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The world in figures





Number of Britons who became German citizens from 2000 to 2015: 5,092
Number of Britons who became German citizens in 2017: 7,493

Percentage of global downstream internet traffic used for video streaming: 58
Percentage of global downstream internet traffic used for Netflix: 15

Percentage of Germans who believe the internet and social networks have a major influence on society’s values: 85
Percentage of Germans who believe this influence is negative: 58

Amount of cocaine confiscated in the European Union in 2016, in kilograms: 70,900
Amount of cocaine confiscated in Belgium in 2016, in kilograms: 30,000

Amount of ice cream produced in Italy in 2016, in millions of litres: 585
Amount of ice cream produced in Germany in 2016, in millions of litres: 515
Amount of ice cream produced in Italy in 2017, in millions of litres: 511
Amount of ice cream produced in Germany in 2017, in millions of litres: 517

Global population in 2017, in billions: 7.5
Number of mobile phone connections worldwide in 2017, in billions: 7.7

Percentage of managers in Ukraine prepared to behave unethically for career or other advantage: 35
Percentage of managers in Germany prepared to behave unethically for career or other advantage: 23
Percentage of managers in Denmark prepared to behave unethically for career or other advantage: 4

Number of annual public holidays in Germany: 9
Number of public holidays in Japan: 16
Number of public holidays in Cambodia: 28

Number of Germany’s 30 major companies on Dax stock market still illegally passing on user data six months after EU General Data Protection Regulation came into force: 12
Number of Dax-30 companies offering option to prevent data sharing: 1

Sources: German Federal Statistics Office; Sandvine, The Global Internet Phenomena Report 2018, Allensbach Institute for Public Opinion Research; European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction; Eurostat; German Foundation for World Population, ITU; Ernst & Young; Confederation of German Trade Unions; Japanese embassy in Germany; Embassy of the Kingdom of Cambodia; Meedia, Usercentrics