Population Growth Current Affairs, GK & News

World Population to Hit 7.9 Billion on 2023 New Year’s Day

The US Census Bureau, on December 30, 2022, projected that the global population will hit 7.9 billion on the 2023 New Year’s Day. About the US Census Bureau’s population projections Over 73.7 million people were added since the 2022 New Year’s Day. T`his is a 0.9 percent increase in the global population when compared to ..

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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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World Population to Peak in 2064 and Will Shrink after That: Lancet

The Lancet Journal has come out with a report stating that the world population should come down after 2064 after reaching the peak. It is estimated that in 2064, the world population should touch 9.7 billion and will fall to 8.8 billion by the end of the century. The report has also stated that India ..

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Age and Sex Structure in India

Age and sex structure are an important biological attributes of any population. These factors affect demographic structure, social, economic and political status of any society. In society, status and roles are culturally determined and varies with culture. In traditional societies, age demands respect. But the modern societies are more youth-oriented. As far as the sex ..

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Determinants of Population Change

Three major factors that determine the change in population of any country viz. Fertility, Mortality and Migration. Of these, migration is not a major determinant of population change in Indian context. So, a detailed view of Mortality and Fertility assumes significance in the context of India. Fertility The following are the basic determinants of fertility. ..

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Population of India: Facts & Trends

According to 2011 Census, India has a population of about 1,210 million, which accounts for around 17.5% of the total world population. Globally, India is the second populous country in the world, next only to China. India sustains 17.5% of the world population with a meagre 2.4% of the world’s surface area (135.79 million sq. ..

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