How African Countries Compare to One Another
The African continent is home to 54 countries ranging from prosperous ones to countries that are plagued by violence and extreme poverty. Find out which ones are the best and the worst performers http://www.indexmundi.com/blog/index.php/2013/10/30/how-african-countries-compare-to-one-another/
How Americans Spent Money in 2012
Housing, food, transportation, and clothing account for an estimated 66% of income spent for an average American household in 2012 http://www.indexmundi.com/blog/index.php/2013/10/27/how-americans-spent-money-in-2012/
The Most Expensive Office Locations by Country - Expensive office locations around the world share similar characteristics: they are located in premier trade and financial centers, they are sites for corporate headquarters, they are located in areas where property availability is scarce and therefore expensive, and they are located close to their most wealthy customers http://www.indexmundi.com/blog/index.php/2013/10/25/the-most-expensive-office-locations-by-country/
Things Each Country Leads the World In
Each country leads the world in different things, from good to bad things to awkward ones. According to this map, France leads the world in tourism, India in making movies, the United States in producing Nobel laureates, Greece in olive oil consumption, Brazil in FIFA world cup titles, and Costa Rica in happiness http://www.indexmundi.com/blog/index.php/2013/10/23/things-each-country-leads-the-world-in/
The Global Slavery Index 2013
Slavery still exists in many parts of the world, whether it be in the form of forced labor, forced domestic servitude, sexual exploitation, debt bondage, bonded labor, or child marriage…
The Gender Gap in Science by Country
The number of women researchers is small compared to that of men globally. It is interesting to note that countries like Bolivia and Burma, both developing nations, show the highest ratio of female researchers compared to the total in each country http://www.indexmundi.com/blog/index.php/2013/10/15/the-gender-gap-in-science-by-country/
Internet Population and Penetration by Country
An estimated one third of the world population is connected to the internet while the remaining two thirds do not have have access to it yet, according to the website Information Geographies.
As shown in this map, the distortion in the size of China points out the fact that it is the country with the largest number of internet users, roughly 500 million people. China is followed by the United States, India, and Japan, among others.
Europe’s Loss-Making Cars
European car makers are having a hard time with some of their models, which have generated big losses for the industry in the region. Here is a chart that shows European car manufacturers, their respective loss-making models, and how much money they lost per model.
Countries With Chemical Weapons
The 1925 Geneva Protocol banned the use of chemical weapons in warfare. By 1993 the Chemical Weapons Convention asked signatory nations to destroy their existing chemical weapons stockpiles and stop producing new ones http://www.indexmundi.com/blog/index.php/2013/10/02/countries-with-chemical-weapons/