Coming Boom Won’t be of Babies

NEW YORK, DEC. 20, 2003 (

The Population Division of the U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs has published a long-range projection of world population in the year 2300. The study released Dec. 9 proposes a range of scenarios, based on projected fertility levels. Under the medium variant, considered the most probable, world population will rise from the current 6.3 billion to around 9 billion in 2300… READ FULL ARTICLE