# Glencoe World Geography

## Unit 1: The World

### Country Databanks

 Country Population And Density Percent Urban Percent Of Population Projected Population Change 2002-2050 (Percent) Estimated Population 2050 Infant Mortality Rate Per 1,000 Average Number of Children per Female Life Expectancy GDP Per Capita in Dollars Literacy Rate (%) Telephones (Mainline) Per 1,000 Cell Phones Per 1,000 Televisions Per 1,000 Personal Computers Per 1,000 Daily Caloric Supply Percent of People With Access to Medicines Country Under 15 Over 65 Total Male Female World 6,314,000,000 47 30 7 46 9,104,000,000 54 2.8 67 65 69 7,600 77 Data not available Data not available Data not available Data not available Data not available Data not available World 29 per sq. mi. 46 per sq. km United States 291,500,000 75 21 13 44 413,500,000 6.6 2.1 77 74 80 36,300 97 700 398 770 585.2 3,642 99 United States 291 per sq. mi. 78 per sq. km

### Unit 1: The World

 1 What percentage of the world’s population is between the ages of 15 and 65? A) 30 B) 36 C) 63 D) 86 2 Approximately how much money is earned worldwide in one day? A) \$3 billion B) \$13 trillion C) \$30 million D) \$130 trillion 3 If 5,000 women around the world were randomly surveyed, approximately how many children would they have collectively? You should take into account both the average number of children per female and the infant mortality rate. A) 13,250 B) 14,000 C) 132,500 D) 140,000 4 Out of every 100 people in the world, approximately how many are from the United States? A) 10 B) 5 C) 7 D) 2 5 Study the chart. Which of the following statements is NOT true? A) Worldwide, women tend to live longer than men. B) Women in the United States generally have fewer children than other women in the world, on average. C) The United States has a greater number of people under the age of 15 than does the rest of the world. D) Worldwide, approximately three out of every four people are literate.