India overtaking China as the world's most populous country
India overtaking China as the world's most populous country


Tanzania becoming larger than Japan
Tanzania becoming larger than Japan


Nigeria catching up with the U.S.
Nigeria catching up with the U.S.


Egypt becoming larger than Russia
Egypt becoming larger than Russia

Population structure of Brazil and Congo during the 1960-2060 period
Population structure of Brazil and Congo during the 1960-2060 period

Population structure of France and Germany during the 1960-2060 period
Population structure of France and Germany during the 1960-2060 period



Population decline
Population decline

Data source: US Census Bureau IDB
Visualization by @aronstrandberg
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