world population growth as measured in ‘durhams’.
January 2, 2008
The world grows in net population about 1 durham every day. That means that we add, in population, a city the size of durham, each day.
Durham’s population is roughly what is listed here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durham%2C_nc
The world population growth, net, is listed here:
For those of you about durham. It’s where I happen to live. It’s hard to conceive of the world adding a durham every day.
Maybe we should work hard at creating better contraceptives and encouraging their use.