The population is growing.
The data cited in King's research is taken from UNESCO's 1970 white paper on world population.
If these tendencies continue, those aged 65 or more will account for a quarter of the population within 30 years.
The government will have much trouble balancing the needs of its younger population with the requirements of the old people.
For a long time society was strongly hierarchal and unequal, primarily composed of peasants. The most backward, impoverished population, were crushed by the weight of the taxes, wars, and famines.
Thanks to the development of agricultural science, world food production has managed to keep up with population growth - but only at the expense of the future.
In the same period, the number of urban netizens in China reached one hundred and twenty five million, making up 21.6% of the total urban population.
From this we can derive the argument that major population shifts are not the result of economic change.
For the ten years since the last census the population has shrunk by 7.15%.
Cole's Axiom: The sum of the intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.
A population policy should be considered on the international viewpoint so as to balance the interests of both sides.
That means that even if they only have two children each, the population will continue to grow rapidly.
This year, Edinburgh began work on its fifteen-year regeneration project to transform its waterfront and provide a new kind of living area for its growing population.
Our governments have become space aliens living among a human population.
Everybody always knows when the politicians do something wrong and how they should do it better, but only a tiny fraction of the population is ready to commit themselves to politics.