The united nations predicts the world population will reach 7 billion on. In october 2011, earths population reaches 7 billion. One day in delft in the fall of 1677, antoni van leeuwenhoek. On october 31, 2011, the united nations is expected to announce a projected world population figure of 7 billion. World population prospects 2019 highlights united nations. Population 7 billion article by robert kunzig sarah. The world at 7 billion population reference bureau. New york, 29 july the current world population of 7. The growth rate of the worlds population peaked in 1965. To coincide with the arrival of the worlds 7 billionth person on october 31, 2011, national geographic magazines 2011 yearlong series on world population is available on the app store as a free. World population live counter with data sheets, graphs, maps, and census data. If the world population in 2014 is approximately 7 billion and the rate of growth is 1. The growth rate of the worlds population peaked in 19651970, when it was increasing by 2. The current us census bureau world population estimate in june 2019 shows that.
Population 7 billion by robert kunzig photograph by randy olson there will soon be seven billion people on the planet. World of 7 billion population education teaching resources. The magazine introduces the series with its january cover story 7 billion, offering a broad. And the explosion, though it is slowing, is far from over. Choose between candidates who understand global ecological realities, and those who dont article pdf available. If the world population in 2014 is approximately 7 billion. The world at six billion, world population, year 0 to near stabilization pdf file united. What a population of 7 billion people means for the planet. Students articulate their thoughts about ethical issues related to a population of over seven billion and consider the opinions of their classmates. This global milestone presents both an opportunity and a.
The current us census bureau world population estimate in june 2019 shows that the current global population is 7,577,400 people on earth, which far exceeds the world population of 7. The global population reached 7 billion at the end of. What a population of 7 billion people means for the planet with global population expected to surpass 7 billion people this year, the staggering impact on. According to the united nations, world population reached 7 billion on. Total world population reached 7 billion just after 2010 and is expected to count 9 billion by 2045.
There will soon be seven billion people on the planet. This paper first charts the differences in population growth between the world regions. One day in delft in the fall of 1677, antoni van leeuwenhoek, a cloth merchant who is said to have been the longhaired model for two paintings by johannes vermeerthe astronomer and the geographerabruptly stopped what he was doing with his wife and rushed to his worktable. The growing human population places huge amounts of pressure on the earth. High school reading provides an overview of world population history, current demographic trends, migration, and the concept of carrying capacity. High school activities world of 7 billion population. October 2011 and is projected to reach 9 billion by 2050. By 2045 global population is projected to reach nine billion. In the fall of 2011, world population surpassed 7 billion and as a citizen of the earth, its important to understand how we reached this milestone, analyze the impact of our choices, and realize that our decisions can and will impact the future. The rise in global population from 6 billion at the start of this century to 7 billion, then 8, 9, and 10 billion by centurys end, will mark a great turning point in world history. The world of 7 billion lesson plans found here are only a piece of the larger population education curriculum library. In 1800, the population was only 1 billion and it is expected to reach 9 billion by 2045. In some parts of the world, populations are still relatively young. With the worldwide population expected to exceed seven billion in 2011, national geographic magazine offers a 7 part series examining specific challenges and solutions to the issues we face.611 790 734 892 412 556 97 1524 423 450 22 1438 774 414 585 1254 1048 1014 645 445 262 137 1119 148 1469 606 1431 604 529 396 1173 220