More than 370 thousand babies were born on the planet on the first day of the year

More than 370 thousand babies were born on the planet on the first day of the year

The organization also predicts that 140 million children will be born during 2021, with an average life span of 84 years.

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Estimates that today, more than 1, 370,000 children were born across the planet, half of which were in ten countries including India, China and Nigeria.

According to UNICEF forecasts, 371,504 children were born on the first day of 2021, of which 60,000 were in India, around 35,600 in China and over 21,400 in Nigeria.

In addition, Pakistan received 14,161 people in the world, 12,336 in Indonesia, 12,006 in Ethiopia, 10,312 in the United States, 9,455 in Egypt, 9,236 in Bangladesh and 8,640 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The organization also predicts that 140 million children will be born in 2021, with an average life span of 84 years.

“Children who are born today are very different from the world they were a year ago and a new year is brought to bring new opportunities back to life,” said UNICEF Executive Director Henricetta Fauré. Of life.

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Sarahis a reporter covering Amazon. She previously covered tech and transportation, and she broke stories on Uber's finances, self-driving car program, and cultural crisis. Before that, she covered cybersecurity in finance. Sarah's work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Politico, and the Houston Chronicle.

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