Nearly half of Odisha's elderly population continue to work in their old age due to economic compulsion and only 20 percent of them choose to do so, a study by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has found.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Monday appealed to all stakeholders to creat awareness among the public on the need for population stabilization ahead of the `World Population Day` to be celebrated across the world on July 11 next.
A new report has found Indians comprise over one percent of the total population of Australia while Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi and Sindhi have emerged as some of the fastest growing languages other than English in the country.
Japan`s population fell by a record 244,000 in 2013, according to health ministry estimates released today, highlighting concerns over an ever-dwindling workforce supporting a growing number of pensioners.
China, the world`s most populous nation, will relax its controversial decades-long one-child population policy which restricted most couples to have only a single child, the ruling Communist Party announced on Friday.