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PRB’s U.S. Programs conducts research and analyses on U.S. demographic, social, economic, and health trends. We inform decisionmakers, educators, journalists, and concerned citizens about these changing trends and their implications for important public policies.
Every year, PRB provides the latest demographic data for the world, global regions, and more than 200 countries and territories in our World Population Data Sheet. In this section, access all the Data Sheet indicators and export data and images.
With continued declines in fertility and mortality, the global population's shift toward an older age structure, known as population aging, will accelerate. Population age structure--the share of the total population in each age group--has implications for national policy agendas and resource all…