September 30, 2011 Over the last decade, Nevada's population grew by over 35 percent, while Michigan's shrank by nearly 1 percent.
Indian schoolchildren write English alphabets on slates at a primary school outside Hyderabad in June. India is on track to overtake China as the most populous nation in just 16 years.
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July 29, 2011 The United Nations says that the seven-billionth person will soon be born into this world — most likely in India, which is on track to overtake China as the most populous nation in just 16 years. Less-developed regions of the world will be responsible for nearly all the global population growth for the next four decades, while the richer nations' population growth looks to be flat.
March 28, 2011 The latest census figures show that Detroit's population has dropped 25 percent over the past ten years. That means one person left the city every 22 minutes for the past decade. The most astounding evidence of the change can be found in photos.
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