World population is double that of 1960, having reached 6.1 billion. It's projected to reach 9.3 bil

May 9, 2015

World population is double that of 1960, having reached 6.1 billion. It's projected to reach 9.3 billion by 2050 " UNPF reports. Growth will be from developing nations, while industrialized countries' populations will remain stable. Report said that 2 billion people already lack sufficient food; water use has increased 6 times over the past 70 years; and that by 2050, 4.2 billion will live in countries where their basic needs cannot be met.

 

Source: The New York Times, 11/8/01

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