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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 5-16 times the decline in the all-India growth. #Business/Finance #Stats&Lies #Population growth #New Delhi #Sikkim #Nagaland #StatsandLies

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Population growth decelerates sharply in some states

Jul 26, 2014

African Land Disputes Breed Violence, Poverty

Across Africa, mounting competition for land stressed by population growth and climate change is exacerbating poverty and pushing some people to militancy. Regions that could be the breadbasket of fast-growing African economies have been ravaged by f...
Population growth decelerates sharply in some states

Jul 21, 2014

China's Internet adoption sags to levels not seen since in 8 years

China’s rush to the Internet is slowing, with the country adding only 14.4 million new Internet users in the first half of 2014, the lowest half-year growth in eight years. There were 632 million Internet users in China in June, according to the gove...
Population growth decelerates sharply in some states

Jul 21, 2014

Poverty, environment, even traffic fatalities: UN’s sweeping sustainable development goals aim to fix everything -- on paper

End global hunger and all forms of malnutrition and poverty by 2030, along with all urban slums around the world.  Halve the number of deaths from road traffic accidents globally (an estimated 1.24 million in 2010, according to the World Health Organ... #World Health Organization #George Russell
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