Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mini Fact 2: Worldwide Obesity & Overweight

In 2014,
  • Over 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight
  • Over 600 million were obese.
  • Overall, about 13% of the world’s adult population (11% of men and 15% of women) were obese in 2014.
  • In 2014, 39% of adults aged 18 years and over (38% of men and 40% of women) were overweight.
  • The worldwide prevalence of obesity more than doubled between 1980 and 2014

Source: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs311/en/

Mini Fact 1: Number Colleges In The United States

This is a random fact! You may or may not care about it but I think it won’t hurt. Yes, tell me total number of colleges and universities in the United States. If you don't know, that's ok. I have provided that number below:

Total School and Colleges: 4599
4-Year Institutions: 2870
2-Year Institution: 1729





Source: National Center for Education Statistics (December 2012). "Table 5 Number of educational institutions, by level and control of institution: Selected years, 1980-81 through 2010-11

How many words are there in English?

Unfortunately, there's no exact count of the number of words in the English language because languages are flexible and expanding.