Mapping the Future of World Population

Mapping_the_future_med_res What will the Earth’s population be in 20 years? And where will all those people live?

Researchers at Columbia University’s Center for Climate Systems Research and Population Action International wanted to know the answers to those questions, so they set out to get them. The result is a high-resolution map of projected population change in 2025.

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Download a full-size PDF of the map

Learn more about the mapping project

Image courtesy Population Action International

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