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China tops the list with over 1.4 billion people, while its neighbor India is catching up fast at 1.3 billion. Though far below the billion mark, the United States comes in third, with about 325 million citizens. Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan and Nigeria round out the top seven.

Dividing the world up by continents can give a sense of where the world’s population is clustered. North and South America combined have about a billion people. Together, Africa and Europe also have about a billion. And then there’s Asia, with 4 1/2 billion people. That’s more than half of the humans on Earth.

How many more people will there be in the next hundred years? The United Nations estimated in a report released Wednesday that by 2100 the human population will actually stop growing.

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