?According to the Population Commission
(PopCom), 24 babies are born to teenage mothers every hour and almost 200,000 Filipino teens get pregnant annually, most of them from ages 15 to 19.?Popcom added that Filipino teens who were exposed to vice or the internet at an early age usually end up with unplanned pregnancies.
The roll call of the dignitaries, who received him included the APC governorship candidate in the last election, Chief Great Ogboru; Delta APC chairman, Prophet Jones Erhue; Federal Commissioner for the National Population Commission
(NPC), Delta State, Sir Richard Odibo; vice-chairman, APC Delta South,
THREE babies are born every minute in the Philippines, according to the Population Commission
. Our population has been growing steadily over the years.
The National Population Commission
(NPC) has said that the current overall life expectancy of Nigeria stands at 52.2 years.
The Population Commission
(Popcom) said that the number of Filipinos over 60 years old will breach the 8 million mark by end 2018.
According to the Chairman of the National Population Commission
(NPC) of Nigeria, Festus Odimegwu: "No census has been credible in Nigeria since 1863." class="MsoNormalCertainly, censuses are as old as the human civilisation.
Citing data from the Population Commission
, the senator said senior citizens could have comprised eight percent of the country's total population in 2018, or some eight million individuals.
In order to sensitise policy makers about quite alarming population growth rate in the country, the federal government is reportedly actively planning to formulate Population Commission
of Pakistan as well as Population Task Force.
Three men, including a Population Commission
official, were found dead in San Felipe town on Thursday morning, police said on Friday.
Govt to reactivate Population Commission
to set up special fund with Rs5bn allocation ISLAMABAD:Caretaker Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Muhammad Yusuf Shaikh while expressing serious concerns over the rapid population growth in Pakistan reiterated the governments commitment to work in unison to increase awareness on population issues including the importance of family planning, gender equality, poverty, maternal health, and human rights.
To cater the emerging challenges, the government is planning 'formation of Population Commission
of Pakistan (PCP)' which is direly needed and proposed to be formed, annual plan added.