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Source: Our World in Data
Published: May 2019

A Peak in World Population

Circulated: June 21, 2019

Largest countries today:

  1. China (1.42 billion)
  2. India (1.37 billion)
  3. United States (329 million)
  4. Indonesia (269 million)
  5. Brazil (212 million)

The United Nations projects that world population will peak at 11 billion people by 2100. At that time, 8 out of 10 people in the world will live in Asia or Africa

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