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Seven Billion People

We're slated to hit 7,000,000,000 in 2012.
We hit 6 billion in 1999.
Thirteen years to add a billion.
We hit 1 billion in 1800.
In 1930, 130 years later, we made 2 billion.
(data from the AP)
So between 1930 and 1999 we added 4 billion in 69 years.

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liveonearth
Jul. 9th, 2008 05:11 pm (UTC)
Well....we don't, exactly.....but we have a general idea, within a few million. That is an interesting comparison. Wikipedia rocks!

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