What is thegrowth rate for 2020?
2019. 1.08. 2020. 1.05. Yearly Growth Rate (%) Population in the world is currently (2020) growing at a rate of around 1.05% per year (down from 1.08% in 2019, 1.10% in 2018, and 1.12% in 2017). The current averageincrease is estimated at 81 million people per year.
How many people were there in the world at the dawn of agriculture?
At the dawn of agriculture, about 8000 B.C., the population of the world was approximately 5 million. Over the 8,000-year period up to 1 A.D. it grew to 200 million (some estimate 300 million or even 600, suggesting how imprecise population estimates of early historical periods can be), with a growth rate of under 0.05% per year.
When was the 6 billion mark?
According to the United Nations, the 6 billion figure was reached on October 12, 1999 (celebrated as the Day of 6 Billion ). According to the U.S. Census Bureau instead, the six billion milestone was reached on July 22, 1999, at about 3:49 AM GMT.
What department publishes the population?
The United Nations Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs every two years calculates, updates, and publishes estimates of total population in its World Population Prospects series.
How many people will be in the world in 2021?
7.9 Billion (2021) The current world population is 7.9 billion as of July 2021 [ 1] according to the most recent United Nations estimates elaborated by Worldometer. The term "World Population" refers to the human population (the total number of humans currently living) of the world.
When was the World Population Prospect 2019 released?
The World Population Prospect: the 2019 Revision provides the most recent data available (released in June of 2019).
What is the worldometer?
Worldometer, as it is common practice, utilizes the medium fertility estimates. Data underlying the population estimates are national and sub national census data and data on births, deaths, and migrants available from national sources and publications, as well as from questionnaires.
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