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Statistically speaking

This past weekend, Carnegie Mellon hosted its 16th annual International Festival. Here are some global snapshots and stats on the cultures represented at Carnegie Mellon:

• Percentage of the world’s population that lives in China: 20

• Percentage of the world’s population that lives in the six largest countries by area (Russia, Canada, China, the United States, Brazil, and Australia): 50

• Approximate percentage of Carnegie Mellon students from other countries: 20

• Number of countries in the world: 225

• Approximate population of the world: 6.5 billion

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