1/4 Coronavirus Population Coronavirus UpdatesWorld Population retrieving data...Current World Population World Population: has reached 7 billion on October 31, 2011. is projected to reach 8 billion in 2023, 9 billion in 2037, and 10 billion people in the year 2055. has doubled in 40 years from 1959 (3 billion) to 1999 (6 billion). is currently (2020) growing at a rate of around 1.05 % per year, adding 81 million people per year to the total. growth rate reached its peak in the late 1960s, when it was at 2.09%. growth rate is currently declining and is projected to continue to decline in the coming years (reaching below 0.50% by 2050, and 0.03% in 2100) . a tremendous change occurred with the industrial revolution: whereas it had taken all of human history up to the year 1800 for world population to reach 1 billion, the second billion was achieved in only 130 years (1930), the third billion in 30 years (1960), the fourth billion in 15 years (1974), the fifth billion in 13 years (1987), the sixth billion in 12 years (1999) and the seventh billion in 12 years (2011). During the 20th century alone, the population in the world has grown from 1.65 billion to 6 billion. Sources for the world population counter: World Population Prospect: the 2019 Revision - United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (June 2019) International Programs Center at the U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division For more detailed information: World Population (Worldometer) trends & more > retrieving data...Births this year "this year" = from January 1 (00:00) up to now retrieving data...Births today "today" = from the beginning of the current day up to now retrieving data...Deaths this year retrieving data...Deaths today retrieving data...Net population growth this year "net population growth" = births minus deaths retrieving data...Net population growth today Government & Economics $ retrieving data...Public Healthcare expenditure today Quick facts: Total global healthcare expenditure represent around 9% of world GDP Government portion of healthcare expenditure is around 60% Sources and info: World Health Statistics - World Health Organization (WHO) World Economic Outlook (WEO) - International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Development Indicators (WDI) - World Bank $ retrieving data...Public Education expenditure today Quick facts: Public spending on education in the world is around 5% of global GDP Sources and info: Human Development Report - United Nations Global Education Digest - Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) World Bank Public Expenditure Database - edstats - World Bank more info > $ retrieving data...Public Military expenditure today Sources and info: SIPRI military expenditure data - SIPRI more info > retrieving data...Cars produced this year Sources and info: Car Production Statistics - International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) Global Auto Report [Pdf file] - ScotiaBank Light Vehicle Production Forecasts - IHS more info > retrieving data...Bicycles produced this year Quick facts: As recently as 1965, bicycle and car production volumes were essentially the same, at nearly 20 million each per year, but as of 2003 bike production had climbed to over 100 million per year compared with around 50 million cars produced that year. Sources and info: Elaboration of Worldwatch Institute data Bicycle Retailer and Industry News - Statistics more info > retrieving data...Computers produced this year Sources and info: Worldwide PC Shipments - Gartner Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker - IDC more info > Society & Media retrieving data...New book titles published this year Sources and info: Bowker Book Industry Statistics UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) - (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) more info > retrieving data...Newspapers circulated todaySources and info: World Press Trends - World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) more info > retrieving data...TV sets sold worldwide today Sources and info: Display Search - worldwide leader in display market research retrieving data...Cellular phones sold today Sources and info: Gartner IDC Telecom and Networks $ retrieving data...Money spent on videogames today Sources and info: Gartner DFC Intelligence NDP Group - Entertainment Market Research retrieving data...Internet users in the world today Sources and info: World Development Indicators (WDI) - World Bank Measuring the Information Society - International Telecommunications Union (ITU) comScore GfK group trends & more > retrieving data...Emails sent today Sources and info: The Radicati Group retrieving data...Blog posts written today Sources and info: Technorati on State of the Blogosphere reports and elaboration of other data WordPress Stats - Automattic Inc. more info > retrieving data...Tweets sent today Sources and info: Internet Live Stats (InternetLiveStats.com) trends & more > retrieving data...Google searches todaySources and info: comScore Google Inc. trends & more > Environment retrieving data...Forest loss this year (hectares)Quick Facts: The number shown above is net of reforestation Sources and info: Global Forest Resources Assessment (2010) - FAO retrieving data...Land lost to soil erosion this year (ha) Sources and info: Dimensions of need: Restoring the land - FAO retrieving data...CO2 emissions this year (tons) Quick Facts: CO2 Emissions shown are from Fossil Fuel Combustion Sources and info: International Energy Agency (IEA) Statistics - CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR) Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC) - United States Department of Energy U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) trends & more > retrieving data...Desertification this year (hectares) Sources and info: United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification retrieving data... tonsToxic chemicals released in the environment this year (tons) Sources and info: Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Program - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) United Nations Environment Program U.S. Environmental Protection Agency more info > Food retrieving data...Undernourished people in the world Sources and info: The State of Food Insecurity in the World - FAO more info > retrieving data...Overweight people in the world Sources and info: Obesity and overweight - World Health Organization (WHO) more info > retrieving data...Obese people in the worldSources and info: Obesity and overweight - World Health Organization (WHO) more info > retrieving data...People who died of hunger today Sources and info: Hunger Stats - United Nations World Food Programme World Health Report - World Health Organization (WHO) The State of the World's Children - United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) $ retrieving data...Money spent for obesity related diseases in the USA today Sources and info: Featured Page more info > $ retrieving data...Money spent on weight loss programs in the USA today Sources and info: Annual Medical Spending Attributable To Obesity: Payer-And Service-Specific Estimates by: RTI International Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - US Dept of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) America's Health Rankings (report by the United Health Foundation, the American Public Health Association and Partnership for Prevention) The U.S. Weight Loss & Diet Control Market - MarketData Enterprises, Inc., May 1, 2011 America's Health Rankings (report by the United Health Foundation, the American Public Health Association and Partnership for Prevention) more info > Water retrieving data...Water used this year (million L) Quick Facts: Withdrawals for irrigation are nearly 70% of the total withdrawn for human uses, those for industry 20%, and those for municipal use about 10% Sources and info: Global Water Outlook to 2025 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) World Water Council more info > retrieving data...Deaths caused by water related diseases this year Sources and info: Drinking Water - World Health Organization (WHO) Water - World Health Organization (WHO) retrieving data...People with no access to a safe drinking water source Sources and info: Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene - World Health Organization (WHO) Water - World Health Organization (WHO) Water-related diseases: information sheets - World Health Organization (WHO) more info > Energy retrieving data...Energy used today (MWh), of which: Sources and info: BP Statistical Review of World Energy - British Petroleum World Energy Consumption - Wikipedia more info > retrieving data...- from non-renewable sources (MWh) Sources and info: International Energy Agency (IEA) Statistics retrieving data...- from renewable sources (MWh) Sources and info: Renewables Global Status Report - 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MWh Solar energy striking Earth today (MWh) Sources and info: Energy: A beginner's guide - Vaclav Smil Solar Energy - Wikipedia retrieving data...Oil pumped today (barrels) Quick Facts: Barrel = 42 Gallons = 159 Liters Sources and info: World Proved Reserves of Oil and Natural Gas, Most Recent Estimates - Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Data from BP Statistical Review, Oil & Gas Journal, World Oil, BP Statistical Review, CEDIGAZ, and Oil & Gas Journal. more info > retrieving data...Oil left (barrels) Sources and info: World Proved Reserves of Oil and Natural Gas, Most Recent Estimates - Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Data from BP Statistical Review, Oil & Gas Journal, World Oil, BP Statistical Review, CEDIGAZ, and Oil & Gas Journal. more info > retrieving data...Days to the end of oil (~... years) Countdown to the end of Oil: retrieving data...Assumption: If consumed at current rates Sources and info: World Proved Reserves of Oil and Natural Gas, Most Recent Estimates - Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Data from BP Statistical Review, Oil & Gas Journal, World Oil, BP Statistical Review, CEDIGAZ, and Oil & Gas Journal. retrieving data...Natural Gas left (boe) Quick Facts: Boe = barrel of oil equivalent Sources and info: World Proved Reserves of Oil and Natural Gas, Most Recent Estimates - Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Data from BP Statistical Review, Oil & Gas Journal, World Oil, BP Statistical Review, CEDIGAZ, and Oil & Gas Journal. more info > retrieving data...Days to the end of natural gas retrieving data...Coal left (boe) more info > retrieving data...Days to the end of coal Health retrieving data...Communicable disease deaths this year Sources and info: Global Burden of Disease (GBD) - World Health Organization (WHO) retrieving data...Seasonal flu deaths this year Quick facts: Every year an estimated 290,000 to 650,000 people die in the world due to complications from seasonal influenza (flu) viruses. This figure corresponds to 795 to 1,781 deaths per day due to the seasonal flu. Sources and info: Seasonal flu death estimate increases worldwide - CDC Up to 650 000 people die of respiratory diseases linked to seasonal flu each year - World Health Organization (WHO) retrieving data...Deaths of children under 5 this year Sources and info: Young child survival and development - UNICEF Child Mortality - Childinfo (UNICEF) retrieving data...Abortions this year Sources and info: Sexual and reproductive health - World Health Organization (WHO) Shah, I.; Ahman, E. (December 2009). "Unsafe abortion: global and regional incidence, trends, consequences, and challenges" (Pdf). Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada 31 (12): 1149–58. PMID 20085681 more info > retrieving data...Deaths of mothers during birth this year Sources and info: Why do so many women still die in pregnancy or childbirth? - World Health Organization (WHO) Maternal mortality for 181 countries, 1980—2008: a systematic analysis of progress towards Millennium Development Goal 5 retrieving data...HIV/AIDS infected people Sources and info: HIV/AIDS Statistics - World Health Organization Global HIV and AIDS estimates - AVERT more info > retrieving data...Deaths caused by HIV/AIDS this year Sources and info: UNAIDS more info > retrieving data...Deaths caused by cancer this year Sources and info: Cancer - World Health Organization (WHO) more info > retrieving data...Deaths caused by malaria this year Sources and info: Malaria - World Health Organization (WHO) retrieving data...Cigarettes smoked today Sources and info: Cigarette Consumption - Tobacco Atlas [Pdf] - World Health Organization (WHO) retrieving data...Deaths caused by smoking this year Sources and info: Tobacco Control, Global Health Observatory (GHO) - World Health Organization (WHO) retrieving data...Deaths caused by alcohol this year Sources and info: Global Information System on Alcohol and Health (GISAH) - World Health Organization (WHO) more info > retrieving data...Suicides this year Sources and info: Suicide prevention (SUPRE) - World Health Organization (WHO) $ retrieving data...Money spent on illegal drugs this year Sources and info: The illegal drugs global business - Frontline, PBS special report more info > retrieving data...Road traffic accident fatalities this year Sources and info: Global launch of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 - World Health Organization (WHO) Share This! about | faq | languages | contact © Copyright Worldometers.info - All rights reserved - Disclaimer & Privacy Policy