8 billion people on November 15 (world population 2022). The United Nations has calculated that on this very day the number of people on the entire planet will exceed 8 billion. This is certainly an impressive figure when you consider that 100 years ago, in 1922, the world population was less than 2 billion people. 1.96 billion people worldwide. In today’s article, the history of demography, what the world population growth projections are between now and 2100, which nations have the largest population.
World Population 2022
How many inhabitants are there in the world in 2022? According to estimates published by the UN, and also ocnfirmed by other bodies such as the world bank, the world population in 2022 is more than 8 billion. On November 15, 2022, inhabitants worldwide will exceed 8 billion for the first time in history. A figure that is certainly impressive as much of the population growth can be traced back from 1800 onward, that is, from the first industrial revolution, which began in the late eighteenth century in the United Kingdom, to today. Indeed, in 1800 the world population was about 1 billion.
In just 222 years this has increased from 1 billion to 8 billion, a growth of +800% and an 8-fold increase.
At the beginning of the new millennium, the world’s population had exceeded 6.15 billion. Asia has always accounted for at least 50% of the world’s population from 4,000 BCE to the present. In 2022, more than 60% of the world’s population resides in Asia.
Most Populated Country in 2022
But which is the nation in the world with the largest population? The nation with the largest population in the world in 2022 is China with more than 1.4 billion people. However, China-whose population has been growing very strongly in just the past few decades-is being joined by India. In fact, the second largest nation is India itself with over 1.417 billion people. The curious fact is that Europe, as a whole, has about 744 million inhabitants. Half, approximately, of both China and India. In third position among the nations with the largest population is the United States with over 338 million people. Next are other countries in Asia such as Indonesia with over 275 million inhabitants and Pakistan with 235 million.
The top African country in terms of population is Nigeria, which has reached 218 million people and is ahead of Brazil, the top country in Latin America, which has 215 million people. And the European nation with the largest population is what? Germany is the country with the most inhabitants in Europe: 83 million 369 thousand.
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