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World Population Day 

World Population Day seeks to draw attention to issues related to a growing global population. Over the last century, between 1916 and 2012, global life expectancy more than doubled from 34 to 70 years while world population has quintupled from 1.5 billion to 7.3 billion between 1900 and 2016. With an ever-growing world population, World Population Day serves to highlight the challenges and opportunities of this growth and its impact on planet sustainability, heavy urbanization, availability of health care and youth empowerment. Want some quick facts? Check out our blog below.


World Population Day is Here!

Bob Papke

A 25 year Sammamish / Eastside resident who loves to help others realize their real estate dreams...

A 25 year Sammamish / Eastside resident who loves to help others realize their real estate dreams...

Jul 8 2 minutes read

All About the US

The current population of the United States of America is 329,129,348 as of Monday, July 8, 2019, based on the latest United Nations estimates. The United States population is equivalent to 4.27% of the total world population. The U.S.A. ranks number 3 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.

Twin Towers

China and India are by far the most populous countries on the globe. With 1.4 and 1.3 billion inhabitants, respectively, both countries are home to about 37% of the world's people.

Growing by the Number

The annual growth rate of the world's population peaked at 2.1% in 1962 and since been decreasing. It is estimated that by the year 2100, the population will slow to 0.06% annual growth.

Changing Landscape

According to the United Nations, India is expected to surpass China and become the world's most populous country by 2024. Its population is projected to reach 1.5 billion in 2030.

Right at the Top

From 2017 to 2050, it is expected that half of the world’s population growth will be concentrated in just nine countries: India, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan, Ethiopia, the United Republic of Tanzania, the United States of America, Uganda and Indonesia (ordered by their expected contribution to total growth).

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