Four of the 10 most populous countries will no longer be among the top 10 in 2100 – and all four will be supplanted by rapidly growing African nations.
For the first time in modern history, the world’s population is expected to virtually stop growing by the end of this century.
As of July 2018, the world’s population is 7.63 billion. More than half of all people around the globe live in just seven countries.
Explore the origins and destinations of migrants from 233 countries between 1990 and 2017.
Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. Here are some questions and answers about their public opinions and demographics.
While many, especially in the U.S., may associate Islam with the Middle East or North Africa, nearly two-thirds of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims live in the Asia-Pacific region.
The world was home to nearly half a million people ages 100 and older in 2015, more than four times as many as in 1990. And this growth is expected to accelerate.
With so much new infrastructure, 62% of urban areas in China with populations over 100,000 have become less crowded -- even as most gained in total population.
The urgency expressed by Pope Francis on global poverty and inequality is grounded in harsh reality. 4.4 billion people – 71% of the global population of 6.2 billion – lived on $10 or less per day in 2011, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of the most recently available data.
This region in Eastern Europe has been predominately female since at least WWII.