Archive for the 'Statistics' Category

Top 10 Countries with the Lowest and Highest Population Densities

November 27th, 2006

Lowest (People per square kilometer) Mongolia (2) Namibia (2) Australia (3) Botswana (3) Iceland (3) Surinam (3) Libya (3) Mauritania (3) Canada (3) Guyana (4) Highest (People per square kilometer) Monaco (16,205) Singapore (6,386) Malta (1,261) Maldives (1,164) Bahrain (1,035) Bangladesh (1,002) Vatican City (920) Barbados (648) Nauru (621) Mauritius (603) Source:

47 male celebrities 5'7" or under

September 29th, 2006

According to popular mythology, male celebrities (and especially leading men on the big screen) are supposed to be tall, dark, and handsome. But many a successful actor, filmmaker, and singer has risen to great heights in the industry without having his head in the clouds—including some larger-than-life action heroes. Speaking as someone who can see […]

20 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names in 2005 and 1885

September 13th, 2006

There seems to be a trend lately of parents choosing names for their children that may be considered more traditional. I think this may be a backlash against decades of popular baby names that were newly coined or given new spellings. It’s interesting to see that there are some names that remain popular from one […]

Four countries with the most executions in 2005

August 2nd, 2006

In 2005, four countries carried out 94% of the world’s executions: China: 1,770 (minimum estimate) Iran: 94 Saudi Arabia: 86 USA: 60 Total Executions in 2005: 2,148 Source: Amnesty International