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  1. World population

    In demographics, the world population is the total number of humans currently living. It was estimated by the United Nations to have exceeded eight billion in November 2022. It took over 200,000 years of human prehistory and history for the human population to reach one billion and only 219 years more to reach 8 billion.The human population experienced continuous growth following the Great Famine of 1315–1317 and the end of the Black Death in 1350, when it was nearly 370,000,000. The highest global population growth rates, with increases of over 1.8% per year, occurred between 1955 and 1975, peaking at 2.1% between 1965 and 1970. The growth rate declined to 1.1% between 2015 and 2020 and is projected to decline further in the 21st century. The global population is still increasing, but there is significant uncertainty about its long-term trajectory due to changing fertility and mortality rates. The UN Department of Economics and Social Affairs projects between 9 and 10 billion people by 2050 and gives an 80% confidence interval of 10–12 billion by the end of the 21st century, with a growth rate by then of zero. Other demographers predict that the human population will begin to decline in the second half of the 21st century.The total number of births globally is currently (2015–2020) 140 million/year, which is projected to peak during the period 2040–2045 at 141 million/year and then decline slowly to 126 million/year by 2100. The total number of deaths is currently 57 million/year and is projected to grow steadily to 121 million/year by 2100.The median age of human beings as of 2020 is 31 years.

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  1. World population

    The world population is the total number of living humans on Earth. In June, 2013 United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division estimated that as of 2010, the world population was 6.916 billion. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the world population exceeded 7 billion on March 12, 2012. According to a separate estimate by the United Nations Population Fund, it reached this milestone on October 31, 2011. The median age of the world's population was estimated to be 29.7 years in 2014. The world population has experienced continuous growth since the end of the Great Famine and the Black Death in 1350, when it was near 370 million. The highest growth rates – global population increases above 1.8% per year – occurred briefly during the 1950s, and for longer during the 1960s and 1970s. The global growth rate peaked at 2.2% in 1963, and has declined to below 1.1% as of 2012. Total annual births were highest in the late 1980s at about 138 million, and are now expected to remain essentially constant at their 2011 level of 134 million, while deaths number 56 million per year, and are expected to increase to 80 million per year by 2040.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of world population in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of world population in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. Bobby Lee:

    Today the worth of bitcoin is $1 per capita in the world (population).

  2. Van Wingerden:

    The amount of arable land is decreasing and the world population is growing so how can we produce enough healthy food in the future?, seventy percent of the world is water so why not use the water to produce fresh healthy food near to the consumers?

  3. Mike Ryan:

    Many people are asking, 'Well why do we have to test the vaccines? Why don't we just make the vaccines and give them to people?' Well the world has learned many lessons in the mass use of vaccines and there's only one thing more dangerous than a bad virus, and that's a bad vaccine, we have to be very, very, very careful in developing any product that we're going to inject into potentially most of the world population. We have to be very, very, very careful that we first do no harm. So that's why people are being careful.

  4. Mike Ryan:

    Many people are asking,' Well why do we have to test the vaccines ? Why don't we just make the vaccines and give them to people ?' Well the world has learned many lessons in the mass use of vaccines and there's only one thing more dangerous than a bad virus, and that's a bad vaccine, we have to be very, very, very careful in developing any product that we're going to inject into potentially most of the world population.

  5. The WWF report:

    The EU uses up almost 20 percent of the Earth's bio-capacity although it comprises only 7 percent of the world population, in other words, 2.8 planets would be needed if everyone consumed at the rate of the average EU resident. This is well above the world average which is approximately 1.7 planets.


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