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Total World Population

 

The world population is the total number of living humans on Earth.

Interesting facts:

  1. China is the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.3 billion.
  2. Asia is the most populous continent, with its 4.2 billion inhabitants accounting for over 60% of the world population.
  3. The world's two most-populated countries alone, China and India, together constitute about 37% of the world's population.
Total Population Summary

  • Total population by major area, region and country for 2010 (thousands)
  • Data source: United Nations, Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Updated: April 2011

Total Population growth

Population growth is the change in a population over time.

Interesting facts:

  1. The world population has experienced continuous growth since the end of the Great Famine and the Black Death in 1350, when it stood at around 370 million.
  2. Population growth 1800-2011: from 1 billion to 7 billion estimated in 31.10.2011.
  3. According to UN's 2010 revision to its population projections, world population will peak at 10.1bn in 2100 compared to 7bn in 2011.
Population growth Summary

  • Total Growth population by major area, region and country for 1950-2010(thousands)
  • Data source: United Nations, Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Updated: April 2011

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