Wednesday, March 08, 2006

If the World Were 100 People


There would be... 

57 Asians
21 Europeans
14 from North and South America
8 Africans
52 would be female
48 would be male
70 would be non-white
30 would be white

59% of the entire world's wealth would belong to only 6 people
And all 6 people would be citizens of the United States
80 would live in substandard housing
70 would be unable to read
50 would suffer from malnutrition

1 would be near death
1 would be near birth
1 would have a college education
And 1 would have a computer


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