World population reaches 8 billion
WORLD POPULATION – According to a report by the UN, today, the 15th of November 2022 is a historic day The World now has more than 8 billion humans (8,000,000,000) and India is projected to surpass China as the World’s most Populous Country in 2023, according to World population prospects 2022, released today on World Population Day. 🌎
This comes exactly after the Worldometer a real-time world statistics website that shows Live world statistics on the population has counted the Current World Population is about 8,000,000,000. The number of people in the world has tripled in 70 years. They called this a milestone in human development.
According to the Worldometer website, Currently the World Population is about 8,000,053,52 (at the time of writing the article) 🌎
The world population is projected to reach 8 billion people on 15 November 2022 – which is more than three times larger than it was in 1950. Based on the current trends, the UN estimates the population could grow to about 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050 & 10.4 billion by the end of the century.
The number reached 11 years after reaching the 7 billion milestone– The previous record was broken exactly on 31st October 2011, but after a big surge in the second half of the 20th century, population growth may now begin to slow. According to the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, the mark shows the scientific and medical progress of humanity, which allowed us to reach this number, but also represents a challenge, since there are more people in need of opportunities.
UN admits that However, population growth should slow down in the coming years. If estimates remain the same, the UN points out that in 2030, the world population will be 8.5 billion people and, in 2050, 9.7 billion.
It is estimated that the population peak will occur during 2080 when the number of inhabitants on Earth will reach 10.4 billion, a number that should remain the same until the end of 2100. Despite the increase, it occurs on a much smaller scale than the current 11 years going from 7 to 8 billion.
António Guterres also declared that this is an important occasion, to “celebrate our diversity, recognize our humanity and admire the advances in health that have increased longevity and dramatically reduced maternal and child mortality rates”.