How much weigh humanity? We know how much weighs the planet, the globe, but how much weigh the human beings who populate the Earth? In total, 287 million tonnes. Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (United Kingdom) have done the calculation.
The results of his work, which publishes the journal BMC Public Health, indicate that the total weight of the world’s population is of 287 million tonnes. Thus, the average weight of adults inhabiting the planet is 62 kilos.
In the words of one of the authors of the study, Professor Ian Roberts, to the BBC, “increasingly are more fat.” The expert says that in view of the data is necessary to address the growth of the world’s population because, in his view, it poses a threat to food security and the environment.