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by Moyo Roy
08 September 2012 | 4016 Views

Rwanda has the most female MPs in the world,
Canada has the most computers but Iceland has the most internet users and Japan has the most hospital beds.

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MOVIE GOERS

Total number of cinema visits in millions

1 India 4,432.7

2 United States 1,424.4

3 France 204.6

4 UK 178.6

5 Japan 170.7

MOST FEMALE MPS


Percentage of total seats

1 Rwanda 56.3

2 Andorra 50.0

3 Cuba 5.2

4 Sweden 44.7

5 Seychelles 43.8

CHARITY CHAMPS

Percentage of population who in month before survey gave money or time to charity or helped a stranger

1 US 60%

2 Ireland 59%

3 Australia 58%

=4 New Zealand 57%

=4 UK 57%

MOST EXPENSIVE OFFICE SPACE

In dollars per square foot

1 Hong Kong 150.09

2 London 142.94

3 Tokyo 118.89

4 Moscow 111.48

5 Paris 99.84

BIGGEST BOOZERS

Litres sold per head of population

1 Estonia 118.4

=2 Finland 99.5

=2 Germany 99.5

4 Australia 99.4

5 Czech Republic 95.8

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNERS

1 US 19

2 UK 11

3 France 9

4 Sweden 5

=5 Belgium 4

=5 Germany 4

HOSPITAL BEDS

Number of beds per 1,000 population

1 Japan 13.7

2 Belarus 11.1

3 South Korea 10.3

4 Ukraine 8.7

5 Germany 8.7

BIGGEST TOURIST SPENDERS

In millions of dollars

1 US 82,684

2 Germany 82,027

3 UK 64,113

4 China 45,953

5 France 36,403

MOST COMPUTERS

Computers per 100 people

1 Canada 124.8

2 Netherlands 117.6

3 Switzerland 102.5

4 UK 98.5

5 Sweden 98.1

FASTEST GROWING POPULATIONS

Average annual % change

1 Niger 3.52

2 Malawi 3.24

3 Uganda 3.14

4 Afghanistan 3.13

5 Iraq 3.10

STANDARD OF LIVING

Highest GDP in dollars per head

1 Luxembourg 105,190

2 Bermuda 89,240

3 Norway 85,390

4 Switzerland 67,460

5 Qatar 61,530

MOST CAR JOURNEYS

Average distance in km travelled per car per year

1 China 36,020

2 Chile 29,483

3 Peru 29,088

4 Thailand 27,790

5 India 23,882

MOST JAILBIRDS

Total prison population

1 US 2,266,832

2 China 1,640,000

3 Russia 741,600

4 Brazil 513,802

5 India 368,998


FATTEST MEN

Percentage obesity rate of population

1 US 44.2%

2 Argentina 37.4%

3 Greece 30.3%

4 Mexico 30.1%

5 Kuwait 29.6%

MOST MURDERS

Homicides per 100,000 population

1 Honduras 82.1

2 El Salvador 66

3 Ivory Coast 56.9

4 Jamaica 52.1

5 Venezuela 49

DIVORCE RATE

Number of divorces per 1,000 population

1 South Korea 4.6

2 Russia 4.5

3 Aruba 4.0

4 Belarus 3.9

5 Puerto Rico 3.8

FACEBOOK FANS

1 US 157,348,000

2 Brazil 47,011,000

3 India 45,826,000

4 Indonesia 42,272,000

5 Mexico 33,174,000

6 UK 30,945,000

HEAVIEST SMOKERS

Average daily consumption per head of population

1 Moldova 8.9

2 Serbia 7.9

3 Russia 7.4

=4 Lebanon 6.5

=4 Slovenia 6.5

WOBBLIEST WOMEN

Percentage obesity rate of population

1 Barbados 57.2

2 Kuwait 55.2

3 Trinidad & Tobago 52.7

=4 Jamaica 48.3

=4 US 48.3

TOP FOR TOURISTS

Number of tourist arrivals per year

1 France 77,526,000

2 Indonesia 68,433,000

3 US 58,248,000

4 China 54,723,000

5 Spain 52,440,000

6 Italy 45,487,000

7 UK 29,434,000

8 Turkey 25,867,000




9 Malaysia 25,111,000

10 Germany 24,808,000
 


Global facts figures

Source: Mirror

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