BREAKING NEWS FROM UN POPULATION DIVISION
world population continueS to grow, but the number of children in the world has now reached its peak.
In 1960 we were 1 billion children below 15 years of age and we were 35% of the world population.
Now there are 1,9 billion children in the world, but they are but 27% of world population.
The reason, 40% of world population has less than 2 children per women and thus compensationg for the 18% that get more than 3 children per women.
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