The 2003 edition of this annual bestseller has been completely updated, revised and refreshed, with expanded coverage that includes features on the euro zone, and more on the internet and the environment. As regulars will know, it contains rankings on more than 200 topics in subject areas as wide-ranging as geography, population, business, the economy, trade, transport, finance, industry, demographics, the environment, society, culture and crime. If you want to know the highest mountain or longest river where economic growth is fastest or inflation is highest who consumes most energy where computer or mobile phone ownership is highest the highest murder rate who spends most, and who spends least, on health the heaviest drinkers and smokers who recycles most where the internet has taken greatest hold The Economist Pocket World in Figures has all the answers
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Book Description Economist Books, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1861974248
Book Description Economist Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1861974248 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.2163381