Though there is no exact number for obvious reasons, but it is estimated that the total number of clocks in the whole wide world is 5 billion. This number includes everything from pendulum clocks to all the other types of clocks that one might have in use at his home or office, but it is exclusive of all the watches of the world which we would be discussing next!
How Many Watches Are There In The World?
Though, watches were a later invention, but their production far exceeds those of clocks as of now. Nearly 1.5 Billion watches are manufactured every year and it is estimated that there are over 6 billion functional watches in the world as of now
Are There More Watches In The World Or Clocks?
As of now, it is estimated that there are more watches in the world than clocks. Moroever, when it comes to production, then the production of watches seems to be more then that of clocks. Moreover, the production of watches is further seeing an upward trend; the credit to this is also often given to newly formed gadgets like the smartwatches
That’s about it for this blog, if you have any further clock/watches-related questions, feel free to use the comment section below. And if you want to read an interesting article on why clocks don’t appear in dreams, we have a great article on just that so do give it a click if you are interested “Why don’t clocks appear in dreams? Clocks and dreams!“. Here is also a link about the history of clocks if you want to give that a look “History of timekeeping devices“