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.
About 250,000 babies were born to unauthorized immigrant parents in the United States in 2016, the latest year for which information is available, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data about illegal immigration. This represents a 36% decrease from a peak of about 390,000 in 2007.
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.
In 2016, Pew Research Center examined an array of topics in America – from immigration to the growing divide between Republicans and Democrats – as well as many from around the globe.
Between 2005 and 2015, the number of migrants living in the Middle East more than doubled, from about 25 million to around 54 million