Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Latest Statistics on World Population 2012

The world population is the sum total of the living humans on earth.

As of today,World population stands at 7,052,562,20 .1.10% is the growth rate at which the population of the world is currently growing per year.

The average population change is currently estimated at around 75 million per year.

Annual growth rate reached its peak in the late 1960s when it was 2% and above.The rate of increase has therefore almost halved since its peak of 2.19 %  to the current 1.15%.

Global population is projected to increase from 6.28 billion to 9.2 billion by 2050 according to The State of World Population 2002 a  report by the United Nations Population Fund released.The least developed countries have the highest fertility and population growth and their populations are expected to triple in the next 50 years from 600 million to 1.8 billion.

It has been estimated that a total of approx 106 bn people have been born since the dawn of the human species making the population currently alive  roughly 6% of all people who have ever lived on this planet.Others have estimated the number to be anywhere between 45 billion and 125 billion.

India's population has crossed 1.21 billion as per census of 2011.According to provisional 2011 census report India's population is now believed to 1.21 billion an increase of more than 181 million in the last 10 years.India now accounts for world's 17.5 % population.

Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state and combined population of UP and Maharashtra is more than that of the USA.1,99,581,000 is its total population with Kanpur topping the charts followed by Ghaziabad.UP would be the world's fifth most populous country ahead of Brazil.

In India's financial capital Maharashtra ,Thane saw the highest decadal increase in population at 35.94%followed by Pune,Aurangabad,Nandurbar and Nashik.

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