Population: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

July 11: World Population Day

Every year, World Population Day is celebrated by United Nations. This year the day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: “How to Safeguard the heath and rights of women and girls now” amid the pandemic. Highlights This year, the World Population Day will focus on “Health, Rights of Women and Girls”. Significance Every year ..

Exploding Human Population: Short Essay

The world population in 1750 AD was 791 millions. This was the pre-industrialized world and the sweeping changes brought on by the steam engine, power looms and machinery happened 10 years later in 1760. By 2050, the world population is projected to be 11 billion. This means in 400 years we would have added 10,209,000,000 ..

Google Earth covers 98 percent of the Entire Population

Google Earth developed by the global search engine, Google has revealed that it now covers more than 98 percent of the world population, and has 10 million miles of street view imagery captured. 10 million miles is equal to a distance that could circle our entire planet Earth more than 400 times. Google Earth-based primarily ..

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 ..

Indonesia to shift capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan

The nation of Indonesia has decided to shift its capital territory from Jakarta to a new site located in East Kalimantan province. What has happened? Indonesia is one of the world’s most populous countries and while home to several islands, its capital is located at Jakarta. Over, half of the country?s nearly 270 million people ..