World Population Day - 11 July

11 July 2023
The world's population reached 7 billion on 31 October, 2011. Pictured near an entrance to UN Headquarters is a banner for a global campaign by UNFPAto build awareness of the opportunities and challenges posed by this milestone. (top) Most of the fastest-growing populations are found in the group of Least Developed Countries, which collectively grew at around 2.4% annually between 2000 and 2020. (lower)

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