The Explosion of the World's Population. The 20th CenturyHuge growth of the world's population.Almost exponential from the 1920s until today.Population was multiplied by three.Around 80-85 million persons are added each year.60 million new urbanites per year.Urban population is now 2.6 billion
1. Case Study 2 – Global Population Trends 1 – The Explosion of the World’s Population
2 – North / South Differences
3 – Impacts
2. The Explosion of the World’s Population The 20th Century Huge growth of the world’s population. Almost exponential from the 1920s until today. Population was multiplied by three. Around 80-85 million persons are added each year. 60 million new urbanites per year. Urban population is now 2.6 billion, of which 1.7 billions are in developing countries. More than 65% of the global population is thus living in developing economies.