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World Population Day 2019

World Population Day observed every year on 11 July with an aim and objective to spread knowledge about population related issues across the world. It has been observed since 30 years and issues are still growing. When first world population was observed it was 5.25 billion people were sharing planet earth but today population is near to cross the mark of 7.7 billion.

According to data provided by Pew Research Center India will try to accommodate 1450 million people in year 2100. Projecting comparison between year 1950 and 2100 Pew Research Center claims that India will surpass China by 2100. Also, five of the world’s 10 largest countries are projected to be in Africa. Pew Research Center made a list of the 10 most populous countries in the world by year 2100.

As per the data provided by United Nations, every year approximately 83 million people are added to the world's population and by 2030, the world population is expected to reach the 8.6 billion mark. India shares just two percent of world’s land but accommodating 16% of world population.

India’s 35% population is living in three states that are Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. Bigger populations can create strain in lots of different areas of society. Poverty is an ever-present reality.


Every year, UN Council decides the theme of World Population Day but in 2019 no specific theme is decided.

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