We never cease to be amazed at some of the numbers out there in our every day world. We so often take things for granted or are outright oblivious to the size of our world until things are brought into perspective when we hear about a number.

To that end, this website was created to shine a light on these numbers.

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250,000 Number of women raped or sexually assaulted world wide each year.
(Source:United Nations statistical report: Dated: Apr 2021)

3,000 Number of people who die of foot poisoning each year in the US. CDC estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.
(Source:Center for disease control: Dated: May 2020)

4,295 Number of M4 Sherman Tanks destroyed during WWII. 1636 were suffered by the 37 Independent Tank Battalions, and , 2659 by the 15 armored divisions.
(Source:Steve Zaloga's book Armored Thunderbolt: Dated: Jun 2020)

30,000 Number of speakeasies in New York City during height of US's prohibition era.
(Source:history channel: Dated: Feb 2021)

1,500 Number of active volcanoes around the world
(Source:USGS.GOV : Dated: Nov 2019)

169 Number active volcanoes around the USA
(Source:USGS.GOV : Dated: Nov 2019)

11,000 Number of train services in India
(Source:Smithsonian Channel: Dated: Nov 2019)

50 Number of dictators in the world as of 2019
(Source:Planet Rulers : Dated: Oct 2019)

2,600 Number of auto fatalities each year due to cell phones use or distractions.
(Source:National Traffic Safety Institute: Dated: Jul 2019)

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