Description: 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 .
Description: 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. The highest population growth rates – global population increases above 1.8% per year – occurred between 1955 and 1975, peaking to 2.06% between 1965 and 1970.
Description: Income is the gauge many use to determine the well-being of the U.S. population. Survey and census questions cover poverty, income, and wealth.
Description: 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.
Description: The world population has grown tremendously over the past 2,000 years. In 1999, the world population passed the six-billion mark. 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 7.46 billion .
Description: Between 1900 and 2000, the increase in world population was three times greater than during the entire previous history of humanity—an increase from 1.5 to 6.1 billion in just 100 years.
Description: The World Population Is Growing Older With continued declines in fertility and mortality, the global population's shift toward an older age structure, known as population aging, will accelerate. Older adults' (ages 65+) share of the global population increased from 5 percent in 1960 to 9 percent in 2018 and is projected to rise to 16 percent by 2050, with the segment ages 85 and older growing the fastest.
Description: The statistic shows the proportion of selected age groups of the world population in 2018, by region. As of mid 2018, about 26 percent of the world's population were under 15 years old.
Description: Recent population growth, however, has been faster in the rest of the world than in these six nations, meaning that the top six now hold slightly less than half (49.4%) of the world’s people. Including Nigeria’s nearly 200 million people puts the world’s seven most populous countries at 52% of the global population.
Description: 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.
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