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India to overtake China's population by 2050, says study

Oct 02, 2013

India to overtake China's population by 2050, says study

India will overtake China as the world's most populous country by 2050, according to a new French study which predicts the global population to surge to 9.7 billion people by the middle of the century. #Census of India 2011 #India #China #Population growth #NewsTracker
World doesn't have enough resources to support elderly population

Oct 01, 2013

World doesn't have enough resources to support elderly population

The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according to a global study being issued on Tuesday by the United Nations and an elder rights group. #Population growth #Population #NewsTracker #elderly population
Slideshow: The consequences of a seven billion population

Oct 31, 2011

Slideshow: The consequences of a seven billion population

A look at some images that highlight the dangers of a growing population. #Population growth #ImagesOfTheDay #Baby 7 Billion #7 billion
The next challenge: not too many people, but too few?

Oct 28, 2011

The next challenge: not too many people, but too few?

If the world follows the demographic habits of Europe - and that's a big if - by the year 2200 it could be home to a population of less than half its current level, living in housing built for almost three times that number. #Social Issues #Population growth #World population
Population growth decelerates sharply in some states

May 07, 2011

Population growth decelerates sharply in some states

Nagaland, Delhi and Sikkim have shown the steepest fall in decadal population growth rate, which is between 516 times the decline in the allIndia growth. #Business/Finance #Stats&Lies #Population growth #New Delhi #Sikkim #Nagaland #StatsandLies

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Population growth decelerates sharply in some states

Sep 21, 2014

Dementia: no cure but some hope...

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, an umbrella term for a variety of conditions that cause damage to the brain cells. It causes a progressive decline in memory and other brain functions. Our population's increased longevity mean...
Population growth decelerates sharply in some states

Sep 21, 2014

Upturn in the economy carries coalition partners along with it

With the body politic settling back in the Dail following their summer recess, and fresh from their annual "think-ins", our first Sunday Independent/Millward Brown poll of the autumn provides for some interesting reading. First off, it has been a ver... #Europe #Fine Gael
Population growth decelerates sharply in some states

Sep 20, 2014

Tanaiste considers plan for universal pensions

THE Government has moved a step closer to establishing a mandatory pension plan. Social Protection Minister Joan Burton has indicated that she is considering proposals which could force private sector employees to contribute 9pc of their salaries to ... #Australia #Joan Burton