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World Population Prospects: Key Findings and Advance Tables: 2015 Revision

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics,United Nations

http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp/Publications/Files/Key_Findings_WPP_2015.pdf

World’s population is projected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030 and 9.7 billion by 2050.  Half of the world’s population growth over the next 35 years is expected to occur in just nine countries with India, Nigeria, and Pakistan as the leaders.  From the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations