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12th October

The day of 6 billion

The Day of 6 Billion .. Read more on the daily London Blog

It was estimated, on this day in 1999 by the United Nations Population Fund designated 12 October 1999 as the day (approximate) on which the world population reached six billion.

The day was officially called ‘The Day of Six Billion’

Side note:

A reassessment was completed several years later which decreed it was actually 1998.

 

 

 

 

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