To appreciate the pace of population growth it would be enough to know that world population almostĀ doubledĀ in about 1,700 years from the time of Christ until the middle of the 17th century; then doubled again in about 200 years, and doubled again in less than 100 years.

And if you want an idea about what's next to come, read these 10 facts about world population.

Source: borgenproject
Source: Hindustan Times
Source: Economic Times
Source: business today
Source: DTE
Source: The Guardian
Source: worldometers
Source: qz

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