World population

Richest 1% own more than the rest of us: Oxfam

The richest one percent of the world's population now own more than the rest of us combined, aid group Oxfam says, on the eve of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.

June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019

World population likely to reach 9.7 bn in 2050: UN report

The world's population is expected to increase by 2 billion persons in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to a new United Nations report launched on Monday.

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

Richest 1% own more than the rest of us: Oxfam

The richest one percent of the world's population now own more than the rest of us combined, aid group Oxfam says, on the eve of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.

July 11, 2015
July 11, 2015

India to be highest populous county by 2050

India records a population of 127,42,39,769, which is growing at a rate of 1.6 per cent a year, and could make the country the most populous in the world by 2050