Earlier this week, the Population Reference Bureau (PBR) released their 2020 World Population Data, which includes new population growth findings and insights into how the current global pandemic has impacted the 7.8 billion world population. The report shows that a growing aging population is being met with a decline in total fertility rates, and researchers expect that both population growth and aging will affect our resilience in the face of future crises.
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The Perfect Balance
Before the start of the new year, the U.S. Census Bureau released their projections for the United States and World populations for the first month of the year. According to their report, the U.S population was 330, 222,422 on January 1, 2020, representing an increase of 0.61 percent, or 1,991,085, since New Year’s Day 2019. Since the last decade, the population has grown by 21, 476, 884, or by 6.96 percent.