World Population Day

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World Population Day
Date July 11
Next time 11 July 2014 (2014-07-11)
Frequency annual
Population density by country (2007)

World Population Day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989. It was inspired by the public interest in Five Billion Day on July 11, 1987 approximately the date on which the world's population reached five billion people.

World Population Day 2012 Theme - “Universal Access to Reproductive Health Services”.

The world population (as of January 1, 2014; 9:24 UTC) is estimated to be 7,137,661,030.[1]

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  1. ^ "U.S. and World Population Clock". Census.gov. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 

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