population

chinaChina could solve population problem with millions of IVF babies

Globally about 2 million cycles of IVF are performed each year. IVF is growing at ~7% per year. IVF is growing at 20-30% in China. China will be the major driver of IVF demand growth. This will increase global IVF …

educationRace Discrimination reduces Asian American top college entrance by half

Ivy Leagues Universities and other selective schools discriminate against Asian-Americans in the college admissions process. Ivy league schools have 15-22% Asian enrollment versus 40-50% at top universities without race discrimination. The UC (University of California) system picks students based predominantly …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 …