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    Fast Facts: Aug. 30

    By the year 2050 the world’s elderly will outnumber the young for the first time.

    In the next 60 seconds, 101 people will die and 261 babies will be born.

    The world’s youngest-ever parents were eight and nine years old and lived in China in 1910.

    Country with the longest life expectancy: Japan (78.6 years for men, 85.6 years for women).

    It is estimated that in 1000 B.C. the world population was about 300 million.

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