UN: The world's population by 2050

The United Nations has published a forecast of the global population by 2050, according to which the Earth's population will increase by 2, 5 billion people will be 9, 1 billion people.

UN experts have calculated that in the future growth of the world population will occur exclusively at the expense of the poorest states. A number of people in the US, Europe and other developed regions should steadily decline. The population of the 49 poorest countries in the world will double to 1, 7 billion people that, according to the deputy director of the population United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Thomas Buettner, "significantly complicate the fight against poverty».


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