The number of web users in China has risen over 700 million.
Qatar's population has reached 2.5 million people, swollen by the huge numbers of foreign workers employed in the tiny Gulf emirate.
One person is born every 113 seconds and one person dies each 200 seconds in Kazakhstan.
A quarter of the world's population will be African within 35 years as the continent's birth rates continue to rapidly rise.
The population of Zhanaozen town in western Kazakhstan has exceeded the development plan.
London has more billionaires than any other city in the world, and Britain has more billionaires per head of population than any other country, new data showed.
The population in Kazakhstan's northern regions may shrink by nearly one million people by 35 years, and become four times smaller than that of the southern areas.
PM Tony Abbott admitted Australia has failed to meet important targets on Aboriginal life expectancy, education and employment, but insisted progress has been made in other areas.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday urged young couples to get off to a "galloping start" in the Year of the Horse by having more babies to boost flagging birth rates.
Europe's bat population recovered by more than 40 percent between 1993 and 2011 after decades of decline.
The jaguar could soon become extinct in Brazil's tropical Atlantic forest, threatening the shrinking primitive forest itself.
As of September 1, 2013, the country’s population stood at slightly over 17 million.
Member of the Majilis (Lower Chamber of the Parliament) Tursynbek Omurzakov has offered to increase one-time benefit at child birth.
China's top legislative committee on Saturday formally abolished the country's "re-education through labour" camps and approved a loosening of its one-child policy, state media reported.
The world's tiny but hugely successful Zoroastrian community will confront a demographic crisis which threatens its very existence when it gathers en masse in its spiritual home of Mumbai this week.
Lands around Astana are distributed haphazardly and their further use is not controlled. President Nazarbayev wants more order and less squatting.
Australia's feral camel population numbers around 300,000, far fewer than the one million generally cited, a new study showed Thursday after a four-year cull removed 160,000.
Beijing's relaxation of its hugely controversial one-child policy is an attention-grabbing first step, but it will have to usher in greater changes if China is to tackle its looming demographic timebomb, experts say.
As the greatest urbanisation drive in history swells China's cities with ranks of identikit apartment blocks, one culinary businessman is indulging his architectural appetite with a visual feast of extravagant, outlandish castles.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon pleaded Wednesday in Niger, the country with the world's highest fertility rate, for better reproductive health to curb the Sahel region's runaway demographic growth.
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