Africa’s Population Boom: A Threat to the Future of Europe

We talk about migration issues from Syria and the Middle-East. We talk about the possibility of Turkey joining the European Union, opening the doors of Europe to millions of Turks. Nevertheless, the real migration will originate in Africa.

Back in 1980 only 477 million people lived in Africa. Compare that to the 1.2 billion today and you see it has almost tripled in the years from 1980 to 2018

How many people live in Africa today? Not even 1.3 billion. And by 2050? Well, 1.3 billion more. A total of 2.5 billion people would live in Africa. Although population growth in Europe is purely due to immigration, Africa’s population will double thanks to its high fertility rates. What will the consequences be?

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