Growth of Foreign-Born Population Surges as U.S. Economy Recovers

Census projections proclaim that, with Americans’ fertility falling and deaths soon to begin rising, immigration – not natural increase – will become the principal driver of U.S. population growth as early as 2023 (Rubenstein, 2016).
A September 2014 Census projection estimated that, despite some slowing growth attributed to the 2008 recession and aftermath, […]

New NPG Report Shows Foreign-Born Population Growing as U.S. Economy Improves

Analysis of Census Bureau data shows immigration, not natural increase, is projected to become main source of U.S. population growth as early as 2023.
Alexandria, VA – According to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau projections, by 2060 our nation’s population is “projected to increase… to 417 million, reaching 400 million in 2051.” Census also found that “by 2060, nearly […]

Population Update: More Problems for Big Australia

“Big Australia” Still Spells Problems for the Land Down Under It wasn’t too long ago that NPG drew your attention to an op-ed piece in Australia’s largest-selling daily newspaper – Melbourne’s Herald Sun – titled “Politicians must play the numbers game on population growth.” Author Tom Elliott called attention to the growing problem in the Land […]

Deputy Director’s Corner

Recently, one of our most loyal NPG supporters sent me a link to this article, which appeared in the Star Tribune:  “Minnesota’s Threatened Rivers.”  The story, written by Josephine Marcotty, opens with the statement:  “The greatest river in North America begins in Minnesota.  But our pristine stretch of the Mississippi faces mounting environmental threats.”  In […]

Population Update: New Data Available!

Just released! New birth statistics and state population projections The U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) has just released its latest findings on birth statistics for 2015.  (CLICK HERE to read the report.) Here are the highlights: There were 3,978,497 million births in the U.S. last year, or an average of roughly one birth every 8 seconds! […]

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