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

Urban expansion to 2030

„The Global Grid of Probabilities of Urban Expansion to 2030 presents spatially explicit probabilistic forecasts of global urban land cover change from 2000 to 2030 at a 2.5 arc-minute resolution. For each grid cell that is non-urban in 2000, a Monte-Carlo model assigned a probability of becoming urban by the year 2030.“ – Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Statistical concept and Methodology: „The authors first extracted urban extent circa 2000 from the NASA MODIS Land Cover Type Product Version 5, which provides a conservative estimate of global urban land cover.…

Life Expectancy at birth – 2014

Definition of life expectancy at birth: „Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.“ – The World Bank Statistical concept and methodology: „Life expectancy at birth used here is the average number of years a newborn is expected to live if mortality patterns at the time of its birth remain constant in the future. It reflects the overall mortality level of a population, and summarizes the…