If the World Were a Village: A Book about the Worlds People by David J. SmithThe 2nd Edition of the best-selling book which has sold over 400 000 copies in 17 languages -- updated with new content and insights about the worlds people. First published to wide acclaim in 2002, this eye-opening book has since become a classic, promoting world-mindedness by imagining the worlds population -- all 6.8 billion of us -- as a village of just 100 people. Now, If the World Were a Village has been newly revised with updated statistics, several new activities and completely new material on food security, energy and health. By exploring the lives of the 100 villagers, children will discover that life in other nations is often very different from their own. If the World Were a Village is part of CitizenKid: A collection of books that inform children about the world and inspire them to be better global citizens.
If The World Were a Village...
If we could reduce the world's population to a village of precisely people, with all existing human ratios remaining the same, the demographics would look something like this:. No amount is too small to help some of those more unfortunate ones of our Global Village. If you would like to make a donation for projects supported by Family Care Foundation, click here. Disclaimer: This presentation is for the purpose of fostering understanding of the different cultures of our world. When one considers our world from such a compressed perspective, the need for cooperation, tolerance and understanding becomes glaringly apparent. As to the accuracy of all statistics: With so many newly published reports resulting in constantly-changing and sometimes conflicting statistics, the purpose of the above presentation is for the general content and impact. We do not claim the statistics used are totally precise.
If the World Were 100 People
The diversity of our human race is often mind-boggling. What percentage lives in Asia? So, what would the world look like demographically if people accounted for the entire human race? There would be 26 children and 74 adults. The infographic visualizes not only the demographics of a world with people, but also how many have housing, food and water, education, the Internet, and much more.
If the world's population was shrunk down to people, one person would control 50 per cent of the money, 15 would be malnourished and 13 would not have access to clean water. The video also shows differences in education across the world, out of , 14 would be unable to read and 93 would not have attended college. When it comes to quality of life, 13 people would have no access to clean water and 23 people would not have shelter. Watch the full video here. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists? Try Independent Premium free for 1 month.
There are 7. Trying to visualize that number is overwhelming, to say the least. But what if that number were reduced to a mere ? The project " People: A World Portrait " was created to help people conceptualize the world's staggering population. By using information from the World Health Organization, the World Bank, the census, the United Nations, and others, the project used the world's population statistics and scaled them to just people. Jack Hagely then designed this infographic to help visualize the data.