Total health expenditure per country in 2014

Total health expenditure per country in 2014

Definition: „Total health expenditure is the sum of public and private health expenditure. It covers the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health but does not include provision of water and sanitation.“ – The World Bank Development Relevance: „Health systems – the combined arrangements of institutions and actions whose primary purpose is to promote, restore, or maintain health (World Health Organization, World Health Report 2000) – are increasingly being recognized as key to combating disease and improving the health…

PISA 2015 Results

PISA 2015 Results

What is PISA ? „The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. In 2015 over half a million students, representing 28 million 15-year-olds in 72 countries and economies, took the internationally agreed two-hour test. Students were assessed in science, mathematics, reading, collaborative problem solving and financial literacy. The results of the 2015 assessment were published on 6th December 2016.“ – OECD – About PISA Performance in science:   Performance in reading:…

The world’s billionaires in 2016

The world’s billionaires in 2016

„There are 1,810 billionaires in the world, with an aggregate net worth of $6.5 trillion, according to the 2016 Forbes list of the world’s richest people. This is a snapshot of the countries with the most billionaire citizens, taken on Feb. 12, along with their aggregate net worth and the richest individual in each country. “ – Forbes Here are the „top 25 countries with the most billionaires“: To see the detailed tables and lists about the world’s billionaires visit: forbes.com Data source: www.forbes.com//2016/03/08/the-25-countries-with-the-most-billionaires

GDP (per capita) growth in 2014

GDP (per capita) growth in 2014

Definition of GDP Growth: „Annual percentage growth rate of GDP at market prices based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2005 U.S. dollars. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources.“ – The World Bank GDP growth worldwide in 2014: Statistical concept and methodology: „Gross domestic…