Huang Yulong never wanted a baby. As a child, he resented his parents, who left him in the care of relatives while they worked in…View More China Wants More Babies. Some Men Choose Vasectomies.
All over the world, countries are confronting population stagnation and a fertility bust, a dizzying reversal unmatched in recorded history that will make first-birthday parties…View More Long Slide Looms for World Population, With Sweeping Ramifications
The Census Bureau’s latest numbers show that these trends are catching up with us. As of April 1, it reports that there were 331,449,281 residents…View More The World Might Be Running Low on Americans
The Census Bureau’s latest numbers show that these trends are catching up with us. As of April 1, it reports that there were 331,449,281 residents…View More We Need Lots More Americans. The World Is Ready to Provide Them.
Births are falling. The population is aging. The work force of the world’s second-largest economy is shrinking. China’s latest once-a-decade census, which was conducted last…View More China’s Census Shows an Aging, Better-Educated Country
Within the state, work-from-home and remote study options also redistributed Californians, shifting the population from the coasts to inland counties last year. One of those…View More A New Demographic Surprise for California: Population Loss
The 2020 census revealed that the United States had seen the second-slowest decade of population growth since 1790, when the government began counting. And one…View More Tell Us: Do You Want Children?
Representative Ann Kirkpatrick of Arizona, who last year entered an alcohol rehabilitation program after falling on the Washington Metro, also chose not to seek re-election.…View More Why Democratic Departures From the House Have Republicans Salivating
The nation’s most urban counties lost population for the second year in a row, according to new census population estimates released Tuesday for the year…View More Biggest U.S. Urban Counties Got a Little Less Big
Sometimes a new, undetected building is the source of such discrepancies, but often it’s an existing building being used differently. Three electric meters or four…View More Why New York State’s Population Growth Surprised Experts