The world's yellow races are breeding five or six times faster than the white races.
Of white peoples the Europeans increase most slowly and the most civilized European countries the slowest of all. Fertility champions of Europe are the Jugoslavs with a 35 net increase per 1,000 population per year. Tail-enders are the Swedes with a net increase of 15 per 1,000.
Of the 195,000,000 souls by which world population will grow in the next ten years, Asia will contribute 140,000,000, the Americas 35,000,000, Europe 20,000,000, others little or nothing.
Such were the figures published last week in Paris by Professor Charles Richet, president...