On 11th May 2000, India’s population officially reached 1 billion people with the birth of a baby girl. Government officials decided that a baby born at the Safdarjang hospital in Delhi would mark the milestone. Astha Arora was named as India’s billionth baby.
Should we take the birth of the billionth baby in isolation?
The birth of whoever finally emerges as the billionth baby cannot, and should not, be taken in isolation.
What year will we reach 8 billion?
The shaded regions correspond to range of projections by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs; for example, it estimates that the world population will reach 8 billion between 2022 and 2035.
When was the billionth person born?
Adnan Mević, born in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, October 12, 1999, was chosen by the United Nations as the symbolic 6 billionth concurrently alive person on Earth. He is the first son of Fatima Mević, 29, and her husband Jasminko Mević.
What means billionth?
A billionth is one of a billion equal parts of something. … a billionth of a second.
At what point in history did the world population pass its first billion What is the total population now?
First, the figures. It took all of human history up to 1804 for the world’s population to reach 1 billion. But the next billion came only 100 years later, in 1927. And after that, the rate of growth accelerated, 3 billion in 1959, 4 billion 1974, 5 billion 1987, 6 billion 1999, and now 7 billion.