According to Uber Facts, for every person on Earth, 62 Lego pieces have been created.
That is a staggering statistic. Think about it. Right now, there are over 7 billion people on the planet. I’m horrible at math, but according to Google calculator, that means there are 434 billion Legos out there just waiting to be stepped on.
Sidebar: Is there anything worse than stepping on a Lego? Prisons should have rooms where inmates are blindfolded and forced to run barefoot across a floor covered in multi-colored torture blocks. I guarantee the crime rate would drop. But, I digress.
That there is one person for every 62 Legos is remarkable, but that isn’t what struck me. When I came across this fact, I thought: