World population likely to shrink after mid-century, forecasting major shifts in global population and economic power

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With widespread, sustained declines in fertility, the world population will likely peak in 2064 at around 9.7 billion, and then decline to about 8.8 billion by 2100 — about 2 billion lower than some previous estimates, according to a new study.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/07/200715150444.htm">Science Daily</a>

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