The world’s populations

Below you can access all the contents of the INED site on this topic, in all formats and from the least to the most specialised: multimedia content, publications, research projects, research mini-sites, selected links and others.

  • Memo

    Is it true that deaths outnumber births in Europe?

    Read more
  • Memo

    Isabelle Attané

    Isabelle Attané comments on China’s move to end its one-child policy

    Read more
  • Memo

    Will the world population continue to grow, stay the same, or fall?

    In 2020 the world population was at nearly 8 billion. In 1800 it was only 1 billion. And over the last fifty year it has doubled, from 4 billion in 1974. It is expected to keep growing, and could reach nearly 10 billion by 2050. Why is growth expected to continue? Could the world population stabilize in the long term? Might it decrease in the coming decades?

    Read more
  • Games World population

    World population

    Why is the world population increasing so fast ? And what will happen in the future?

    Read more
  • Figures

    Population by sex and age on January 1st

    Read more
  • Figures

    Population, births, deaths

    Read more