WEB DESK: World Population Day is celebrated today around the world for its significance and importance in future matters.
Pew Research centre states that half the world’s population lives in six countries (including Pakistan) and the rest 3.6 billion spread across the world makes a total of 7.2 billion people in the world.
India is predicted to become the most populous country by 2025.
According to Pew Research Centre, Muslims will grow more than twice as fast as the overall world population between 2010 and 2050 and, in the second half of this century, will likely surpass Christians as the world’s largest religious group.
In 1950, world population was 2.5 billion. Today, it’s over 7.3 billion, reported Worldometers.
The number of Muslims is expected to increase by 73% – from 1.6 billion in 2010 to 2.8 billion in 2050.