United Nations report

world population to hit a milestone - 7 billion
October 13, 2011
UN DESA

According to the UN's Department of Economics and Social Affairs, the world's population will hit 7 billion any day now. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is commemorating this event by leading the "7 Billion Actions" campaign which will culminate on "7 Billion Day" on October 31. The campaign spotlights both the challenges and opportunities that the large current population of the world entails.