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Date(s) - 29/07/2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

S-237, UN Headquarters, New York


Website: www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/

A press briefing will announce the latest population estimates and projections as reported by UN Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The “World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision” provides a review of worldwide demographic trends and future prospects.

The information presented is key in order to understand the progress achieved by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and to help shape and implement the new sustainable development agenda.

Data presented includes new estimates and projections for the world’s population from 1950 to the end of the century, along with new figures for country populations, and new estimates and projections for fertility, life expectancy, and net migration at global, regional and country levels.