ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Top 200 Amazing Trivia Facts 1 - 50

Updated on April 30, 2010

1. Average number of words spoken by a man each day: 2,000

2. Average number of words spoken by a woman each day: 7,000

3. Average number of years right handed people will live longer than left handed individuals: 9

4. Likelihood that an American traffic death was a pedestrian: 16.6

5. Likelihood that a traffic death in New York City was a pedestrian: 50

6. Percent of all pregnancies that are unintended: 56

7. Percent of unintended pregnancies that occur to teenagers: 66

8. Average number of eggs laid each year by the American Oyster: 500 million

9. Average number of bacteria on each square inch of the human body: 32 million

10. Acres of rainforest destroyed daily: 74,000

11. Number of species of birds that could be found in a four square mile patch of rainforest: 400

12. Number of mail - order houses sold by Sears between 1908 and 1940: 100,000

13. Percent chance that a teenager will experience sexual harassment in school: 80

14. Likelihood that a woman in college will be a victim of sexual assault: 1 in 4

15. Percentage of rape victims assaulted by strangers: 22

16. Estimated number of women of child - bearing age who have no health insurance: 10,000,000

17. Ranking of U.S. in infant mortality rates: 19

18. Annual number of adults struck by clinical depression: 12,000,000

19. Cost of clinical depression in worker absenteeism, lost productivity and health care, in billions: 27

20. Square footage of floor space at Mall Of America, in millions: 4.2

21. Cost to build the Mall Of America, in millions of dollars: 625

22. Number of parking spaces at the Mall of America: 12,750

23. Median sentence in state prison, in months: 72

24. Average months served for a rape conviction: 29

25. Chance that an American volunteers time to an organization or institution: 1 in 5

26. Chance that an American will develop skin cancer: 1 in 6

27. Percent of all skin cancer deaths that are malignant melanomas: 75

28. Number of women worldwide who contract HIV daily: 3000

29. Number of women worldwide who die from AIDS daily: 500

30. Percentage of these women who are between the ages of fifteen and twenty - five: 70

31. Percentage of Americans who believe Elvis could still be alive: 7

32. Weight of a large adult whale, in tons: 220

33. Weight of an adult lion, in pounds: 400

34. Weight of a larger moose, in pounds: 2000

35. Year that hot dogs were invented: 1603

36. Calories in an average breakfast: 1500

37. Minimum "Desirable Weight" of a woman 5'6" with a small frame, in pounds: 120

38. Maximum "Desirable Weight" of a woman 5'6" with a large frame, in pounds: 160

39. Amount of calories a male eighteen years or older trying to lose up to 50 pounds would eat per day while following Jenny Craig's diet plan: 1500

40. Amount of calories a female eighteen years or older trying to lose up to 50 pounds would eat per day while following the same plan: 1200

41. Grams of fat in 3 ounces of lean, broiled pork chops: 8.91

42. Grams of fat in 3 ounces of white chicken meat: 3.83

43. Percent of Vitamin C in broccoli lost by boiling: 67

44. Percent of Vitamin C in broccoli lost in steaming: 21

45. The average number of hours a house cat sleeps in each day: 17

46. Percentage of Americans who say there's been "a great deal" of progress towards Martin Luther King's dream: 59

47. Percentage of Black people who say the nation has done too little to help racial minorities: 75

48. Percentage of white people who agree with above: 39

49. Estimated worldwide volume of high - level nuclear waste: 80,000

50. Number of commercial nuclear reactors worldwide: 413

Continued In Top 200 Amazing Trivia Facts 51 - 100


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • quicksand profile image


      8 years ago

      Could you not design a software by means of which you could hyphenate all the 2000 words spoken by a male? :)


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)