Fertility rate: ‘Jaw-dropping’ global crash in children being born – BBC News

The world is ill-prepared for the global crash in children being born which is set to have a “jaw-dropping” impact on societies, say researchers.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.

Source: Fertility rate: ‘Jaw-dropping’ global crash in children being born – BBC News

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