The World on New Year’s Day

The U.S. population was 324,310,011 on January 1, 2017, according to an estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Looking beyond our shores, the projected world population on January 1, 2017, is 7,362,350,168, an increase of 77,849,375, or 1.07 percent, from New Year’s Day 2016. During January 2017, 4.3 births and 1.8 deaths are expected worldwide every second.

In January 2017, the United States is expected to experience one birth every 8 seconds and one death every 11 seconds.

Meanwhile, net international migration is expected to add one person to the U.S. population every 33 seconds.

The combination of births, deaths and net international migration will increase the U.S. population by one person every 17 seconds.

During January 2017, 4.3 births and 1.8 deaths are expected worldwide every second.

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