2.1 This Week in Numbers

Michael Data & Graphics February 2, 2016 Leave a reply

Ian Bremmer via LinkedIn:

Sustained low oil prices will push $3 trillion/yr from oil producers to consumers. One of the largest wealth transfers in human history.

One fifth of Germany’s population is of a migrant background.

Number of Rides Arranged Didi Kuaidi: 1.4 billion in China, last year Uber: 1 billion globally, ever (posted in Feb. 2016)

The global economy (nominal GDP) US: 23.3% China: 13.9% Japan: 6.2% Germany: 5.2% UK: 3.9%

The World’s Economy Divided by Area

Among employed American adults, nearly a full workweek has been lost since the turn of the centuries, infographic by Project: Time Off:

Apple’s revenue per employee in 2015 is way ahead in the chart among the major tech companies:

Sree Sreenivasan via Twitter: Bicycle parking in a Manhattan garage: $200/month:


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