In 1800, the world's population hit one billion. It took the entire history of mankind to hit that level. And now . . . we've equaled it in ONE DECADE.



--Ten years ago, the world's population hit six billion. And now, by the end of this year, it's already going to hit another milestone . . . and crack SEVEN BILLION.



--According to the United Nations' projections, based on trends and averages, the seven billionth person will be born on October 31st . . . in India.



--Basically, the population is growing faster than ever. By 2050 it's projected to be at over nine billion.



--Almost all of the growth is happening in the third world. 97% of the population increase will be in less developed regions. 49% alone will be in Africa.



--In the first world countries birth rates won't go up, but people are living to be older than ever.