7 billion and counting

7 billion and counting

With at least two babies born every second, the arms on the world population clocks are whirling round so fast that no one really knows how many people there are on Earth. The United Nations Population Division, which calls itself the gold standard for setting the figure, says the world’s population will hit seven billion on Monday, but admits the date is symbolic, according to AFP.

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