population Archive

populationIndia should be most populous country in 2024

No Comments
China’s population is 1.42 billion and India’s population is 1.35 billion. India is projected to surpass China’s population in 2024. In 2024, India and China are expected to have roughly a population of 1.44 billion each. After that, India’s population …

californiaCalifornia should have over 40 million in September 2018

No Comments
California will have over 40 million people around September, 2018. California’s population grew by 301,000 people between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017 to total 39.6 million. By July 1, 2018 California should have 39.9 million and should be …

africaPopulation projections of 11.2 billion in 2100 imagines dropping birth rate in Africa but 16 billion more likely

No Comments
Africa’s population growth rate has not declined since 1955. The annual population growth rate increased from 2.22% in 1955 to 2.85% in 1985. Then it went down to 2.47% in 2000 but then went back up to 2.60% in 2010-2015 …

futureJapan’s lonely seniors are the tip of a global epidemic of senior loneliness

No Comments
Almost 1 in 5 women in Japanese prisons is a senior. Their crimes are usually minor—9 in 10 senior women who’ve been convicted were found guilty of shoplifting. Japan has about 50 to 60 thousand people in prison. The number …

africaWorld population is now over 7.6 billion and should reach 8 billion by 2023

No Comments
World population is expected to reach 8 billion people in 2023 according to the United Nations. The current world population is 7.6 billion as of March 2018 based on extrapolation from the 2017 United Nations estimates. Sixty percent of the …

foodGrit and Growth for Civilization

No Comments
Angela Duckworth has helped to gathered and performed detailed research on the importance of Grit for individual achievement. Her insights also apply to our societal views on civilization. Growth Mindset is better than fixed mindset One potential way to build …

chinaChina’s economy could drop by 25% by 2050 unless population policy is fixed

No Comments
China must take urgent action on birth controls to cope with the “grim” reality of its rapidly aging society. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences said the country must consider either relaxing birth controls further or getting rid of them …

medicineMother and child were conceived one year apart

No Comments
Tina Gibs is 26 years old and gave birth to an embryo that was frozen 25 years ago. The Gibsons “adopted” the embryo (and four sibling embryos from the same egg donor). The original embryo was created by in vitro …

canadaCanada gets mostly educated and ready to work immigrants while those are a tiny fraction of US immigrants

No Comments
Canada’s population growth relies heavily on immigration. Canada’s 1.2 per cent annually is highest of the mature OECD economies. Canada’s educated and ready to work immigrants as a ratio of total immigrants are five times higher than the USA rate …

deathsJapan’s Slow Demographic Apocalypse – 90,000 per year are dying and rotting alone in Japan

2 Comments
Experts estimate about 30,000 people per year are dying alone in Japan and many have bodies discovered weeks later. Yoshinori Ishimi, who runs the Anshin Net service that cleans up afterwards, believes the true figure is “twice or three times …