At the end of the year, the population of the United States will have increased by 2.3 million people in 2017, and the world population by 78.5 million, to add more than 7.444 million people worldwide, according to projections published today by the Census Bureau.
According to these calculations, the United States will end the year with a population of 326,971,407 inhabitants, that is, 0.71 percent (2,314,238 people) more than since the New Year of 2017, which makes it the third most important country. populated behind China and India.
In addition, by January 2018 the United States is expected to experience a birth every 8 seconds and one death every 10 seconds, and net international immigration is estimated to add one person to the population of the country every 29 seconds.
In this way, the Census Bureau believes that the combination of births, deaths and net international immigration will increase the US population by one person every 18 seconds.
For its part, the world population projected for January 1, 2018 is 7,444,443,881 people, after having increased by 78,521,283 inhabitants (1.07 percent) since New Year 2017.
By January 1, in addition, it is expected that there will be 4.3 births and 1.8 deaths every second in the world.
The countries with the largest population are still China, with 1,384.6 million people; India, with 1,296.8 million; United States (326.9 million), Indonesia, with 262.7 million, Brazil, with 208.8 million, and Pakistan, with 207.8 million, according to the projections of the Census.
They are followed, with less than 200 million inhabitants, Nigeria (195.3 million), Bangladesh (159.4 million), Russia (142.1 million) and Japan (126.1 million). efe