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Special correspondent Jeffrey Kaye reports from China on the country's efforts to improve health care for its population, the world's largest.
By Elizabeth Shell
According to the U.S. Census Bureau the nation grew almost ten percent over the last decade -- from 281.4 million in 2000 to 308.7 million in 2010. The country's racial mix has shifted too. The number of people that…
New census data on race and migration released this week show minorities accounted for 90 percent of the growth in the U.S. during the past decade. Ray Suarez discusses the new numbers with the Brookings Institution's William Frey, author Isabel…
By Lauren Knapp
Tuesday's release of the 2010 census data showed a dramatic decline in Detroit's population. Over the past 10 years, the city lost a quarter of its residents, bringing it down to a size similar to the pre-auto boom numbers…
Special correspondent Steve Sapienza reports on an innovative approach for getting water to slum dwellers in Bangladesh. The report is the latest in a series on global population issues in collaboration with National Geographic magazine and the Pulitzer Center on…
In the first report of a year-long partnership with National Geographic magazine examining population issues, special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from New Delhi, where rapid and unplanned population growth is exacerbating a shortage of water.
New Census numbers out Tuesday show that the U.S. population has grown to 308.7 million, but the rate of growth has slowed in the past decade. Census Director Robert Groves goes over the numbers with Judy Woodruff.
New Census figures reveal a growing U.S. population and changes to congressional districts around the country. Judy Woodruff discusses the new numbers' role in redistricting the electoral map with David Chalian and Stuart Rothenberg.
The World Bank says Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is the fastest growing city in the world with a population of 15 million. But as more of the world's impoverished flee to megacities for economic opportunities, the perils of urbanization…
Another year, another few million Americans. There are 2,606,181 more Americans today than there were on Dec. 31, 2008, according to the Census Bureau's annual year-end projections. That's about 0.9 percent growth for the year. Births in the coming…
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