Worldwide population change
Worldwide population has grown steadily since the early nineteenth century,
as illustrated by the following diagram.
Areas with the greatest increase are in:-
Areas with the slowest rates of increase are in:-
Within regions population change is the result of variations in natural
increase and migration.
Natural Increase is the difference between Birth Rate and Death Rate
Birth Rate is the number of live births per thousand of the
Death Rate is the number of deaths per thousand of the population.
Population Change: Births - Deaths + In-Migration - Out-Migration
Current Estimated World Population:
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