The world’s populations

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  • Memo Malthus’ Essay: The principle and the controversy

    Malthus’ Essay: The principle and the controversy

    Despite a debate that continues today on the basis of different editions of the Essay, Malthus’ population principle marks a major phase in the history of ideas.

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  • Memo

    Germany twenty years later

    In 1989 Germany was divided into two parts of different sizes: 64 million people lived in the western side and 16 million in the eastern side.

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  • Memo

    Isabelle Attané

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

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  • Figures

    Population by region and department

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  • Figures

    Population by sex and age on January 1st

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