World population will continue to rise By Sarah C. A new statistical projection concludes that the world population is unlikely to level off during the 21st century, leaving the planet to deal with as many as 13 billion human inhabitants—4 billion of those in Africa—by
These projections were developed by Decision Demographics in consultation with the Center for Immigration Studies. Using data provided by the U. Census Bureau, this study first recreates the Bureau's most recent population projections.
We then vary the level of net immigration the difference between those coming and those leaving to discern its impact on the U.
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The findings show that immigration makes for a much larger overall population, while having only a small effect on slowing the aging of American society. If immigration continues as the Census Bureau expects, the nation's population will increase from million in to million in — a million 41 percent increase.
The projected increase of million is larger than the combined populations of Great Britain and France. It also exceeds the entire U. The Census Bureau assumes net immigration legal and illegal by will total 68 million.
These future immigrants plus their descendants will add 96 million residents to the U. Even if immigration is half what the Census Bureau expects, the population will still grow 79 million bywith immigration accounting for 61 percent of population growth.
Without any immigration, the U. Though projections past are much more speculative, if the level of immigration the Census Bureau foresees in were to continue after that date, the U.
The immigrant legal and illegal share of the population will reach one in six U.
The above projections follow the Census Bureau's assumptions about future levels of immigration, as well as death and birth rates, including a decline in the birth rate for Hispanics. Consistent with prior research, the projections show immigration only slightly increases the working-age 18 to 65 share of the population.
Assuming the Census Bureau's immigration level, 58 percent of the population will be of working-age incompared to 57 percent if there is no immigration. Raising the retirement age by one year would have a larger positive impact on the working-age share over the next 40 years than would the Census Bureau's total projected level of net immigration 68 million.
While immigrants do tend to arrive relatively young and have higher fertility than natives, immigrants age just like everyone else, and the differences with natives are not large enough to fundamentally increase the share of the population who are potential workers. The Center for Immigration Studies, as well as other researchers, has reported that immigration levels have fallen somewhat in recent years.
While there is no way to know if the level will remain lower, this change can be incorporated into these projections. Assuming immigration is one-third below what the Census Bureau's expects for 10 years produces a total U.
By itself immigration would account for 87 million additional U. A one-third reduction in the Census Bureau's level of immigration over the entirety of the next four decades produces a total U.
By itself immigration would account for 64 million additional U. Because the underlying level of immigration is so high, even a one-third reduction in what the Bureau expects over the next four decades would still add tens of millions of new residents to the U.
The importance of immigration to population growth can be seen by projecting the impact of reduced fertility. If the fertility of natives were to fall 20 percent more than the Census expects bybut immigration continued at the pace the Bureau expects, the U.
Immigration is a discretionary policy of the government and can be changed.
The fundamental question for the American public and policy makers is whether a much larger population and the resulting greater population density will add to or diminish the quality of life in the United States.
Introduction While it has not been at the center of the nation's immigration debate, increasing the nation's total population is one of immigration's clearest and most direct effects.
Supporters of low immigration point to the congestion, pollution, loss of open spaces, and restrictions on personal freedom that could result from adding large numbers to the U. Supporters of high immigration argue that population growth may create more opportunities for businesses, workers, and consumers.
Based on data provided by the Census Bureau, the projections in this report show that the U. Immigrants who will arrive over the next four decades plus their descendants will account for about 96 million of this increase.
The 96 million increase in new residents caused by immigration is larger than the combined populations of 33 U. It is also more than all of the population growth that occurred in the first years of American history, to The Methodology Appendix at the end of this report explains in detail how the projections were created.
This was possible because the Census Bureau Projections Branch was kind enough to share with us unpublished data that it used to generate its last major series of projections.
Throughout this report we refer to the "Census Bureau immigration level" or "Census immigration" to mean the level of net immigration the Bureau used in its projections, which were the Bureau's last full set of projections.
In total, the Bureau's net immigration projection is With the information provided by the Census Bureau, we were able to match the Bureau's projections. We were also able to vary the Bureau's assumptions to estimate the impact of immigration, as well as other factors, on future population size and composition.The benefits of our approach are there for all to see.
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