World Population Day 2020: Anything in excess can be harmful, the same way if the population exceeds a certain limit, it can be dangerous for our planet earth as well. So on this World Population day 2020, let’s take a look at the history and significance of this day.
Celebrated across the world on July 11, 2020, the world population day 2020 would be reminder like every other year, that we are responsible for controlling the population, and nobody else.
With over 7.8 billion people spread across different nations, Asia is one of the most populated continents on the planet. With India and China leading the way and constitution about 37% of the world population.
World Population day 2020: Why is population control important?
And with high population arise different problems of health, land, resources distribution, economy, employment and much more.
History of World Population Day
The population day came into existence back in 1989, and this year we would be celebrating 31st World Population Day 2020. The day came into existence on July 11, 1987, to mark that the world population has reached 5 billion and is increasing gradually.
Significance of World Population Day
The day marks as a way to highlight the importance of overpopulation and raise awareness about the problems which can arise if the population isn’t controlled in the coming times.
As the ongoing pandemic has led to worldwide lockdown, it is being stated that the pregnancies would be of high numbers this year.