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State of World Population

The State of World Population is an annual report published by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Each edition covers and analyses developments and trends in world population and demographics, as well as shedding a light on specific regions, countries and population groups and the unique challenges they face. 

STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2003 (A)

State of World Population 2003 (Arabic language)

Making One Billion Count - Investing in Adolescents' Health and Rights

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State of World Population
24 Oct 2003
Some 1.2 billion people--one person in five--are between ages 10 and 19, the largest number of adolescents in history. Half of them are poor; one in four live in extreme poverty, on less than $1 a day. This year's State of the World Population report examines their condition, in the context of ch...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2003

State of World Population 2003

Making One Billion Count - Investing in Adolescents' Health and Rights

Series:
State of World Population
24 Oct 2003
The largest generation of adolescents in history —1.2 billion kids—is preparing to enter adulthood in a rapidly changing world. This State of World Population Report examines the challenges and risks this generation faces and their impact on adolescents’ physical, emotional, and mental well-being...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2002 (A)

State of World Population 2002 (Arabic language)

People, Poverty and Possibilities

Series:
State of World Population
6 Dec 2002
Attacking poverty directly, as a matter of human rights, to accelerate development and to reduce inequality within and among nations, has become an urgent global priority. World leaders have agreed on a variety of new initiatives, including the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)....
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2002

State of World Population 2002

People, Poverty and Possibilities

Series:
State of World Population
6 Dec 2002
Attacking poverty directly has become an urgent global priority if we want to accelerate development and reduce inequality within and among nations. World leaders have agreed to launch a variety of new initiatives, including the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). 2002 State of...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2001

The State of World Population 2001

Footprints and Milestones - Population and Environmental Change

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State of World Population
30 Nov 2001
Each year since 1978, UNFPA has issued a report highlighting new developments in population. Human activity is altering the planet on an unprecedented scale, the report points out. More people are using more resources with more intensity and leaving a bigger footprint on the earth than ever befor...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2000

The State of World Population 2000

Lives Together, Worlds Apart - Men and Women in a Time of Change

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State of World Population
13 Oct 2000
Despite the tremendous changes of the 20th century, discrimination and violence against women and girls remain firmly rooted in cultures around the world. This year's Report looks at the gender inequality - the restrictions placed on women's reproductive choices and how it affects their health, e...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 1999

The State of World Population 1999

6 Billion - A Time for Choices

Series:
State of World Population
10 Mar 2000
Women are having fewer children than ever before, and population growth has slowed from 2.0 to 1.3 percent in 30 years; but large families in the recent past mean that there are many more women of childbearing age. Global population is still rising by about 78 million people a year. Half the worl...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 1998

The State of World Population 1998

The New Generations

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State of World Population
26 Nov 1999
The population explosion is not over. Its reverberations are still being heard around the world. The world population has doubled since 1960, and, while women are having half the number of children compared to their mothers, the largest-ever generation of young people is coming of age in developi...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 1997

State of World Population 1997

The Right to Choose - Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health

Series:
State of World Population
14 Nov 1997
This annual highlights population issues and their impact on world development. It also provides easily accessible tables representing trends and statistics for world population.
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 1994

State of World Population 1994

Series:
State of World Population
7 Oct 1994
This annual, highlights population issues and its impact on world development. It also provides easily accessible tables representing trends and statistics for world population.
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 1993

State of World Population 1993

Series:
State of World Population
9 Jul 1993
'Migration', suggests this report, 'could become the human crisis of our age.' Economic insecurity and to some extent poverty, are causing millions of people to uproot themselves and migrate both internally and internationally. The solution to controlling this crisis is to slow population growth,...