What Percentage Of The World Is Water?


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Anonymous answered
70.8% water 29.2% land.
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*  Total water surface area: 70.8% (361,132,000 sq km)

Source: ChartsBin statistics collector team 2010, Surface Area of the Earth, ChartsBin, viewed 11th January, 2010,
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I think I remember being taught it is 78% water. But I'm not sure. Good question.
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Jonathan Ives answered
Great question...

The percentage of water to land on the surface of the earth is 70.8%.

However if you are looking for the percentage of water to land taking into account the total mass of the earth it would be a tiny percentage, is not sure exactly but it would be less than 2%.

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Jacquelyn Mathis Profile
I was taught that it was 2/3 water.

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