2017 World Population Data Sheet With Focus on Youth
The global human population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050. This year’s edition includes a special focus on the world’s youth (ages 15-24), with indicators and analytical graphics showing countries by population, the current world population and other key indicators.
Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Declining in Many Countries
Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Data and Trends Update 2017, produced with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development, provides the latest data on the practice in 29 developing countries with representative and comparable data—although FGM/C occurs worldwide.
The Emerging Democratic Republic Of Congo: The Role of the Demographic Dividend
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has experienced a period of sustained economic growth, averaging about 9 percent between 2013 and 2015. Although the DRC has made significant progress towards sustainable economic development, 88 percent of its inhabitants live on less than $1.25 a day. This wa…
2014 World Population Data Sheet
PRB’s World Population Data Sheet is an annual report on the world’s demographic, health, and environmental progress and challenges. This year’s data sheet provides detailed information on 16 population, health, and environment indicators for more than 200 countries, and has a special fo…
2015 World Population Data Sheet
Data Show Gains For Women, But More Progress Needed Women worldwide are achieving gains in key barometers of personal well-being, but far more progress is needed to foster real gender equality and empower women, according to the Population Reference Bureau (PRB). This year’s Data Sheet provides the …
Youth Are Key to Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa
Establishing healthy behaviors among young Africans could help stem a looming regional epidemic of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and chronic respiratory conditions, according to this PRB policy brief and data sheet with comprehensive data appendix.
Data Sheet on Women’s Reproductive Health in Egypt
In the Women’s Reproductive Health Data Sheet, Egypt 2014, the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and El-Zanaty Associates compiled the latest data available on women’s reproductive health in Egypt, broken down by location, education level, and other key categories. The 29 indicators provide measures…