Japan

5.23 This Week in Numbers

Michael Data & Graphics, Photo May 24, 2016

From Ian Bremmer via LinkedIn:

For the first time, Trump ahead of Clinton in national poll average.

Who is most concerned about the South China Sea?
1 Philippines
2 Vietnam
3 Japan
4 South Korea
5 Australia (!)

5.16 This Week in Numbers

Michael Data & Graphics, Photo May 15, 2016

Occupations of persons from the Panama Papers, via this awesome blog:

From Ian Bremmer via LinkedIn:

A good way to look at widening wealth gap in America

Average internet speed, megabytes per second
Singapore 98.5
Hong Kong 92.6
S Korea 79
Kuwait 76.5
Romania 71.6
US 53.5

On average, women earn 18% less than men. Not in the UAE though. Too bad women only make up 13% of the labor force there.

From others:

4.11 This Week in Numbers

Michael Data & Graphics April 11, 2016

From Polygraph:

To begin answering these questions, we Googled our way to 8,000 screenplays and matched each character’s lines to an actor. From there, we compiled the number of words spoken by male and female characters across roughly 2,000 films, arguably the largest undertaking of script analysis, ever.
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From Ian Bremmer via LinkedIn:

Sec State travel records
1 John Kerry: 1.06m miles (81 countries)
2 Condoleezza Rice: 1.059m (85)
3 Hillary Clinton: 956,733m (112)

Total Wealth of Female Billionaires
1 China $95.4B
2 US 28.8
3 UK 4.9
4 Spain 4.6
5 Italy 2.4
5 Nigeria 2.4
7 Australia 1.8
8 Brazil 1.4

Japan’s demographic shift

World Map of Internet Penetration