Monday, October 31, 2011

The world at 7 billion, what's your number?

The world's population is expected to hit seven billion in the next few hours, is this something we should celebrate or is it time for reflection?

If you consider that 200 years ago in 1800 the world's population was 1 billion we have grown seven fold since, can the planets resources cope with this growth!

Find out more on population growth and where you fit into 7 billion More

In the meantime the United Kingdom's population is expected to reach 70 million in 2027 hosts over 800 million records including births, marriages and deaths find out where you and your ancestors fit into this population growth.

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