sub specie aeternitatis

If the world’s population were only 100

August 12, 2004

You may have come across this at some point or another. Someone compressed the human population down to 100 peope to demonstrate ratios of white/nonwhite, christian/nonchristian, male/female, etc. I’m not sure who came up with this originally or the accuracy of the data since several sources tout different statistics, but it does serve its purpose. I found several different postings on the internet, this one being the most detailed. A typical showing:

If the world’s population were only 100:

I found several others posted around the internet.