The world's population crossed the 8 billion mark, according to Countrymetrics.info. Of these, 50.5% are men and 49.5% are women.
Most of the growth was at the expense of China and India (1.456 billion and 1.418 billion)? followed by the U.S. (336 million).
Earlier, the UN reported that the world’s population is projected to reach 8 billion on 15 November 2022.