India to overtake China as world's most populous nation by 2027, says UN report
Updated : June 18, 2019 06:38 AM IST
The world's population is expected to increase by two billion in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, said 'The World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights' published by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
The study concluded that the world's population could reach its peak around the end of the current century, at a level of nearly 11 billion.
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