Apart from the obvious, how do the sexes differ?
- The average height for men is 1.77m while women are on average 12cm shorter. (sexual records.com)
- The average female hip measurement is 1.00m while men’s hips are on average 8cm smaller. (sexual records.com)
- The average male weighs 78 kilos which is 13 kilos heavier than the average female. (sexual records.com)
- Women have a 78% greater chance of becoming blind. (World Health Organisation).
- Men are 2.7 times more likely to become involved in a road traffic accident. (World Health Organisation).
- Men are 4 times more likely to die of a smoking related illness. (World Health Organisation).
- Women are 3 times more likely to suffer from migraines compared to men. (FDA)
- Although men are more likely to suffer from heart attacks, women are more likely to die within 1 year of a heart attack. (FDA)
- There are an estimated 781 million illiterate adults in the world, about 64% of whom are women. (UNESCO)
- There are 103.5 million out-of-school children, of which 57% are girls. (UNESCO)
- 84% of parliamentary seats across the world are held by men. (United Nations).
- Men are 4 times more likely to subscribe to an internet dating website. (Jupiter Research).
- Although 58% of the world’s TV news readers are women, only 21% of news subjects are female. (WACC)
- Although 70% of asylum seekers are male, females have a 76% chance of being granted asylum while men have only a 68% chance. (UNECE)
- Women have less body water (52% for the average woman v. 61% for the average man). This means that a man’s body will automatically dilute the alcohol more than a woman’s body, even if the two people weigh the same amount. (Brown University)
- Men are twice as likely as women to become victims of online fraud. (spamfo)
- A male’s computer is 21% more likely to be affected by a virus compare to a female’s computer. (spamfo)
- Men are more intelligent than women by about five IQ points on average, making them better suited for “tasks of high complexity. (British Journal of Psychology)
- A study from the University of Nebraska Lincoln found college women to be more weight-conscious and more likely to diet than college men. Among men, 45.2% were overweight or obese, compared to 13.9% of women. But 57.4% of the women said they needed to lose weight, compared to 28.6% of the men.
- Men are approximately 3 times more likely to commit suicide then women. (Royal College of Psychiatrists)