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The maximum human life span will likely increase this century, but...

Michael Pearce, University of Washington and Adrian Raftery, University of Washington When Jeanne Calment of France died in 1997...

The US birth rate keeps declining: 4 questions answered

Marie Menke, University of Pittsburgh Over the last few decades, birth rates have decreased across the globe. The United States is no exception. Aside from a...

Counting 11 million undocumented immigrants is easier than Trump thinks

Jennifer Van Hook, Pennsylvania State University It is now clear that there will be no question about citizenship on the 2020 U.S. Census. After the Supreme...

Why fewer and fewer Americans are getting divorced

Tera R. Jordan, Iowa State University Fewer and fewer Americans are getting divorced, with the rates falling 18% between 2008 and 2016. Among American adults, there...

Identicide: How demographic shifts can rip a country apart

Monica Duffy Toft, Tufts University What happens to a country when its core national identity – its preferred image of itself in terms of race...

Seven charts that show the world is actually becoming a better...

Julius Probst, Lund University Swedish academic Hans Rosling has identified a worrying trend: not only do many people across advanced economies have no idea that...

A long fuse: ‘The Population Bomb’ is still ticking 50 years...

Derek Hoff, University of Utah “The battle to feed all of humanity is over,” Stanford biologist and ecologist Paul Erhlich declared on the first page...

America’s graying population in 3 maps

Peter Rogerson, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York The U.S. population has changed substantially in the last half century, growing by nearly...

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Brexit food shortages are not inevitable – keep calm and don’t...

Jamie Stone, Loughborough University With no Brexit deal in place and March 29 fast approaching, fears are growing that the UK will struggle to maintain...