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200 years ago there were less than one billion humans living on earth today, according to un calculations there are over 7 billion of us1 recent estimates suggest that today's population size is roughly equivalent to 69% of the total number of people ever born2 this is the most conspicuous fact about world population growth: for thousands of years, the population grew only slowly but in. To learn more about world population projections, go to notes on the world population clock to learn more about international trade data, go to guide to foreign trade statistics all trade figures are in us dollars on a nominal basis.
A mind boggling change: the world population today that is 1,860-times the size of what it was 12 millennia ago when the world population was around 4 million or half of the current population of london.
The world population has grown tremendously over the past 2,000 years in 1999, the world population passed the six-billion mark by march of 2018, the official world population had jumped over the seven-billion mark to an estimated 746 billion world population growth. Countries in the world by population (2018) this list includes both countries and dependent territories data based on the latest united nations population division estimates. The current us census bureau world population estimate in 2016 shows that there are approximately 7,346,235,000 people on earth as of august 23, 2016, which far exceeds the population of 72 billion from 2015 as well as containing the latest world population estimate, this article contains information about the history of population growth, and details of the world's largest countries and.
World population estimates from 1800 to 2100, based on high, medium and low united nations projections in 2010 (colored red, orange and green) and us census bureau historical estimates (in black) actual recorded population figures (as of 2010) are colored in blue. In demographics, the world population is the total number of humans currently living, and was estimated to have reached 76 billion people as of may 2018 world population has experienced continuous growth since the end of the great famine of 1315–17 and the black death in 1350, when it was near 370 million.
Population estimates for world regions based on maddison (2007), in millions the row showing total world population includes the average growth rate per year over the period separating each column from the preceding one.
The term world population refers to the human population (the total number of humans currently living) of the world 7 billion (2011) according to the united nations, world population reached 7 billion on october 31, 2011.