Pocket World in Figures 2006

Pocket World in Figures 2006

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The 2006 edition of this annual bestseller has been completely updated, revised and refreshed, with expanded coverage that includes many new features. As regulars will know, it contains rankings on more than 200 topics in subject areas as wide-ranging as geography, population, business, the economy, trade, transport, finance, industry, demographics, the environment, society, culture and crime. If you want to know * the highest mountain or longest river * where economic growth is fastest or inflation is highest * who consumes most energy * where computer or mobile phone ownership is highest * which countries have the most asylum seekers * who spends most, and who spends least, on health * the heaviest drinkers and smokers * who recycles most * facts about teenage obesity and drug use * the countries ranked highest and lowest for environmental sustainability The Economist Pocket World in Figures has all the answers.show more

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  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 92 x 190 x 26mm | 222.26g
  • Profile Books Ltd
  • Economist Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1861977425
  • 9781861977427

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* 'Everything the armchair globetrotter needs to know about the world' Daily Telegraphshow more

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