Will the world's population continue growing?
The global population rose to 7.4 billion in 2016, with nearly all of that growth in the world's developing countries
World population in 2100
Between 2013 and 2100, just eight countries are expected to account for over half of the world's projected population increase
World population has reached 7 billion. Will it continue to increase or will we see 'zero population growth'?
Do we have room for our growing population?
An estimated 59% of the world's population will live in urban areas by 2030
The world as 100 people
A simple way to picture our complex world.
How climate change will affect these lives
A look at the way two newborn babies in different parts of the world will be affected
The religious profile of the world is changing.
Our ageing world
The number of older people in the world is growing faster than any other age group
There are 1.2 billion young people in the world - 18% of the world's population
Shape of things to come?
The population of developed countries is ageing and there is little growth. In developing countries the population is young and is growing
Light up the world
In the modern world electricity is essential