The un has recently released revised projections for global population growth almost every page of their report, available here [pdf], has implications for international development the following provides some of the key findings global trends: more than half of global population growth. Zero tolerance for sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse anyone with information about misconduct is strongly encouraged to report it learn more. A new pew research center report examines global public opinion on the challenges posed by aging populations and analyzes projections for the populations in the us and in 22 other countries here are 10 major findings regarding the demographic future of the world's population in 2050 1the. World population prospects: the 2012 revision, highlights and advance tables working paper no esa/p/wp228 preface this report presents the highlights of the results of the 2012 revision of the official united nations population estimates and projections prepared by the population division of. This prb policy brief aims to improve understanding of population projections by highlighting some of the key assumptions on which they are based. The 2015 revision of world population prospects recently published by the united nations department of economic and social affairs population division reveals many projected demographic changes, but one in particular stands out: despite an anticipated decrease in fertility rates, the population of.
Population projections population projections provide an indication of the future size and age structure of the population based on mid-year population estimates and a set of assumptions of future fertility, mortality and migration. The projections were made by the united nations population division, which has a track record of fairly accurate forecasts in the new report, the division raised its forecast for the year 2050, estimating that the world would most likely have 93 billion people then, an increase of. Boom earth's population could hit 12 billion by 2100 that was the headline on wiredcom which greeted research by patrick gerland and others of the united nations' population division looking at the un's population projections to 2100. Projecting global population to 2050 and beyond numbers help tell stories the united nations population projections is just one set of estimates as to future population growth, but it is the most widely used worldwide. Nigeria's population is expected to surpass that of the us by 2050, according to new un projections that predict the west african country could be the world's third most populous by the end of this century.
New population forecasts from the united nations point to a new world order in 2050 growth areas global population forecasts how the world will look in 2050 graphic detail changes in fertility make long-term projections hard. The united nations forecast thursday that the world's population will increase from 72 billion today to 81 billion in 2025 the un revised its population projection upward since its last report two years ago world population doubled between 1960 and 2000. Population estimates and projections table chart map metadata download options excel csv tabbed txt data on this page only - formatted metadata advanced options update variables for example, for a series that shows the percentage of female population, double-click on the series. The chart shows wide disparities between the un's projection scenarios if global fertility were to remain at 2012 levels, the world's population would be expected to reach nearly 28 billion by the end of the century.
The problems with the number ask any population activist, or any journalist who has ever written a story about world population, and they will tell you that by the year 2050 world population will grow to 92 billion people. Population projections for japan according to the children's population trends based on the difference of the future fertility assumptions in. Population projections are estimates built on current population data and assumptions about demographic trends (93 billion in 2050) matches the medium variant forecast in the united nations population division's world population prospects, 2010 revision.
Total population by country, 1950, 2000, 2015, 2025, 2050 i created this page from a table published in march 2001 in pdf format by the united nations population fund photius coutsoukis see also: muslim population projections country or area population (000) rank : 1950: 2000. This estimate of how many people live in ethiopia is based on the most recent united nations projections ethiopia population projections ethiopia is currently one of the fastest growing countries in the world, with a growth rate of 302% per year. The un projection suggests there will not be an end to world population growth this century unless there are unprecedented fertility declines in those parts of sub-saharan africa that are still experiencing rapid population growth. Historical population data and projections (1950-2050) eurostat and the united nations please note that, as an alternative, other data on population and demographic events are available from the united nations database: https.