# What Percentage of People are Left Handed

What Percentage of People are Left Handed? Approximately the percentage of left handed people is only 10 percent of the world's population. The US population in 2018 is 326,766,748 billion people per worldmeters.info, which means in America, approximately 32,676,674.8 million people are left handed. One out of every 10 people are left handed. Medicaldaily.com explains why it's so rare.

Why Is Left-Handedness So Rare?

Only about 10 percent of the population is left-handed. Why?