Want to stop worrying about the future? Watch this exuberant statistical tour-de-force.

Watch Don't Panic: The Truth About Population on BBC Select

The world’s population stands at 7 billion and growing. We face huge challenges in terms of food and resources. But as superstar Swedish statistician Hans Rosling reveals, any dread we feel about this is out of date.

Birth rates are falling, poverty and hunger can be eradicated and climate change avoided. If you need an injection of optimistic entertainment, this is it. This is how we fix the future.

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