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Scientists have discovered when humanity will reach a maximum number of

Ученые выяснили, когда человечество достигнет максимальной численности

American scientists predict that the maximum population of Earth will reach to the year 2064. Then the world will live 9.7 billion, writes the Lancet, citing a study.

To such conclusions scientists have analyzed changes in total fertility rate – the average number of children per woman. In 1950, the figure was 4.7, in 2017 dropped to 2.4.

After reaching a peak in population, scientists believe, will begin the population reduction. This trend is a factor 2.1 and below. By 2100 the total fertility rate will reach 1,7, the population of the planet will be reduced to 8.8 billion people, the study says.

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