With 250 babies born each minute, how many people can the Earth sustain? | Lucy Lamble

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UN data suggests that the world’s population will hit 11 billion by 2100, with the fastest rises being recorded in Africa and Asia

How many people are there in the world?

We don’t know for sure as all figures are estimates, but UN data suggests there were about a billion people in 1800, 2 billion in 1927, 5 billion in 1987 and just over 7.5 billion today.

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