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Interactive: Breaking down 7 billion

Latest update : 2011-10-31

The world’s population has hit seven billion, according to UN estimates. But further calculations suggest the globe will reach eight billion by 2025 and ten billion by the end of the century. An interactive look at our changing demography.

 

 

Date created : 2011-10-31

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