People power: dealing with demography

Mar 07, 2023, 08:36 PM

Is demography destiny? Shifting patterns in population have marked history, drive political change and sharpen cultural divides.

In our latest episode of Worldview, host Adam Boulton is joined by Paul Morland, the UK's leading demographer, Bill Emmott, former editor of the Economist and author of Japan's Far More Female Future, and Richard Assheton, the Times' and Sunday Times' West Africa correspondent.

Image description: A group of elderly women in Kyoto, Japan. Credit: Trevor Mogg / Alamy Stock Photo.