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Semper Fidelis "The People's Marathon"

Marine Corps Marathon Organization conducts a series of running events, showcasing physical fitness and generating community goodwill in order to promote the high standards and discipline of the Marine Corps.

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Item specifics

Modified Item: No Sub-Type: Clasps
Gold Quality: 9Carat Metal: Yellow Gold
Type: Earrings Main Gemstone: Pearl
World Population:
  • has reached 7 billion on October 31, 2011.
  • is projected to reach 8 billion in 2023, 9 billion in 2037, and 10 billion people in the year 2055.
  • has doubled in 40 years from 1959 (3 billion) to 1999 (6 billion).
  • is currently (2019) growing at a rate of around 1.07 % per year, adding 82 million people per year to the total.
  • growth rate reached its peak in the late 1960s, when it was at 2.09%.
  • growth rate is currently declining and is projected to continue to decline in the coming years (reaching below 0.50% by 2052, and 0.09% in 2100) .
  • a tremendous change occurred with the industrial revolution: whereas it had taken all of human history up to the year 1800 for world population to reach 1 billion, the second billion was achieved in only 130 years (1930), the third billion in 30 years (1960), the fourth billion in 15 years (1974), the fifth billion in 13 years (1987), the sixth billion in 12 years (1999) and the seventh billion in 12 years (2011). During the 20th century alone, the population in the world has grown from 1.65 billion to 6 billion.

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For more detailed information:

retrieving data...Births this year
"this year" = from January 1 (00:00) up to now
retrieving data...Births today
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"today" = from the beginning of the current day up to now
retrieving data...Deaths this year
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retrieving data...Net population growth this year
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retrieving data...Net population growth today
Government & Economics
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Quick facts:
  • Total global healthcare expenditure represent around 9% of world GDP
  • Government portion of healthcare expenditure is around 60%

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  • Public spending on education in the world is around 5% of global GDP

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retrieving data...Cars produced
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retrieving data...Bicycles produced
Quick facts:
  • As recently as 1965, bicycle and car production volumes were essentially the same, at nearly 20 million each per year, but as of 2003 bike production had climbed to over 100 million per year compared with around 50 million cars produced that year.

Sources and info:

  • Elaboration of data
  • Bicycle Retailer and Industry News - Statistics
Society & Media
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retrieving data...TV sets sold worldwide
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retrieving data...Cellular phones sold
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retrieving data...Emails sent
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retrieving data...Tweets sent
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  • Internet Live Stats (InternetLiveStats.com)
retrieving data...Forest loss(hectares)
Quick Facts:
  • The number shown above is net of reforestation
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Quick Facts:
  • CO2 Emissions shown are from Fuel Combustion
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retrieving data... Toxic chemicals released
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  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
retrieving data...Undernourished people in the world
retrieving data...Overweight people in the world
retrieving data...Obese people in the world
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$ retrieving data...Money spent on weight loss
programs in the USA
retrieving data...Water consumed(million L)

Quick Facts:

  • Withdrawals for irrigation are nearly 70% of the total withdrawn for human uses, those for industry 20%, and those for municipal use about 10%

Sources and info:

  • Global Water Outlook to 2025 - International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
retrieving data...Deaths caused by water related
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retrieving data...People with no access to
a safe drinking water source
retrieving data...Energy used today (MWh), of which:
retrieving data...- from non-renewable sources (MWh)
retrieving data...- from renewable sources (MWh)
Sources and info:
  • Renewables Global Status Report - REN21
retrieving data... Solar energy striking Earth
retrieving data...Oil pumped today (barrels)
Quick Facts:
  • Barrel = 42 Gallons = 159 Liters

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retrieving data...Oil left (barrels)
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  • Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Data from BP Statistical Review, Oil & Gas Journal, World Oil, BP Statistical Review, CEDIGAZ, and Oil & Gas Journal.
retrieving data...Days to the end of oil (~... years)
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Countdown to the end of Oil:

retrieving data...

  • If consumed at current rates

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retrieving data...Natural Gas left (boe)
Quick Facts:
  • Boe = barrel of oil equivalent

Sources and info:

  • Energy Information Administration (EIA) - Data from BP Statistical Review, Oil & Gas Journal, World Oil, BP Statistical Review, CEDIGAZ, and Oil & Gas Journal.
retrieving data...Days to the end of natural gas
retrieving data...Coal left (boe)
retrieving data...Days to the end of coal
retrieving data...Abortions
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retrieving data...Deaths of mothers during birth
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retrieving data...Deaths caused by malaria
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retrieving data...Cigarettes smoked
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retrieving data...Deaths caused by smoking
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retrieving data...Deaths caused by alcohol
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retrieving data...Suicides
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  • World Health Organization (WHO)
$ retrieving data...Money spent on illegal drugs
retrieving data...Road traffic accident fatalities
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