world population

Crowded street in Tokyo, Japan by Alex Block

Study Forecasts World Population to Peak in 2064

Elizabeth Borneman

A report recently published by the University of Washington has estimated that the global population would peak in 2064 at 9.7 billion before declining to 8.8 billion in 2100.

Population density (people per km2) by country.

Ten Things to Know About the World’s Population

Elizabeth Borneman

Here are 10 of the most interesting facts about the world population from the past, present, and what they can mean for the future.