More than six billion men, women and children will inhabit urban areas around the world in 2050 when the global population would have surged to nine billion, putting stress on the natural resources that supply energy and food.
According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), over a quarter of population in 30 countries of the grouping is projected to be over 65 years of age in 2050 compared to about 15 percent today. China and India are also likely to see significant population aging, with China’s work force actually shrinking by 2050. Read more
Source : arabnews.com