WEFOUNDpopulation history definition


The population of the world is projected to increased by 92,157,695 people in 2018 and reach 7,669,109,080 in the end of the year. The natural increase is expected to be positive, as the number of births will exceed the number of deaths by 91,812,002.

As of 1 January 2018, the population of the world was estimated to be 7,576,951,385. This is an increase of 1.21 % (90,430,787 people) compared to population of 7,486,520,598 the year before. In 2017 the natural increase was positive, as the number of births exceeded the number of deaths by 90,160,341.

Since the Earth's total area is about 510 million square kilometers, the world population density can be calculated in several ways:


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