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Nigel Barnet Cohen ("Barney"), November 6, 1959 - September 19, 2015

What's new

Commission on Population and Development, 49th session (11-15 April 2016)

Review of the future organization and methods of work [read more]
NGO pre-registration open from 11 November 2015 until 31 March 2016 [read more]

Global Connections Interview with Bill Miller

John Wilmoth, Director of the Population Division is interviewed by Bill Miller of GCTV regarding the 2015 revision of the World Population Projections. [watch]

Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2015 Report

New UN study released on 12 November 2015 reveals significant decline in maternal mortality – but much remains to be done [read more]

World Population Ageing 2015

1 October marks the International Day of Older Persons. Read about trends in population ageing here.

World Contraceptive Use 2015

New data and a series of annual estimates and projections (1970-2030) of family planning indicators for 195 countries or areas of the world are available. Read about the data and trends


Inside Population