The latest revision of the UN Population Division’s World Population Prospects, released this summer, projects that total population will reach 10.9 billion by the end of the century. That’s an additional 3.7+ billion people by 2100. Strikingly, nearly all of … Continue Reading
Population Trends and Demography
PAI has a long history of examining and advocating for the links between population, gender, family planning, climate and environment. So we’re always excited when we see others in the media making those connections as well. Check out some of … Continue Reading
Last week, a new study out of The Lancet projected that in 2015, 233 million married or in-union women worldwide will have an unmet need for modern family planning. The bad news: that’s 12 million more women globally since 2010 … Continue Reading
Last week I got ripped off, but for the first time, I’m happy about it. They didn’t just steal my wallet and phone—they took something that me and a team of people spent months to create.
This week, the birth of a baby somewhere took the world population past the 7 billion mark. That’s something to celebrate. Few thought the world could sustain that many people, ever – yet here we are.