Seven Billion People

In: Culture History Science Source: Economist

22 Dec 2010

The Economist produced this video explaining population trends using a series of well designed radial diagrams, including the birth of the 7th billion living person, expected in 2011. The surprising part: after ridiculous growth in the past century, things are starting to slow down.

Video of population trends in 2011 and future

2 Responses to Seven Billion People

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G Adams

December 22nd, 2010 at 5:33 pm

I would love to see the legend for this chart. There seems to be a great function emerging, but there is some missing information.

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Dustin

December 22nd, 2010 at 5:37 pm

G: Click on it and watch the video… if you haven’t already.

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