Numbers, Facts and Trends Shaping Your World


The report was written by Phillip Connor, research associate, with assistance from D’Vera Cohn, senior writer/editor. Mark Hugo Lopez, director of Global Migration and Demography research; James Bell, vice president of global strategy; Solomon Messing, director of Data Labs; and Neil Ruiz, Associate Director of Global Migration and Demography research, reviewed the report and provided editorial comments. Katerina Eva-Matsa, senior researcher, and Galen Stocking, research associate, provided methodological input. The report was number checked by Antonio Flores and Jynnah Radford, research assistants. Michael Keegan, information graphics designer, provided graphics support. Aleksandra Sandstrom was the copy editor. Ariana Rodriguez-Gitler, digital producer, provided web support.

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