Welcome to 2010. It’s A Little Crowded In Here.

With a current world population of 6.8 billion, about 5.8 percent of all people who have ever been born are alive now. There are more people alive now than died during the entire 20th century. There are more people living now than have ever lived at any one time in the history of the world.


Jonathan Gosier created this infographic about the population of the dead for Appfrica.net based on data provided by the Population Reference Bureau. Click here for the full version.


found via Boing Boing