Population comes from the Latin populus, meaning “the people.”  We say population when we talk about a group of people living in a particular area, such as a city, country, region, continent, or even the world. 

See also “What is Population Density?” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gslme2JuYFA

 

Population – Le nombre de personnes ou d’animaux vivant dans un espace ou un territoire donné. 

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