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UN projects world population to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, driven by growth in developing countries

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The world’s population is projected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050 and exceed 11 billion in 2100, with India expected to surpass China as the most populous around seven years from now and Nigeria overtaking the United States to become the world’s third largest country around 35 years from now, according to a new United Nations report released today.

Source: United Nations News Centre – UN projects world population to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, driven by growth in developing countries

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