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Asia’s Population Vs. the World

I ran some numbers this afternoon for shit and giggles and I came across an astonishing stat. The populations and China and India combined as of 2008 are 2.5 billion people. In comparison the world population stands at 6.79 Billion persons.  The two emerging Asian economic superpowers have 36% of the world population!!!  No wonder President Obama is headed there (India) after the elections. No wonder Google shelved its "Don't be evil" mantra when it censored search to get into China. Here is the Wolfram Alpha query

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