STORY: The world welcomes new babies into its population of 8 billion
Indian parents welcomed their newborns
at a hospital on the outskirts of the Indian capital New Delhi
[Vaibhav Sharma, Father]
"We are just contributing to the nation. We are giving a contributor to the nation, we are giving a job maker. We are very excited about it that, what will he do in the coming years. What will be his contribution to the society."
India is set to become the most populous country in 2023, surpassing China
Source: United Nations
Lebanese oncologist Iman Abou-Dalle gave birth to her second child, Youssef
[Iman Abou-Dalle, Oncologist]
"I don't think there is too much of people in this world. What we need to really think about is how to use wisely our resources so that all people can live a decent life with equal access to resources."
Baby Elias was born in Berlin
Germany’s population grew by almost 3 million in a decade to 83.24 million in 2021
However, births have been steadily declining in Europe, the U.S. and Japan