Monday, October 31, 2011

7 Billion today

The world population will cross 7 Billion today. There is a lot of news and hype that the 7th billion baby will be born in India. The graph below (courtesy UN) shows why. In less than 10 years, India will be the largest, the numero uno with respect to population in the world.

Population Projections for India and China - United Nations

Below graphs show a bit more details, the different parameters related to the population metrics for India.

We have a long way to go, before we can control our population and turn this thing around.