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The world’s population is expected to hit 9.7 billion in 30 years, soar to 11 billion by 2100

By 2050, 1 in 6 people in the world will be over the age of 65, compared to 1 in 11 in 2019
Monaco's GDP per capita is $165,420 — the second highest in the world.

15 astounding facts about Monaco, the tiny French Riviera city-state where 32% of the population is made up of millionaires

With an area of 0.78 square miles and a population of 38,300, it's one of the densest countries in the world. One in three people is a millionaire.
Japanese Masazo Nonaka has died aged 113.

The world’s oldest man, who ate sweets and soaked in hot springs once a week, has died in Japan aged 113

Nonaka was born in July 1905, just two years after the Wright brothers celebrated the first powered flight.
The average US life expectancy has dropped as suicide and overdose rates rise.

US life expectancy is experiencing its longest-running decline in 100 years, and it reveals a troubling trend

New reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that US life expectancy has dropped to 78.6 years.

How likely is gun violence to kill the average American? The odds may surprise you

Firearm assaults kill about 13,000 Americans each year. This US death rate is about 11 times as high as all forces of nature combined.
Maximino San Miguel, 102, holds a picture of himself when he was young as he poses for a portrait in a park near his home in Leon, northern Spain, on September 3, 2016. San Miguel discovered his passion for amateur dramatics at the age of 80 and has participated in many local productions.

People in Spain will soon have the longest lifespans of anyone in the world — here are their secrets

People in Spain will have the highest life expectancy in the world by 2040. Here are some of the reasons why.
A man reacts at a makeshift memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue following a mass shooting.

The odds that a gun will kill the average American may surprise you

Firearm assaults kill about 13,000 Americans each year, while all forces of nature kill about one-tenth as many people in the US annually.
Francisco Nunez, 112, poses for a portrait at his home in Bienvenida, Badajoz, southern Spain, December 11, 2016.

Spain will have the world’s longest life expectancy in the next 20 years — and the US will fall behind China in the rankings

Japan has had the longest life expectancy in the world for years, but a study in the journal Lancet says Spain will take over the first-place post by 2040 with a life expectancy of 85.8 years. And the US will fall significantly in the rankings by 2040, reaching 64th place.

Singapore has the world’s worst annual leave – and it could actually be shortening people’s lives

If you’ve ever felt you’re practically working till you die, you might be right – according to science.
Chinese retirees in Beijing in 2014.

State media in China boasted that their healthy life expectancy is now better than in the US — and they’re right

The Communist-controlled People's Daily did a victory lap on Thursday, because World Health Organisation data showed that Chinese people now have an average of 68.7 healthy years of live, while in the US it is 68.5