Studies point out that the world population will touch 8 billion in 2023. And here is the thing. It took us about 200,000 years from the evolution of Homo sapiens to touch the 1 billion people mark. After that, in about 200 years, we have crossed 7 billion, teetering on the verge of 8 billion.
The explosion of the human population has been exponential but fairly unsurprising. Advancements in healthcare technology have significantly increased life expectancy and reduction in infant mortality. But how much can the world sustain, catering to the needs of an ever-expanding population?
But let us keep this massive environmental debate away for a minute. Population explosion is exerting immense pressure on industries and services, immigration, and jobs.
So let’s take a look at the sociological impacts of population growth.
Here’s a snapshot of what we’re looking at today
- In the large scale of things…
- Impact of population growth on healthcare
- On jobs and immigration
- Making yourself stand out…