World Population Resources
According to estimates made by the United States Central Intelligence Agency , the total global population as of July 2012 was 7,021,836,029. China, India, and the United States have the highest populations, with an estimated 1,343.24 million, 1,205.07 million and 313.85 million people, respectively. At present, the current global growth rate is roughly 1.092 percent per year.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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