is characterized by corruption and a previously...

Slovenia Population

Slovenia was the richest sub-republic in Yugoslavia, and clearly has the transition from communism to democracy and...

Slovakia Country Population

Slovakia Population

Slovakia has been independent since 1993, when Czechoslovakia was split in two. Since then, the country has...

Singapore Population

Singapore is a small city state with a very high standard of living and a strong international...

Sierra Leone Country Population

Sierra Leone Population

Sierra Leone has many natural resources that could make the country one of Africa’s richest. However, war,...

Seychelles Population

Seychelles is Africa’s smallest country in terms of both area and population. Having been a poor colony,...

Serbia Population

In the 1990s, Serbia was characterized by war, ethnic conflict and suffering. In the 2000s, the country...