More handwaving from the other side of The Atrantic Ocean.If you follow the link provided by Gus, on the left hand side of the page there is an option to download a copy of the report. The report is consistent and the figures presented support the conclusion of the report.
I'd want to see their source data, but then I'm a professional stats nerd and statistician.
I wonder if your handwaving away of really good statistical evidence is because you don't like the conclusion? Or is it because you don't understand the data? Or did you simply not see that you can download a copy of the report?
The lemonade stand 5 year old is a statistician.
But you can't calculate the compound population growth rate from Adam and Eve till present.