Women in Niger produce an average of 7.19 children each. And interestingly, India accounts for 21% of all children born.
A fascinating article on world demographic trends notes that Afghanistan has the third-highest population growth in the world. (“Bloody, poor, sick nations often reproduce the faster,” notes Hank Hyena, adding “Poverty + War + Disease = Booming Population.”) Partly because of this trend, the only populations assured of expansion in 2050 are Africa, the Middle East … and the United States.
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