Fact Question 5

This question was asked to the public in 14 countries in the Gapminder Misconception Study 2017 »

The question

There are 2 billion children in the world today, aged 0 to 15 years old. How many children will there be in the year 2100, according to the United Nations?

  • A: 4 billion
  • B: 3 billion
  • C: 2 billion


Correct answer is C. For the past ten years, UN-Pop[2] has published forecasts predicting that the number of children in the year 2100 will not be higher than it is today.


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Date Posted: 2018-03-09