Wow. That’s a lot of people!
In fact, I don’t think I can quite comprehend how many people that is.
If you like facts and figures, visit the world at seven billion (BBC website). You’ll find out which is the world’s fastest-growing country or the fastest-shrinking one. And if you enter your date of birth, you’ll find out where you stand in that seven billion.
Yes, there is uncertainty as to whether today is really the day but the real story, surely, is the increasing global population.