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Resource Library

Good decisions require good data and information. Search the Resource Library for data and policy products on population, health, and environment issues. Browse collections, explore policy briefs, watch videos, and put the data in context.

How Many People Have Ever Lived on Earth?

The global population milestone of 8 billion represents nearly 7% of the total number of people who have ever lived on Earth.

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8 Billion People: A Milestone by the Numbers

As Earth's population reaches the eight-billion milestone, we put it into context.

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How Self-Care Can Support Resilience in West and Central Africa

Self-care approaches can offer women more control over their lives.

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LGBTQ Youth and Young Adults Are Coming Out Into a Polarized Environment—and Finding Valuable School and Community Support

Naming the vulnerability and discrimination LGBTQ youth face can be a starting point for adults and institutions that support youth—and youth themselves—to act for change.

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