20 July 2011

World Population Day observed Monday
Manila Bulletin - Philippines

The world’s current population is estimated at 6.8 billion. At the beginning of 2005, the United Nations Population Division released revisions to its World Population Prospects publication with a scenario placing the world’s population at a little more than nine billion in 2050. A month ago, however, the 2010 Revision of World Population Prospects projected world population to reach seven billion in October, 2011. Most of the population growth would occur in the developing world.,…(10 July 2011)

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