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Global population hits 8 billion

Crowd of people crossing street

What’s Going On Here? On the 15th November the global population reached 8 billion, according to the United Nations. It’s just 12 years since the world celebrated the birth of its 7 billionth resident. But look closer and this data contains some trends which might surprise you. What Does This Mean? The world’s population is still growing, but slower than before. It’s…