World Population Day

July 11 is World Population Day inspired by public interest aroused by the 5 billion mark reached around July 11, 1987.  At the time of this writing, the world population was 7,795, 946,275.  Go to worldometer and find out what it is now.

“The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the world’s blueprint for a better future for all on a healthy planet. On World Population Day, we recognize that this mission is closely interrelated with demographic trends including population growth, ageing, migration and urbanization.”

UN Secretary-General António Guterres


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