When World population day 2022

A world of 8 billion: Towards a resilient future for all - Harnessing opportunities and ensuring rights and choices for all

Every year since 1990, World Population Day is observed on July 11 to  draw attention to the issues arising out of the rise in population  across the globe.

 it should be a moment to celebrate human progress, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said in a statement issued for 2022.

The population story is far richer and more nuanced than a single number  can capture,” the UNFPA, the sexual and reproductive health agency of  the United Nations, said.

In 1989, the governing council of the United Nations Development  Programmed (UNDP) established World Population Day.

World Population Day was first marked on July 11, 1990, in over 90 countries.

Every year since 1990, World Population Day is observed on July 11

As the human population is set to hit eight billion this year, the theme for World Population Day 2022 is ‘A World of 8 Billion

The pace of growth of global population will continue to decline in the  coming decades, with the world population being 20-30 percent larger in  2050 than in 2020, DESA said.

The day is observed with the aim of highlighting the difficulties  created by overpopulation and raising awareness about how it can harm  the ecosystem and progress of humanity.

India is the second-most populated country in the world after China.

In an ideal world, 8 billion people means 8 billion opportunities for healthier societies empowered by rights and choices.