Current World Population
Net Growth During Your Visit



  • Demographic Vulnerability Report
    World population is projected to increase from 7.3 billion today to 9.6 billion or more by 2050. Virtually all that growth will be in the developing world, and much of that increase will occur in countries struggling to alleviate hunger and severe poverty. Many countries with rapidly growing populations are threatened by water scarcity or deforestation; others are struggling with conflict or political instability. While progress is not precluded, population growth in these countries is a challenge multiplier.
  • Double Trouble
  • 2030: The “Perfect Storm” Scenario
    This report looks at how population growth, climate change and the rising demand for food, energy and water could combine to create a global crisis by the year 2030.
  • Your Reproductive Health Shouldn't Depend on your Zip Code
    Your Reproductive Health Shouldn't Depend on your Zip Code: a 50 State Report Card
  • The 2030 Scenario Planning Guide
    This guide outlines two scenario planning exercises that can be used by policymakers and educators to explore the issues and concerns raised by the 2030: The "Perfect Storm" Scenario.
  • The Population Challenge: Key to Global Survival
    Stabilizing the growth of the world’s human population is a goal that must be achieved if we are to preserve our options for the future and improve the odds for the world’s sustainability.