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TweetDeck : Japan GDP.

1998: $4 trillion
2018: $5 trillion

US GDP.

1998: $9 trillion
2018: $20 trillion

India GDP.

1998: $0.4 trillion
2018: $2.6 trillion

China GDP.

1998: $1 trillion
2018: $13.1 trillion

TweetDeck : Countries colonised by Spain.

- Argentina
- Bolivia
- Chile
- Colombia
- Costa Rica
- Cuba
- Dominican Republic
- Ecuador
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Guatemala
- Honduras
- Mexico
- Nicaragua
- Panama
- Paraguay
- Peru
- Philippines
- Uruguay
- US (parts)
- Venezuela

TweetDeck : Most visited cities, 2017. (million)

Hong Kong: 26.6
Bangkok: 21.2
London: 19.2
Singapore: 16.6
Macau: 15.4
Dubai: 14.9
Paris: 14.4
New York: 12.7
Shenzen: 12.6
Kuala Lumpur: 12.3

(Euromonitor International)

TweetDeck : Since Putin first became President of Russia in 2000, the economy has on average grown by 3.8% annually.

Since Erdogan first became Prime Minister of Turkey in 2003, the economy has on average grown by 5.6% annually.

TweetDeck : Canada ranking, 2017. (of 137 countries)

Roads quality: 22nd
Airport quality: 12th
Electricity supply: 13th
Education system: 8th
Math and science: 14th
Innovation: 23rd
Life expectancy: 13th
Security: 27th
Trust in politicians: 15th

(WEF)

TweetDeck : Democracy index, 2017.

1. Norway
2. Iceland
3. Sweden

6. Canada
8. Australia
13. Germany
14. UK
19. Spain
21. US
23. Japan
29. France
42. India
49. Brazil
68. Indonesia
100. Turkey
109. Nigeria
135. Russia
139. China
159. Saudi Arabia
166. Syria
167. N Korea

(The Economist)

TweetDeck : Average GDP growth since 1997.

Qatar: 10.5%
China: 9.1%
Ethiopia: 8%
India: 7%
Nigeria: 5.8%
Turkey: 4.7%
Egypt: 4.6%
Indonesia: 4.2%
S Korea: 4%
Russia: 3.4%
Saudi: 3.2%
Australia: 3.1%
Canada: 2.5%
Brazil: 2.3%
US: 2.3%
UK: 2%
France: 1.5%
Germany: 1.4%
Japan: 0.7%
Italy: 0.5%

TweetDeck : Best-selling car by country.

Australia: Hyundai i30
Brazil: Chevrolet Onix
China: Wuling Hongguang
France: Renault Clio
Germany: VW Golf
India: Maruti Alto
Indonesia: Toyota Avanza
Italy: Fiat Panda
Japan: Toyota Aqua
Russia: Hyundai Solaris
UK: VW Golf
US: Ford F-150

TweetDeck : Wine consumption per person, 2016. (liters)

Vatican: 56.2
France: 43.1
Switzerland: 37
Italy: 34.1
Greece: 27.4
Russia: 25.7
Germany: 25
Australia: 22.2
Spain: 21.7
UK: 21.2
Canada: 13.9
US: 9.9
Brazil: 1.6
China: 1.1
Turkey: 0.1
India: 0
Indonesia: 0
Saudi: 0

(Wine Institute)

TweetDeck : Nigeria, past ten years.

Average annual GDP growth: 5.2%

Change in GDP per capita (PPP): 43% increase

Change in share of global GDP (PPP): 17% increase

Change in govt debt as share of GDP: 162% increase

Change in exports: 62% increase

Change in population: 31% increase

TweetDeck : Guns per 100 people.

US: 101
Saudi Arabia: 35
France: 31
Canada: 30.8
Germany: 30.3
Australia: 24.1
Mexico: 15
Turkey: 12.5
Pakistan: 11.6
Russia: 8.9
Brazil: 8
UK: 6.6
China: 4.9
India: 4.2
Nigeria: 1.5
Japan: 0.6
Indonesia: 0.5

(Source: University of Sydney)

TweetDeck : Believe transgender people are 'violating cultural traditions', 2018.

Serbia: 50%
Poland: 37%
US: 35%
South Korea: 31%
Sweden: 28%
Hungary: 24%
Australia: 22%
Belgium: 22%
Canada: 19%
Argentina: 18%
France: 16%
Italy: 16%
Spain: 15%
UK: 14%
Germany: 12%
Japan: 10%

(Ipsos)

TweetDeck : Rice production, 2016. (million tonnes)

China: 191.2
India: 138.1
Indonesia: 58.4
Bangladesh: 40.6
Vietnam: 35.7
Thailand: 29.1
Myanmar: 24.4
Philippines: 14.5
Brazil: 11.1
Japan: 11.1

(UN FAO)