population Archive

citiesWorld is adding two Tokyo metro areas of city population every year

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The World is urbanizing at 1.46 million people per week. In 2018 about 55% of the world’s population is living in cities. 87% of this urbanization is happening in Asia and Africa. 63% is in Asia. Asia is adding 920,000 …

futureBlue Origins Bezos predicts trillions of humans in the solar system

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Blue Origin founder and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos predicts there will be 1 trillion humans in the solar system one day Blue Origin rocket company plans to help get us there. Bezos will spend a little more than $1 billion …

citiesUrban 21st century and Megaurban 22nd century

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The World became 50% urban in 2007. The global urban population increased from a mere 13% in 1900 to 29% in 1950. In 1960 the world was one-third urban. The world will have gone from 55% urban now to 68% …

futureWorld population will pass 8 billion in 2023

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The world population will be nearly 7.7 billion by the end of 2018 and will pass 8 billion in 2023. The world urban population reached 4 billion in 2016 and will pass 4.5 billion in 2023 and will pass 5 …

canadaCanada one of few developed countries with growing population

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Canada has an estimated population of 37.1 million (July 1, 2018). This update is based on the 2016 census. This is a 520,000 increase from the prior year. Canada has increased its immigration quotas. Canada increased immigration quotas to 310,000 …

chinaChina’s top provinces passing Portugal in individual income

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In 2018, China’s top 3 city-provinces (Beijing, Shanghai, and Tianjin) are past Portugal on a per capita income exchange rate basis. In purchasing power parity they are at about the level of Spain. Below there is color coding of the …

agingOne in five people in Japan are over 70

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New estimates put the number of people in Japan age 70 or older at more than a fifth of the population for the first time. Japan’s population is one of the fastest-aging and declining in the world. The working-age population …

demographicsAsian Americans have 39% more income are about $1 trillion in spending power

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Asian-American population will reach 25.7 million by 2019. Asian-Americans will outnumber U.S. Hispanics by 2055 according to U.S. Census Bureau projections. There are about 22.3 million Asian Americans not including multi-racial. Population levels are increasing by 500,000-700,000 each year from …

asiaBy 2030 major global public health improvements will need anti-aging breakthroughs

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By 2030, two-thirds of the world’s population will be global middle class or wealthier (5.6 billion out of 8.5 billion). Asia will be over 75% global middle class or rich in 2030. By 2050, the world will be 80% global …

citiesWorld wealth, people and cities in 2050-2060

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How will the world be different in the 2050-2060 timeframe in terms of wealth and people? The wealth will double over the next forty years. This will be like the average moving from Romania to Czech Republic. Asia will get …