State of World Population 2011

People and Possibilities in a World of 7 Billion

No. of pages: 132

Publication Date: 2011

Author: UNFPA

Publisher: UNFPA

ISBN: 978-0-89714-990-7

Seven billion people will inhabit the earth as of 31 October 2011.

This year's State of World Population report, People and Possibilities in a World of 7 Billion, looks at the dynamics behind the numbers. It explains the trends that are defining our world of 7 billion and documents actions that people in vastly different countries and circumstances are taking to make the most of their--and our--world.

The report makes the case for sound planning and investing in people.

 

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