The Stat Pack

4.9 Billion People Now Have Mobile Accounts

First America, then Europe. The debt crisis has reached emerging markets, and The Economist explains.
Where is the world’s groundwater?


Source:  Tech Times

According to Ericsson’s most recent Mobility Report, the number of mobile subscriptions now outnumbers the world’s population:

Source:  Statista

(Note:  Ericsson puts the number of actual mobile subscribers at 4.9 billion, leaving 2.4 billion people disconnected.)
New  Zealand, anyone?


Source:  World Economic Forum

More forgiveness?


What’s amiss in Iceland? And about what is Australia so depressed…?
Another sign of the times:


Domestic migration on deck:


Source:  World Economic Forum

Best places to grow old:
This is amusing:


Source:  Wall Street Journal

We really ought to do something about this:


Could this be why the U.S. is delaying interest rate increases?
Tame inflation.


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