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World Population

retrieving data…Current World Population

World Population:

  • has reached 7 billion on October 31, 2011.
  • is projected to reach 8 billion in 2023, 9 billion in 2037, and 10 billion people in the year 2055.
  • has doubled in 40 years from 1959 (3 billion) to 1999 (6 billion).
  • is currently (2020) growing at a rate of around 1.05 % per year, adding 81 million people per year to the total.
  • growth rate reached its peak in the late 1960s, when it was at 2.09%.
  • growth rate is currently declining and is projected to continue to decline in the coming years (reaching below 0.50% by 2050, and 0.03% in 2100) .
  • a tremendous change occurred with the industrial revolution: whereas it had taken all of human history up to the year 1800 for world population to reach 1 billion, the second billion was achieved in only 130 years (1930), the third billion in 30 years (1960), the fourth billion in 15 years (1974), the fifth billion in 13 years (1987), the sixth billion in 12 years (1999) and the seventh billion in 12 years (2011). During the 20th century alone, the population in the world has grown from 1.65 billion to 6 billion.

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retrieving data…Births this year

“this year” = from January 1 (00:00) up to now

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“today” = from the beginning of the current day up to now

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“net population growth” = births minus deaths

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Government & Economics

$ retrieving data…Public Healthcare expenditure today

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  • Total global healthcare expenditure represent around 9% of world GDP
  • Government portion of healthcare expenditure is around 60%

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$ retrieving data…Public Education expenditure today

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  • Public spending on education in the world is around 5% of global GDP

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$ retrieving data…Public Military expenditure today

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retrieving data…Cars produced this year

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retrieving data…Bicycles produced this year

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  • As recently as 1965, bicycle and car production volumes were essentially the same, at nearly 20 million each per year, but as of 2003 bike production had climbed to over 100 million per year compared with around 50 million cars produced that year.

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Society & Media

retrieving data…New book titles published this year

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retrieving data…TV sets sold worldwide today

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$ retrieving data…Money spent on videogames today

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retrieving data…Internet users in the world today

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retrieving data…Emails sent today

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retrieving data…Blog posts written today

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retrieving data…Tweets sent today

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  • Internet Live Stats (InternetLiveStats.com)

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retrieving data…Google searches today

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Environment

retrieving data…Forest loss this year (hectares)

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  • The number shown above is net of reforestation

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retrieving data…Land lost to soil erosion this year (ha)

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retrieving data…CO2 emissions this year (tons)

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  • CO2 Emissions shown are from Fossil Fuel Combustion

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retrieving data…Desertification this year (hectares)

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retrieving data… tonsToxic chemicals released
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Food

retrieving data…Undernourished people in the world

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retrieving data…Overweight people in the world

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retrieving data…Obese people in the world

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retrieving data…People who died of hunger today

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$ retrieving data…Money spent for obesity related
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$ retrieving data…Money spent on weight loss
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Water

retrieving data…Water used this year (million L)

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  • Withdrawals for irrigation are nearly 70% of the total withdrawn for human uses, those for industry 20%, and those for municipal use about 10%

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  • Global Water Outlook to 2025 – International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
  • World Water Council

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retrieving data…Deaths caused by water related
diseases this year

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retrieving data…People with no access to
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Energy

retrieving data…Energy used today (MWh), of which:

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retrieving data…- from non-renewable sources (MWh)

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retrieving data…- from renewable sources (MWh)

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  • Renewables Global Status Report – REN21

retrieving data… MWh Solar energy striking Earth today (MWh)

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retrieving data…Oil pumped today (barrels)

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  • Barrel = 42 Gallons = 159 Liters

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  • If consumed at current rates

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retrieving data…Natural Gas left (boe)

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  • Boe = barrel of oil equivalent

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Health

retrieving data…Communicable disease deaths this year

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retrieving data…Seasonal flu deaths this year

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  • Every year an estimated 290,000 to 650,000 people die in the world due to complications from seasonal influenza (flu) viruses.
  • This figure corresponds to 795 to 1,781 deaths per day due to the seasonal flu.

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retrieving data…Deaths of children under 5 this year

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retrieving data…Abortions this year

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retrieving data…Deaths of mothers during birth this year

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retrieving data…HIV/AIDS infected people

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retrieving data…Deaths caused by HIV/AIDS this year

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retrieving data…Deaths caused by cancer this year

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  • Cancer – World Health Organization (WHO)

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retrieving data…Deaths caused by malaria this year

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  • Malaria – World Health Organization (WHO)

retrieving data…Cigarettes smoked today

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retrieving data…Road traffic accident fatalities this year

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