2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2005th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 5th year of the 3rd millennium, the 5th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2000s decade.

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The year 2005 was the end of the International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (1995–2005).

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World population

World population
200520002010
World6,453,628,0006,070,581,000 383,047,0006,892,000,000 438,372,000
Africa887,964,000795,671,000 92,293,0001,030,000,000 142,036,000
Asia3,917,508,0003,679,737,000 237,771,0004,157,000,000 239,492,000
Europe724,722,000727,986,000 3,264,000739,000,000 14,278,000
Latin America558,281,000520,229,000 38,052,000585,000,000 26,719,000
North America332,156,000315,915,000 16,241,000344,000,000 11,844,000
Oceania32,998,00031,043,000 1,955,00037,000,000 4,002,000

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