The UN estimates that this year — around Oct.

31 — global population will hit seven billion
1,269,117 1,295,604

6.9 billion and counting...
per sq. km 3 1 4 2,191,599

IN MINUTES

News and events — visually

13,737 30,667 43,642

Canada
Population, thousands

Population Density

China
550,771

U.S.A.
1950 2000 2050

157,813 282,496 403,101

ONE BILLION people go hungry 2 BILLION survive on less than $1 per day 1 BILLION don't have access to clean water More than 1,000 WOMEN die in pregnancy or during childbirth

EVERY DAY...

16

29

42
811,101

57

132 135
Over 1 BILLION ADULTS

+ 123 years, in 1927 world 10,000,000,000 population = TWO BILLION
7,000,000,000

Africa

229,895

In 1804, world population = ONE BILLION

27 MILLION PEOPLE 80% are
refugees

8

27

72
are women

are women and children

World population prospects by continent
Oceania Europe South America North America Asia Africa

6%

are illiterate

4,000,000,000

are living in poverty

1.2 BILLION PEOPLE

are women and children

70%

Just 84 years later, in 2011 1,000,000,000 world population =
Sources: UNFPA; United Nations Department of Economic and Social A airs
SUSAN BATSFORD, GRAPHICS EDITOR, TWITTER @SBATS1; INFOGRAPHIC BY TARA MARTIN/QMI AGENCY

2090

SEVEN BILLION

2000

1990

1995

2005

2045

2055

1970

2050

2060

2030

2065

2040

2080

2085

2070

1960

2035

2075

1950

1965

1975

2095

1980

2010

2020

2025

2100

1985

2015

1955

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