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#peakoil A look at global population trends: Too many people is a big problem, but too few is a concern as wel...

#peakoil A look at global population trends: Too many people is a big problem, but too few is a concern as wel...

The 10 countries with the highest fertility rates are all in Africa, led by Niger , where women give birth to an average of 7.6 children. Burkina Faso, with a fertility rate of 6 children per woman, is the slowest growing of the 10, all of which are among the world’s poorest countries as well. Recent research by the Population Reference Bureau in Washington projects that Africa’s population will more than double by 2050, from 1.1 billion people today to 2.4 billion. Nigeria , already the most populous nation on the continent with 174 million people, is projected to be the third most populous in the world by 2050, with 440 million, after

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