World Population Day Quotes and Sayings

World Population Day Quotes:-World Population Day 2023 will be celebrated all over the world by the people on the 11th of July on Tuesday.

Around 1.8 billion youngsters are entering their reproductive years and it’s very necessary to call their attention to the primary part of reproductive health.

By resolution 45/216 of December 1990, the UN General Assembly decided to continue observing World Population Day to enhance awareness of population issues, including their relations to the environment and development.

The Day was first marked on 11 July 1990 in more than 90 countries.

The following are some of the objectives of celebrating the Day:

  • To offer them detailed knowledge about sexuality and delay marriages until they become able to understand their responsibilities.
  • Educate youths to avoid unwanted pregnancies by using reasonable and youth-friendly measures.
  • Educate people to remove gender stereotypes from society.
  • Educate them about pregnancy-related illnesses to raise public awareness about the dangers of early childbirth.
  • Demand for some effective laws and policies implementation in order to protect girl child rights.


List of Famous World Population Day Quotes

“In order to stabilize world population, we must eliminate 350,000 per day”.

– Jacques Yves Cousteau


“Close to a billion people – one-eighth of the world’s population – still live in hunger. Each year 2 million children die through malnutrition. This is happening at a time when doctors in Britain are warning of the spread of obesity. We are eating too much while others starve”.

– Jonathan Sacks


“You cannot control your own population by force, but it can be distracted by consumption”.

– Noam Chomsky


“The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man”.

– Thomas Malthus


“A finite world can support only a finite population; therefore, population growth must eventually equal zero”.

– Garrett Hardin


“Every State has the primary duty to protect its own population from grave and sustained violations of human rights, as well as from the consequences of humanitarian crises, whether natural or man-made”.

– Pope Benedict XVI


“Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio”.

– Thomas Malthus

Most Popular World Population Day Sayings


“Population, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every 25 years or increases in a geometrical ratio”.

– Thomas Malthus


“Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence”.

– A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


“The point of population stabilization is to reduce or minimize misery”.

– Roger Bengston


“If we don’t halt population growth with justice and compassion, it will be done for us by nature, brutally and without pity- and will leave a ravaged world”.

– Nobel Laureate Dr. Henry W. Kendall


“When the family is small, whatever little they have they are able to share. There is peace”.

– Philip Njuguna


“Once it was necessary that the people should multiply and be fruitful if the race was to survive. But now to preserve the race it is necessary that people hold back the power of propagation”.

– Helen Keller


“As a woman leader, I thought I brought a different kind of leadership. I was interested in women’s issues, in bringing down the population growth rate… as a woman, I entered politics with an additional dimension – that of a mother”.

– Benazir Bhutto

Top 5 Day Quotes


“Rapid population growth and technological innovation, combined with our lack of understanding about how the natural systems of which we are a part work, have created a mess”.

– David Suzuki


“But as population became denser, the natural chemical and biological recycling processes became overloaded, calling for a redefinition of property rights”.

– Garrett Hardin


“Yet food is something that is taken for granted by most world leaders despite the fact that more than half of the population of the world is hungry”.

– Norman Borlaug


“Population growth is straining the Earth’s resources to the breaking point, and educating girls is the single most important factor in stabilizing that. That, plus helping women gain political and economic power and safeguarding their reproductive rights”.

– Al Gore


“The combination of population growth and the growth in consumption is a danger that we are not prepared for and something we will need global co-operation on”.

– Maurice Strong


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