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Friday, April 27, 2012
Global Trends 2030
A new report from the Institute for Security Studies - - Global Trends 2030. A key point of the study for engineering - - the ranks of the global middle class will swell from about 2 billion today to 3.2 billion by 2020 and 4.9 billion by 2030. The 4.9 billion will be out of a total global population of 8 billion. This will be the first time in human history more people will be middle class than poor.