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December 31, 2018

#2092: Consensus New Year

Consensus New Year

[A graph labeled “Percentage of the world’s population living in 2019” with Y-axis markers at 0%, 50%, and 100%, and X-axis markers at 10:00 AM EST Dec 31st, 1:30 PM EST, 7:00 PM EST, Midnight EST, 3:00 AM EST Jan 1st, and 7:00 AM EST.]

[The line graph shows the percentage increasing from 0 to 100% in several steps, with 50% reached at 1:30 PM EST.]

[Caption below the panel:]

Consensus New Year: as of 1:30PM Eastern Time (6:30PM UTC) a majority of the world’s population will be living in 2019.