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The Silo City US Warehouse is being converted into luxury apartments and retail space in the first phase of a plan to reuse many of the site’s historic buildings. Derek Gee/Buffalo News If being a homebuyer in Buffalo Niagara wasn’t hard enough these days, the area’s growing population means there are now even more people …

Overall, 2021 will be the slowest year of population growth in US history. New census data shows why: the two components of growth – gains from immigration and the number of births exceeding the number of deaths – have fallen sharply in recent years. In 2021, the population growth rate fell to an unprecedented 0.1%. …

Atlantic Canada’s population is finally growing after decades of slow or stagnant growth. For the first time in living memory, the population of Atlantic Canada grew faster than the Canadian population as a whole last year (1.5% versus 1%). Prince Edward Island experienced unprecedented growth of 2.8% last year alone. Even Newfoundland and Labrador, which …

Tim Vandenack, Standard Examiner Thirty new townhouses and a building housing two or three restaurants are coming to the Riverbend area north of Park Boulevard in Ogden. The area is shown here on Friday, February 12, 2021. OGDEN — Long-term labor replacement is a real concern for local economists. At the Northern Utah Business Economic …

On Monday, the National Bureau of Statistics announced that China’s population growth rate had fallen to its lowest level in six decades, with births barely exceeding the number of deaths in 2021. Over the past year, the government has made significant efforts to increase population growth and alleviate a demographic crisis, however, they have been …

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to the latest edition of Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions Annual Real Rate Report, areas of the United States that have experienced much above-average population growth in recent years (including Miami, FL and Seattle, WA) are experiencing dramatic increases in law firm hourly rates. Powered by ELM Solutions’ LegalVIEW data warehouse – the world’s …

THE NUMBER births rose by 3,120 to 49,583 in Finland in 2021, according to preliminary data published Thursday by Statistics Finland. Although the number of births was 7,760 fewer than deaths, the population increased by nearly 16,000 to 5,549,599, as the number of immigrants uncharacteristically exceeded that of emigrants – by more than 22,000. The …

I had the good fortune to visit five of the 54 countries in Africa. Each left me with a strong image. When I think of Cairo, Egypt, I think of a man driving a donkey cart with his wife sitting inside. After he moved beside the cart to help his wife down, I realized from …

In response to letters criticizing Review-Journal columnist Victor Joecks’ recent article urging people to have more children: The world population growth rate, which is currently 1%, has been declining since 1988. Population scientists predict that world growth will be zero by the end of the century, if not sooner. These reductions in growth are most …

WASHINGTON- Over the past 10 years, changes in China’s domestic policies have led to a growing sense of demographic urgency. A strictly enforced one-child mandate was replaced by a two-child option in some cases (2013), which morphed into two children for all (2016), which transitioned to the current government push for three children (2021). But …