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 about Population & Demography
According to the most recent data there are approximately 101 men for every 100 women. Though this ratio varies from one country to the next, the world's gender ratio is fairly close.Full Answer >
The 2014 CIA World Factbook lists 139 countries that have more women than men, including the United States and Canada. Estonia has the largest disparity with 0.84 men to every woman.Full Answer >
Approximately 10 percent of the world's population is left-handed. Notably, although most people use their right hands for performing tasks such as writing, approximately 30 percent of the population is mixed handed, which means that they change their hand preference between tasks.Full Answer >
One in three people are either Chinese or Indian, and China has the highest population in the world. The population in China makes up 21 percent of the world's population.Full Answer >