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World in figures





Number of professional software developers in the USA in 2016, in millions: 4.1
Number of professional software developers in Europe in 2016, in millions: 4.7

Number of commandments in the Old Testament: 10
Number of rules in the Code of Canon Law issued by the Roman Catholic church: 1,752

Year in which same-sex intercourse became legal in France: 1791
Year in which same-sex intercourse became legal in Mexico: 1871
Year in which same-sex intercourse became legal in Japan: 1880
Year in which same-sex intercourse became legal in Germany: 1994

Royalties received from Napster by a musician without a record contract, euro cents per song: 1.5
Royalties received from Spotify by a musician without a record contract, euro cents per song: 0.34
Royalties received from YouTube by a musician without a record contract, euro cents per song:  0.05
Minimum gross monthly wage for full-time employment in Germany: €1,532
Number of songs that have to be played on Napster for the copyright holder to receive €1,532: 102,133
Number of songs that have to be played on Spotify for the copyright holder to receive €1,532: 450,588
Number of songs that have to be played on YouTube for the copyright holder to receive €1,532: 3,064,000

Number of rapes reported to the police in India, per 100,000 citizens: 2.7
Number of rapes reported to the police in Sweden, per 100,000 citizens: 59.9

Number of treatments worldwide using Botox in 2016, in millions: 4.9
Estimated number of mice that were used for animal testing of Botox in Europe in 2015: 350,000

Number of open arrest warrants in Germany in April 2016: 148,727
Average time (mean) that arrest warrants issued for drug offences remain unenforced, in years: 1.2
Average time (mean) that arrest warrants issued for murder remain unenforced, in years: 8.8

Number of people working in the coal industry in the USA in 2016: 50,500
Number of people working in car washes in the USA in 2014: 350,000