The fifth annual ING International Survey on mobile banking finds in this first report, on the cashless society, that people...
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percent of people across Europe who are interested in using biometrics when making payments
million was the number of economically active people in India in 2015
percent is the boost in earnings a PhD can get you when compared to a Masters
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percent is the contribution of the EU to the world’s GDP. This is closely followed by the US (22.2%), China (13.4%) and Japan (5.9%) and together these four account for almost...
percent of young people in the EU were neither in employment, education or training (NEET) in 2015
percent of US-based workers did not take all their holidays in 2015
billion dollars worth of jewellery was sold globally in 2016
billion euros was the EU current account surplus in June 2016
percent of the EU’s population is made up of young people (0 to 14 years old)
medals were produced by the Mint of Brazil for the Rio 2016 Olympics
dollars worth of Olympic Games tickets were bought by people around the world between 2009 and 2012
percent lower was the price of fruits, vegetables and potatoes in Romania than the European average
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out of every ten new EU citizens were previously citizens of a non-EU country
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