World Population Distributions and Densities, 38,000 BC to Present


Past Population Distributions and Densities


These six world maps show the changes in the population density of different regions over the past 40,000 years. An inset shows estimates of the world population in twelve different years, ranging from 38,000 B.C.E. until the present.


John Allen, Student Atlas of Anthropology, First Edition (p. 70)


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