Population

Pakistan's population surges to 208 million: Statistics office

Pakistan's population surges to 208 million: Statistics office

Pakistan`s population has risen to 208 million people, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics said on Friday, after the South Asian nation conducted its first census in 19 years.

Aug 25, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

65 per cent Egyptian families have nine children: Minister

About 62 per cent of Egyptian mothers are illiterate.

Jul 31, 2017, 10:46 AM IST
India, not China, is most populous nation in the world now, claims Chinese demographer

India, not China, is most populous nation in the world now, claims Chinese demographer

This CLAIM by an independent Chinese demographer has sparked a major debate.

May 24, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
Pakistan government to conduct first census in 19 years

Pakistan government to conduct first census in 19 years

After a hiatus of 19 years, the Pakistani Government will be conducting the sixth housing and population census beginning March 15.

Mar 13, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

Sweden crosses 10-million population threshold

Swedish authorities say the Scandinavian country today has statistically crossed the 10-million population threshold.

Jan 20, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
'Population of Muslims has increased' - BJP MP Giriraj Singh asks Hindus to produce more children

'Population of Muslims has increased' - BJP MP Giriraj Singh asks Hindus to produce more children

Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Monday said Hindus should seriously think of increasing their population in the country by producing more children.

Oct 24, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

Fewer Indians using contraception, despite better awareness

India's population, now estimated at 1.32 billion, is expected to surpass China's within the next six years and reach 1.7 billion by 2050, according to World Health Organisation projections.

Aug 29, 2016, 16:24 PM IST

Five contraceptive methods you should know about!

India is predicted to overtake China as the world's most populous nation by 2050.

Jul 11, 2016, 16:17 PM IST