EXPLODING POPULATION MAPPED GLOBALLY
Watch the human population skyrocket over the years in slow(fast) motion
For millennia, the population of the Earth trundled along at a pretty even rate. But then came the Industrial Revolution …
But growth has slowed as women have fewer babies on average. So when will our global population peak?
Check out the American Museum of Natural History’s animation above which chronicles human population over time. See the slight downward blip, thanks to the bubonic plague, and growth accelerate during the Industrial Revolution.
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