What Would The World Look Like With Just 100 People?
Now that it's election year, we're hearing a lot about the top 1% and many other statistics that kind of just get lost in the static. Because really, what does it all mean when we're talking about 7 BILLION people?
It's easy to get lost in the sauce about how insignificant it all really seems. Now that you're all bummed out, which you shouldn't be because you're 1 of 7 billion which makes you one of a pretty awesome kind, let's break it down.
Check out this video about The World as 100 People
According to 100people.org, if there were only 100 people on the planet:
There would be 50 Males and 50 Females
26 would be children, 74 adults, 8 people who are 65 and older
60 Asians, 15 Africans, 14 People from North and South America, and 11 Europeans
33 Christians, 22 Muslims, 14 Hindus, 7 Buddhists, 12 "Other," and 12 Non-Denominational
12 Chinese Speaking, 5 Spanish Speaking, 5 English Speaking, 3 Arabic Speaking, 3 Hindi Speaking, 3 Bengali Speaking, 3 Portuguese Speaking, 2 Russian Speaking, 2 Japanese Speaking, 62 Would Speak Other Languages
83 People could read and write while 17 would be considered illiterate
7 Would Have a College Degree
22 Would Own or Share a Computer
77 People would have shelter, 23 would not
1 Would be dying of Starvation
15 Would be Undernourished
21 Would be Overweight
87 People would have access to safe drinking water while 13 people would not