Canada was supposed to have 100 million people by the 1970s

A look at what the first statistical year book after Confederation said about Canada then, and in the future

What the census tells us about Canada’s aging population

Face it Canada, we’re getting old, though as the latest census figures show, not every part of the country is growing grey at the same pace

Canada’s population is getting older faster than we thought

The bad news about our greying population in Statistics Canada’s revised labour force survey data

Why it’s time for Canada to grow up

The Canadian model works, so let’s boost immigration and triple our population

Could Alberta pass Quebec to become the second-largest province?

By population? Possibly. By size of economy, it’s pretty much already there.

CHART – Team China vs. Team USA: The great overtaking

How GDP and population size are propelling the People’s Republic to the top of the podium

Third Child Make It A Girl.

Third child? Make it a girl.

In Maharashtra, there are only 88 girls for every 100 boys

You can't mandate marriage, even if it's good for society

You can’t mandate marriage, even if it’s good for society

Marriage may not matter as much as it once did to young couples. But it matters a lot to society at large.

A world of 10 billion

Mass extinctions, water shortages, dwindling oil reserves, grinding poverty. Can the Earth sustain every one of us?

How sex selection of babies has led to a huge surplus of men and why that’s bad for all of us

The women shortage and why a surplus of men is bad for all of us

In her book, Unnatural Selection, Mara Hvistendahl investigates the effects of sex selection of babies

Do it for your country

Do it for your country

In order to boost Russia’s population, Vladimir Putin is putting big money behind baby-making