Questions tagged [depopulation]

Questions concerning decreases (gradual or sudden) in the number of people inhabiting a given area over time, for whatever reason.

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Which countries (or comparable geographical units) have a lower population now than they used to at some point in history before 1950?

It is generally seen as a given that the human population worldwide has increased everywhere since the end of the second World War. There are very good reasons for this, so you can imagine my surprise ...