How Much Personal Space Do You Have?

How Much Personal Space Do You Have?

If you live in an urban metropolis, you know how densely packed the population can get. With buildings growing ever taller and apartments stacking floors of people on top of each other, it can be difficult to determine exactly how much space everyone really has.

Andrew Bergmann, Creative Director at CNNMoney, set out to illustrate this point by presenting the density of the world’s most crowded cities in a way that he hoped would make the abstract numbers more relatable.

“Population density is measured by the number of people per square kilometer or square mile, but that’s hard to picture,” he said.

“When you flip the imperial equation on its head and multiply by the quantity of square feet in a square mile, you end up with square feet per person. That is the amount of space in relation to an individual …which gives us a much better... keep reading

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