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World population stabilization unlikely this century

Overview of attention for article published in Science, October 2014
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Title
World population stabilization unlikely this century
Published in
Science, October 2014
DOI 10.1126/science.1257469
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Authors

Patrick Gerland, Adrian E. Raftery, Hana Ševčíková, Nan Li, Danan Gu, Thomas Spoorenberg, Leontine Alkema, Bailey K. Fosdick, Jennifer Chunn, Nevena Lalic, Guiomar Bay, Thomas Buettner, Gerhard K. Heilig, John Wilmoth

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 14 <1%
United States 12 <1%
Netherlands 6 <1%
Italy 4 <1%
Germany 3 <1%
Canada 3 <1%
France 2 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
Denmark 2 <1%
Other 24 1%
Unknown 1695 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 311 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 300 17%
Researcher 238 13%
Student > Bachelor 216 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 99 6%
Other 277 16%
Unknown 326 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 420 24%
Environmental Science 269 15%
Engineering 107 6%
Social Sciences 93 5%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 84 5%
Other 388 22%
Unknown 406 23%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1418. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 September 2023.
All research outputs
#8,114
of 24,417,958 outputs
Outputs from Science
#429
of 79,737 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#29
of 260,628 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Science
#3
of 875 outputs
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