10% of the world’s population is left-handed.
Famous left-handed people include Napoleon, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Einstein, Newton, Bill Gates, Oprah, Obama and Jimi Hendrix.
40% of schizophrenics are left-handed, despite being only 10% of the world’s population.
Every August 13th is celebrated “Left-Handers Day” since 1996.
Right-handed people tend to chew food on the right side while left-handed tend to chew on the left side.
More than 2,500 left-handed people are killed every year by using equipment meant for right-handed people.
Left-handed people die, on average, 3 years earlier than right-handed people.
There are more left-handed people with IQs over 140 than right-handed people, a study found.
Premature babies are more likely to be left-handed, many studies suggest.
Homosexuals are 39% more likely to be left-handed.
Left-handed soldiers prepare and throw grenades upside down because of how the safety pin is placed.
Inherited genes account for just 25% of the chance of being left-handed, a study found.
Left-handed people are affected by post-traumatic stress far more than those who are right-handed, a research revealed.
Left-handed people earn up to 12% less than right-handed people, a study found.
Left-handed people process things faster than righties while playing computer games or sports.