TALL men live longer than short ones.
The number of languages spoken in the world amounts to
3,064.
The inhabitants of the globe profess more than 1,000
different religions.
Women have more chance of life in their favour previous
to being fifty years of age than men, but fewer afterwards.
The number of men is about equal to the number of women.
The number of marriages is in proportion of 75 to every
100 individuals.
The married are longer lived than the single, and, above
all, those who observe a sober and industrious conduct.
Of every 1,000 persons, only one reaches 100 years of
life; of every 100, only six reach the age of 65; and not more than one
in 500 lives to 80 years of age.
The average of human life is about 33 years. One quarter
die previous to the age of seven years; one half before reaching seventeen;
and those who pass that age enjoy a felicity refused to one half the human
species.
London contains 250 more souls today than it did yesterday.
Tomorrow it will contain 250 more than it does today. A town as large
as Brighton is added to London every year, a city as vast as Manchester
every four years.
There are on the whole earth 1,000,000,000 inhabitants,
and of these 33.333.333 die every year; 91,823 every day; 3.730 every
hour; and 60 every minute, or one every second. These losses are about
balanced by an equal number of births.
Related Link:  World
Population Timeline
