UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called 2022 a “milestone year,” with “the birth of the Earth’s eight billionth inhabitant.”
The numbers came in a release of census data that marks the official beginning of once-a-decade congressional redistricting battles.
AP: Black Americans are getting inoculated for coronavirus at levels far below their share of the general population.
The Census report found that 27.5 million people, 8.5% of the population, lacked health insurance coverage in 2018.
Trump has jumped into a battle over whether states can draw districts based only on the population that is eligible to vote, a move that would benefit Republicans.
How urban living can cap population growth and help conserve natural resources.
They could vanish in 50 years – or be protected by "wildlife corridors," researchers say.
Conventional wisdom says job and population growth is a marker of a healthy economy. But these cities show that's not always the case.
The global Muslim population is relatively young with a high fertility rate.