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What the world would look like if it were just 100 people

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The world is a massive place — some 7.5 billion people and counting. That’s so large, it can be hard to even wrap our brains around worldwide statistics.

But what if it were smaller — a lot smaller? A nonprofit known as The 100 People Foundation aims to frame the global population through a much more manageable lens — in other words, what it would look like if the world was made up of just 100 people.

The Globe took each of the foundation’s statistics and extrapolated them using today’s percentages, and added in some of our own. Here’s a look at the world, conveniently shrunk down.

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