Top

World population to reach 6.5 billion this Saturday

February 22, 2006 by  

The World Population clock estimates the planet’s population is projected to reach 6.5 billion at 7:16 p.m. EST Saturday.

The clocks operates continuously, estimates that each second 4.1 people are born and 1.8 people die. The figures are estimates, subject to error, given the difficulties of maintaining an accurate global population count.

An interesting article at Wired News discuss this issue can be found here.

Did you enjoy this post? Please subscribe via RSS or email.

Related posts

Comments

RSS feed | Trackback URI

Comments »

No comments yet.

Name (required)
E-mail (required - never shown publicly)
URI
Subscribe to comments via email
Your Comment (smaller size | larger size)
You may use <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> in your comment.

Trackback responses to this post

Bottom