This is a great little video from National Geographic as part of their Population 7 Billion series. It suggests that the most typical person on the Earth is right handed, earns less than $12, 000 a year, has a mobile phone, does not have a bank account, is male, 28 and Han Chinese.
Researchers than averages 190, 000 photos of people around this age and in this ethnic group to create an image of the worlds most typical person. Here they are…
The video then goes to challenge what we mean by ‘typical’ and gets the point across nicely that there is really no such thing as typical and typical changes and evolves all of the time.
I’ve embedded the video below:
What a shame that some schools still block YouTube preventing us from showing this rich learning material to children.