What if the world was a village....

posted Oct 8, 2013, 7:36 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 10, 2013, 10:34 AM by JuliaV 74 ]
    If the world was a village of 100 people. 83(%) of the people would have major religions. The 3 most major religions (Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism) would be followed by 64(%) of the people in the village. 32(%) of christians,  19(%) of muslims, and 13(%) Hindus. Other major religions would have 19(%) of the people following them. 12(%) of people following "folk" religions, 6(%) buddhists, and 1(%) Jew(s). 15(%) of the people do not practice any sort of religion. They have free will. 2(%) of the people would have a non-major religion. That was what religions people would have had.


    If the world was a village of 100 people. Everyone would be from a different continent, except Antarctica. 61% of the people would come from Asia. Countries like Russia, China, Japan, India, Pakistan, U.A.E, and more. 13% of the people would be from Africa. Countries like Malawi, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and more. 5% of the people would be from North America. Countries like Canada, United States, Mexico, Costa Rica and more. 8% of the people would be from Central or South America. Countries like Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, and more. 12% of people would be from Europe. Countries like France, Italy, Spain, U.K, and more. 1 person would come from Oceania. The Area of Australia, New Zealand, and all the island from the South Pacific Ocean. That was where people would come from.


     If the world was a village of 100 people. More than 50% of people would know the following eight languages (Just knowing the word "Hello"). 22% of the people would know some type of Chinese (Mandarin, Xiang, etc.) 9% of the people would know how to speak English. 8% of the people would know how to speak Hindi. 7% of the people would know how to speak Spanish. 4% of the people would know how to speak Bengali. 4% of the people would know how to speak Arabic. 3% of the people would know how to speak Russian.  3% of people would know how to speak Portuguese. 40% of the people would be speaking other languages. Those were the languages people would speak in the village.


    If the world was a village of 100 people. People would have different ages. Many people would be young. There would be 39 people who are under 20 years. 42 people would be middle-aged (25 years - 49 years). 18 people would be over 50 years old. 1 person would be over 80 years old. That was what ages people would be in the World village.

    If the world was a village of 100 people. People would have different ways of learning and getting money and food. 38 children would be around school age. 31 children go to school to actually learn how to read, write, and do Arithmetic.  The other 7  would have to work and not go to school. These people never learned to read or write. 20 people would be over middle class or rich. These people would have extra money after they spent it.  20 other people would very poor and homeless. They have almost nothing, barely enough to survive. 24 people would always have food after they have eaten. 16 people don't have food and the starve sometimes. 34 people would be always hungry. 26 people would not have enough food for good health.  That is what people had for a living.


    If the world was a village of 100 people. Most of the food would come from animals. It could either help food grow or animals get eaten. There would be 31 goats and sheep. There would be 23 cows, used for milk or cooked for steak. There would be 23 oxen and bulls too. There would be 15 pigs, cooked for pork. There would be also 3 camels, used for carrying supplies. There would be only 2 horses. But there are too many chickens! 189 of them. used for eggs and cooked for chicken. That is how food would come from animals.


    If the world was a village of 100 people. Most of the air and water would be clean. 75 people would have clean water. Either In their homes or nearby. 25 people would have dirty or polluted water. They would have to go far and look for clean water. 68 people would have clean, fresh air.  32 people would have to breathe polluted air. That was what people had to drink and breathe in.

     
    If the world was a village of 100 people. Mostly people would have good electric power and device. 76 people would have electricity, usually using it only for light. There would be 42 radios. There would be 24 T.Vs. There would be 10 computers. 24 people would not have electricity.  That was what devices people would have.

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