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How many people have ever been born...

How many people have ever been born...

6.5% &7 billion) of those so far born are still living today



107.7 Billion

Cumulative number of people born (billions)

You may have heard it said that there are many people alive today than have died in all human history, but this is not true. According to calculations by demographer Carl Haub, about 107 billion people have been born up until now, and 100 billion of them are dead. You are among the lucky 6.5 per cent of humanity that is still alive. For now, anywayハラ_ HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE EVER BEEN BORN? İIIIIİİİİİİİİ| 6.5% (7 billion) of those so far born are still living today 107.7 BILLION Cumulative number of people born (billions) 2011| 1995 1900 1650- 1200 100 80 60 AD 1 40 20 50,000 BC 8000 BC You may have heard it said that there are more people alive today than have died in all of human history, but this is not true. According to calculations by demographer Carl Haub, about 107 billion people have been born up until now, and 100 billion of them are dead. You are among the lucky 6.5 per cent of humanity that is still alive. For now, anyway. ©NewScientist SOURCE: HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE EVER LIVED ON EARTH? BY CARL HOUB 2011/POPULATION REFERENCE BUREAU ESTIMATES

How many people have ever been born...

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How many people have ever been born...and how many are still alive today. You are among the lucky 6.5% of humanity that is still alive

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