World population hits 7 billion on Oct. 31, or thereabouts

Though it's impossible to say exactly when it will happen, demographers have chosen the date to mark the milestone. Humanity remains on a steep growth curve.It took only a dozen years for humanity to add another billion people to the planet, reaching the milestone of 7 billion Monday — give or take a few months.

Senh: That's kinda scary that it only took a dozen years to add another billion people to the planet. We better start colonizing the moon or figure out a way to live on the ocean.

RELATED ARTICLES
BING NEWS:
  • World population hits 7 billion on Oct. 31, or thereabouts
    It took only a dozen years for humanity to add another billion people to the planet, reaching the milestone of 7 billion Monday — give or take a few months. Demographers at the United Nations Population Division set Oct. 31, 2011, as the "symbolic" date ...
    10/31/2011 - 3:47 am | View Link
  • A crowded world's population hits 7 billion
    LUCKNOW, Oct 31 (AlertNet) - Wrapped in a white blanket ... a million babies born around the world on Monday that will push the global population to the milestone of seven billion. The U.N.-declared landmark underscores the challenges faced by many ...
    10/31/2011 - 1:52 am | View Link
  • World Population Hits Seven Billion
    Last week, the world’s population hit another milestone – 7 billion people. The United Nations (UN) projects that the world population will reach 8 billion by 2025, and 10 billion by 2083. What’s more, life expectancy in the world has risen from 48 ...
    10/20/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Challenges loom as world population hits 7 billion
    In this Oct. 5, 2011 photo, a newborn baby boy is weighed on a scale at a government hospital in Mumbai, India. Already the second most populous country with 1.2 billion people, India is expected to overtake China around 2030 when its population soars to ...
    10/16/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • World’s population hits seven billion; challenges abound, notably in Asia, Africa
    As of Oct. 31, according to the UN Population Fund, there will be seven billion people sharing Earth’s land and resources. In Western Europe, Japan and Russia, it will be an ironic milestone amid worries about low birthrates and aging populations.
    10/16/2011 - 2:47 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Human overpopulation
    Human overpopulation occurs if the number of people in a group exceeds the carrying capacity of the region occupied by that group. Overpopulation can further be ...
    04/24/2016 - 10:13 pm | View Website
  • The Exploding Population: World Population and its Impact
    The World Population 'Bomb' The world population crossed 7 billion on 31st October 2011 according to the UN, and is as of Jul 2015, 7.38 billion.
    04/24/2016 - 9:51 pm | View Website
  • 7 Billion And Counting: World Population Hits A ...
    Visualizing How A Population Hits 7 Billion. October 31, 2011 • The U.N. says today symbolically marks the moment when the world's population reaches 7 ...
    04/24/2016 - 2:56 pm | View Website
  • Population milestone babies
    1 World population. 1.1 Five billion; 1.2 Six billion; 1.3 Seven billion; 2 National and regional population; 3 See also; 4 References
    04/23/2016 - 3:11 pm | View Website
  • World Population
    Current World Population and World Population Growth Since the Year One
    04/22/2016 - 3:20 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News