Posts tagged ‘population’

US foreign‐​born share ranks low and is falling among wealthy countries

According to new data from the United Nations, the foreign‐​born share of the U.S. population ranked 56th in the world. Among wealthy countries in 2020, […]

07/28/2022. Category: did you know. Tags:

World population

In 1801, when the first complete world census was carried out, the world’s population was 1 billion. The most populous countries were […]

08/23/2011. Category: did you know. Tags:

Comparing today with 100 years ago

How times have changed! 100 years ago there were less than 20,000 motorcars in the whole world, a lot of them being […]

10/25/2010. Category: trivia. Tags: , ,

August is baby month

We bid a hearty welcome to the millions of new earthlings who arrive in August, the month with the highest birth rate. […]

08/09/2010. Category: did you know. Tags: ,

World population facts

The US Census Bureau reported that the 6 billionth person was born at 1.24am on Sunday July 18, 1999. The United Nations […]

02/04/2010. Category: did you know. Tags: ,

How many babies are born on Christmas day?

A baby is born in the United States every 8 seconds. Worldwide, 3 babies are born every second. More babies are born […]

12/25/2009. Category: trivia. Tags: , ,