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
As of 2014, Kuwait is the fattest country in the world, as an estimated 42.8 percent of the country's population is classified as obese. Fast food has become increasingly popular in Kuwait, becoming prevalent in the country during the first Gulf War and contributing to the country's high obesity rate.Full Answer >
The country with the largest population in the world is China, and as of July of 2014, the population was estimated to be 1,393,783,836. China's population accounts for 19.24 percent of the total world population.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 >
Based on 2010 population counts, there are slightly more men in the world than women. Estimates put the gender ratio for the whole world at 102 men for 100 women. In other words, for every 1000 people, 50.4% of them are male.Full Answer >