Note: This is the 1997 edition of UNEP's Global Environment Outlook
. If you are interested in more recent information, please see the 2000
Figure 4.24. Projected changes in
total fertility, life expectancy, and resulting changes in population
for India, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the world.
- Niessen et al. (1996).
- The following were used
to calculate the population index: Netherlands, 1800 = 100; India,
Mexico, and the world, 1900 = 100. Total fertility is defined as the
average number of children a woman would have if she experienced current
fertility during her lifetime.