Paul Morland Biography

Paul Morland

Paul Morland has been described as the UK's and one of the world's leading demographers. He writes, broadcasts and podcasts about how great population trends have shaped our past and are shaping our future. He has been an associate research fellow at Birkbeck, University of London and a Senior Member of St Antony's College, University of Oxford. 


He obtained a First in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (BA) and a Distinction in International Relations (M Phil), both from the University of Oxford. His PhD, for which he studied at Birkbeck, University of London, was published as 'Demographic Engineering: Population Strategies in Ethnic Conflict'. His subsequent books are 'The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World' and 'Tomorrow's People: The Future of Humanity in Ten Numbers' which have been translated into nine languages.


Paul lives with his wife in London, spends much of his time at his home in French Catalonia and is a dual UK and German citizen. He has three adult children and is a grandfather.