Thomson, James W.
July 2009
USA Today Magazine;Jul2009, Vol. 138 Issue 2770, p26
The article examines whether the world population will experience an implosion or contraction. According to the United Nations (UN) World Population Prospect, there will be 7,000,000,000 inhabitants in the world in early 2012. In July 2009, the world population has been predicted by the UN to reach 6,800,000,000 individuals. It mentions the decline of fertility rates in developing countries.


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