January 2013

The Global “Under 30” Crowd

Population aging may dominate headlines in the Western world. The developing world, for the most part, is gripped by the opposite phenomenon — a true youth bulge. We wonder: What percentage of the world’s population is under 30 years of age?

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Freedom and the Internet

One of the most intriguing ways to measure a nation’s progress is to compare its percentage of Internet users to that of other countries. A higher user level can indicate a more active and civically engaged population. We wonder: Which of these countries has the lowest percentage of Internet users as a share of its total population?

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