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.