Population Reference Bureau: "The Population Reference Bureau informs people around the world about population, health, and the environment, and empowers them to use that information to advance the well-being of current and future generations."
PRB’s Digital Visualization highlights key global demographic trends. Explore current and projected population by region and country. And look at changes in total fertility, infant mortality, and life expectancy since 1970. A U.S. “What-If” scenario focuses on the effects of race and ethnicity on child poverty, child obesity, and college degrees. Also check out PRB’s 2014 World Population Data Sheet, interactive map, and DataFinder.
Adolescents and youth, those between 10 and 24 years old, accounted for 28 per cent of the world population in 2010. The world must invest in the needs and rights of this group, supporting their access to quality health care and education, opportunities for safe paid work, and freedom from abuses such as early marriage and pregnancy. #SWOP2014
World Population Will Soar Higher Than Predicted [Graphic by Hana Ševčíková and Jen Christiansen for Scientific American; SOURCES: “World Population Stabilization Unlikely this Centruy” By Patrck Gerland et al., in Science Express. Published online September 18, 2014 (2014 projections); “The End of World Population Growth,” By Wolgang Lutz et al., in Nature, Vol. 412; August 2, 2001 (2001 projections)]