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Space a property buyer in Dubai gets for $1m, in square metres: 138
Space a property buyer in Berlin gets for $1m, in square metres: 77
Space a property buyer in Monaco gets for $1m, in square metres: 16

The financial and insurance sectors’ contribution to gross value added (GVA) in Germany, as a percentage: 3.8
The civil service, health and education sectors’ contribution to GVA in Germany, as a percentage: 18.3

Average bonus paid to managers in the financial sector in New York in 2016, in dollars: 158,000
Mean annual household income in the USA in 2016, in dollars: 59,000

Proportion of men among top earners at Ryanair, as a percentage: 97
Proportion of men among top earners at easyJet, as a percentage: 90
Proportion of men among top earners at British Airways, as a percentage: 66

Value of the clothing the fashion brand H&M could not sell by the end of the first quarter 2018 and has to store, in billions of euros: 3.5 (£3bn)
Germany’s gross domestic product in 1993, in billions of euros: 1,749
Germany’s GDP in 2017, in billions of euros: 3,263 (£2,865bn)
Number of branches of Tafel food banks distributing aid to people in need in Germany in 1993: 1
Number of branches of Tafel food banks distributing aid to people in need in Germany in 2017: 934

Proportion of people in Rhineland doing voluntary work between 2012 and 2017, as a percentage: 14
Proportion of people in Rhineland who voted for the far-rightwing party Alternative for Germany (AfD) in the 2017 federal elections, as a percentage: 11
Proportion of people in Saxony doing voluntary work between 2012 and 2017, as a percentage: 1
Proportion of people in Saxony who voted for AfD in the 2017 federal elections, as a percentage: 27

Number of passengers using Frankfurt airport in 2017, in millions: 64.4
Number of passengers using Beijing airport in 2017, in millions: 94.9
Number of passengers using Berlin-Brandenburg airport in 2017: 0

Consumption of fruit juice or drinks in Germany in 2016, in litres per person: 29
Consumption of beer in Germany in 2016, in litres per person: 104

Sources: Knight Frank Research; German Federal Statistics Agency; Office of the New York State Comptroller, United States Census Bureau; Gender Pay Gap Team, German Federal Equalities Office , Süddeutsche Zeitung; Hennes & Mauritz; Statista, European Fruit Juice Association, the Brewers of Europe; Tafel Deutschland; Fidelity International, German Federal Election Commissioner; German Airports Association (ADV), Airport Council International