The world’s population has reached 7.5 billion and is expected to climb to nearly 10 billion by 2050. Why will population growth inevitably continue? Should we try to reduce or stop this growth?
Indonesia has a lot of catching up to do to provide its people with skills, including digital literacy, to find jobs in a shifting landscape propelled by innovation in digital technology.
Leaving no-one behind is a catchphrase that seeks to ensure that all people benefit from the global development agenda set in the sustainable development goals.
Australia will be left behind without adequate planning and preparation on fertility issues.
John Thompson was more than just another Washington bean counter. His resignation may affect which party controls Congress after 2020.
Melbourne is Australia's most rapidly growing city, a title it wrested from Perth around 2013-14. Several of Australia's big cities are growing well above the national average population growth rate.
Is Trump up or down? Will the public vote yes or no? Who will win the election? A mathematician's guide to understanding polls in the media.
Nine out of 10 rural places experienced increases in diversity from 1990 to 2010. Data show a more diverse future is guaranteed across all of America, and there's no going back.
'Rural America' is a deceptively simple term for a remarkably diverse collection of places. Understanding – and improving – these parts of the country is critical for all Americans.
When it comes to public services, it's not just a question of demand, but also one of supply.
How can we possibly know how many millions of people are living in the U.S. illegally? Demographers have actually refined a simple formula that's worked pretty well since the 1970s.
In her maiden speech to the Senate, One Nation leader Pauline Hanson said Australia is in danger of being swamped by Muslims. What does the data say?
Italy is the latest in a line of countries with ageing populations trying to boost proceation through a 'fertility day'.
Superannuation, health and child care are among the issues that are likely to matter most to voters in the bellwether NSW seats of Eden-Monaro, Robertson and Lindsay.
Some scenarios put the UK population at just under 80m by 2039. Here are the facts.
Incentives to encourage childbearing haven't worked elsewhere in Asia – can they in China?
Worries about overpopulation aren't being felt everywhere.
Indonesia has a large young workforce. But this can be a problem if they can't find jobs.
Could developed countries' ageing populations help clean up the climate? New research suggests that a 1% increase in the proportion of over-65s delivers a 1.5% cut in carbon dioxide emissions.
How appropriate were the fourth Intergenerational Report's demographic assumptions? Should greater attention be paid to the potential consequences of population growth?