According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. population hit 322,762,018 on January 1, 2016, marking a 0.77 percent increase from January 1, 2015. In total, there are 2,472,745 people more than they were at New Year’s Day 2015. Since the last Census Day in 2010, the U.S. population has expanded by 14,016,480, or 4.54 percent.
For 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that international migration will be responsible for adding one person to the U.S. population every 29 seconds. According to the projections in the report, there will be one birth every eight seconds and one death every ten seconds this year. By combining these numbers, it results that the U.S. population will increase by one person every 17 seconds.
Worldwide, there are 7,295,889,256 more people on January 1, 2016 compared to the previous New Year’s Day. 4.3 births and 1.8 deaths are expected to happen every second during the first month of this year.
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