As of 2014, the world ratio of men to women is estimated to be 1.014:1. In 2010, the world's male population was 3,477,829,638, while the female population was 3,418,059,380.Know More
The ratio varies between age groups. At birth, for instance, boys outnumber girls by 1.07:1, but at 65 years and up the male population falls to 0.9 to every 1 female.
Some countries have much starker contrasts between male and female populations, often due to social issues. In India, for example, as in many other countries, male children are preferred and female births often aborted. As a result, it is predicted that men will greatly outnumber women in India by 2031.Learn More
An IQ of 100 is an average score. A score of 138 is in the 99.4 percentile, which means only 0.6 percent of the population has a higher IQ. Ninety-five percent of the population scores between 70 and 130.Full Answer >
Over 55 percent of the general population has brown eyes. Brown eyes are the most common eye color. Brown eye color is created when melanin is present in the eye.Full Answer >
Over 4 billion adults in the world wear glasses. This statistic is derived from the Vision Council of America's claim that about 75 percent of the adult population worldwide uses vision correction products, and 64 percent of them wear glasses.Full Answer >
According to the world health rankings, Haiti has the highest death rate due to malnutrition. Asia and the Pacific, however, have the most starving people, with more than 550 million people not getting adequate food.Full Answer >