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Statistical Terms Population by gender
Topic
Population
Definition
Population by gender is the percentage of the population that is female or male. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.
Source
World Bank staff estimates based on age/sex distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision.
Periodicity
Annual
Temporal Coverage
1999-2020
Note
Population structure by age and sex in the World Bank's estimates is based on the population structure by age and sex in United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects. For more information, see the original source.