UN: world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion in 2050 and could peak at nearly 11 billion around 2100
Green Car Congress
JUNE 21, 2019
The new population projections indicate that nine countries will make up more than half the projected growth of the global population between now and 2050: India, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, the United Republic of Tanzania, Indonesia, Egypt and the United States of America (in descending order of the expected increase). In 2018, for the first time in history, persons aged 65 or above outnumbered children under five years of age globally.