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Old Posted Jan 29, 2010, 1:58 AM
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Originally Posted by New Brisavoine View Post
If the gap is reduced every year by the same amount of people, it would take 28 years for France and Germany to have the same population.
Wow, that really surprises me.

But it's hard to extrapolate 30 years into the future.

Germany may change, with their very prominent Minister of Families offering new child care and work allowances.

Or perhaps growth in France will slow, as the population continues to urbanize and thus assume urban, small-family characteristics.

But, at this point, it does seem realistic to assume that France will one day surpass Germany.
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