For the first time since 1961, deaths in China have outpaced births – and unlike that one-year decline, the downward trend is likely to continue.
Two religiously observant groups of Jews in Israel, the ultra-Orthodox and Religious Zionists, are increasingly acting as political allies. The consequences could be profound.
South Africans would rather see efforts go into tackling other challenges – but climate change will intensify those challenges.
For many environmentalists, overpopulation is a real concern. But the planet will benefit more from tackling overconsumption by rich countries.
Eight countries are projected to be behind 50% of the growth in population over the next three decades. Five are in Africa.
While some parts of eastern Ukraine have been under partial Russian control since 2014, other sections continue to fight back. Most residents overall have said they don’t want to be part of Russia.
Much dementia research does not reflect ethnically diverse communities. Studies used to make policy, clinical and investment decisions in dementia should reflect the diverse Canadian population.
A growing, more diverse population, less religion, more First Nations people and a picture of the long-term health of Australians. But who’s doing the housework?
The no-fee school policy in South Africa, while well-intentioned, demands a serious review.
By sidestepping partisan pigeonholing and appealing to the anti-establishment impulses of young men, Rogan has brought together an audience that advertisers have long coveted.
Youth unemployment in Nigeria is a skills mismatch problem – corporations can’t find suitable workers in the midst of a large pool of unemployed workers.
The emergence of variants of concern with increased potential for transmission and more severe disease in the younger population could make Africa more susceptible to a severe COVID-19 epidemic.
Jeanne Calment of France died in 1997 at the age of 122 years and 164 days. That record will be broken this century, statistical models suggest.
A lot would need to go right for reality to turn out as good as the projections in the Treasurer’s intergenerational report.
Immigration has historically offset America’s low fertility rate, but the recent dramatic drop in immigration threatens that trend.
Ethiopian history shows that the demands of its young people can’t go unaddressed for long.
The Nigerian government must design more interventions to improve education, employment opportunities and the economy in order to control the country’s population growth.
Kenya faces the dilemma of an ageing workforce. The problem can be addressed by developing a strategic workforce plan for employees.
Many governments, including the US, already collect and make public population statistics that could help them prepare for the next pandemic.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is reducing life expectancy, decreasing birth rates and slowing down immigration. These changes may produce concerning trends in populations globally.