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World population stabilization unlikely this century

Overview of attention for article published in Science, September 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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Title
World population stabilization unlikely this century
Published in
Science, September 2014
DOI 10.1126/science.1257469
Pubmed ID
Authors

P. Gerland, A. E. Raftery, H.  ev ikova, N. Li, D. Gu, T. Spoorenberg, L. Alkema, B. K. Fosdick, J. Chunn, N. Lalic, G. Bay, T. Buettner, G. K. Heilig, J. Wilmoth

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 14 1%
United States 13 1%
Germany 7 <1%
Netherlands 7 <1%
Italy 5 <1%
Canada 3 <1%
France 3 <1%
Brazil 3 <1%
Denmark 2 <1%
Other 25 2%
Unknown 1056 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 228 20%
Student > Master 224 20%
Researcher 187 16%
Student > Bachelor 152 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 61 5%
Other 194 17%
Unknown 92 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 314 28%
Environmental Science 212 19%
Social Sciences 72 6%
Engineering 70 6%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 61 5%
Other 261 23%
Unknown 148 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1312. 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 26 December 2019.
All research outputs
#2,428
of 14,136,981 outputs
Outputs from Science
#186
of 63,746 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#37
of 208,198 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Science
#2
of 911 outputs
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