The world population is expected to reach 7.9 billion on New Year’s Day

The world population is projected to be 7.9 billion people on New Year’s Day 2023, with 73.7 million people added since New Year’s Day 2022, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday .

This represents an increase of 0.9% of the world’s population over the past year. During January 2023, 4.3 births and two deaths are expected worldwide every second, the Census Bureau said.

SPERM COUNTS AND CONCENTRATIONS DECLINED WORLDWIDE SINCE 1970s, BUT FERTILITY IMPLICATIONS UNKNOWN: STUDY

Argentines crowd a road for a homecoming parade for the country's soccer team that won the World Cup tournament in Buenos Aires in December.  20, 2022.

Argentines crowd a road for a homecoming parade for the country’s soccer team that won the World Cup tournament in Buenos Aires in December. 20, 2022.
(AP Photo / Gustavo Garello)

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The US population on New Year’s Day 2023 is projected to be 334.2 million people, with 1.5 million people added since New Year’s Day 2022, or an increase of just under half percent

The United States is projected to have one birth every nine seconds and one death every 10 seconds by January 2023. Net international migration is expected to add one person to the US population every 32 seconds. The combination of births, deaths and net international migration increases the US population by one person every 27 seconds, according to the Census Bureau.

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