The world’s first worldwide population census has revealed that in 2016, the global population surpassed 8 billion, surpassing the previous record of 6.4 billion set in 2000.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has published the numbers as the world prepares to celebrate the world-changing milestone of the first birthdays.
The UNFPA released the first full year of the 2016 global census in December, and as of March 30, there were 1.5 billion new people, or a population of 3.3 billion.
The latest figures released on Thursday (March 24) show that there were 633.6 million new people in the world, or 7.9 percent of the total.
That’s a 2.9 percentage point jump over the previous year.
The first billion-person population milestone was set in 2008.
In 2016, China overtook the U.S. as the country with the most population.
China has made the leap to the top of the global growth chart with the world now accounting for nearly 7 percent of global population, according to the UNFpa.
In total, the world has an estimated 1.6 billion people.
According to the latest estimates, the population of the world is projected to hit 10.1 billion by 2050.
That would mean more than 6.2 billion people in total, more than half the planet’s population, the UN reports.
China overtook as the most populous country in the World in 2016.
China overtaken the U.
“The new figures show that China is now the world leader with the highest rate of population growth, which is unprecedented in human history.
The population of China grew by a massive 4.4 percent from 2015 to 2016, UNFPa said.
It’s also the country where people are getting older and the youngest people are the oldest, it said.
In contrast, the number of people in Africa and the Americas are shrinking, it added.
In 2016, African countries surpassed the U., while the number in Europe and Asia is growing.
The world is still seeing an increase in the number and age of the population, UN experts said.
According the UN, China’s population growth in 2016 was driven by rapid urbanization, which was led by rapid migration.
China now accounts for roughly two-thirds of all people living in cities, up from less than a quarter in 2015, the agency said.
The World Health Organization says the global total population is now 8.6 trillion.
That puts it in a new global peak of 10.4 trillion, the UN said.