Because of the large number of questions received, you can click on the INFO button in the java applet below to see some information on how this is done. Also, for those that have asked - this page has NO CONNECTION TO the Census or the Planet Earth Home Page.

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As of 2-Oct-114 (18:04:07 GMT), world population is

INFO: This applet uses a logarithmic equation obtained through a statistical analysis of the data at the following URL: http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/worldpop.html. As this is a regression, it may not match the figures from the above URL exactly. This figure does take into account both births and deaths, for those that have asked. And, yes, while the count may not be exact, there really are, more or less, that many people on the planet.


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