The global population may peak at around 9.7 billion in 2064 before falling to 8.8 billion by the end of the century, a new study suggests.
The estimated population of the UK has hit 66.8 million after growing at the slowest rate for 15 years, official figures show.
The number of Poles living in the UK has dropped by 120,000 in two years, new figures suggest.
The number of people living in Scotland from nations outside the European Union has increased faster than those from inside the EU, official statistics show.
Smallpox, measles, mumps and malaria “are there to regulate our population” and new ways to control it need to be found, according to Chris Packham.
Chris Packham has said his new programme on population growth poses some major questions for society.
Chris Packham will present a one-off programme for the BBC exploring the perils of global overpopulation.
Aberdeen's population is shrinking as fewer people are having children, figures suggest.
The plans could involve new housing developments and bringing older buildings back into use. It's also understood plans are being drawn up for a new investigation into pedestrianising parts of Union Street.
The population of Aberdeen is expected to increase by more than 7,000 by 2026, new figures have revealed.
Aberdeen's population has jumped by more than 20,000 over the past decade.
Aberdeen will see the highest population increase of any major Scottish city in the next 25 years, according to new research.
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