POPULATION REFERENCE BUREAU: AZERI POPULATION TO INCREASE UP TO 11.6M BY 2050
The Azerbaijani population will increase to 11.6m by 2050, Trend reports referring to the report on world population in 2005 of the Washington Public Research OrganizationвЂ™s Population Reference Bureau.
The specialists of the Population Reference Bureau forecast the population growth by 2050 in some Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries such as Armenia (up to 3.3m), Kyrgyzstan (up to 8.3m), Tajikistan (up to 10.9m), Turkmenistan (up to 7.4 m), and Uzbekistan (up to 38.4m).
According to the report, the population of Ukraine will decrease to 33.4m, Belarus - to 8.5m, Georgia - to 3.6m, and Moldova - to 3.3m. The population of Kazakhstan will remain in the same level (15m).
The youngest country in the CIS is Tajikistan, where 40% of the population is under 15. Ukraine is the oldest one with 16% old people and 15% children.
Men live less than 60 years only in Turkmenistan (58) and Russia (59). Maximal average life-span of men (70 years) is registered in Azerbaijan
Women live longer (75 years) in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus and Georgia. The women of Tajikistan and Turkmenistan live less than 70 years.
The report says that the world population annually grows by 80m. The Population Reference Bureau notes that 99% of growth falls to the poorest countries.
According to the Bureau, India with 1,628 bn people will be the most densely populated country in 2050. 1,437 bn people will live in China, while the United States and Indonesia will keep their previous position (308m people) in the list.
Generally, the world population will comprise 9.26bn people by 2050.