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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

If the World Were 100 People

March 29, 2016

The population of the world as I write this, at CET 8 PM on Tuesday March 29th, 2016,  is estimated to be 7,411,904,385 people. At the dawn of agriculture, about 8000 B.C., the population of the world was approximately 5 million. Over the 8,000-year period up to 1 A.D. it grew to 200 million, with […]

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