With birth of 8000 millionth child, world population hits 8 billion
The 8000 millionth child has taken birth in the world and with this the world population has become 8 billion (800 crore).
According to the site https://www.worldometers.info/, which tracks the population in real time, this child was born at around 1:30 pm on Tuesday afternoon.
It was also estimated in the UN Report on Population that on November 15 , 2022 the world’s population would be 800 crores.
The worth mentioning fact of this figure, of increase in population, is that the world population has increased by 200 crores in the last 24 years. The world population was 600 crore in 1998, which increased to 700 crore in 2010. In the next 12 years i.e. 2022, there was a spike of 100 crores in the population and on November 15, 2022 the 8000 millionth child was born in the world.
Data on the world’s population is available since the time of Christ’s birth, i.e., we can see the increase of population in more than two thousand years.
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It took 1,800 years for the population to reach 100 crores
These figures make it clear that the world’s population at the time of the birth of Christ was close to 200 million. It took about 1,800 years to reach 100 crores. After that, it took only 130 years for the world to reach from 100 crores to 200 crores.
With betterment in health services, 100 crore children were born in 14 years
Health services improved rapidly with the Industrial Revolution. As a result, the number of children born and women who died at the time of delivery decreased. Simultaneously, the increase in population accelerated. In the next 30 years, the population of the world increased from 200 crores to 300 crores, while in just 14 years the population reached 300 crores to 400 crores.
There will be 850 crore humans on earth in the next 18 years
If you look at the latest trends, in just 12 years, the number of humans on earth has increased from 700 crores to 800 crores. According to UN estimates, by 2030, the world’s population can reach 850 million. However, the UN has also said that for the first time since 1950, the rate of population growth has declined by one percent in 2020.
After 28 years 50% of the world’s population will be in 8 countries
The UN report on population states that by 2050, more than half of the population will be in just eight countries. These include Pakistan, Philippines, Egypt, Congo, Nigeria, Tanzania and Ethiopia, including India. The UN has also projected 61 countries whose population will decline between 2022 and 2050. Most of these countries will be from Europe.
At present, the population of 46 countries is growing the fastest, of which 32 countries are in sub-Saharan Africa.
India’s population can exceed that of China in 2023
The population estimate released by the UN on July 11, 2022, on World Population Day, said that by 2023, the population of India could exceed the population of China. With this, India will become the most populated country in the world.
At present the population of China is 1.426 billion and that of India is 1.412 billion. It is believed that the population of India is going to increase to 1.429 billion in 2023. Also by 2050 this figure will reach 1.668 billion. China’s population is estimated to have declined to 1.317 billion by the middle of the century.
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