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[Human Superlatives]

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Overview

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The tables below list the most prominent items in their category sorted by attribute.

See Also: Astronomical Superlatives, Human Superlatives, Natural Superlatives, World Records.
 

Most Populated Cities

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City

Country

Population

Tokyo

Japan

33 400 000

Seoul

South Korea

23 100 000

Mexico City

Mexico

22 000 000

New York

USA

21 800 000

Mumbai

India

21 100 000

Dehli

India

20 800 000

São Paulo

Brazil

20 300 000

Shanghai

China

18 600 000

Los Angeles

USA

17 900 000

Jakarta

Indonesia

16 900 000

 

Most Populated Countries

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Country

Population

% of World Population

China 

1 330 000 000

19.90

India

1 147 000 000

17.17

USA

303 000 000

4.53

Indonesia

237 000 000

3.55

Brazil

191 000 000

2.86

Pakistan

172 000 000

2.57

Bangladesh

153 000 000

2.29

Russia

140 000 000

2.10

Nigeria

138 000 000

2.07

Japan

127 000 000

1.90

World Population =6 682 000 000
 

Largest Religions

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Religion

Followers

Christianity

2 135 000 000

Islam

1 313 000 000

Hinduism

870 000 000

Chinese folk religions

404 000 000

Buddhism

378 000 000

Ethnic religions

256 000 000

New religions

108 000 000

Sikhism

25 000 000

Judaism

15 000 000

Spiritists

13 000 000

 

Elements in the Human Body

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Element

Total g (oz)

Oxygen *

43 000 (1 517)

Carbon

16 000 (564)

Hydrogen *

7 000 (247)

Nitrogen

1 800 (63)

Calcium

1 200 (42)

Phosphorus

780 (28)

Sulphur

140 (5)

Potassium

110 - 140 (4 - 5)

Sodium

100 (4)

Chlorine

95 (3)

Average Adult. * Combined as water