Global & Disaster Medicine

Which will be the 10 most populous nations by 2100?

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“…..By 2100, new UN figures show that 4 of today’s 10 most populous nations will be replaced by African countries.

Brazil, Bangladesh, Russia and Mexico—where populations are projected to stagnate or decline—will drop out. In their place: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Egypt. All 4 are projected to more double in population.

Top 10 rankings in population growth by 2100 include only 2 non-African nations—Pakistan and the US.

China will shrink by 374 million fewer people—more than the entire US population……”


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