This is the Highlights report
Recent and upcoming events
- World Population Day
Saturday 11 July 2020
- Expert Group Meeting on “Methods for the World Population Prospects 2021 and beyond”
06 - 08 April 2020
- 53rd Session of the Commission on Population And Development
30 March - 3 April 2020
- Expert Group Meeting on "Population , food security, nutrition and sustainable development"
16-17 September 2019
- Commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development
16 July 2019
The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs is an important centre of demographic research that supports intergovernmental processes at the United Nations in the area of population and development. The Division brings population issues to the attention of the international community, highlighting the central role of demographic trends in all aspects of sustainable development. The Division publishes several detailed collections of data about the world’s population, as well as descriptions and analyses of global demographic trends. It also assists countries in developing their capacity to produce and analyse population data and information.