Sunday, September 23, 2007

Anybody want to guess?

Anyone want to guess what the following top 10 list is about. Take a long look at the countries and the statistics and make a guess.

#1 South Africa: 0.719782 per 1,000 people
#2 Colombia: 0.509801 per 1,000 people
#3 Thailand: 0.312093 per 1,000 people
#4 Zimbabwe: 0.0491736 per 1,000 people
#5 Mexico: 0.0337938 per 1,000 people
#6 Belarus: 0.0321359 per 1,000 people
#7 Costa Rica: 0.0313745 per 1,000 people
#8 United States: 0.0279271 per 1,000 people
#9 Uruguay: 0.0245902 per 1,000 people
#10 Lithuania: 0.0230748 per 1,000 people

Follow up post to explain in a few days.



Kim Ayres said...

My guess is millionaires

Or tons of coffee drunk

Tom said...

Percentage of people who still think Britney Spears or Paris Hilton are newsworthy topics?

Shannon **Gabi's Mom** said...

Hmmmm...don't know but now I'm curious. I like Tom's theory though I think the numbers are a bit high for that.

Archie said...

I couldn't wait - had to google it. Nice to know we're such a 'civilized' country.

Jeff said...

Well I see Archie cheated.....

The answer is countries with the highest rate per capita of firearm related murders.

I thought it was interesting.