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europeEurope policy struggles are to avoid decades of Japan-like economic stagnation

Most European policies have to work out in order for Europe to achieve sustained 2-3 % GDP growth. The alternative is Japan levels of 1% slow economic growth. The EU had 2.5% GDP growth in 2017 and is forecast to …

californiaTexas could have a higher population than California in 2045

California had a massive drop in projected population since a reforecast in 2014 and the forecasted future population in Texas has been increasing. The newest combined estimates are that Texas could have more people than California by 2045. If Texas …

futureUS population future is older and more hispanic

There will be big demographic milestones for the USA in 2030 and 2035. * In 2030, all baby boomers will be older than 65. This will expand the size of the older population so that one in every five Americans …

chinaChina’s fertility industry is booming and companies are starting to provide financial assistance for IVF

Millions of Chinese are using assisted reproductive (IVF and egg freezing). The market could potentially be worth around US$15 billion. For decades, couples in urban China were only allowed to have one child, but China is trying to boost its …

cityQuadrupling Wealth with a ten billion person Global City

There were time and motion studies in the early 20th century which found that if a city could have double the population then productivity would increase and per person income would increase by 7%. Currently the world is about 56% …

egyptEgypt population booming

Egypt and its diaspora will have a larger population than Japan by 2030. In 2006, Egypt had a population of 73 million people. In 2017, 95 million inside Egypt. 9.5 million lived outside the country. 104.5 million total. In 2030, …

agingIf 1 billion people lived to 105 then 1 should live to 135

A recent study of about 4000 ‘super-elderly’ people in Italy, all aged 105 and older predicts that the chance of death reaches a peak of 50% each year. Yearly risk of death climbs from * 10% chance of someone age …

chinaChina likely to remove all limits to family size this year

China is planning to scrap all limits on the number of children a family can have. The State Council, China’s cabinet, has commissioned research on the repercussions of ending the country’s roughly four-decade-old policy and intends to enact the change …

canadaCanada will have almost 1 million immigrants from 2018-2020

Canada will be boosting immigration from 290,000 in 2017 up to 340,000 in 2020. About 58% will be under economic immigration programs. StatCan population forecast to 2036 In 2036, the five CMAs with the highest proportions of immigrants in their …

canadaCanada will have almost 1 million immigrants from 2018-2020

Canada will be boosting immigration from 290,000 in 2017 up to 340,000 in 2020. About 58% will be under economic immigration programs. StatCan population forecast to 2036 In 2036, the five CMAs with the highest proportions of immigrants in their …