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Definition of population
all the inhabitants of a particular town, area, or country:the island has a population of about 78,000 [with modifier] a particular section, group, or type of people or animals living in an area or country:the country’s immigrant population [with modifier] the specified extent or degree to which an area is or has been populated:areas of sparse population the action of populating an area. Biology a community of animals, plants, or humans among whose members interbreeding occurs. Statistics a finite or infinite collection of items under consideration. Astronomy each of three groups (designated I, II, and III) into which stars can be approximately divided on the basis of their manner of formation.