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Animated World Population 1950-2100 • “Projections of population growth predict that the human population is likely to keep growing until 2100 , reaching an estimated 8.6 billion in 2030 , 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion by 2100 , while the 7 billion milestone was reached in 2011. As the demographic transition follows its course worldwide , the population will age significantly , with most countries outside Africa trending towards a rectangular age pyramid.” • “By 2070 , the bulk of the world's population growth is predicted to take place in Africa: of the additional 2.4 billion people projected between 2015 and 2050 , 1.3 billion will be added in Africa , 0.9 billion in Asia and only 0.2 billion in the rest of the world. Africa's share of global population is projected to grow from