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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.

65 per cent Egyptian families have nine children: Minister

About 62 per cent of Egyptian mothers are illiterate.

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.

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.

Sweden crosses 10-million population threshold

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

'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.

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.

Five contraceptive methods you should know about!

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

1% of world's population holds half its wealth: Report

1% of world's population holds half its wealth: Report

Some 18.5 million households around the world have at least USD 1 million worth of assets, for a total of USD 78.8 trillion -- or about the same size as global annual economic output -- Boston Consulting Group's annual report on global private wealth says.

Economic growth no longer translates into more greenhouse gas: IEA

Global economic growth did not translate into more harmful greenhouse gas emissions from the energy sector last year, the IEA said on Wednesday, a strong indication that growth and increased pollution no longer go hand in hand.

China to limit family size for up to 30 years, despite concerns

China will stick to family planning restrictions for up to 30 years, a senior Chinese official said on Monday, rejecting concern that limits on the number of children had shrunk the pool of workers needed to support an aging population.

PM Modi faces questions on intolerance, Gujarat violence in UK

Western Media including BBC and The Guardian tries to corner PM Modi over Intolerance and Gujarat Riots. We Zee News asks why Western Media is intolerant about India.

As Muslims and Christians' numbers rise, RSS urges govt to revise population control policy

An RSS leader, Alok Joshi, outlined the reasons for exponential growth of the two communities.

Only 4.5 percent population is graduate or above: Census

Only 4.5 percent of the population in the country is educated upto the level of graduate or above while a majority of 32.6 percent population is not even educated upto the primary school level.

RSS advocates reviewing population policy to maintain balance among communities

RSS advocates reviewing population policy to keep a balance between communities of Muslims, Christians and Hindus.

BJP MP Giriraj Singh backs RSS stand, says population control important for development of any nation

BJP MP Giriraj Singh backs RSS stand, says population control important for development of any nation

Population control is very important for development of any nation, says Giriraj Singh.

China's mobile phone users 94.5% of population

The number of mobile phone users in China, the world's biggest mobile phone market, accounted for 94.5 percent of its total population by the end of June, according to latest official data.

Phone call data can accurately map population

Population maps based on anonymous mobile phone call record data can be as accurate as those based on censuses, finds research.

Economic Survey 2013-14: India's working-age population to rise to 64% by 2021

The proportion of working-age population in India is likely to increase from around 58 percent in 2001 to more than 64 percent by 2021, with a large number of young persons in the 20-35 age group, according to the pre-Budget Economic Survey 2013-14.

Agriculture dependent population in India grew by 50%

Agricultural population of India grew by a whopping 50 percent between 1980 and 2011, the highest for any country during this period, followed by China with 33 percent.