ARTICLES RELATING TO DEMOGRAPHICS

30 countries where much (or most!) of the population lives in one city, like Israel, Japan, and Greece

2019-11-16 12:16

Using population estimates from the UN, we compared countries' populations to those of their largest cities.

For the first time ever, there are more people older than 65 than younger than 5 on Earth

2019-02-24 08:18

The age distribution of the world's population has never been so extreme, a new analysis from Deutsche Bank shows.

South Korea's fertility-rate crisis is so dire that the country is offering cash to entice rich people to have kids

2018-12-19 18:02

To prevent South Korea's population from declining in the next decade, the government is extending cash subsidies to the richest 10% of residents.

 

Africa's workforce set to overtake Asia by end of the 21st century

2019-07-20 15:54

Africa’s potential workforce will likely be larger than that of Asia by the end of the 21st century as both continents wrestle with different demographic and economic challenges.

Most South African babies born this year won't see the 22nd century – here's why

2019-01-03 12:38

Babies born in more than twenty countries across the word will most likely see in the year 2100. South Africa isn't among them.

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