08 August 2011

Census: Share of children in U.S. hits record low
The Mercury - USA

Japan, France, Germany and Canada each have lower shares of children under age 15, ranging between 13 percent in Japan and 17 percent in Canada, while nations in Africa and the Middle East have some of the largest shares, including 50 percent in Niger and 46 percent in Afghanistan, according to figures from the United Nations Population Division. In the U.S., the share of children under 15 is 20 percent.…(7 August 2011)

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