World Population Day 2021: Theme, Date and Major Highlights

 World Population Day

World Population Day is an annual event to raise awareness of global population issues. The day is observed on 11 July every year since first observed on 11 July 1990. Observation of World Population Day was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989. The Day was inspired by the public interest when the world’s population reached Five Billion on the day July 11, 1987. World Population Day aims to aware general masses of various population issues such as the importance of family planning, gender equality, poverty, maternal health, human rights, etc.


World Population Day 2021

11 July 2021: World Population Day 2021

World Population Day is observed on 11th July annually worldwide to create awareness about the global population issues including overgrowing population and to take steps to control the same. This year world population day also be observed on 11 July, 2021. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on fertility will be main theme for World Population Day 2021. World's Population is growing rapidly and had reached 767.35 crores approx in 2019. To fulfill the demand of the growing population, natural resources are exhausted. In some countries the population is overgrowing. It is very important to take necessary steps to control the growing population to maintain the balance between population and natural resources as well as ecology.

To curve these issues which are raised due to overgrowing population and to aware the general masses about these issues, world population day is observed on 11 July every year.

 

World Population Day 2021 Theme

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on fertility is the theme for World Population Day 2021. Population Division of UN DESA in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is organizing an online panel discussion on 14th July to discuss the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on fertility preferences and behaviors including the availability and use of family planning and more.

The theme of World Population Day 2020 was ‘How to safeguard the health and rights of women and girls now’ and ‘Focus on Unmet goals’ was the theme of World Population Day 2019.

World Population Day 2021: Theme, Date and Major Highlights


Important Questions related to World Population Day 

Q. What is the Theme of World Population Day 2021?

Ans: The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on fertility is the theme for World Population Day 2021.

Q. When is World Population Day 2021?

Ans: World Population Day 2021 is on 11 July 2021.

Q. World Population Day is celebrated on which day?

Ans: World Population Day is observed on 11 July every year.

Q. When was First World Population Day observed?

Ans: First World Population Day was observed on 11 July 1990.

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