population

One in 10 Japanese are older than 80: government data

TOKYO – More than 10 percent of Japanese people have crossed 80 years or older for the first time, new…

7 months ago

Malaysia’s population seen to grow 2.1% in 2023

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s population is expected to grow 2.1 pct in 2023, led by international migration, official data showed…

9 months ago

Live births in Malaysia up 8.9% in Q1 of 2023

KUALA LUMPUR – The number of live births in Malaysia in the first quarter of 2023 was 111,604, an 8.9…

11 months ago

Joy, fear as India’s population becomes world’s biggest

by ABHAYA SRIVASTAVA  EXHAUSTED, elated and cradling her newborn daughter in a rundown government hospital, young mother Manu Bala had…

12 months ago

China’s population shrinks for 1st time since 1960s in seismic shift

The population drop-off came much faster than previously expected, and could act as a brake on economic growth  CHINA’S population…

1 year ago

Analysts: India’s population has already overtaken China’s

by KARTHIKEYAN SUNDARAM  INDIA may have already surpassed China as the world’s most populous nation in a milestone that adds…

1 year ago

China’s population likely fell in 2022 as births hit new low

The govt’s official data for total number of births in 2022 will probably show a record low of 10m  CHINA’S…

1 year ago

China’s population shrinks for first time in more than 60 years

BEIJING – China's population shrank last year for the first time in more than six decades, official data showed Tuesday,…

1 year ago

Live births in Malaysia drop 3% in 3Q22

KUALA LUMPUR – The number of live births in Malaysia for the third quarter of 2022 (3Q22) decreased by 3%…

1 year ago

Malaysia’s 2021 live births see highest decrease in a decade

KUALA LUMPUR – The number of live births in Malaysia sees the highest decrease in a decade with 439,744 births…

2 years ago

Wildlife populations plunge 69% since 1970: WWF

PARIS – Wild populations of monitored animal species have plummeted nearly 70 percent in the last 50 years, according to…

2 years ago

Malaysia attained ageing nation status

by AZALEA AZUAR / pic BERNAMA MALAYSIA is officially considered as an ageing country as the populace aged 65 years…

2 years ago

Korea shatters its own record for world’s lowest fertility rate

SOUTH Korea has once again shattered its own record for the world’s lowest fertility rate as it faces the prospect…

2 years ago