World population has increased from an estimated 3 million people in pre-agricultural times to approximately 7.2 billion people in 2015. The population continues to grow at a rate of around 1.1 percent per year, and this... More »

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As of 2016, interesting world population statistics include the fact that the total number of people on Earth is over 7.3 billion, and this number increases by more than one person per second. The five most populous coun... More »

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As of July 2015, the world population was estimated to be greater than 7.2 billion. The most populous country was China, with more than 1.3 billion people, followed by India, with more than 1.2 billion people. The third ... More »

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There are 983 million people in the world who speak English, or 13% of the world's population, according to Ethnologue. It is estimated 372 million speak English as their first language, while 611 million speak English a... More »

Although there is no definitive way to accurately determine the number of people in the world with hazel eyes, experts estimate that around 5 to 8 percent of the world's population have this eye color. Hazel eyes are sim... More »

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the estimated population of the world in 1900 was between 1.55 billion and 1.762 billion people. Since then the world population has grown to about 7.2 billion people. More »

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With a population of over 1.3 billion people, China is the largest country by population in the world, as of 2015. India has a population of over 1.2 billion people and is therefore the second-largest country by populati... More »