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Global population to soar to 11 billion by 2100 as African population quadruples

Daily Mail: The world`s population will reach almost eleven billion by the end of the century because of soaring birth rates in Africa, according to new research. The latest projection is about 800 million - eight percent - more than a previous UN forecast of 10.1 billion issued in 2011. Researchers had expected fertility on the poorest continent where a woman will give birth to an average of 5.2 children in her lifetime, to fall more quickly than it has. Soaring: The world┬┐s population will reach almost...