What is the white population in the United States?
"According to the Census Bureau, as of 2005, America's racial composition is: White American, 80.4%, or about 238.3 million, (the definition of White includes people of European, North African, West Asian, and Central Asian (e.g., Turkic) ancestry; and Hispanic people who are White or reported "some other race" in the 2000 census) Black or African American 12.8% or 37.9 million, Asian American 4.2% or 12.4 million, American Indian 1% or 2.9 million Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0.2% or 0.6 million, Two or more races 1.5% or 4.5 million The figures above include people who declare mixed race or multiracial ancestry, and/or who identify themselves as Hispanic. As of the 2000 Census, U.S. federal law defines Hispanic to indicate any person with an ancestral connection to Spain (for most Hispanic Americans, the connection is indirect, through Latin America). The category includes Sephardic Jews, and speakers of Ladino are classified with Spanish speakers in the U.S. Census. Hispanics of any race 14.1% or about 41.8 million The Census Bureau's definition of "white" is not necessarily the definition most widely held by Americans or indeed by most people generally. Of course, by the same definition, the numbers for each of the other races would be reduced if one were to take into account the important amounts of each group who define themselve as mixed ancestry rather than solely African American, Asian American or Native American."
Some world population information?
CONTINENTS (by population) 2005 est. #1 Asia - (3,879,000,000) #2 Africa - (877,500,000) #3 Europe - (727,000,000) #4 North America - (501,500,000) #5 South America - (379,500,000) #6 Australia/Oceania - (32,000,000) #7 Antarctica - (0) The world population increased from 3 billion in 1959 to 6 billion by 1999, a doubling that occurred over 40 years. The Census Bureau's latest projections imply that population growth will continue into the 21st century, although more slowly. The world population is projected to grow from 6 billion in 1999 to 9 billion by 2042, an increase of 50 percent that will require 43 years. The world population growth rate rose from about 1.5 percent per year from 1950-51 to a peak of over 2 percent in the early 1960s due to reductions in mortality. Growth rates thereafter started to decline due to rising age at marriage as well as increasing availability and use of effective contraceptive methods. Note that changes in population growth have not always been steady. A dip in the growth rate from 1959-1960, for instance, was due to the Great Leap Forward in China. During that time, both natural disasters and decreased agricultural output in the wake of massive social reorganization caused China's death rate to rise sharply and its fertility rate to fall by almost half. In addition to growth rates, another way to look at population growth is to consider annual changes in the total population. The annual increase in world population peaked at about 88 million in the late 1980s. The peak occurred then, even though annual growth rates were past their peak in the late 1960s, because the world population was higher in the 1980s than in the 1960s.
What happened to Zero Population Growth? Now we Have Global Warming!?
97% of the worlds carbon DOES NOT COME FROM HUMANS. Water Vapor Rules the Greenhouse System Just how much of the "Greenhouse Effect" is caused by human activity? It is about 0.28%, if water vapor is taken into account-- about 5.53%, if not. This point is so crucial to the debate over global warming that how water vapor is or isn't factored into an analysis of Earth's greenhouse gases makes the difference between describing a significant human contribution to the greenhouse effect, or a negligible one. Water vapor constitutes Earth's most significant greenhouse gas, accounting for about 95% of Earth's greenhouse effect (4). Interestingly, many "facts and figures' regarding global warming completely ignore the powerful effects of water vapor in the greenhouse system, carelessly (perhaps, deliberately) overstating human impacts as much as 20-fold. Water vapor is 99.999% of natural origin. Other atmospheric greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), and miscellaneous other gases (CFC's, etc.), are also mostly of natural origin (except for the latter, which is mostly anthropogenic). Human activites contribute slightly to greenhouse gas concentrations through farming, manufacturing, power generation, and transportation. However, these emissions are so dwarfed in comparison to emissions from natural sources we can do nothing about, that even the most costly efforts to limit human emissions would have a very small-- perhaps undetectable-- effect on global climate. total human greenhouse gas contributions add up to about 0.28% of the greenhouse effect.
Is the earth billions of years old?
To tell the truth, I don't think we have a clue. There are a few chains of thought. I once read a science book That was written 100 years ago , that said," If man were to travel over 50 miles an hour, his heart would stop". On the other hand there are theologians that believe it's only 13,000 years old. For me , school is out. Someday we will know. Someday we will know as long as our minds are open to all chains of thought and we persevere to know. Your question is very good, but won't truthfully be answered today.
Who decides? I’ll ask a few rhetorical questions.My mom is 100% descended from Irish that emigrated post the civil war. Do I get a 50% discount?My dad is 50% descended from people that never owned slaves. Do I get another 25% off?My friend Kareem was born in Uganda and emigrated as an adult. Do his kids get the full money?Many “African Americans” are partially descended from other races. Do they get the full repayment?How about people who have ancestors that fought to free the slaves? Quakers? Union Soldiers? Just never had slaves? Lived where there were no slaves?Do foreign nations that contributed to the slave trade owe too? The Dutch were huge in the slave trade.How about the AFRICANS that sold the slaves to the slavers that brought them here?How about people descended from slaves outside the US? Like Haitians?Do people that immigrated recently have to pay?So, I ask is where is the money coming from? And who gets it? Who gets what? Why?Can you actually assign partial payment & benefits based on a formula?IMHO, it was a terrible thing and something America should be ashamed of. But it is over 150 years past and it’s time to forget reparations.
Is Israel's population expected to decline or grow within the coming years?
It is growing and is PREDICTED to continue doing so. --------------------------------------... Jewish sector's rate of growth slowing By JPOST.COM STAFF The Jewish segment of Israel's population will constitute 70% of the total population in twenty years, according to a new report by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). The report forecasts a percentage drop from 2000, when about 5 million Jews lived in Israel, comprising 78% of the population. The Arab population is expected to number 2.3 million people, 25% of the total population, an increase as compared with 19% in 2000, as cited by Army Radio. The number of non-Arab Christians, and religiously unaffiliated, are expected to comprise 5% of the population in 2025. According to the forecast, at the end of 2025, the population of Israel is expected to number around 9.3 million people. The population will grow at a rate of 1.5%, or an average of 60,000 people a year. Between 1995 and 2000, the population grew at an average rate of 2.6% a year. The rate of growth of the Jewish population at the end of 2025 is expected to remain at 1.1%, in contrast to a rate of 2.7% for the Arab population. Like in most Western countries, the elderly population of Israel in 2025 is expected to increase. The number of people aged 65 and over is expected to grow from 623,000 at the end of 2000 to 1.2 million at the end of 2025, and in accordance, their percentage of the population will expand from 10% to 13%. The number of people aged 75 and over will grow from 276,000 to 505,000, and their percentage of the population will increase from 4.3% to 5.5%. The number of children aged 14 and under will grow from 1.8 million to 2.4 million, although their percentage of the population will drop from 28% to 26%. The number of people of working age (15-64) will grow from 3.9 million to 5.7 million. Their percentage of the population will remain at 62%.
14 Math Questions Help Please?
If you pick a for all the answers you will have a 25 percent probability of getting them right.
ANYONE who thinks the earth is 1 million years or older?? Where are all the friendly folk at??
I think you missed a zero... But think of it this way,... The human population, starting from right now - today - will probably never get above 40 or 50 billion (even given another million years), because the earth's resources just aren't enough to sustain so many people. (unless we colonize another planet) The hunter-gatherer lifestyle, likewise, can't sustain more than a certain (limited) number of humans... cross this number, and starvation and death ensue. Thus, the human population was kept low until agriculture was invented about 10,000 years ago. Wars and plagues are only a minor population check. And try to imagine this... a million years from now, one of our descendants will be adamantly denying our 21st century existence because the earth is still only 4 or 5 thousand years old... P.S. Many Christians accept the Biblical creation as allegorical. And don't forget that the Bible says that the sun moves around the earth. The Medieval church burned people at the stake for thinking otherwise. So (logically) if you want to use the Bible as a science text, then you'd better revise your view of our solar system