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China allows couples third child amid demographic crisis
China will now allow couples to legally have a third child as it seeks to hold off a demographic crisis.
US becoming more diverse, new census data shows
The proportion of white people went from just over 63% in 2010 to just under 58%, the lowest on record.
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Climate migration will force the populations of these four countries to go extinct if we don’t see a period of rapid transformation.
Pope calls for incentives to boost Italy's ailing birth rate
The Supreme Pontiff called on the Italian government to create new opportunities for young people after the population shrank by more than 350,000 last year. But he's not the only religious leader making a case for increased fertility...
China's population growth reaches lowest rate in decades
China's population is growing at such a slow rate that it is prompting fears of an increasingly dependent population with fewer people available to work.
Nearly half of EU citizens uninterested in having say on bloc's future
A Eurobarometer survey found that 48% of citizens do not want to be involved in the Conference on the Future of Europe, a continent-wide consultation of EU citizens on want they want from the bloc.
EU launches consultation to tackle the challenges of an ageing Europe
For NGOs, ageing has been the elephant in the room for years among policymakers and has only come to the forefront since the COVID-19 pandemic.
German storms to be given more diverse names after online campaign
A low-pressure system will be called 'Ahmet' in an effort to reflect the country's increasingly diverse population.
World’s population could easily survive on 60% less energy, says study
Even if it grows to 10 billion people by 2050.
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Sir David Attenborough's latest release is unlike any of his previous work.
Younger people across Europe could be working into their 70s
As the Danish government unveils plans to lower the retirement age, most European countries look set to increase it.
EU's population will plummet by millions more than expected: study
The population of the EU could drop to 308 million by the end of the century, a new study has predicted.
Social distancing works but epidemic influenced by demographics
Researchers at the University of Oxford studied the mortality rate and age demographics in Italy and South Korea to show how this could account for the impact of the epidemic on countries’ populations.
Longer lives mean seasoned employees will need help to adjust to digital workplaces ǀ View
Once considered a hindrance to the ageing population, technology has the potential to bridge the gap between the seasoned worker and the savvy millennial with a start-up attitude.
Prince Harry plans a 'maximum' of two children to help save the planet
Prince Harry reveals he and wife Meghan are planning a 'maximum' of two children to help preserve the world's resources in interview with Jane Goodall.
Hungary offers €30,000 to married couples who produce three children
Hungary offers €30,000 to married couples who can produce three children
Who acquired citizenship in the EU in 2017?
A quarter of people acquiring citizenship in the EU were Moroccans, Albanians, Indians, Turks, and Pakistanis.
EU population increases despite more deaths being recorded than births
The EU population increased by 1.1 million between January 2018 and January 2019.
Fertility rate drop will see EU population shrink 13% by year 2100
Europe's growth is predicted to peak as early as 2021 however. The increasing median age, coupled with lower fertility rates of EU citizens means that the the population is in fact set to decrease by 67.76 million before 2100.
What should you eat to stay healthy and save the planet?
Half as much meat and sugar, twice as much fruit, nuts and vegetables: the planetary diet to help feed the world's population and stave off disease.
Easter Island restricts tourists visits
The island's mayor, Petro Edmunds has reduced the number of days from 90 to 30 because, he says, foreigners are "damaging the local idiosyncrasy"
Romania is now second highest non-British nationality in UK
The number of Romanians living in the UK rose by 25 percent in 2017, making them the most common non-British nationals after Poles.
Six charts that show what parenthood is like in Europe today
The Duchess of Cambridge has just given birth to a son, her third child. The life of these Royal parents may be radically different from the lives of most European families, but what does parenthood look like for the rest of us? These six charts will tell you everything you need to know.
Swiss village votes in favour of paying new residents to live there
Albinen estimates that in the next five years, five to 10 families will benefit from the scheme
What proportion of Europe’s population is Muslim?
A major study by the Pew Research Center shows how Muslims are projected to increase relative to Europe’s overall population.
The Swiss village that will pay you 60,000 euros to live there
Albinen may offer prospective residents a bounty if they settle