population growth

Around 2.5 billion more people will be living in cities by 2050, projects new UN report

By 2050, two out of every three people are likely to be living in cities or other urban centres, according to a new United Nations report, highlighting the need for more sustainable urban planning and public services.

Darfur population growth putting a strain on water access

Population growth around the major cities in Darfur is having an impact on access to safe drinking water.

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Developing countries to lead global population growth

The number of people living on the planet is expected to rise from just over seven billion today to 8.5 billion by 2030, the UN announced on Wednesday.

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