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Pigs, Planes and Urine

PIGS, PLANES URINE THE NUMBERS BEHIND THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY There ere 99 million- That's 1.4 people out of every 100 on Earth. jobs supported by the travel industry worldwide. That's one tenth of More than the the worldwide And number of German population in 1800! speakers worldwide. Every year there are *In which you 237 million could fit 13.8 billion snakes. empty seats on planes, equal to 522,026 empty 7475 That's enough to keep Chicago O'Hare International Airport busy for 217 days. 8.93 billion alidey days annuclly. We use Thet's 132,886,905 human lifetimes per year. DEPARTURESl Don't leave your wallet behind as all that travel is gonna cost us collectively $5,991 billion Enough to buy... 93,000 TONS of gold 1,331 aircraft carriers An iPad & iPhone for every person on earth Hotel bacon - the hidden cost 7 million pigs per year That's one whole pig every 5 seconds... rashers on a pig = 340 (thick-cut!) The line to the slaughterhouse would be 17 miles long. 17% of Americans admit to peeing in the pool - think of that O number in terms of global holidaymakers and it equals... 19 19 Olympic swimming pools of URINE. .. Or maybe don't think of it. Children on holiday build 59 million cubic metres worth of resplendent sand castles annually, enough for... Filling 57 x24 Empire State copies of the Great Pyramid of Giza Buildings Or To protect us from those rays we'll use enough sunscreen to coat the surface area of Luxembourg in a thin layer of 30 SPF... .. Poor old Luxembourg, can never catch a break. Who doesn't like hotel soap? Apparently everyone does, as we'll use 446,500,000kg. of it. That's more than... 65,000 male élephants. 1yr Hotel soap *Enough for a 327 billion litre bath! Sources: UNWTO, IATA, Boeing, WTTC, The Navy Department Library,, LIVESTRONG.COM, Mayo Clinic, European Commission, The Skin Cancer Foundation, San Diego Zoo %24

Pigs, Planes and Urine

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The numbers behind the travel industry!




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