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Description: Counters that display the real-time data on world population (e.g., births this year, births today, deaths this year, deaths today, net population growth for today), government and economics (daily government expenditures toward health care, education, and military; cars and bicycles produced annually; computers sold), society and media (new book titles published, newspapers circulated, TV sets and cellular phones sold worldwide, money spent on videogames, Internet users, e-mail messages sent, blog posts, Google searches), environment (forest loss, arable land lost due to soil erosion, carbon dioxide emissions, current average temperature, desertification, species that have gone extinct, toxic chemicals released by industries into our air, land, and water, distance Earth has traveled in space within our Solar System), food (tons of food produced; levels of undernourished, overweight, and obese; people who died of hunger), water (water consumed, people with no access to safe drinking water), energy (energy used from non-renewable sources; energy used from renewable sources; solar energy striking Earth; oil pumped; oil, gas, and coal left), and health (deaths caused by communicable diseases, deaths of children under 5, abortions, deaths of mothers during childbirth, HIV/AIDS infected people, deaths caused by HIV/AIDS, deaths caused by cancer, deaths caused by malaria, cigarettes smoked, deaths caused by smoking, deaths caused by alcohol, suicides, road traffic accident fatalities). Worldometers' algorithm takes the latest statistical data available from the United Nations (UN), the World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and other institutions, and then processes them together with its estimated progression to compute figures current up to the millisecond. Part of the Real Time Statistics Project. Available in dozens of languages.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese
Resource Types: Simulations, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Data Sets, Applications/Connections

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