THE WORLD IN FACTS

 

 
Note

 

If we could reduce the population of the world to the size of a village of 100 people...

The village would have 60 Asians, 14 Africans, 12 Europeans, 8 Latin Americans, 5 from the USA and Canada, and 1 from the South Pacific.

 

51 would be male, 49 would be female

 

67 would be unable to read

 

33 would be Christians
21 would be Moslems
15 would be Hindus
6 would be Buddhists
5 would be Animists
6 would believe in other religions
14 would be without any religion or atheist.

 

24 would not have any electricity

 

1 has an university degree

 

2 would be near birth; 1 near death

 

33 would be without access to a safe water supply

 


1 would have HIV

 

 

50 would be under 25 years old

 

1 is dying of starvation, while 15 are overweight.

 

 

 
 
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