How Many People Can The Earth Hold?
It took us thousands of years to reached the first billion population in 1804, only 123 years to reach the second billion in 1927 and just 33 years to gain three billion in 1960. Then, the world population got to four billion in 1974, five in 1987, six in 1999 and the United States Census Bureau reported that we’re seven billion people in 2012. And by the end of the century, the Earth could have 10 billion humans. This video by Life Noggin examine the holding capacity of our finite world, not physically, but the maximum sustainable population that this depleting planet can reasonably support. See also the Future State of the World in the Next 50 Years and How Long Will The Human Race Last?