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luvanddaisies

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The earth's population is expected to hit 7 billion over the next few weeks.
The BBC website has a handy calculator to tell you what number out of the earth's population you are, and how many people were born before you in history.

Of course, it must all be very scientific, and I can't imagine that where in the world one was born and the trends at the time would make any difference. And that other people might've been born in the world on the same day. Well. Maybe a bit. Or more. (it does say what it's basing its number on, by the way).

Anyway, it's quite entertaining.


Where do you fit into 7 billion?

Here's mine;

When you were born, you were the:
4,313,889,381st
person alive on Earth
78,824,062,592nd
person to have lived since history began


I also learned that my country's population is 62,035,570, and that my life expectancy as a female here (the UK) is 81.7 years.

Nice little thingy [Smile]

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ElaineC
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This is me:-

When you were born, you were the:
2,616,494,796th
person alive on Earth
75,862,731,221st
person to have lived since history began

My husband:-

When you were born, you were the:
2,670,902,663rd
person alive on Earth
75,973,411,319th
person to have lived since history began

My daughters:-

When you were born, you were the:
4,444,397,220th
person alive on Earth
79,027,904,819th
person to have lived since history began

When you were born, you were the:
4,723,517,777th
person alive on Earth
79,472,017,502nd
person to have lived since history began

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Piglet
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When you were born, you were the:
3,130,463,540th
person alive on Earth
76,866,280,969th
person to have lived since history began


It's quite scary to think that the global population has more than doubled in the 51 years since I was born.

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Hedgehog

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My stats:

When you were born, you were the:
3,035,219,607th
person alive on Earth
76,683,153,803rd
person to have lived since history began

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Caissa
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3,233,648,630th
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Welease Woderwick

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Because I am old, but not nearly as old as Pete, I was only the 2,500,585,027th person at the time of my birth or the 75,567,344,721st of all time.

My average life expectancy as a Brit is 77.4 years but in India I passed the average male life expectancy some time ago - its a mere 62.8 years.

BUT life expectancy across varies greatly across India, as I suppose it does in all countries. There are certainly quite a few folks just in this village who are older than I am - especially when Pete is visiting!

[Razz]

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Dal Segno

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Thank you all. We can now work out your birth dates [Big Grin]

-DS, who is somewhere near number 3,400,000,000

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churchgeek

Have candles, will pray
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Based only on my birth date? I'd have thought they'd ask for the place and time of day (place so they could adjust for local time) at least!

Anyway, my results:

When you were born, you were the:
3,791,630,737th
person alive on Earth
77,987,876,192nd
person to have lived since history began

Data for the US:

POPULATION 316028557
Every hour, there are:
484 Births 288 Deaths 113 Immigrants
Average yearly growth
+0.9%

Life expectancy in the US (for women): 80.5

And the world gained 544 people while I was on the site.

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