Here's how the world's population will grow to 11 billion in 2100

Louis Dor
Thursday 30 March 2017 09:00
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By the year 2100, there will be 11.2 billion people living on the planet.

This is if the UN is to be believed.

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These projections come from the UN Population Division and were recently the subject of a post on a popular subreddit.

You'll notice Africa greatly contributes to the population spike in the mid to late 21st century.

Here's the projected population of countries in 2100:

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The top 20 in population in 2100 should be:

  • India, 1.659 billion
  • China, 1.004 billion
  • Nigeria, 752.247 million
  • United States of America, 450.385 million
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo, 388.733 million
  • Pakistan, 364.283 million
  • Indonesia, 313.648 million
  • United Republic of Tanzania, 299.133 million
  • Ethiopia, 242.644 million
  • Niger, 209.334 million
  • Uganda, 202.868 million
  • Egypt, 200.802 million
  • Brazil, 200.305 million
  • Bangladesh, 169.541 million
  • Philippines, 168.618 million
  • Iraq, 163.905 million
  • Kenya, 156.856 million
  • Mexico, 148.404 million
  • Angola, 138.738 million

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