If the world were 100 people

50 would be female
50 would be male

20 would be children
There would be 80 adults,
14 of whom would be 65 and older

There would be:
61 Asians
12 Europeans
13 Africans
14 people from the Western Hemisphere

There would be:
31 Christians
21 Muslims
14 Hindus
6 Buddhists
12 people who practice other religions
16 people who would not be aligned with a religion

17 would speak a Chinese dialect
8 would speak Hindustani
8 would speak English
7 would speak Spanish
4 would speak Arabic
4 would speak Russian
52 would speak other languages

☛ 82 would be able to read and write; 18 would not

  1 would have a college education
1 would own a computer

☛ 75 people would have some supply of food and a place to
shelter them from the wind and the rain, but 25 would not

 1 would be dying of starvation
 17 would be undernourished
15 would be overweight

83 would have access to safe drinking water
☛ 17 people would have no clean, safe water to drink

We have so very far to go, and there is so much work to be done, if we are to build a world that works for “100% of humanity, in the shortest possible time, through spontaneous cooperation, without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone.”  (R. Buckminster Fuller)

The Old Wolf has spoken.

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