Visual Maps To Understand The World We Live In

Income level differences

Source: World Bank (National Geographic)

wealth

 

If the Arctic ice would melt

Source: National Geographic

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Happiness in different countries

Source: Columbia University’s World Happiness Report

happiness-rankings

Where population growing or shrinking

Source: United Nations Population Fund

birth-rates

Languages around the world

Source: linguisticsearchsolutions.com

languages

 

Our world in numbers

Source: worldometers.info

November 10, 2014
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,World Population
7 273 360 624[attr style=”text-align:right”],Current World Population
119 377 587[attr style=”text-align:right”],Births this year
157 64[attr style=”text-align:right”],Births today
49 256 625[attr style=”text-align:right”],Deaths this year
65 044[attr style=”text-align:right”],Deaths today
70 120 962[attr style=”text-align:right”],Net population growth this year
,Government & Economics
$ 4 392 922 210[attr style=”text-align:right”],Public Healthcare expenditure today
$ 3 883 782 799[attr style=”text-align:right”],Public Education expenditure today
$ 1 985 781 471[attr style=”text-align:right”],Public Military expenditure today
59 921 513[attr style=”text-align:right”],Cars produced this year
121 064 453[attr style=”text-align:right”],Bicycles produced this year
234 823 227[attr style=”text-align:right”],Computers sold this year
,Society & Media
2 146 313[attr style=”text-align:right”],New book titles published this year
207 295 684[attr style=”text-align:right”],Newspapers circulated today
271 729[attr style=”text-align:right”],TV sets sold worldwide today
2 136 527[attr style=”text-align:right”],Cellular phones sold today
$ 77 827 962[attr style=”text-align:right”],Money spent on videogames today
3 005 996 407[attr style=”text-align:right”],Internet users in the world
87 289 387 966[attr style=”text-align:right”],Emails sent today
1 517 319[attr style=”text-align:right”],Blog posts written today
286 134 299[attr style=”text-align:right”],Tweets sent today
1 654 563 706[attr style=”text-align:right”],Google searches today
,Environment
4 465 320[attr style=”text-align:right”],Forest loss this year (hectares)
6 011 529[attr style=”text-align:right”],Land lost to soil erosion this year (ha)
30 423 373 183[attr style=”text-align:right”],CO2 emissions this year (tons)
10 303 544[attr style=”text-align:right”],Desertification this year (hectares)
8 408 017[attr style=”text-align:right”],Toxic chemicals released in the environment this year (tons)
,Food
886 279 833[attr style=”text-align:right”],Undernourished people in the world
1 599 574 675[attr style=”text-align:right”],Overweight people in the world
533 191 559[attr style=”text-align:right”],Obese people in the world
12 68[attr style=”text-align:right”],People who died of hunger today
$ 197 313 455[attr style=”text-align:right”],Money spent for obesity related diseases in the USA today
$ 78 381 858[attr style=”text-align:right”],Money spent on weight loss programs in the USA today
,Water
4 256 812[attr style=”text-align:right”],Water consumed this year (billion L)
1 546 209[attr style=”text-align:right”],Deaths from water related diseases this year
719 896 183[attr style=”text-align:right”],People with no safe drinking water source
,Energy
162 413 504[attr style=”text-align:right”],Energy used today (MWh) of which:
131 554 223[attr style=”text-align:right”],- from non-renewable sources (MWh)
30 859 281[attr style=”text-align:right”],- from renewable sources (MWh)
1 212 625 310 682[attr style=”text-align:right”],Solar energy striking Earth today (MWh)
34 756 919[attr style=”text-align:right”],Oil pumped today (barrels)
1 198 573 308 995[attr style=”text-align:right”],Oil left (barrels)
14 269[attr style=”text-align:right”],Days to the end of oil (~39 years)
1 134 195 604 917[attr style=”text-align:right”],Gas left (boe)
59 695[attr style=”text-align:right”],Days to the end of gas
4 375 062 378 418[attr style=”text-align:right”],Coal left (boe)
150 864[attr style=”text-align:right”],Days to the end of coal
,Health
11 145 699[attr style=”text-align:right”],Communicable disease deaths this year
6 526 029[attr style=”text-align:right”],Deaths of children under 5 this year
36 069 172[attr style=”text-align:right”],Abortions this year
295 161[attr style=”text-align:right”],Deaths of mothers during birth this year
36 711 270[attr style=”text-align:right”],HIV/AIDS infected people
1 443 309[attr style=”text-align:right”],Deaths caused by HIV/AIDS this year
7 051 361[attr style=”text-align:right”],Deaths caused by cancer this year
842 156[attr style=”text-align:right”],Deaths caused by malaria this year
6 276 055 413[attr style=”text-align:right”],Cigarettes smoked today
4 292 015[attr style=”text-align:right”],Deaths caused by smoking this year
2 147 361[attr style=”text-align:right”],Deaths caused by alcohol this year
920 685[attr style=”text-align:right”],Suicides this year
$ 343 469 505 137[attr style=”text-align:right”],World spending on illegal drugs this year
1 158 979[attr style=”text-align:right”],Road traffic accident fatalities this year
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