Earth's Most Typical Person

Meeting Earth's Most Typical Person
The U.N. says the world's population will reach 7 billion on Monday - evidence that humanity has hit quite a growth spurt -- from our first billion in 1804, to 4 billion in 1974, and shooting up to 6 billion just two decades later.

With all the differences out there, CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann in search of a familiar face.

Kaitlin Yarnell's team at National Geographic searched population data for humanity's most common characteristics to create a profile of Earth's most typical person.

Would it be a he or she? Young or old? What race and religion?

Details on CBS.


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