World population to reach 9.8 billion in 2050, UN says
UNITED countries: The report on Wednesday by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ Population Division forecasts. That the current world population of nearly 7.6 billion will increase to 8.6 billion by 2030, 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100.
The UN record agency forecasts that from now through. 2050 half the world’s population growth will be concentrated in just nine countries—India, Nigeria, Congo, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Tanzania, United States, Uganda and Indonesia. Those nations are listed in the order of their “expected contribution to total growth,” the report said.
Nigeria will overtake united states by 2050 to become the third most populous united states inside the international. And it is expected that over half of Global population development between now. in keeping with the figures by the UN branch of monetary and Social Affairs. “With roughly 83 million people being added to the world’s population every year. The upward trend in population size is expected to continue. Even assuming that fertility levels will continue to decline,” the report’s authors said. The new projections also forecast that China, which currently has 1.4 billion in 2050 inhabitants.
At that rate, the global population will reach 8.6 billion in 2030, 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100, it said. The India’s population, which currently ranks as the second most populous country with 1.3 billion inhabitants, will surpass China’s 1.4 billion citizens by 2024. But Nigeria is growing the most rapidly, and the populations in 26 African countries are likely to “at least double” by 2050, according to the report.
The Ten maximum populous countries with low fertility rates are China, united states of America, Brazil, Russia, Japan, Vietnam, Germany, Iran, Thailand and United Kingdom, the record stated. In addition to slowing population growth, low fertility levels lead to an older population, the report noted. It forecasts that the number of people aged 60 or above is anticipated to greater than double through 2050 and greater than triple by means of 2100. The getting older populace is projected to upward push from 962 million globally in 2017 to 2.1 billion in 2050 and 3.1 billion in 2100, stated the file. A quarter of Europe’s population is already aged 60 or over. And that share is projected to attain 35 percentages in 2050 then remain round that level for the relaxation of the century, the report said.