Stephen: World population could soon break 8 billion mark
Published on August 17th, 2022 @ 5:34 PM
The world’s population could soon break the 8 billion mark, according to one UK news outlet. Metro reports that according to a UN study, November 15th could be the day that the milestone is hit and that, despite that, the world is experiencing its slowest rate of population growth since the 1950’s. The study also says that the population of the earth will continue to grow until some time in the 2080’s, where it will peak around 10.4 billion people and remains steady until the year 2100. In other population news, India is expected to overtake China as the most populous country on earth next year.