Source material and useful links

for Tread Softly background briefings on World Population

Projections and Trends

World Population Prospects 2019 Revision 10 Key Findings – from UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs
A Brief History of Population from New Internationalist

UN and Population

UN Population Fund
International Conference on Population and Development

Population and Development

Family Planning 2020
Family Planning News and Overview from UN Population Fund
Adding It Up: Investing in Contraception and Maternal and Newborn Health, 2017 from Guttmacher Institute
What is the Global Gag Rule? from PAI
International Planned Parenthood Federation
Population Institute
Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition

Census Programme

2020 World Population and Housing Census Programme
Census dates for all countries from UN Statistics Division


more Population briefings (updated August 2021)
World Population Projections
Demographic Transition
Demographic Dividend
Population Policies
Opposition to Family Planning
Overpopulation or Overconsumption?
Source material and useful links