The number of children being born into Catholic families is decreasing at a ‘jaw-dropping rate”.
A study reported by the BBC shares the results of the population expectations by the end of the century.
Falling fertility rates mean nearly every country could have shrinking populations by the end of the century.
And 23 nations – including Spain and Japan – are expected to see their populations halve by 2100.
Countries will also age dramatically, with as many people turning 80 as there are being born.
The fertility rate – the average number of children a woman gives birth to – is falling.
If the number falls below approximately 2.1, then the size of the population starts to fall.
Researchers at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation showed the global fertility rate nearly halved to 2.4 in 2017 – and their study, published in the Lancet, projects it will fall below 1.7 by 2100.
This was discussed on Bannon’s War Room with Dr. David Ayers.
The populations around the world are going to change. The countries with growing populations tend to have growing economies as well.
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