It will likely blah!

😦 Population is indeed growing, but after 2050 it will likely to decline slightly.

Another collocation problem. Use one of the following instead and never mind why. Just do it.

🙂 Population is indeed growing, but after 2050 it is likely to decline slightly.

🙂 Population is indeed growing, but after 2050 it will most likely decline slightly.

And make sure you complete the structure with a verb:

s.th. / s.o. + is likely to + V1
s.th. / s.o. will most likely + V1

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