Demography Current Affairs, GK & News

Day of Eight Billion

The United Nations designated 15th November 2022 as the Day of Eight Billion. What is the Day of Eight Billion? According to the World Population Prospects Report, 2022, the global population is projected to reach 8 billion on November 15, 2022. This population milestone was reached in only 11 years after passing the 7 billion ..

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October 1: International Day of Older Persons – Update (October, 2022)

The International Day of Older Persons is observed on October 1 every year across the world. Key facts The International Day of Older Persons is observed annually to honor the contributions of elderly people and looking into the issues faced by them. The theme for this year’s International Day of Older Persons is “Resilience of ..

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India improves in HDI ranking

The rank of India among 189 countries in the Human Development Index has improved for the year 2019. Last year, India ranked at number 130th. About 30 years of rapid development was the reason behind the improvement. According to experts: About 27.1 crore people had been relieved from poverty in a decade (from 2005-06 to ..

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2019 edition of International Day of Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons is observed every year on 1st October to highlight the important contributions that older people make to society and raise awareness of the opportunities and challenges of ageing in today’s world. The 2019 theme is ‘The Journey to Age Equality’.

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International Migrant Stock 2019

The Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has released the International Migrant Stock 2019. The report provides estimates of the number of international migrants by age, sex and origin for all countries and areas of the world. The report is based on the estimates on official national statistics on the ..

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India leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019

A dataset titled ‘International Migrant Stock 2019’ has recently released by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The data provides the latest estimates of the number of international migrants by age, sex and origin for all countries and areas of the world.  As per UN report, India is the ..

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