How much does your country contribute to the EU budget? This map shows the EU Member States‘ contributions to the European Union budget in 2014. While more than half of the EU member states contributed shares between 0.06 percent (Malta) and 1.90 percent (Denmark), only three Member States, namely Italy, France and Germany, reached contribution shares greater than 10 percent. Including the United Kingdom, these four countries make up over 60 percent of all contributions, with Germany contributing the largest single proportion. Data source: European Union
„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
„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….
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…