Sunday, October 30, 2011

7 Billion People

7 Billion

In 16 hours time, the 7th billion person will be born in this planet.

We reached 6 billion people on July 22, 1999. And now, 12 years later, we're adding the 1 billionth person since then.

The 8th billion person is expected to be born in the year 2027 and the 9th billion in 2046.

We're adding 75 million people a year or 1.12% growth.

Heat map below shows where the most populous growth of people are.

Check out the live numbers as it happens at World Population Meter.

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