Watch how the human population skyrocketed over the past 200.000 years

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It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion. Check out the American Museum of Natural History’s animation above which chronicles human population over time. Awesome and inspiring.

Check out other awesome maps about the human population on Earth.

Aleks Buczkowski
I'm a professional always thinking outside the box and a self-confessed gadget addict. As a son of a professor of cartography I was surrounded by maps all my life and as a result spatial way of thinking and seeing reality is naturally embedded in who I am.