Gap Fill - World Population - Level 5


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The world has reached a demographic . The US Census Bureau said the population of our surpassed 8 billion. The bureau estimated that the global exceeded 8 billion in September. However, he said this was a rough . The moment could be a month or two . The world population will continue to grow . It has grown from 6 billion to 8 billion in the past two . The number of Earth's inhabitants doubled between 1960 and 2000. The of growth is slowing because of birth rates.

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