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Africa’s Population Boom: Will it bring economic and human development gains?

In a perfect world, where access to technology and the wealth are equally distributed, the GDP of each country would be proportional to its population. In the real world that relationship exists on average (see the dot charts below) but with significant deviations from the trend. Many developed countries, being relatively less populous than their developing counterparts, have high levels of GDP, while the GDPs of less-developed countries, especially in Africa, are disproportionally low.According to the UN DESA baseline scenario, by the year 2100 Africa will become the world's most populous region, accounting for 40...

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What do you know about Africa? Africa is a continent with 1 billion people, which have an average income about $250 per person in a month. African population is young and fast growing. More then 40% of people are under 14 years old and average annual growth of population is 2.3%. On average, every African women has more than 4 children. Only 16% of population use internet. No more them 64% are provided by water supply and less then 40% of population have sanitation facilities. Life expectancy at birth of average African citizen is only 57 years, from wich 47 years are expected to be а healthy life. 21% of population...

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Burundi: Humanitarian Crisis Deepens

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