India has released the provisional 2011 Census report, which shows that the country's population has increased to about 1,210.2 million, or 17.5 per cent of the world population. Literacy rate has marked a nine per cent increase, while the growth rate has reduced from 21.15 per cent to 17.64 compared to the last time the government counted heads of its citizens in 2001.
The world's biggest weapons suppliers
Mobile is a rapidly developing sector.
Way back in 2007, I found this obscure chart from The York Group on a Norwegian blog , posted previously as Countries GDP as US States .
Nuclear power plants have only a few decades of working life before they have to be shut down – so how big is the problem? Roll over the circles to find out more about each site, and use the controls on the right to home in on what interests you.
The world's largest nuclear-energy producers
The world's biggest defence budgets THE ten biggest defence budgets for 2010 add up to a total of more than $1.1 trillion, according to the latest Military Balance report from the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), a think-tank. The defence budget of America alone, at $693 billion, accounts for more than 60% of the total.
Want more charts like these? See our charts on the secrets of the jobless recovery , the richest 1 percent of Americans , and how the superwealthy beat the IRS . A huge share of the nation's economic growth over the past 30 years has gone to the top one-hundredth of one percent, who now make an average of $27 million per household.
February was a good month. We continue to inch closer towards the 50k-subscriber mark, and traffic-wise we're nearing that coveted 1M pageviews in a single month.
In this series of interactive cartograms , FedEx shows our changing world (and I guess, how they are changing with it) through a variety of worldwide demographics such as access to mobile Web, growth, and happiness.
Is there a relation between religion, sex and the number of babies per woman?