Jun 29, 2016

5% of the World Lives in the Blue Shaded Regions. Another 5% Lives in the Red

5 percent of world population lives in blue shaded region another 5 percent in red region 5% of the World Lives in the Blue Shaded Regions. Another 5% Lives in the Red

Map Created by Ibisdigitalmedia

 

Population density is an interesting measurement. In the dark blue shaded regions, you will find 5% of the world’s population. The surface area covers an impressive amount of the land on our planet.

In contrast, the red shaded region also represents 5% of the world’s population. By default, that means 90% of the remaining global population lives in the white, non-shaded region. I’m not sure what’s most surprising, but maps have a fascinating way of making us take a deeper look at our world.

If you haven’t already, be sure to check out our hugely popular maps posts:

 

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[via Ibisdigitalmedia on reddit]

 

 

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