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Estimated number of Christians in China in millions: 100
Number of members of the Communist Party of China in 2015 in millions: 88.8

Number of annual public holidays in Nuremberg in Bavaria: 12
Number of annual public holidays in Munich in Bavaria: 13
Number of annual public holidays in Augsburg in Bavaria: 14

Percentage increase in magazine titles in Germany between 2000 and 2016: 36
Percentage decrease in journalists posts on magazines in Germany between 2000 and 2015: 32

Percentage share of campaign donations that the internal political action committee (PAC) of the employees of the US offshoot of the German chemical company BASF gave to Donald Trump: 72
Percentage share of campaign donations that the internal PAC of the employees of Bayer’s US offshoot gave to Trump: 80
Percentage share of campaign donations that the internal PAC of the employees of Deutsche Bank’s US offshoot gave to Trump: 86

The world’s six richest nations’ share of global gross domestic product, in percent: 56.5
The world’s six richest nations’ share of current refugees accepted, in percent: 8.9

Date of diploma from Istanbul’s Marmara University submitted by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: 1981
Year Istanbul’s Marmara University was founded: 1982

Number of German firms that did not comply with their obligation to publish their accounts in the German federal gazette by the due date in 2015: 190,000
Number of German firms that in 2015 did not publish their accounts in the German federal gazette even after imposition of fines: 55,000
Total of fines thereby incurred in millions of euros: 81.1

Proportion of romantic fiction in the US book market in per cent: 4.4
Proportion of romantic fiction in the US e-book market in per cent: 45

Average number of weeks an American had to work in 2011 to afford a one-carat diamond: 15.3
Average number of weeks an American had to work in 2016 to afford a one-carat diamond: 8.4

The year Ron Wayne sold his 10% share in Apple: 1976
The amount he received for it in dollars: 2,300
The average amount a 10% share in Apple would have been worth between 2011 and 2016 in dollars: 53,592,000,000

Percentage return on equity that the German firm European Homecare earned in 2014 from running refugee hostels: 111

Estimated number of Christians in China in millions 100
Number of members of the Communist Party of China in 2015 in millions 88.8
Number of annual public holidays in Nuremberg in Bavaria 12
Number of annual public holidays in Munich in Bavaria 13
Number of annual public holidays in Augsburg in Bavaria 14
Percentage increase in magazine titles in Germany between 2000 and 2016 36
Percentage decrease in journalists posts on magazines in Germany between 2000 and 2015 32
Percentage share of campaign donations that the internal political action committee (PAC) of the employees of the US offshoot of the German chemical company BASF gave to Donald Trump 72
Percentage share of campaign donations that the internal PAC of the employees of Bayer’s US offshoot gave to Trump 80
Percentage share of campaign donations that the internal PAC of the employees of Deutsche Bank’s US offshoot gave to Trump 86
The world’s six richest nations’ share of global gross domestic product, in percent 56.5
The world’s six richest nations’ share of current refugees accepted, in percent 8.9
Date of diploma from Istanbul’s Marmara University submitted by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 1981
Year Istanbul’s Marmara University was founded 1982
Number of German firms that did not comply with their obligation to publish their accounts in the German federal gazette by the due date in 2015 190,000
Number of German firms that in 2015 did not publish their accounts in the German federal gazette even after imposition of fines 55,000
Total of fines thereby incurred in millions of euros 81.1
Proportion of romantic fiction in the US book market in per cent 4.4
Proportion of romantic fiction in the US e-book market in per cent 45
Average number of weeks an American had to work in 2011 to afford a one-carat diamond: 15.3 15.3
Average number of weeks an American had to work in 2016 to afford a one-carat diamond 8.4
The year Ron Wayne sold his 10% hare in Apple 1976
The amount he received for it in dollars 2,300
The average amount a 10% share in Apple would have been worth between 2011 and 2016 in dollars 53,592,000,000
Percentage return on equity that the German firm European Homecare earned in 2014 from running refugee hostels 111