New delhi date. 11 July 2022 Monday
India may overtake China next year as the world’s most populous country. The claim was made in a report released on Monday by the United Nations. The world population is expected to reach 8 billion by mid-November 2022.
According to the report, India’s population in 2022 is 1.412 billion, while China’s population is 1.426 billion. India is projected to have a population of 1.668 billion by 2050, far more than China’s 1.317 billion by the middle of the century.
By 2030, the world’s population will be 8.5 billion
The world’s population is growing at its slowest pace since 1950, with a decline of one percent in 2020. The current UN estimates that the world’s population will reach 8.5 billion by 2030 and 9.7 billion by 2050. According to the report, by 2080, there will be around 10.4 billion people in the world.
The highest growing population in these areas
East and South-East Asia are the two most populous regions in the world by 2022. It is home to 2.3 billion people, or 29 percent of the world’s population. Central and South Asia have a population of 2.1 billion. Which is 26 percent of the total world population. With a population of 1.4 billion in 2022, China and India are responsible for the largest population in the region.