The World is Getting Younger

It’s not just you that’s getting older, the rest of the world is getting younger. According to recent U.N. data (via the BBC), there are currently about one-billion 12-to-18 year-olds worldwide — and nine out of ten of them live in the developing world.

[via Data Mining]


  1. Look at Africa- is that getting youger- or are all the “old” people dying of AIDS.

  2. Maybe the money on walls blocking the access of a younger workforce to the developed world can be better used on educating those younger workers that are needed for replacing the elder in jobs they don’t want.