Today is World Statistics Day and we just had to celebrate! Here are some of our researchers’ favorite fun facts from
Hong Kong consumes the most eggs per capita at 20.4 kg per ‘000 population as of 2016.
The popular honeymoon destination of the Maldives has the highest divorce rate in the world at 10.2 per 1,000 population in 2016.
The number of babies/infants (aged 0-2) in India in 2016 was equivalent to the entire population of Thailand.
In 2016, Mexicans consumed the most Cola carbonates globally with 100.2 litres per capita. This represents 285 cans of 350ml per person per year.
In 2016, each Brazilian consumed on average 61 litres of beer. This is 33% more than the level of bottled water consumed in the same year.
Argentines consume the most sweet biscuits globally in per capita terms with 8.4 kgs in 2016.
71% of digital purchases in China will be made on a mobile device in 2017.
Per capita spend on luxury eyewear in Canada was USD26.6 in 2016; this is the same as per capita spend on toilet paper in Ireland.
Australia has some of the most expensive cigarettes in the world. In 2016, the unit price of cigarettes was US$0.67/stick, 5.6 times higher than the global average.
iPhone dominated smartphone sales in Japan in 2017 with 54% of the market.