Number of people added yearly to world population stabilized in 1990s

"Globally, the number of people added yearly stabilized in the 1990s, observes Robert Engelman, president of World Watch. Virtually all continuing growth is in the Global South, largely a consequence of poor people, especially women, being unable to choose the size of their families. " (CIS 8)

Robert Engleman, “The End of Population Growth,” Solutions Journal, Vol. 2, Issue 3, April, 2011. [verified 4/25/14]

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