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World population in 2014 CE (now) is approximately:


Population growth rate: 1.1% per year.

Number of new people:

2.441 per second (or one each 0.41 seconds)

210,928 per day

76,988,670 per year

We are currently adding over 75 million new people per year.

The world population is the total number of living humans on Earth. As of today, it is estimated to number 7.165 billion by the United States Census Bureau (USCB). The USCB estimates that the world population exceeded 7 billion on March 12, 2012. According to a separate estimate by the United Nations Population Fund, it reached this milestone on October 31, 2011.

The world population has continuously grown since the end of the Great Famine and the Black Death in 1350, when it was near 370 million. The fastest growth rates – global population increases above 1.8% per year – occurred briefly during the 1950s, and for longer during the 1960s and 1970s. The global growth rate peaked at 2.2% in 1963, and has declined to below 1.1% as of 2012. Total annual births were highest in the late 1980s at about 138 million,[8] and are now expected to remain essentially constant at their 2011 level of 134 million, while deaths number 56 million per year, and are expected to increase to 80 million per year by 2040 provides you helpful and handy calculator resources.