The world in figures

Text: Holger Fröhlich

Percentage of companies in Germany using personality tests to recruit managers and employing standardised questionnaires: 90

Number of personality tests available for this purpose: 1,200

Number of personality tests for this purpose rated scientifically sound: 8

Size of the software code in the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter jet in millions of programming lines: 8

Size of the software code in Google's current Android operating system in millions of programming lines: 13

Size of the software code in Ford's current F-150 pickup truck in millions of programming lines: 150 

Percentage of married people in Germany who would separate if their partner were unfaithful: 43.8

Percentage of married people in Germany who would separate if they only talked about the bare minimum with their partner: 35.4

Number of people living in the Philippines in millions: 103

Number of people living in China whose family name is Li in millions: 105

Income of the Wikimedia Foundation (including Wikipedia) in 2004 in US dollars: 80,129

Expenditure of the Wikimedia Foundation (including Wikipedia) in 2004 in US dollars: 23,463

Income of the Wikimedia Foundation (including Wikipedia) in 2016 in US dollars: 81,862,724

Expenditure of the Wikimedia Foundation (including Wikipedia) in 2016 in US dollars: 65,947,465

Percentage price rise in the Peking property market in the past 10 years: 700

Percentage of property in China that is privately owned: 98

Price of a loaf of white bread in Germany in dollars: 1.80

Price of a loaf of white bread in Jamaica in dollars: 2.40

Price of a loaf of white bread in Greenland in dollars: 4.10

Price of a loaf of white bread in Bermuda in dollars: 5.40

Percentage of people in Germany who trust the press in 2000: 30.2

Percentage of people in Germany who trust the press in 2016: 55.7

Number of right-wing extremists in Germany holding a firearms licence in 2014: 400

Number of violent crimes using firearms committed against asylum-seekers in 2015: 30

Number of right-wing extremists in Germany possessing a firearms licence in 2016: 750

Number of violent crimes using firearms committed against asylum-seekers in 2016: 79

Maximum custodial sentence for sex between men in Singapore in years: 2

Maximum custodial sentence for sex between women in Singapore in years: 0