World Population

From:    Gene Giermann
Subject: World Population

The Utne Reader summarized the following information that is indicative
of the world's need for birth-control and reproductive freedom.

56.4% of the world's population is Asian.
21%   are Europeans
8.6%  are Africans
8.0%  are South Americans
6.0%  are North Americans
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30.0% are Christian (18.3% Catholic, 8.4% Protestant, 3.3% Orthodox)
21.0  with no religion
17.5% Moslem
12.8% Hindu
5.5%  Buddhists
4.7%  Animists
9.5%  Miscellaneous
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70%   are illiterate
60%   live in shantys
50%   are hungry
6%    control half of the world income.


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