• The heart beats around 100,000 times a day. This is over 35 million times a year and around 2.5 billion times in your life.

  • Your heart beats so powerful that in one day it can fi ll a tanker carrying 7,000 liters.

  • A full grown heart weighs about 250 to 300 grams.


  • Your blood travels with a speed of 11 km/hr. It only takes 22 seconds to fully circulate your body.

  • An adult carries about 5 liters of blood in his body.

  • The heart pumps about 4-5 liters around every minute.

Blood veins 

  • All our veins together have a length of more than 100,000km, equating to 2.5 times around the world.


  • The heart of an embryo starts beating around the fifth week of the pregnancy.

  • That heartbeat changes per age group; Newborn babies have a heartbeat around 120 beats/min, kids and young adults have a heartbeat around 80-100 beats/min.

  • Adults have a heartbeat around 60-70 beats/min.