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  • Global Population Growth Ceased in 1988...Population Has Only Grown Older Since

    07/19/2018 8:42:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Econimica ^ | 07/19/2018 | Chris Hamilton
    Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, The world stopped growing about 1988... and has only grown older since. Global births, per five year periods, according to the UN. Births and UN medium and low variant estimates through 2040...plus my best estimate of the most likely births. Despite the significantly larger (older) total population, births continue to languish and appear set to decline. Since 2000, total births are declining everywhere except Africa. Assuming the UN medium variant...chart below shows births by Africa, S. Asia (India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Iran, Sri Lanka) and the world minus Africa /...
  • These will be the world's biggest cities in 2030

    07/11/2018 8:32:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/11/2018 | Leanna Garfield
    With over 37 million residents, Greater Tokyo is the most populous metro area in the world today. Urban growth is not unique to Japan. By 2030, the United Nations predicts that the world will have 43 megacities, defined as metro areas with more than 10 million people. Most of them will be in developing regions in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The UN recently released its annual World Urbanization Prospects, which estimates which metro areas will have the highest populations by 2030. On World Population Day this Wednesday, let's take a look at the top 13: 13. Greater New...
  • Map: It may take centuries to reach housing goals in Bay Area

    06/29/2018 9:33:09 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 12 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 6/29/18 | By ERIN BALDASSARI
    At its current level of housing construction, it would take the East Bay city of Concord until 2984 — almost the next millennia — to reach its 2040 housing goals, according to a new map from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC). Oakland residents would have to wait until 2295 before enough housing is built for its projected 2040 population. San Jose and San Francisco residents have it better off; residents’ grandchildren would see an adequate supply of housing for it’s 2040 population in 2066 and 2063, respectively. The map, released last month, highlights the continued challenges of building housing in...
  • When will Latinos outnumber whites in Texas? Experts have a new prediction (2022)

    06/21/2018 11:02:10 AM PDT · by rxsid · 64 replies
    dallasnews.com ^ | 06/21/2018 | Jill Cowan
    When will Latinos outnumber whites in Texas? Experts have a new predictionJill Cowan, 06/21/2018Texas got a little older and a little more diverse last year, data released Thursday from the U.S. Census Bureau shows....Migration into the state, coupled with generally higher fertility among Latinos than in the non-Hispanic white population, has also driven an increase in the state’s Latino population, he said. Texas added 234,000 Hispanic residents over the year, the most of any state, bringing the overall Hispanic population to roughly 11.2 million. “We had projected that the Latino population would exceed the ... white population by 2020 and...
  • Fewer Births Than Deaths Among Whites in Majority of U.S. States

    06/20/2018 11:32:56 AM PDT · by rxsid · 87 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | June 20, 2018 | Sabrina Tavernise
    Fewer Births Than Deaths Among Whites in Majority of U.S. StatesSabrina Tavernise June 20, 2018WASHINGTON — Deaths now outnumber births among white people in more than half the states in the country, demographers have found, signaling what could be a faster-than-expected transition to a future in which whites are no longer a majority of the American population....“It’s happening a lot faster than we thought,” said Rogelio Sáenz, a demographer at the University of Texas at San Antonio and a co-author of the report. It examines the period from 1999 to 2016 using data from the National Center for Health Statistics,...
  • America's LGBT Population Rises to 4.5 Percent, Mostly Among Millennials

    05/24/2018 11:55:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/24/2018 | Anugrah Kumar
    In the United States, the percentage of adults identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender has increased to 4.5 percent, according to a year-long survey, which also shows that the biggest increase has been among millennials. Gallup's daily tracking in 2017 has found that more than 11 million adults now identify as LGBT in the country, which is 4.5 percent of the population — up from 4.1 percent in 2016 and 3.5 percent in 2012. The increase is driven primarily by the millennials, meaning those born between 1980 and 1999, as those from this group who identify as LGBT rose...
  • In U.S., Estimate of LGBT Population Rises to 4.5%

    05/22/2018 4:20:20 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 92 replies
    Gallup ^ | May 22nd 2018 | Frank Newport
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The percentage of American adults identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) increased to 4.5% in 2017, up from 4.1% in 2016 and 3.5% in 2012 when Gallup began tracking the measure. The latest estimate is based on over 340,000 interviews conducted as part of Gallup's daily tracking in 2017. Gallup's LGBT estimates are based on those respondents who say "yes" when asked, "Do you, personally, identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender?" Extrapolation to the latest census estimate of adults 18 and older in the U.S. suggests that more than 11 million adults identify as...
  • Hispanic Population in the United States - Census Maps

    04/21/2018 7:17:50 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 26 replies
    The Census Bureau ^ | 2010 | U.S. Department of the Census
    Here are two maps (scroll down after accessing website) which give some information on Hispanic population for the 2010 Census. Click here for 2010 Hispanic Population MapsHere's what I found years earlier for the 2000 Census. Far better: Click here for detailed reporting via maps of Hispanic population in the U.S.
  • The Book That Incited a Worldwide Fear of Overpopulation

    04/02/2018 7:21:41 AM PDT · by C19fan · 58 replies
    Smithsonian Magazine ^ | January 2018 | Charles C. Mann
    As 1968 began, Paul Ehrlich was an entomologist at Stanford University, known to his peers for his groundbreaking studies of the co-evolution of flowering plants and butterflies but almost unknown to the average person. That was about to change. In May, Ehrlich released a quickly written, cheaply bound paperback, The Population Bomb. Initially it was ignored. But over time Ehrlich’s tract would sell millions of copies and turn its author into a celebrity. It would become one of the most influential books of the 20th century—and one of the most heatedly attacked. The first sentence set the tone: “The battle...
  • Shrinking St. Louis – Area drops out of nation’s top 20 cities

    03/29/2018 7:10:51 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 41 replies
    Fox 2 St. Louis ^ | March 22, 2018 | Joe Millitzer and Vic Faust
    St. Louis is no longer one of the top 20 largest metropolitan areas in the country. Newly released US Census Bureau numbers show the city's population declined by more than 4,500 people to just over 308,000 residents. That's the largest drop since the 2010 census. The St. Louis region is now 21st on the list of the nation's metro areas. The Baltimore area, which had been ranked 21st, swapped spots on the population list with the St. Louis region. The City of Baltimore saw a drop in population greater than St. Louis city, but Baltimore’s loss represented a 0.9 percent...
  • Q Anon: (3/5/18) Continued from Friday's thread. FRiendly Freeper Collaboration

    03/05/2018 12:05:20 AM PST · by ransomnote · 1,394 replies
    qanonmap.github.io ^ | March 5, 2018 | FReepers, vanity
    This thread is a friendly collaborative place for FReepers to analyze information and share opinons. FReepers have a wide variety of reasons for investigating Q Anon content; this is not the appropriate place to criticize or badger those who choose to use some of their time in this manner. This thread is a continuation of the prior Q Anon thread located here: http://freerepublic.com/focus/chat/3636549/posts I plan to post one thread at a time and ping new drops posted to it. The current schedule is to post new threads Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. When I post each (new) thread, the prior thread...
  • Russians debate country's Declining Birthrate over social media

    02/07/2018 11:21:28 AM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 15 replies
    BBC ^ | Jan 30, 2018 | Y. Kiryukhina, K. Idrisova, P. Harrison
    The news of Russia's birth rate dropping by 10.6 per cent in 2017 to reach its lowest level in 10 years, despite government measures to boost fertility rate has prompted debate online. Former Deputy Premier Alfred Koh lambasts Russian authorities in previous years, for attempting to attribute a birth rate rise to Mr Putin's measures, saying it was due to "a generation of people born during a baby boom under Soviet leader Gorbachev that has reached child-bearing age". Koh argues that the Kremlin should take responsibility for the current situation. In his Facebook post that has had over 700 likes...
  • The INCREDIBLE SHRINKING Of Illinois: High Taxes And Low Economic Freedom Have Led To State Crisis

    01/24/2018 8:17:35 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 01/24/2018 | DEAN STANSEL AND ORPHE DIVOUNGUY
    Illinois has been losing population for four years. The state’s outmigration crisis is so bad that Illinois has dropped from the fifth-largest to the sixth-largest state, falling behind Pennsylvania. Since 2010, the Land of Lincoln lost a whopping 640,000 people on net to outmigration. The state is shrinking so rapidly that it’s at risk of losing a House seat. Illinois’s people problem is nothing to shrug off, because it indicates the state economy is on pace to continue its decline. And if nothing changes, people will just keep leaving. So what’s wrong with Illinois? Terrible economic policies. Illinois ranks near...
  • California Has the Most Foreign-Born Residents

    01/03/2018 4:34:33 AM PST · by marktwain · 32 replies
    SiliconValleyOneWorld ^ | April 20, 2016 | Sharon Simonson
    With 27 percent of California’s total population foreign-born — or not quite 10.5 million people — the state has more immigrants numerically than any other state and the greatest proportion of its total residents who are immigrants.One in five people (or nearly that many) living in New York, New Jersey, Florida and Nevada also are foreign-born. West Virginia has the lowest portion of foreign-born people at 1.4 percent of the state’s total 1.8 million residents, Pew reports.
  • Japan Births Plunge To Lowest Level Ever Recorded As “Celibacy Syndrome” Takes Its Toll

    12/24/2017 7:30:31 AM PST · by blam · 65 replies
    PhilStockWorld ^ | 12-24-2017
    Back in 2013 we asked "Why Have Young People In Japan Stopped Having Sex?" And while that might sound like nothing more than a clever headline intended for The Onion, it was prompted by a very serious survey conducted by the Japan Family Planning Association which found that 45% of Japanese women aged 16-24 and 25% of men were "not interested in or despise sexual contact"…a growing trend that has revealed itself via the nation's persistently declining birth rates. In fact, "celibacy syndrome" has become of such great concern for the Japanese government that it is considered a bit of...
  • Egypt Struggles With ‘Catastrophic’ Population Growth

    12/22/2017 6:46:29 AM PST · by blam · 10 replies
    Breibart ^ | 12-22-2017 | Breitbart Jerusalem
    CAIRO (AFP) — Ali Abdelaziz sees children as a “gift from God”, so much so that he has 10 of his own, even as Egypt’s government struggles to stem a “catastrophic” population boom. Abdelaziz works in the capital as a doorman, but his children stay in a village with their mother in the southern province of Minya where life is cheaper. Egypt’s overpopulation is adding pressure on the economy, already reeling from the political and security turmoil since the 2011 uprising that toppled former president Hosni Mubarak. With 96 million inhabitants — and 9.4 million expatriates — the Arab world’s...
  • Illinois drops from the fifth-largest state to No. 6

    12/20/2017 5:54:27 PM PST · by SMGFan · 37 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | December 20. 2017
    Illinois declined in population again in 2017, losing its spot as the fifth-largest state in the nation to Pennsylvania, according to census data released Wednesday. Illinois lost about 33,700 residents, dropping the total population to 12,802,023, the greatest numeric population loss of any state. Pennsylvania saw a slight increase, and with a total population of 12,805,537, has outranked Illinois for the first time in years, based on U.S. Census Bureau figures from July 1, 2016, to July 1, 2017. This is the fourth year in a row that Illinois’ population decreased, a troubling trend, according to William Frey, a demographer...
  • For the first time, there are more than 7 million of us in Arizona

    12/20/2017 6:18:24 PM PST · by Az Joe · 78 replies
    New Times ^ | 12/20/2017 | Ray Stern
    7,016,272 When I moved here in 1963 there were about 1.4 million people here and the state was ranked 34th in population. Now it's just north of 7 million and ranked 14th.
  • Idaho is Nation’s Fastest-Growing State, Census Bureau Reports

    12/20/2017 9:48:25 AM PST · by Steven Scharf · 51 replies
    U.S. Census Bureau ^ | December 20, 2017 | U.S. Census Bureau
    Idaho is Nation’s Fastest-Growing State, Census Bureau Reports December 20, 2017 Release Number: CB17-210 Idaho in Nation's Fastest-Growing State DEC. 20, 2017 — Idaho was the nation’s fastest-growing state over the last year. Its population increased 2.2 percent to 1.7 million from July 1, 2016, to July 1, 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s national and state population estimates released today. Following Idaho for the largest percentage increases in population were: Nevada (2.0 percent), Utah (1.9 percent), Washington (1.7 percent), and Florida along with Arizona (1.6 percent). “Domestic migration drove change in the two fastest-growing states, Idaho and Nevada,...
  • Obama-Backed Group Appears at Democracy Alliance Donor Strategy Summit

    03/25/2017 8:01:06 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 14 replies
    freebeacon ^ | March 25, 2017 | Joe Schoffstall
    Former president working with Eric Holder to focus on redistricting efforts A group backed by former President Barack Obama participated at a D.C. gathering of deep-pocketed progressive donors strategizing to "restore progressive government" and to ensure fair redistricting in upcoming years. The gathering, hosted by the dark money Democracy Alliance network, is part of the network's spring investment conference and national donor summit held in D.C to plot resistance against President Trump and Republicans. The summit consists of numerous panels and discussions with key Democratic groups and players. Kelly Ward, the executive director of the Obama-linked National Democratic Redistricting Committee...