Infographic: World population in 2020

20.12.2019 by Kristine Spure

Can you imagine a time when there were only 5 million people in the whole wide world? That was the total world population in 8000 B.C., at the dawn of agriculture. 

Today, there are 7.7 billion people in the world, with more than 70% of them living in only 20 countries. What’s more, with the current average population increase at 82 million people per year, we might hit 10 billion inhabitants by 2050.

How will the world population grow in the next decades? Explore the predictions in our latest insight report

 

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