Some Rather Useless Demography Facts
Roughly 40 percent of the population of the underdeveloped world is under fifteen years old.
The population of the entire world in 5000 B.C., according to the National Population Council, was 5 million.
It is estimated by the national population council that 74 billion human beings have been born and died in the last 500,000 years.
In the tenth century A.D. There was not one city in Europe with a population over 400,000.
The black population of Houston Texas is greater than the total population of the entire state of Alaska.
Every year one out of five American families changes its place of residence.
Roughly a quarter of the world's people live in China.
In 1790 only 5 percent of the American population lived in cities.
The population of the American colonies in 1610 was 350.
There are more people in New York City than there are in the states of Alaska, Vermont, Wyoming, South Dakota, New Hampshire, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, Hawaii, North Dakota, Delaware and New Mexico combined.