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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
Population growth decelerates sharply in some states

Sep 30, 2014

Lack of affordable housing undermines Calgary’s prosperity, agencies caution

Alberta’s population growth is outpacing the rest of the country as the province’s economy and robust labour market continue to attract record levels of newcomers, but social agencies are warning a lack of affordable housing is threatening that prosp...
Population growth decelerates sharply in some states

Oct 01, 2014

When the Hatchet Falls

When people have plenty to eat, population ratchets upward, but eventually growth will outstrip the food supply—and people will die...
Population growth decelerates sharply in some states

Oct 01, 2014

Two's Company: What you can expect when pregnant with twins

With the rate of twin pregnancies standing at 1.5pc of all pregnancies in Ireland, there is a misperception that the growing twin population is due to the increasing use of assisted reproductive therapies like IVF. In fact, most twin pregnancies in I...