Tag: population


India’s Population To Overtake China’s This Year: U.N.

According to press reports, data released by the United Nations showed that India is poised to surpass China as the world’s most populous nation, with almost 3 million more people than its neighbor by the middle of this year. India’s population by mid-year is estimated at 1.4286 billion, against 1.4257 billion for China – 2.9 million fewer – in the […]


Business Mogul Elon Musk Concerned With Under-Population

Business billionaire Elon Musk laments the low level of the world’s population.  The Tesla CEO said recently at The Wall Street Journal’s Annual CEO Council meeting that there are “not enough people” in the world and it could threaten human civilization. “I think one of the biggest risks to civilization is the low birth rate and the rapidly declining birthrate,” […]


Jamaica’s Working Age Population Now At 69.7 %

Photo credit: Dave Reid According to Director-General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Dr. Wayne Henry, persons falling within Jamaica’s working-age range of 15 to 64 years now stand at 69.7 percent of the overall population of 2.9 million. He noted that this historical figure creates a window of opportunity for the country, often referred to as a demographic […]