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These Fourteen European Countries are Disappearing

[See end notes for sources, inclusions and exclusions] These countries are currently losing population (sorted by population growth rate): [Note: Fertility Rate is the ratio of ‘total children born’ to ‘all women’ in a given population. In order for a … Continue reading

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Extremes of Wealth and Poverty

I often return to the trove of statistical data on the world’s 242 sovereign states and dependent territories, as detailed online in The World Factbook of the CIA. Here are some conclusions and speculations derived from the data in the chart displayed … Continue reading

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