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World population to be at 7.9 B by New Year's Day

Net migration is projected to add one person to the U.S. population every 32 seconds.
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Posted at 2:56 PM, Dec 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-29 15:56:32-05

The U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday that it projects the world population to be 7.9 billion people by New Year's Day 2023.

The agency said the count should stand at 7,942,645,086 on Jan. 1, 2023.

4.3 births and 2.0 deaths are expected around the world every second.

In the U.S., the population on New Year's Day 2023 is expected to be at 334.2 million people.

Net migration is projected to add one person to the U.S. population every 32 seconds.

Births, net migration and deaths all combine to have the U.S. population increase by one person every 27 seconds, the Census Bureau said.