Global Finance presents a free database of information on political and social measures—including such topics as internet use, happiness rankings, press freedom, and population and mortality—with interactive maps and tools that help present the data in a user-friendly format.

Developed, designed, prepared by seasoned journalists, each page presents facts, figures and information on a particular topic—allowing readers to delve deeply into the subject—along with useful links for further research.

World's Safest Countries 2019

Some nations experience earthquakes and hurricanes frequently, others have high crime or protracted wars—which countries are safest? Global Finance has answers.

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The World's Best Cities to Live In 2017

If all the world is your oyster, where do you want to clam down? Maybe not the world’s most prominent urban centers, based on a Global Finance review of global best city to live in ranking by 3 experts’ work in the field. 

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Best Global Brands 2015

The American Marketing Association defines a “brand” as “a name, term, design, symbol or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from those of other sellers.” Some marketing researchers assert that brands are one of the most valuable assets that a company has.

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Life Expectancy By Country

Data on life expectancy offers insight into the health of countries around the world and, as such, into their citizens' chances and ability to prosper.

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Internet Users By Country & Gender

The term "Internet users" includes subscribers who pay for Internet access (dial-up, leased line and fixed broadband) and people who have access without paying directly, either as a member of a household or from work, school, a public library or Internet café. 

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Global Broadband Penetration Rates

According to the OECD, broadband penetration is measured by the number of broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants. Broadband connections comprise both fixed and wireless services offering connectivity with download speeds greater than 256kbit/seconds. Fixed services include DSL, Cable and Fibre. ...

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