Room for thought:
The average parking space is bigger than the average child's room.
@fribbledom I like the tiny cars they have in Japan
Yeah, but everything's relative there. I don't have any data for Japan, but I assume their average child's room is even smaller.
@fribbledom Children are small, SUVs are big.
@fribbledom either big parking spaces or small rooms not sure which
@fribbledom what region and or sources? This is interesting to me
I'm in the middle of gathering this kind of info for countries all across the globe.
I should have been clearer in my original toot, though: this is referencing the average space per child (so average room size divided by people) in Europe.
@fribbledom ahh yeah cause the idea of poor children having a room to themselves is just alien to me
@fribbledom I don't think I've ever had a room smaller than a parking space. Does that include dividing the space by the number of people living in the room?
The average space in Europe is apparently 12sqm (130sqft) per child, which is slightly smaller than the average parking space.
(So yes, that means dividing the room by people)
I know the page, but I'm not quite sure what you're trying to tell me. There's clearly no correlation between the two, but that doesn't mean you can compare their average sizes.
Space being a limited resource (in some countries/cities more than in others), I think it's a very fascinating insight into how we value cars and what we deem reasonable.
I'm really not reading anything into this. This is merely an observation. You may draw your own conclusions.
@fribbledom Average child is smaller than average car.
You can't fit 4 people in a child.
@fribbledom Have you read The Traffic Power Structure by Planka.nu
@fribbledom why are ppl storing their larvae in a broom closet
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