In the next year or so, humanity is expected to pass the 8 billion person milestone. These charts and maps put global population growth into context.
By 2050, nearly 84% of Europe will live in urban areas. Which fastest growing cities in Europe are leading the way between 2020-2025?
Nearly 60% of the world's population lives in cities and this trend is not slowing down—take a look at the world's 20 fastest growing cities.
Few global trends have matched the profound impact of urbanization. Today’s map looks back at 70 years of movement in over 1,800 cities.
Cities are constantly evolving over time. These 3d graphics visualize both growth and decline with a focus on North American cities from 1990-2015.
With 1.4 billion people living in the country's 33 distinct regions, each of China's provinces has a population that is equal to that of a major...
By 2100, our global population is to be between 9.6 and 12.3 billion. Here's what peak population looks like and its effects on resource consumption.