Thanks for being on top of this, Gary, and attempting to keep the business press 'honest'. A great article!

Economists and business people often use a falling % growth rate to imply that population is falling, when what is often actually happening is that the smaller percentage rise on top of a much bigger base number is adding *more* people to the total than when there was higher percentage growth on top of a much lower base.

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Jem Randles

Jem Randles

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Campaigner on environmental issues, the impact of human population & consumption, for 30+ years. Associated with World Population Balance & Population Counts.