There is an almost continuous stream of news stories about acts of corruption committed by officials in China. We wonder: Which of these emerging market economies is perceived to have the most corruption in its public sector?
Oil is among the most important commodities exported worldwide. Most people know that Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest net oil exporter. We wonder: Who ranks second?
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?
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?