What if the world were 100 people??
If the World were 100 PEOPLE:
50 would be female 50 would be male
20 would be children There would be 80 adults, 14 of whom would be 65 and older
There would be: 61 Asians 12 Europeans 13 Africans 14 people from the Western Hemisphere
There would be: 31 Christians 21 Muslims 14 Hindus 6 Buddhists 12 people who practice other religions 16 people who would not be aligned with a religion.
17 would speak a Chinese dialect 8 would speak Hindustani 8 would speak English 7 would speak Spanish 4 would speak Arabic 4 would speak Russian 52 would speak other languages
82 would be able to read and write; 18 would not
1 would have a college education 1 would own a computer
75 people would have some supply of food and a place to shelter them from the wind and the rain, but 25 would not
1 would be dying of starvation 17 would be undernourished 15 would be overweight
83 would have access to safe drinking water 17 people would have no clean, safe water to drink
Source: 100 people