New Year’s Day represents a transition into the unknown. With the transition into the New Year, there is a renewed hope for a better future in 2014.
With the New Year upon us, is time to reflect on what was and will be. We know each year brings new challenges and new opportunities.
We at the Native News Online hope you make the best of the challenges and opportunties life affords.
As we look forward, here are some statistics to ponder:
2014 New Year’s Day Population
Earlier this week the U.S. Census Bureau projected that on January 1, 2014, the United States population will be 317,297,938. This represents an increase of 2,218,622, or 0.7 percent, from New Year’s Day 2013.
In January 2014, one birth is expected to occur every 8 seconds in the United States and one death every 12 seconds.
The projected world population on January 1, 2014, is 7,137,577,750, an increase of 77,630,563, or 1.1 percent from New Year’s Day 2013.
In January 2014, 4.3 births and 1.8 deaths are expected worldwide every second. India added 15.6 million people over the one-year period, which led all countries, followed by China, Nigeria, Pakistan and Ethiopia.
The staff of the Native News Online wishes you safe and a Happy New Year!