The United Nations (UN) has published its prediction about the size and age of the world’s population three hundred years from now. This report can help environmental ___SCIENTISTS___ and policy-makers to understand dramatic changes in the world’s population in the future. The report suggests that if the birth rates stay the same, there’ll be a huge expansion of the ___GLOBAL___ population.
You may think it ___IMPOSSIBLE___ but three centuries from now there may be over one hundred and thirty trillion people. The report says that the world’s population is likely to be ___SIGNIFICANTLY___ older. The average age will be fifty while today it is twenty six. Almost a quarter of all the ___INHABITANTS___ of the planet will live in Africa. ___RESEARCHERS___ think that India, China and the United States will continue to be countries with the biggest population.