“Our people are an asset but we have to have the wherewithal to invest in them — without that, it’s a tragedy,” says a Nigerian government minister who did not want to be named. “It’s frightening.”
Financial Times, 13.10.2016
In 2050 the world population is estimated to have reached 9.8 billion.
India will then be the largest country by population (1.7 billion), followed by China (1.4 billion). The USA will no longer be the third-largest country in the world. This position will then be taken by Nigeria, with a population of 411 million.