7 facts about Americans with disabilities

A Metro bus driver fastens a strap to secure a passenger’s wheelchair in Portland, Oregon. (Gregory Rec/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)<p>There …


Revealed: How many adults are living at home with their parents - according to the CSO

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) says almost 270,000 men, or 58.6pc of the total, and 190,000 women aged 18 are over remain in the family home.<p>And …

News (Ireland)

LinkedIn Website Demographics lets website owners track the type of visitors coming to their sites

The tracking capabilities of social media sites has long been a cause for concern, with Facebook being the most notable example. Now the …

Web Design

After Draghi, Demography: Aging Society Will Keep Euro Rates Low

European savers hoping to see higher rates must be wary of a new foe after Mario Draghi – demography.<p>The rapid aging in many of the euro area’s …


How the Back to the Future cast look now – compared to their aged-up characters in the movie

Did the make-up artists get it right?<p>Everybody loves the <i>Back to the Future</i> movies. Back when we first watched them, 2015 – setting of the second …

Pop Culture

What Industry Will Generation Z Work In?

In the next year or two, the workplace faces an unprecedented situation where for the first time, due to the fact that we’re all living longer, five …

News (U.S.)

Migrants raised UK population by 250,000 in each of past 12 years

Human Geography

Elon Musk Is Right: Our Population Problem Is Too Few Kids, Not Too Many

At your next dinner party or parents’ night at school, mention that you’re extremely troubled about population growth and the kind of world our …

Conservative POV

Quarter of babies born to foreign mothers in England and Wales

<b>More than a quarter of babies born in England and Wales in 2016 were to foreign mothers - the highest level on record, official figures show.</b><p>This figure has increased every year since 1990 to the current 28%.<p>Data from the Office for National Statistics also shows the rate of women aged 40 and over …


Census Bureau Found No Need For LGBT Data Despite 4 Agencies Requesting It

Support the news<p>During the Obama administration, at least four federal agencies, including the Justice Department, asked the Census Bureau to add …


Factories to baby boomers: Please keep working!

Minnesota-based Ultra Machining Co. has been around for more than 45 years and performs precision manufacturing and engineering services for the medical, aerospace, and other industries. Business is doing well but with growth comes challenges. Like many manufacturers around the country, this …

Baby Boomers

Migration to Germany Driving Surge in Female Genital Mutilation, Campaigners Say

Women's rights group Terre des Femmes said there are now more than 13,000 girls in Germany whose families plan to have them circumcised.

World News

Immigrants are 42 percent of California’s STEM workforce

Forty-two percent of California’s workers in science, technology, engineering and math occupations were born in a foreign nation, according a recent …

U.S. Census

More elderly people finding jobs than youths amid demographics change

The number of seniors who found employment surpassed the number for youths in the second quarter of the year, a trend th

Human Geography

Foreigners Are Shoring Up Japan’s Shrinking Population

While the latest data shows that the number of Japanese shrank by a record in 2016, the demographic picture isn’t quite so bleak when you include the …


Foreigners Are Shoring Up Japan’s Shrinking Population - Bloomberg

While the latest data shows that the number of Japanese shrank by a record in 2016, the demographic picture isn’t quite so bleak when you include the …


Attitudes Are More Important Than Demographics

New research suggests that when marketers think about families they should look beyond demographics and consider attitudes, <i>Marketing Week</i> reports. …

Advertising Industry

Japan suffers record decline in population

Japan’s native population fell by a record amount in 2016, but a jump in the number of foreign residents limited the overall annual decline.<p>According …


Africa's Demography Is Not Its Destiny

The United Nations’ latest population projections are a call to action.<p>By 2050, more than one-quarter of the world’s population will live in Africa -- up from about one-sixth today. Even if these projections are slightly off, that fact should serve as a call to action for a continent whose …


Maddie Ziegler Doesn’t Have Anything to Say About Abby Lee Miller

She was recently asked about her old coach.<p>Former <i>Dance Moms</i> star Maddie Ziegler was once close with Abby Lee Miller, who served as a coach to the young dancer throughout her time at the Abby Lee Dance Company. But now it looks like Maddie's glad to have gotten some space from her past teacher.<p>In …

Celebrity News (UK)

18 maps that explain America

Happy Fourth of July!<p>As Americans celebrate Independence Day, here are 18 maps that illustrate various aspects of our country's demographics, economy, and culture.<p><i>Rob Wile contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>


Australia doesn't have a population policy – why?

<i>Population growth has profound impacts on Australian life, and sorting myths from facts can be difficult. This is the first article in our series, Is</i> …


Decline in U.S. birth rate could impact the economy

The United States is in the midst of what some worry is a baby crisis. The number of women giving birth has been declining for years and just hit a …

United States

Map of those living in the European Union who were foreign-born

USING DATA from the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social affairs that monitors global population trends, Max Galka, the man behind …

Human Geography

One metric shows that race in America is about to experience a dramatic shift

The demographics of the United States are changing quickly, and there is no simpler way to understand that than to look at the most common age of each race and ethnic group.<p>The US Census Bureau recently released its estimates of the US population as of July 2016. Besides an estimate of the total …

U.S. Census

7 Lessons Millennials Need to Learn From Boomers About Old Age

The baby boomers account for 76 million people that are born 1946 and 1964. They were born shortly after the World War II. The average age of marriages dropped then, so people got married quicker. This led to them having lots of kids because they were young and they could cater for them. Hence the …

Human Geography

This is Australia as 100 people

If Australia were just 100 people, what would it look like? New census data gives us an opportunity to find out, and provides some surprising …

Human Geography

Yara Shahidi Honors Tamir Rice During 2017 BET Acceptance Speech

This is beautiful.<p>It's not news that Yara Shahidi is an incredibly talented young actor. So we weren't exactly surprised that when the 17 year-old "Black-ish" star won the Youngstars Award at the 2017 BET Awards last night. And during her beautiful acceptance speech, Yara also notably took the time …

Baby boomers are pricing young families out of cottage country

The generational divide that has formed in Canada’s hottest real estate markets — with home prices boosting boomers’ wealth and leaving young …

Real Estate

Census 2016: Melbourne catching Sydney in population race

Sydney is closing in on the population milestone of 5 million residents, according to the 2016 Census results released on Tuesday.<p>But south of the …