The population of Puerto Rico stood at 3.2 million in 2018, its lowest point since 1979 and down sharply from 2017.
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.
Ahead of the Population Association of America’s annual meeting, read seven important recent demographic findings.
The resettlement of refugees in the U.S. has been fairly consistent across the country since 2002, with no state resettling a majority of them. In fiscal year 2017, no state resettled more than 10% of the 53,716 refugees the nation admitted that year.
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.
Between 2005 and 2015, the number of migrants living in the Middle East more than doubled, from about 25 million to around 54 million
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.