New Delhi: The world population reached eight billion on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. The United Nations report claims that there could be 850 million people on Earth by 2030, 9700 million by 2050 and 10,400 million by 2100.
The report shows that the average age of people has also increased by nine years to 72.8 years by 2019 compared to 1990.
By 2050, a human will live an average of 77.2 years. On the other hand, women live an average of 5.4 years longer than men. Their mean age was estimated at 73.4 years and that of the men at 68.4 years.
According to the United Nations report, it is a milestone in human development. Improvements in public health, nutrition, sanitation and medicine are believed to be the main drivers of this phenomenal growth.
12 years to grow to 1 billion
According to the report, it took the world population 12 years to grow from seven to eight billion, while it will reach nine billion by 2037.
growth rate in case of decline
According to the report, the overall growth rate of world population is slowing.
Population: India to take over China by 2023
India will overtake China to become the most populous country by 2023. It is estimated that the world population will increase to 1040 million around the year 2080.
Half of the world will live in eight countries
By 2050, India, Pakistan, Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria, the Philippines and Tanzania will be home to 50 percent of the world’s population.
Fertility rate: lowest since 1950
The slowest rate of growth since 1950 has led to a decline in fertility in many countries. The population is growing at the slowest pace since 1950. In 2020, it has fallen to less than one percent.
India’s population will decline in 2100
According to a report by the Institute of Health Metrics Evaluation, India’s fertility rate at age 78 will be 1.29 in 2100, well below the UN estimate of 1.69. India’s population could shrink by 433 million in 2100 from the estimate.
Highest number of migrants from Pakistan in the past decade
Between 2010 and 2021, 1.65 million Pakistanis left their country and migrated to other countries. After that, 35,000 people from India, 29,000 from Bangladesh, 16,000 from Nepal and 10,000 from Sri Lanka went to other countries.
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