Sunday, July 03, 2011

United States Census Bureau - interesting predictions for year 2050 ...

India will have the largest population by surpassing China sometime around 2025.

The U.S. will remain in 3rd. place with a population of 423 million.

In the U.S. more than half of the children under 2 years old are ethnic minorities.

There will be a decline in fertility in some developed countries such as China.

Western Europe's long-declining birth rate will rise again especially in some countries such as Spain and Italy.

The 2 countries projected to make the biggest population gains are Nigeria and Ethiopia.

Nigeria population by 2050 is expected to jump to 402 million.

Ethiopia's current population will triple to 278 million.

Russia is expected to decline from 139 million people to 109 million by 2050.

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