World Population Day: Know Date, Theme, History, Significance

(MENAFN- AsiaNet News) World Population Day 2024 highlights the significance of addressing global population issues. With the theme 'Leave No One Behind, Count Everyone,' it emphasizes the need for inclusive data collection to ensure fair representation. The day serves as a reminder to tackle challenges like reproductive health, gender equality, and sustainable development

World Population Day: Know Date, theme, history, significance

World Population Day 2024 focuses on inclusive data collection with the theme 'Leave No One Behind, Count Everyone'. It highlights global population issues

World Population Projections

The global population is expected to continue increasing steadily, projections indicating it may reach around 9.7 billion by 2050 and peak at nearly 10.4 billion in the mid-2080s

India's Population Milestone

India's population was estimated to be 1.4286 billion, surpassing China's, making it the most populous country in the world, according to the UNFPA's World Population Report.

Purpose of World Population Day

World Population Day, established by the UN, raises awareness about global population issues and their impact on society, focusing on concerns such as reproductive health

Date and Theme for 2024

World Population Day is celebrated annually on July 11. This year, it is observed on Thursday, July 11, 2024, with the theme 'Leave No One Behind, Count Everyone'

Historical Background

World Population Day's origins date back to July 11, 1987, when the global population reached five billion. This milestone sparked global interest in population growth

Significance of the Day

World Population Day serves as a reminder to address the pressing issues of global population growth, raise awareness, and foster discussions about finding sustainable solutions

Focus Areas

The day focuses on various population-related concerns, including maternal health, poverty, economic hardships, and sustainable development


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