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This is how many humans have ever existed, according to researchers

It's predicted that 7% of all humans who have ever lived are alive today. Image: Unsplash/Chuttersnap

Nick Routley

Creative Director & Writer, Visual Capitalist

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For many thousands of years, there were fewer people on Earth than would live in a mid-sized city today. Image: Visual Capitalist

Max Roser, Our World In Data

It was only in 2007 that the majority of humans began to live in cities. Image: Visual Capitalist

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