World Population Day, 11 July 2019

09 July 2019

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World Population Day was first observed on 11 July 1990. The annual observation of this event seeks to maintain awareness of population issues, including their relationship to the environment and development.

Current estimates indicate that roughly 83 million people are being added to the world’s population every year and the global population is expected to reach 8.6 billion in 2030, 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100.

Source: United Nations, 11 July 2019