Gap Fill - World Population - Level 6


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The world has reached a worrying demographic . The U.S. Census Bureau said on Thursday that the population of our has surpassed 8 billion. A spokesperson said the bureau estimated that the global population exceeded 8 billion on the 26th of September. However, he said this was a very guess and the day could be a month or two side of this date. The Bureau declared that the world population would continue to grow at a rate. It has grown from 6 billion to 8 billion in the past two . The number of Earth's inhabitants had doubled between 1960 and 2000. The of growth is slowing as birth rates are falling in many .

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