The median age of continents, by the numbers

By 2100, close to half of the world’s children (aged 0-4) will live in Africa

Who’s richer: Donald Trump or Cyril Ramaphosa?

A few were born rich, some went into politics rich and others grew wealthy in office

The African Free Trade Area, by the numbers

1.2-billion people and a combined GDP of $3.4-trillion will be the market covered by the AfCFTA

Biggest divorce settlements, by the numbers

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, who is divorcing his wife MacKenzie, is said to be worth $136bn

Share of global population living on under $1.9/day

In SA, 18.9% of the population survive on under $1.9 a day

Mapping corruption around the world, by the numbers

The 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index measures the perceived levels of public sector corruption in 180 countries and territories

Venezuela’s economic crisis, by the numbers

Three million (9%) of the population has fled the country

Extreme poverty vs extreme wealth, by the numbers

The wealth of the world’s billionaires increased by $900bn in the last year, which is $2.5bn a day

SA’s land breakdown, by the numbers

It’s a political minefield, but sorting out the land issue could have long-term benefits for SA’s economy

The future of jobs, by the numbers

A look at the top 10 emerging and declining jobs, according to the Future of Jobs Report 2018

World’s leading coffee exporters

Brazil and Vietnam are the world's leading coffee exporters. In Africa, Ethiopia leads the way

US aid, by the numbers

$36.8bn was the total in US aid last year to just about every country, towards conflict reduction, emergency relief, HIV/Aids prevention, education

Commodities boom, by the numbers

The rapid emergence of the world's renewable energy sector is helping set the stage for what could be a commodities boom

Trump’s Mexican border wall, by the numbers

$4bn a year is what economists calculate the US will lose in the economic output from Mexican migrants if the construction goes ahead

Africa’s children, by the numbers

Africa’s child population is expected to reach 1-billion by 2055 — the largest child population of all continents

Antisocial networks, by the numbers

The five most abusive social media networks are Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp and Twitter