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The world is a mighty big place. So big, in fact, it’s hard for most people to realize just what it’s like. It’s estimated that there are more than 7 billion people in the world. Any statistics you see about the world are probably so big in size and scope it’s difficult to wrap your mind around. That’s why these helpful statistics were created. Imagine the world was populated by only 100 people. This is what it would look like in a variety of ways.
The number of people on each continent: 11 Europe, 5 North America, 9 South America, 15 Africa, 60 Asia
Where people would live: 49 live in rural areas, 51 live in urban areas
What language they would speak: 12 Chinese, 5 Spanish, 5 English, 3 Arabic, 3 Hindi, 3 Bengali, 3 Portuguese, 2 Russian, 2 Japanese, 62 Other
How many people have houses: 77 have shelter, 23 do not
The worldwide nutrition: 21 Overweight, 63 Average, 15 Undernourished, 1 Starving
Their level of poverty: 48 live on less than 2 US dollars per day
How many people have access to water: 87 have safe water, 13 do not
Do they have cell phones: 75 have cell phones, 25 do not
The number of people with internet access: 30 have Internet access, 70 do not
How many people have higher education: 7 have college degrees, 93 do not
The literacy levels: 83 are able to read and write, 17 are not
The religions throughout the world: 33 Christian, 22 Muslim, 14 Hindu, 7 Buddhist, 12 other, 12 no religion
The age distribution: 26 range from 0-14 years old, 66 range from 15-64 years old, 8 are 65+ years old
Their gender: 50 male, 50 female
(H/T Elite Daily) With the numbers scaled down, it almost makes the facts that much more mind boggling. Less than 10 people would have college degrees. Wow. Share these shocking numbers with your friends.
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