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1 Based on the book of the same name by David Smith & Shelagh Armstrong published in 2003

2 Imagine 100 people live in the global village………..

3 Nationalities 61 people are from Asia 13 people are from Africa 12 people are from Europe 8 people are from South & Central America & the Caribbean Caribbean 5 people are from Canada & the USA 1 person is from Oceania (Australia, new Zealand & the Pacific islands) & the Pacific islands)

4 More than half the people come from the 10 most populated countries… 21 people are from China 17 people are from India 5 people are from the USA 4 people are from Indonesia 3 people are from Brazil 3 people are from Pakistan 2 people are from Russia 2 people are from Bangladesh 2 people are from Japan 2 people are from Nigeria

5 In the global village there are almost 6000 languages but more than half of the people speak these eight…. 22 people speak a Chinese dialect 9 people speak English 8 people speak Hindi 7 people speak Spanish 4 people speak Arabic 4 people speak Bengali 3 people speak Portuguese 3 people speak Russian hello Hola Ahlan Ni hao ma Selamat pagi Namaste Zdraz vooy teh

6 Ages : here are the ages of the villagers 10 are children under age 5 10 are children between 5 and 9 19 are between 10 and are between 20 and are between 30 and are between 40 and 49 9 are between 50 and 59 6 are between 60 and 69 3 are between 70 and 79 1 is over 79 On average 1 person dies and 3 babies are born each year

7 Religions : in the village of 100 people ….. 32 are Christians32 are Christians 19 are Muslims19 are Muslims 13 are Hindus13 are Hindus 12 practise shamanism, animism12 practise shamanism, animism and other folk religions and other folk religions 6 are Buddhists 6 are Buddhists 2 belong to other global religions 2 belong to other global religions such as Baha’i, Shintoism, such as Baha’i, Shintoism, Sikhism Sikhism 1 is Jewish 1 is Jewish 15 are non religious15 are non religious

8 Food : the villagers rear animals which help to produce food or are a source of food There are : 31 sheep and goats 31 sheep and goats 23 cows, bulls and oxen 23 cows, bulls and oxen 15 pigs 15 pigs 3 camels 3 camels 2 horses 2 horses 189 chickens (nearly twice as many chickens as people) 189 chickens (nearly twice as many chickens as people)

9 There is no shortage of food in the global village but the food is not divided equally……… 50 people do not have a reliable source of food and are hungry some or all of the time 20 people are severely undernourished Only 30 people always have enough to eat

10 Air and water: fresh air and clean drinking water are necessities…. In the global village: 75 people have access to safe water in their homes or within a short distance 25 peoplehave to spend a large part of each day getting water 25 people have to spend a large part of each day getting water 60 peoplehave access to adequate sanitation 60 people have access to adequate sanitation 40 peopledo not have access to public or household sewage disposal 40 people do not have access to public or household sewage disposal 68 peoplebreathe clean air 68 people breathe clean air 32 peoplebreathe air which is polluted 32 people breathe air which is polluted

11 Schooling and Literacy Of the 38 school-aged villagers, only 31 children attend school Of the 88 people old enough to read, 71 people can read at least a little but 17 people cannot read at all More males are taught to read than females

12 Wealth If all the money in the village were divided equally, each person would have about £3900 per year. However the money is not divided equally…. The richest 20 have more than £5600 a year The poorest 20 have less than £238 per year. The average cost of food, shelter and necessities in the village is £2500 to £3000 per year

13 Access to Electricity In our global village… 76 people have electricity 24 people do not Of the 76 people who have electricity most use it only for light at night Some villagers have luxuries that depend on electricity. In the village there are: 42 radios24 televisions 30 telephones10 computers

14 How has the village grown? Around 3000 years ago only 1 person lived in the village 2500 years ago there were 2 people 2000 years ago there were 3 people 1000 years ago there were 5 people 500 years ago there were 8 people 350 years ago there were 10 people 200 years ago there were 17 people 100 years ago there were 32 people In 2002 there were 100 people

15 The village in the future? The rate of growth of the global village means that there will probably be 250 people in the village by the year This is an important number as many experts think that 250 is the maximum number of people the village can sustain.


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