The World's Most Important Graph - 2022

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Sub-Saharan Africa vs European population growth
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Steve Sailer
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10 July 2022
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National News
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The world's most important graph - 2022


The United Nations’ Population Division has posted its World Population Prospects 2022, the first in three years...

The UN projections tend to expect current trends to continue onward without a major phase shift: e.g., no Malthusian famines, mass exoduses, religious revivals, wars, or unknown pandemics. That’s unlikely to happen, but it’s also hard to predict what exactly will change, and by how much....

In 1950, there were three Europeans for every sub-Saharan African. By 2005 the ratio was one to one. In 2022, there are 1.55 Africans for every European, and by 2050 there should be three Africans for every European. And out in the mists of 2100, the UN is projecting almost six sub-Saharans for each European.


Visualized: The World’s Population at 8 Billion, Visual Capitalist, 27 September 2022.