Activity: Web Scraping with Jupyter Notebooks

We are going to get the population of each country. Then, in the next topic, this will be visualized along with the interest rate data scraped in the previous section.

The page we look at in this activity is available here: http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/population-by-country/. Now that we've seen the basics of web scraping, let's apply the same techniques to a new web page and scrape some more data!

This page may have changed since this document was created. If this URL no longer leads to a table of country populations, please use this Wikipedia page instead: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_population (United_Nations) .
  1. For this page, the data can be scraped ...

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