Dec 28, 2015

2015 census finds record population drop in tsunami-hit area

Twelve coastal municipalities in Iwate Prefecture hit by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami saw a record aggregate five-year drop in population, according to preliminary results of the 2015 national census. The population of the 12 cities totaled 251,325 as of Oct. 1, down ...

Oct 29, 2015

U.K. population to grow by 10 million over 25 years: study

Britain’s population is set to rise by almost 10 million people by 2039, according to official statistics released Thursday, putting it on course to become Europe’s most populous nation by 2047. Britain’s population is projected to increase by 9.7 million over the next 25 ...