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Video: An Empty Planet – The Shock of Global Fertility Decline

By Tom Winnifrith | Tuesday 19 March 2024


The threat to humanity is not the world having too many folks but too few. Darrell Bricker, the CEO of Ipsos Public Affairs and co-author of “Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline,” says that fertility rates are dropping, leading to accelerated population declines since 2016-2017, even earlier than anticipated in China. This trend has significant consequences for economies that rely on people for growth and labour.
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