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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]

World Population Prospects: 2015 Revision

The twenty-fourth round of official United Nations population estimates and projections that have been prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat [read more]

Demographic Components of Future Population Growth: 2015 Revision

New projections of the contributions of fertility, mortality, migration and the current age structure of population to future population growth. [read more]

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 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


Recent and Forthcoming Events


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