3/01/2007

People that have ever existed on Earth

A demographer at the Population Reference Bureau, a non-governmental organization in Washington, D.C. has calculated that slightly over 106 billion people had ever been born on the Earth; of those, people alive today comprise 6%, or 6.5 billion.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Years ago, I posted an interesting math problem about this same topic. I came to a different conclusion (
http://www.mathcounts.org/webarticles/
anmviewer.asp?a=95).

Diana Jezebel said...

Hola desde el salvador....

-K- said...

Interesting fact. I wish there was a way to support everyone now on earth in a humane manner.