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Report: Arab population reached 359m in 2017

Prospective pilgrims arrive to stone Jamarat pillars that symbolize the devil as a part of the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage during the first day of Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on 4 September, 2017 [Ramazan Turgut/Anadolu Agency]
Prospective pilgrims arrive to stone Jamarat pillars that symbolize the devil as a part of the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage during the first day of Eid Al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on 4 September, 2017 [Ramazan Turgut/Anadolu Agency]

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said today that the Arab world population has reached 359 million in 2017.

According to the UNFPA report the life expectancy at birth for males in the Arab world is 68 years and for females 72 years.

The world’s population is expected to reach 8.6 billion by 2030.

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With global fertility declining, UNFPA said in its report that gender discrimination in some 160 countries still exists while in countries with a very low overall index one out of every three girls are married before the age of 19 years.

The report explained that developing countries annually record nearly 89 million unwanted pregnancies, 30 million unplanned births, 84 million abortions, 10 million terminated pregnancies and one million neonatal deaths.

Moreover, 95 per cent of teenage births occurs in developing countries.

The report noted that the widening wealth disparities continue at an unbelievable speed.

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  • nooraza othman

    I hope the Arab/Muslim World will be very cautious of any ZioUN/ZioWHO endless Vaccination campaign, targeting mainly young girls and boys (suspected for Infertility)! And strangely with increasing suspicious vaccination, infertility and all kinds of cancer are increasing, particularly amongst the younger generation! Besides the Zio Depopulation Agenda in the Muslim World, through endless predatory and illegal rogue Zio TERRORIST NA*O-US/ISra*l Wars and Genocide, including through their CIA/MOSSAD-created IS/ISIS/ISIL/Daesh!!

    The Arab/Muslim World/OIC need our own scientists and medication!!!! And time for a very strong united Arab/Muslim/OIC World as envisoned by the late Father of African/Arab/Muslim Independence, Pres. Col. Muammar Al Gaddafi, who was viciously murderered by rogue TERRORIST NATO/US-ISra*l, as usual!