Eight Billion People

Submitted by ub on Tue, 11/15/2022 - 15:44

There are now eight billion of us according to The United Nations @UN Why can't we the people learn to get along here on earth?

8 billion hopes. 8 billion dreams. 8 billion solutions. Our planet is now home to 8 billion people. @UNFPA

explains how a world that is #8BillionStrong means greater possibilities for people & planet: https://un.org/dayof8billion

On 15 November 2022, the world’s population reached 8 billion people, a milestone in human development. This unprecedented growth is due to the gradual increase in human lifespan owing to improvements in public health, nutrition, personal hygiene and medicine. It is also the result of high and persistent levels of fertility in some countries.

While it took the global population 12 years to grow from 7 to 8 billion, it will take approximately 15 years—until 2037— for it to reach 9 billion, a sign that the overall growth rate of the global population is slowing.

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