To be clear, I'm not advocating compulsory population control, here or anywhere. But we do need to consider a future with billions more people, many of them aspiring to live as Australians do now.
The number of old people will increase, while the proportion of white Americans will continue to fall.
There is substantial difference in what's happening to migration from inside and outside the EU.
The government wants more people to live in Australia's north. So we looked at three scenarios to increase the population and the results don't always look good for the north.
Talk of moving people out of Japan's cities into rural areas is changing after the recent cyclone hit near Tokyo. Smarter, more connected cities may be a safer way to go.
A little bit of statistics can explain the great mystery of why only girls are being born in Miejsce Odrzanskie.
The UK is facing a population crisis with birth rates at an all-time low.
July 29, 2019 is 'Earth Overshoot Day,' a date coined by the nonprofit Global Footprint Network to publicize overuse of Earth's resources. But their estimates may actually understate the problem.
Demographers have figured out a simple and effective way to estimate the number of unauthorized immigrants – even without information on citizenship.
There were an extra 623,000 deaths in the UK in the year to mid-2018 – an increase of 3%.
The UN's new global population projections include some surprises – in particular, that the global population in 2100 will be 3% less than they projected in 2017.
Whatever happens with Brexit, the UK population is projected to increase in size, become more ethnically diverse and shift to a structure which is older.
As DNA testing becomes cheaper, it becomes more feasible to screen large numbers of healthy people for their risk of disease.
Immigration is neither the problem nor solution in many areas where Australia is off-track, from government debt to environmental action.
When President Trump declared the US full, little did he know he was wading into a centuries-old economic debate.
Population growth has pros and cons, and the Morrison government's plan is less about a change in immigration numbers than about increasing the benefits and minimising the costs.
Capital city populations are growing twice as fast as the rest of Australia, because of the employment and business opportunities and lifestyle on offer to both new migrants and long-term residents.
Australian evidence backs up the governments contention that immigration boosts rather than cuts living standards.
Immigration is seen as a global crisis, but the distribution of immigrants is anything but equal. Which countries have the most? Where they come from? Data provides some surprising answers.
Population growth in Australia is a problem mainly because of the lack of a coherent national policy to manage it. The focus needs to be on maintaining quality of life through sustainable growth.