Credit: NASA


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According to Visual Capitalist, at some point in late 2022, planet Earth will embrace the eight billionth human inhabitant.

“In just 48 years, the world population has doubled in size, jumping from four to eight billion. Of course, humans are not equally spread throughout the planet, and countries take all shapes and sizes.”



For a visualization that spotlights how the eight billion people are distributed around the world, go to:


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