The World’s Population Will Hit Seven Billion by the End of the Year
In 1800, the world's population hit one billion. It took the entire history of mankind to hit that level. And now . . . we've equaled it in ONE DECADE.
--Ten years ago, the world's population hit six billion. And now, by the end of this year, it's already going to hit another milestone . . . and crack SEVEN BILLION.
--According to the United Nations' projections, based on trends and averages, the seven billionth person will be born on October 31st . . . in India.
--Basically, the population is growing faster than ever. By 2050 it's projected to be at over nine billion.
--Almost all of the growth is happening in the third world. 97% of the population increase will be in less developed regions. 49% alone will be in Africa.
--In the first world countries birth rates won't go up, but people are living to be older than ever.