The “Global Trends 2040 Report”, prepared for the 7th time this year and every 4 years by the US National Intelligence Council, has been announced. Turkey also took part in the estimates of the report. According to the report, in the list of cities with the highest population in Europe, Istanbul ranks first with a population of 18 million in 2035, while Paris is the second with 12 million and London is the third with 10.6. Capital Ankara follows London with 7 million and Madrid with 6.2 million population. Reports from Turkey in the first five list include two cities.
POPULATION GROWTH RATE WILL DECREASE
On the other hand, according to population development estimates in 20 years, the report states that the population will increase but the rate of increase will decrease. In addition, the report is expected to add 1.4 billion people to the world population by 2040, and the global population to reach 9.2 billion.