The world population is 8 billion people. On this subject informed UN.
This growth is due to the gradual increase in human life expectancy due to improved health care, nutrition, personal hygiene and medicine. This is the result of consistently high birth rates in some countries, the organization’s website explains.
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It took 12 years for the world population to grow from 7 billion to 8 billion. It will take another 15 years or so – by 2037 – to reach 9 billion, which the UN says is a sign that the overall rate of world population growth is slowing.
Population growth has slowed since the 1950s. According to UN projections, the number of people will be 8.5 billion in 2030, 9.9 billion in 2050 and 10.4 billion in the 2080s. highest population growth in Africa, India, Pakistan and the Philippines.
Countries with high birth rates tend to have the lowest per capita income. Thus, global population growth is increasingly concentrated over time among the world’s poorest countries, most of which are in sub-Saharan Africa.
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