Focus on the pronunciation of population
English definition of “population”
/ˌpɑp·jəˈleɪ·ʃən/ n [C/U] (abbreviation pop.)
› all the people living in a particular country, area, or place: [U] What is the population of Toronto (= how many people live there)? › biology Population is also used to refer to all the living things of a particular type or group who live in a particular area or environment.