The number of steps you would take when circling the earth 133 times...
The number of kilometers in Pluto's maximum distance from the sun...
the estimated population of the world this year.
According to statistics, the most typical human is a 28-year-old Han Chinese male. The world's largest age bracket is 28, the largest ethnic group is Han, and with 1.3 billion people, the most populous nation is China.
Other notable facts about the world's population:
- 82% are literate
- 51% live in urban environments
- 40% work in services
- 19% are Chinese
The world is getting bigger - and smaller - at the same time.
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How does this impact the next generation?