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Human Fact Attack
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UK life expectancy
Japan life expectancy highest in the world
82 (due to diet)
Proportion of Gambia that are Muslim
90% (don't believe in contraception)
Proportion of Gambia's population are illiterate (cannot read and write)
Percentage of people in slum housing
What is the retirement age in the UK?
What is the dependency ratio of the UK?
50 (Gambia 90)
What is the population of China
How is the one child policy introduced?
Fines of up to 4 times family wage
What's been the impact of China's one child policy on growth ratem
Fallen from 2.4% to 0.6%
What's the ratio of girls to boys in China
120 boys : 100 girls
Singapore (pro Natalist) - How have they encouraged births?
$10,000 for those who have 2 children
Tax Relief on 3rd child
Maternity leave up from 8 to 12 weeks
What's the migration rate for Singapore
75% of population
How much to immigrants add to the US economy?
When has war affected the development of Ethiopia
Occupied by Italy from 1936-41
Why is Ethiopia so poor?
Has repay millions of pounds a year in loans (despite debt relief in 2005)
Name Rostow's 5 stages of development
Reconditions for take off
Drive to maturity
High Mass Consumption
Average income in Bihar
6000 rupees (£75)
Average income in Maharashtra
30,000 rupees (£375)
What percentage of families live below the poverty line in Bihar?
Fertility rate in Bihar
Fertility rate in Maharashtra
What proportion of people in Bihar go to school
How many universities does Mumbai have?
Give a fact to support that Bihar has poor infrastructure?
58% of households have no electricity
How much water does the Sardar Sarovar Dam (India) provide?
3.5 billion litres of drinking water daily
How much electricity does the Sardar Sarovar Dam provide?
When complete how many hectares will the Sardar Sarovar Dam irrigate?
1.8 million ha
How many villages were affected?
234 villages have been drowned forcing 320,000 people out
What does ASTRA stand for?
Application of Science and Technology in rural areas (cow dung used as biogas for cooking)
What motorways is Leeds situated on?
M1 and M62
How many jobs are supported by Tourism in Leeds?
20,000 fulltime contributing £735 million to the economy
What percentage of the Leeds population are employed in the financial sector?
¼ - Has an output value of £13 billion
How many people does Cambridge Science Park Employ?
5,000 people (50% with degrees)
Average house price in the North East?
Average income in North East?
Average income in South East?
Average house price in North East?
Percentage of people working in Tertiary sector?
Percentage of people working in Secondary sector?
% of people with a personal compute
How many foreign workers are there in the UK?
How much does the foreign workforce contribute to the UK?
Europe has pledged to reduce their carbon emissions by how much?
20% by 2020
How many megacities are there in the world?
How many tonnes of food is consumed in London each year?
How much oil is consumed in London each year?
13.2 million tonnes
How much does road traffic contribute to its CO2 emissions?
How much waste does London produce?
20 million tonnes
What's London's recycling target?
Increase it by 50% by 2020
How much carbon emissions decreased by in Bedzed?
In what year was the Congestion Charge introduced?
2003 (as a result nitrous oxide levels have reduced by 13%)
How many Boris Bikes are there?
8000 (Cycling up 43%)
Give a fact to support that Mumbai has poor sanitation?
500 people per toilet
4000 cases of serious disease daily
What's the population density of Dharavi?,1 million people per sq mile
What's the recycling rate in Dharavi?
How many rubbish bags are collected daily in Mumbai?
How many people in Curitiba are transported by bus daily?
2 million (one bus every 60 seconds)
What's the Garbage Exchange Scheme in Curitiba?
5 kilos of rubbish for 1 kilo of vegetables
How far are people away from public transport in Masdar city?
Never more than 250 m
How many people in Masdar are educated about sustainability?
How much water does Masdar use?
80% less than the average city
What % of world trade to TNCs control?
How many of Tesco's admin jobs have moved to India?
How many countries does Nike operate in?
140 countries, Manufacturing in 46
Tesco has how many stores
where?,6,000 stores in 14 countries e.g.
Food made = Kenya/Sri Lanka
Admin = India
Stores = UK/Eastern Europe/Asia
Give a fact to support inequality
The poorest 20% consume only 1.3% of all global resources
How much oil does Saudi Arabia produce?
How much oil does America import?
How people died in the famine in Sudan?
How much has crop yield increased by due to the gene revolution?
In what year was car tax linked to CO2 emissions?
What was introduced in 2008 to improve efficiency of homes?
Energy Performance Certificates
How much electricity was saved by the Worcester Switch it off campaign?
What has 1600 members?
Worcester Resource Exchange
Name an example of Solar power farm.
Gower Power (Wales) - 4,000 solar panels on a 15 acre site
What's the UK target in regard to wind energy?
3000 on shore, 4000 offshore
How much was the proposed Severn Barrage Plan
What is the name of the first hydrogen car that can run at capacity of normal car?
Ford Edge Car
What % of Iceland using geo thermal energy?
Name a small scale technology?
Upesi Stove/ Kenyan Quick Stove - Reduces pollution by 50%
how many hours do Nike employees work?,65+ hours
What % of Nike employees suffer from respiratory problems in Vietnam and China?
How many jobs were lost at the Longbridge Site?
How many jobs were lost in the supply chain at Longbridge?
Give a statistic to demonstrate the poverty in the Longbridge region?
28% of children are either living on unemployment benefits or less than 60% the average income