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Bosnian boy was world's six billionth person

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According to UN estimates the Earth's seven billionth inhabitant has just been born.

Two hundred years ago there were just one billion people - but population growth has accelerated very quickly.

In fact it has only taken a little more than a decade for us to go from six to seven billion.

Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward gets the perspective from a remarkable 12-year-old in Bosnia who was the planet's six billionth person.

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