25 Facts About The World If It Was Scaled Down To Only 100 People

Posted by , Updated on March 10, 2014

Sometimes its easier to appreciate our position in this world if we can see things from a fresh perspective. These are 25 facts about the world if it was scaled down to only 100 people.

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7 people would have a college degree

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24

22 would own a computer

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26 would be children

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13 of those children would live in poverty

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21

8 of the 74 adults would be 65 years or older

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There would be an equal number of males and females

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There would be 60 Asians, 15 Africans, 14 people from the Americas, and 11 Europeans

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17 wouldn't be able to read or write

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17

23 wouldn't have any shelter

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16

1 would be dying of starvation

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15 would be undernourished

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21 would be overweight

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13 wouldn't have access to clean water

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51 would live in cities

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22 wouldn't have electricity

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Of the 76 that do have electricity, most would only use it for light at night

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16 wouldn't have toilets

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8

75 would be cell phone users

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7

30 would be active internet users

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6

48 would live on less than $2 per day

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5

7 people would own an automobile

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4

30 of the 70 workers would be employed in Agriculture

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5 people would own 32% of the wealth

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2

The poorest 33 people would only receive 3% of the income

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By the end of the year 1 person would die and 2 new people would be born

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