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Global Population Predicted to Reach Nearly 11 Billion by 2100

A new study says the global population is growing faster than expected and projects the number of people globally will rise to just under 11 billion people by 2100. The study, which is an extension of a 2013 United Nations report, says growth is unlikely to stabilize this century. About seven billion people currently inhabit the planet. For the past 20 years, population experts have predicted the population would grow to nine billion before it begins to level off and possibly...

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