Pocket World in Figures 2007

Pocket World in Figures 2007

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This is a new edition of this annual bestseller of fascinating facts and figures about the world we live in. The 2007 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. This work provides information on: the highest mountain or longest river; where economic growth is fastest or inflation is highest; who consumes the most energy; where computer and 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 2007 edition of this annual bestseller has the answers to all these questions and more. It has been completely updated and revised, now containing facts on more than 200 topics, data on 182 countries and profiles of more than 65 of the world's major economies. No well-informed person can afford to be without it.show more

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  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 98 x 190 x 22mm | 222.26g
  • Profile Books Ltd
  • Economist Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 1861978251
  • 9781861978257
  • 2,475,833

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"'Everything the armchair globetrotter needs to know about the world' Daily Telegraph"show more

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