Numbers Don't Lie

Saturday, February 25, 2006

World population hit 6.5 billion today

Today, Saturday, Feb. 25 of 2006, the population here on this good Earth is projected to hit 6.5 billion people, roughly double its size in 1960. Some six years from now, on Oct. 18, 2012, the Earth will be home to 7 billion folks. When last estimated in 2002, there were 261 people born every minute.

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