Birthday Buddies

Birthday Buddies.

There are literary millions of people around the world who were born on the same day as you, but in all likelihood tens of thousands may have passed on. The older you are, the fewer of your birthday buddies are left. The algorithms that calibrated these figures (on the second listed webpage below) give us some idea of our surviving birthday buddies in the world at large. The personalization of demography that Wolfgang Fengler described in this article gives us a sense of our own mortality, when we realize the numbers that had gone on before us. The total birth counter on the top of the page from each country’s population size and rate of birth provide some indication where most babies are being born at this present moment in our history.

Read Article Here:

https://www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2016/12/19/birthday-buddies-personalizing-demography-to-understand-our-own-mortality/

Find Your Birthday Buddies Here:

http://www.population.io/