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Title World population to 2300 / United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division
Published New York : United Nations, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 240 pages) : illustrations
Contents Projections to 2050 -- Projections after 2050: long-range growth and decline -- Country rankings -- Population density -- Ageing populations -- Towards an understanding of the emotions in the population of 2300 / Alaka Basu -- An intergenerational rationale for fertility assumptions in long-range world population projections / Herwig Birg -- The implications of the United Nations long-range population projections / John Caldwell -- Comparing long-range global population projections with historical experience / Joel Cohen -- World population in 2300: a century too far? / David Coleman -- Population futures for the next three hundred years: soft landing or surprises to come? / Paul Demeny -- Why the world's population will probably be less than 9 billion in 2300 / Timothy Dyson -- Reflections on the next few centuries / Franc̦ois Héran -- The future of human life expectancy / S. Jay Olshansky -- Projecting the unknowable: a professional effort sure to be misinterpreted / Michael Teitelbaum -- The implications of the United Nations long-range population projections: continuing rapid population growth / Charles F. Westoff -- Foretelling the future / John R. Wilmoth
Notes "ST/ESA/SER. A/236."
"Sales No. E.04. XIII.11"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Fertility, Human -- Statistics.
Population forecasting -- Statistics.
Population forecasting.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Form Electronic book
Author United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Population Division.
ISBN 1417577150 (electronic bk.)
9781417577156 (electronic bk.)