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What If The World Were A Village



Introduction PP to project work called What if the World was a village of 1000 people.

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  • What if the world were a village Aim: To understand inequalities in standard of living on a global scale.
  • What you need to know
    • 1000 people represent the total world population.
    • Here are some facts and figures to think about
  • Facts about our population
    • 280 of the people are children under 14 yrs old
    • 650 of the people are adults between 15 – 64 yrs old
    • 70 of the people are over 65 years old.
    • 28 new babies are born every year.
    • The sexes
    • 520 of the people are women
    • 480 of the people are men.
  • Health and Education
    • Only 340 people have access to clean drinking water.
    • Less than 10 people have been to college.
    • 300 of the adults cannot read and write.
    • 2 babies under the age of one die every year.
    • 1 person has the HIV and AIDS virus.
  • Money and Wealth
    • 200 people have 75% of the total money
    • Another 200 only receive 2% of the money
    • 70 people own cars (some of these people own more than one car)
    • 1 Person owns a computer
    • 800 people live in poor quality housing that is run down.
  • Language
    • 165 people speak Chinese
    • 86 people speak English
    • 83 people speak Hindi
    • 64 people speak Spanish
    • 58 people speak Russian
    • 37 people speak Arabic
    • The other 507 people speak
    • 200 other languages.
  • The land
    • In total there is 6000 acres of land (12,000 football pitches):
    • 2000 acres is impossible to live on (desert, tundra, swamps)
    • 1900 acres are covered in woods and forests
    • 1400 acres is suitable for grazing animals
    • 700 acres is suitable for growing crops (arable)
  • Who owns the land?
    • 270 people own 40% of the crop land.
    • The remaining 60% of the crop land produces 28% of the village’s food.
    • This feeds the other 730 people in the village.