This World Population Day, the focus is on gender equality, symbolised by the theme of "Unleashing the power of gender equality: Uplifting the voices of women and girls to unlock our world's infinite possibilities."
It shows the overall quality of people’s lives has deteriorated
They need proper healthcare and other facilities to live with dignity
The country’s population is still predominantly young, but a sharp increase in the proportion of those over 60 years of age could leave it ill-prepared to provide them with care.
Government must address rising unemployment as a matter of priority
They’re entitled to specialised healthcare and financial support
The government today (July 27, 2022) announced the country's total population following the publication of data collection under the “Population and Housing Census 2022” project.