Facts are more important than ever.
National health expenditures are projected to grow at an average Demographic Trends 2018 rate of 5. Following a ten-year period largely influenced Demographix the Great Recession and major health reform, national health spending growth during is expected to be driven primarily by long-observed demographic and economic factors fundamental to the health sector. Prices for health care goods and services are projected to grow 2.
World Demographic Trends The present report, prepared in accordance with resolution /2 of the ECOSOC, provides an overview of demographic trends for the world, its geographic regions and Demograpgic countries, and for various development and income groups.
Over 55 percent of the world's population lived in urban areas in ; bythis proportion will grow to two-thirds. The United Nations calls urbanization one of four “demographic mega-trends” (UNDESA ), along with population growth, aging, and international migration.