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Are there more women than men in the world?
There is this belief that there more women in the world and it is one of the reasons why some men have many wives , and some men unmarried

Yes, according to research, there are more women than men in the world. In a family of 6, the dominant children are females. 

Even in my family, we are 7 kids, 5 of which are girls. I don't know why but I think the X chromosome is more dominant in families than the Y chromosomes.


Yes there are too many women in the world reason why the Eritea government pleaded with it's citizens to take a second or third wife so as to reduce the population of single and unmarried ladies from the street


No, there are 101 men for every 100 women in the world. What you see at your job, in your family, at your university or even in your country doesn't give a reliable impression of the world at large. On the other hand, the number of females might be underestimated because some parents will register boys but not girls in certain countries, India and China in particular. 

And of course, men start with a larger majority at birth, but they die at an earlier age. There would be more women if there was more violence or if the world's population growth slowed down.

There are significant differences between countries. According to the CIA World Factbook, Djibouti has 84 men per 100 women, while Qatar has 341 men per 100 women. Most of these men in Qatar are foreign workers, of course. Some major countries with a male majority are Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan and China, while Russia, Ukraine, Hungary and Kazakhstan have a female majority. 

The map is from Wikipedia, based on data from 2012.  Red represents more females, blue more males than the world average of 1.01 males/females.


According to different sources I've read, there are more men in the world than women. However, depending on which country you live in, this ratio could be reversed.

According to the 2017 estimate by the CIA's World Factbook, the ratio of men to women in the world was 1.015 : 1.  Or, for every 100 women, there were 101.5 men. In terms of total worldwide population, there were a little over 55 million more men.

As previously stated, this ratio will change depending on what country you live in, but it is also important to note that there are significant differences depending on age, as well. I mention this because there are typical ages where males and females look to be married, and so the male to female ratio per country in that age range becomes important. It also may be why the perception persists that there are more women than men.

However, worldwide, the ratio of males to females is 1.03 : 1 at birth, then bumps up immediately to 1.07 : 1 after birth and through age 24. From age 25 on, though, the male advantage declines significantly, with the 25-54 age range falling to 1.02 : 1, followed by a complete reversal at 55 years and over, where women outnumber men 1.14 : 1.

What causes this reversal? As others have noted, there are plenty of different factors, which include the male propensity to take part in wars, mortal violence, hard manual labor, accidents and other risky behaviors, such as excessive drinking, smoking, drugs, overeating, etc.

If these activities don't kill males in the earlier stages of life, they still tend to shorten life expectancy. Because of this, and no doubt other hereditary, environmental and biological factors, women generally will outlive men by four years (71-67).

It should be noted here that even with demographics, worldwide, the number of men and women is within a percentage point, (0.8%), meaning that aside from what might be happening locally, the balance male to female is still relatively close.


In the human species the ratio between males and females at birth is slightly biased towards the male sex.

Nature provides that the number of newborn males slightly outnumber newborn females because as they grow up, men are at a higher risk of dying than women not only due to sex differentials in natural death rates, but also due to higher risk from external causes (accidents, injuries, violence, war casualties). Thus, the sex ratio of total population is expected to equalize.


This belief would have been true if the situation was in past like during world wars or in time of war over kingdom about 100 to 1000 years ago . During wars mostly men are admitted in army that result in higher number of females as compared to males. But in present situation number of males and females is about equal.


I will say yes in my opinion.

This is because when you look at most places and organizations I have worked in, women to men ration is always about 3:1. In my university class for example, the ratio of boys to girls at the moment is 1:4. 

In a more natural event like childbirth, I have worked in a good number of hospitals and when I analyze the number of deliveries we have conducted, the ratio of male to female children delivered is 1:5.

So when I look at all these analyses, I strongly believe there are more women in the World than men for sure.


I believed there are more women in the World compared to men

Because in various academic sectors and trades women are very much

In my class 65% of us are females and the rest 35% males

Also the last censored carried out in my country showed that I population of females is more higher



everywhere you go it's always more females than males even in church.