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Interpreting the graph

Answer the following questions relating to the world population graph.

  1. What is the total world population now?
  2. What was the population in 1950?
  3. What is the population predicted to rise to by 2050? (Best case/worst case and middle scenario)
  4. What is happening to the world’s population in your lifetime?
  5. In what year did the population reach 5 billion?
  6. Can you write a sentence summarizing the population growth?

Published on: 17 Dec 2010