CA Revises Population Projection: 'Only' 51 Million By 2040

Due to declining fertility rates, estimates are 7 million residents lower than projected a few years back.
October 5, 2004, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Immigration and population experts say the drop in fertility rates reflects changes that have occurred around the world during the last decade as women increasingly have joined the paid workforce and gained greater access to education, contraception and family planning....It will have a significant effect on demand for everything from schooling to water and infrastructure and other public services."

Thanks to KM Koldus

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Published on Monday, October 4, 2004 in Yahoo! Newswire
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