On 11th July 2019, World Population Day, the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS), a very highly respected and professional organisation, tweeted:
- The world population will grow by 11% from 7.7bn in 2019 to 8.5bn in 2030.
- The UK population is projected to increase from an estimated 66 million in 2016 to 70 million in 2030.
The media in general continued with these two themes.
How much better informed about the world and the UK are we from this tweet?
The answer is not as well as you might think
Find out why in the full article at: