UN World Population Prospects, the 2012 Revision

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on June 24, 2013

Our Overcrowded Planet: A Failure of Family Planning – “New UN projections forecast that world population will hit nearly 11 billion people by 2100, an unsettling prospect that reflects a collective failure to provide women around the world with safe, effective ways to avoid pregnancies they don’t intend or want.” by Robert Engelman 

  • See also “The 2012 Revision of the World Population Prospects is the twenty-Third round of global demographic estimates and projections undertaken by the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat. The world population prospects are used widely throughout the United Nations and by many international organizations, research centers, academic researchers and the media.”

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